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Last Texts Sent Shortly Before Jose Fernandez’s Death Revealed

Miami Marlins' Jose Fernandez pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Miami, on Sept. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Miami Marlins' Jose Fernandez pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Miami, on Sept. 9, 2016. New text messages (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Appeals for Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and his friends—Eddy Rivero and Emilio Macias—not to embark on a late-night boating expedition went unheeded, according to newly released...


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  • Karl-Anthony Towns #32 of the Minnesota Timberwolves poses for a portrait during the 2015 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 8, 2015 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

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    NBA player Karl-Anthony Towns was the No. 1 overall draft pick in last year’s draft and was crowned on Monday, May 16, as the league’s top rookie. The... Read more

  • LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES:  Shaquille O'Neal of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates a basket 09 June, 2000, during the first half of game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Indiana Pacers at Staples Centers in Los Angeles, CA. The Lakers beat the Pacers 111-104 to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.  (ELECTRONIC IMAGE)  AFP PHOTO/Jeff Haynes (Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

    Ranked: The 10 Greatest NBA Playoff Performances

    The NBA Playoffs have produced a number of great performances over the years. All-Stars like Michael Jordan were transformed into superstars with their achievements in... Read more

  • Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder looks on from the bench late in the game against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on April 5, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Kevin Durant Reveals Secret Behind His Changing Height

    NBA superstar Kevin Durant hasn’t been 100 percent honest regarding his height. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal for its article, “Why NBA Players... Read more

  • TORONTO, ON - MAY 03:  Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors hits a half-court buzzer beater to tie Game One and send it into overtime during the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Miami Heat during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at the Air Canada Centre on May 3, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

    Kyle Lowry: Toronto Raptors Point Guard Forces Overtime Against Miami Heat With Half-Court Shot

    Toronto guard Kyle Lowry hit one of the biggest playoff shots of his career—a dramatic, last-second, half-court shot—to extend the game another five minutes and give the... Read more

  • Steven Adams averaged 8.0 points and 6.7 rebounds for the Oklahoma City Thunder this past season. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Steven Adams: Fan Appears to Grab Oklahoma City Thunder Center’s Arm During Final Sequence

    It was a wild finish to the Thunder-Spurs game Monday night. Lost in all the action over the final 13 seconds, though, was what happened to... Read more

  • Stephen Curry hit a league-best 90.8 percent of his free throw attempts this season. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

    Stephen Curry: Injured Warriors Point Guard May Play in Scrimmages Later This Week, Coach Says

    Injured Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry—who’s been out since April 24—may play in some scrimmages later this week, according to head coach Steve Kerr. Curry,... Read more

  • Reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers figure to be Super Bowl contenders again in 2016. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    Cam Newton: Carolina Panthers Quarterback Hops Fence to Play Football With 7th Graders

    The NFL season doesn’t start for another four months, but that doesn’t mean reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton can’t scrimmage with a bunch of seventh-graders... Read more

  • James Harden scored 28 points for the Houston Rockets in the team's 115–106 Game 2 loss to Golden State. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

    James Harden: Rockets Shooting Guard Allows Warriors Player to Have Free Layup on Fast Break

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden declined to challenge Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson at the rim on a fast break opportunity during Golden State’s... Read more

  • In this Nov. 21, 2015 file photo, Army's Brandon Jackson (28) pursues Rutgers running back Robert Martin (7) who scored a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game in West Point, N.Y. . (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

    West Point Mourns Football Player Killed in Car Crash

    WEST POINT, N.Y.  — A West Point football player from New York City died in a car accident hours after helping Army win its second... Read more

  • Nick Saban has won four national titles at Alabama and five overall, following his one at LSU. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Ranked: The 10 Best Coaches in College Football

    Summer is almost over, which means the start of the college football season is finally upon us. Which teams will be competitive on a year-to-year... Read more

  • Greg Bryant (L) played his first two seasons at Notre Dame before transferring to UAB. (Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

    Greg Bryant: University of Alabama-Birmingham Running Back Dies After Shooting, Report Says

    UAB running back Greg Bryant has been declared brain-dead after being shot Saturday. Bryant, who formerly played for Notre Dame, had been in critical condition after... Read more

  • Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years and not more that 60 years in prison for his conviction in June on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

    Jerry Sandusky: Ex-Penn State Football Coach Returns to Court to Appeal Child Molestation Conviction

    Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is still trying to get his child molestation convictions thrown out. Sandusky appeared at a courthouse in Bellefonte,... Read more

  • Right photo: Chairman and President of the Trump Organization Donald Trump. (David Becker/Getty Images)  Left photo: Former Indiana, Army, and Texas Tech head coach Bobby Knight retired with 899 wins. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Bob Knight: Former Indiana Basketball Coach Expected to Join Donald Trump in Indianapolis

    Legendary Indiana Hoosiers head coach Bobby Knight will join presidential candidate Donald Trump on the campaign trail, according to a report on politico.com. Knight will reportedly join... Read more

  • The USC Trojans will begin their first full season under Clay Helton in 2016. (Harry How/Getty Images)

    USC Trojans Football: Blind Long Snapper Jake Olson Participates in Spring Football Game

    USC Trojans long snapper Jake Olsen was born with a rare cancer of the eyes and lost his vision as a child. Amazingly, he made... Read more

  • Former North Carolina and NBA star Michael Jordan watches the championship game between Villanova and North Carolina. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    #CryingJordan: Hashtag Surfaces Related to Michael Jordan Meme After North Carolina’s Loss to Villanova

    The meme of Michael Jordan’s crying face was shared online following Villanova’s buzzer-beating win in the NCAA national championship game. Jordan, who attended North Carolina,... Read more

  • HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 04:  The Villanova Wildcats celebrate defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74 to win the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    The Best Reactions to Villanova’s Buzzer Beater

    Reactions to the above tie-breaking buzzer beater—the first in a men’s college basketball championship in 30 years—are just as emotive as the shot itself. On April 4, the 2016... Read more

  • Kris Jenkins of the Villanova Wildcats celebrates wth teammates after making the game-winning three-pointer to defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 77–74 for the national championship. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    Video: National Title Buzzer-Beater Sets Off the Pavilion

    When Villanova’s Kris Jenkins nailed the buzzer-beating, championship-winning three-pointer against North Carolina on April 4 it gave the Wildcats their second national title and set off a... Read more

  • Quarterback Troy Smith of the Ohio State Buckeyes won the 2006 Heisman Trophy award. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

    Watch: Ex-Ohio State Heisman Trophy Winner Troy Smith Fails Alphabet Test During OVI Arrest

    Former Ohio State Heisman-winning quarterback Troy Smith was arrested early Sunday morning in Westerville, Ohio, and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, improper... Read more

  • Mike Krzyzewski has led the Duke Blue Devils to 12 Final Four appearances and five National Championships. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

    Ranked: The 5 Best Active NCAA Tournament Coaches

    The NCAA Tournament can have quite an impact on the perception of a team’s season. A surprising run to the Final Four, like Syracuse did... Read more

  • The Wisconsin Badgers did the improbable in upsetting 38–0 Kentucky during the 2015 Final Four. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

    Ranking the 10 Best NCAA Tournament Games in the Modern Era

    The excitement of the NCAA Tournament is hard to beat. Since it’s a single-elimination venue, every contest is in essence a win-or-go-home Game 7. Here... Read more

  • Austin Rivers (C) of the Duke Blue Devils was on the wrong end of one of the NCAA's biggest upsets when his favored team lost to Lehigh in 2012. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    The 10 Biggest Ever First-Round Upsets in the NCAA Tournament

    The single elimination NCAA Tournament—unlike the NBA’s best-of-seven playoffs—is completely unpredictable. No team gets homecourt advantage, every game counts, and no one wants to go... Read more

  • Actor Bill Murray's son Luke Murray is an assistant coach for the Xavier Musketeers. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

    Bill Murray: Videos Show Actor Reacting at Xavier’s NCAA Game Against Wisconsin

    Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig hit a game-winning three-pointer Sunday night against Xavier to advance the Badgers into the Sweet 16 and send much of the crowd... Read more

  • Klint Carlson and the Northern Iowa Panthers had a 12-point lead with 44 seconds left against the Texas A&M Aggies, yet they ended up blowing the lead and losing in 2OT. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

    Watch: Texas A&M Erases 12-Point Deficit in Just 44 Seconds, Beats Northern Iowa in 2OT

    The Texas A&M Aggies pulled off one of the all-time great comebacks in NCAA Tournament history Sunday night when they erased a 12-point deficit against... Read more

  • Arizona State Sun Devils fans saw their team go 15–17 this year and miss the NCAA Tournament. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

    Watch: Arizona State Students Get Fooled into Talking About Team’s Tournament Chances

    The Arizona State Sun Devils went 15–17 this past season—including a 5–13 mark in the Pac-12—and failed to make the NCAA Tournament. Do their students... Read more

  • Connecticut's Kemba Walker averaged 23.5 points per game in leading UConn to the 2011 National Championship. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Best Individual NCAA Tournament Performances

    The high-pressure, single-elimination NCAA Tournament is where stars are born, heroes are made, and championships are won. Some players thrive under the pressure and become household... Read more

  • U.S. President—and college basketball fan—Barack Obama has again picked Kansas to win it all this year. (Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)

    Barack Obama: US President Picks Kansas to Win NCAA Tournament

    In his final bracket as president, Barack Obama has picked the Kansas Jayhawks to win this year’s NCAA Tournament—which isn’t exactly a great omen for... Read more

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    Charles Barkley: CBS Basketball Analyst Has Difficulty Using Touch Screen of NCAA Tournament Bracket

    Charles Barkley is a funny analyst for CBS—even when he’s not trying to be. During the NCAA Tournament show, the former NBA All-Star was making... Read more

  • The top-ranked Kansas Jayhawks have won 14 straight games and carry a 30–4 record into the NCAA Tournament. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

    NCAA Tournament Headache: Brackets Leak on Twitter During Selection Show

    It’s actually amazing this hasn’t happened before. During CBS’s two-hour long selection show, a copy of the full bracket was leaked online and quickly went... Read more

  • Angelique Kerber, of Germany, poses with the WTA No. 1 trophy after winning the women's single final at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    US Open Champ Kerber Replaces Williams at No. 1 in Rankings

    NEW YORK—U.S. Open champion Angelique Kerber officially became the oldest woman to debut at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, ending Serena Williams’ record-tying run... Read more

  • Angelique Kerber, of Germany, returns a shot to Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, during the women's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Kerber Wins US Open for 2nd Major Title of Breakthrough Year

    NEW YORK—Early in what would become a tight test of a U.S. Open final, Angelique Kerber sprinted forward to somehow reach a drop shot and... Read more

  • Serena Williams returns a shot to Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Serena Williams Loses US Open SF for 2nd Year in Row

    NEW YORK—For the second year in a row, Serena Williams’ bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S. Open semifinals. A... Read more

  • Former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro had quite a run in the 2016 Olympics. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

    Del Potro Honors His Name

    In English, the Spanish word potro can be translated as stallion. By reaching the final tennis game in the Rio Olympic Games Juan Martin Del... Read more

  • Novak Djokovic celebrates his win over Kei Nishikori at the Rogers Cup in Toronto on July 31, 2016. Both players will head to Brazil for the Rio Olympics next. (The Canadian Press/Frank Gunn)

    Djokovic Dominance at Rogers Cup Sets up Rio Olympic Gold Bid

    TORONTO—Novak Djokovic is back to his winning ways and is in Rio to capture a tennis prize that still eludes him. The Serbian world No... Read more

  • FILE - In this July 8, 2016, file photo, Roger Federer of Switzerland returns to Milos Raonic of Canada during their men's semifinal singles match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Federer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer writes Tuesday, July 26, 2016, on his Facebook page that he will skip the Summer Games, where the tennis competition starts next week, and has been advised by doctors to remain sidelined for the remainder of 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

    Federer to Miss Rest of Season, Including Olympics, US Open

    Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left... Read more

  • Andy Murray and Milos Raonic hold their trophies after the men’s final on July 10, 2016 in London, England. Murray won his second Wimbledon title against the Canadian playing in his first major final. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

    Murray Too Good for Raonic, Snags Second Wimbledon Crown

    Andy Murray finally faced somebody other than Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic in a major final. It was an opportunity too good to pass up... Read more

  • Milos Raonic of Canada celebrates a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's semifinal singles match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

    Raonic Beats Federer in 5 Sets to Reach 1st Grand Slam Final

    LONDON—Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title was cut short in the semifinals Friday by Milos Raonic, a big-serving Canadian who came from... Read more

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Milos Raonic of Canada celebrates victory during the Men's Singles Quarter Finals match against Sam Querrey of The United States on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

    Ever-Improving Milos Raonic Reaches Second Wimbledon Semifinal

    Milos Raonic has always tirelessly worked on improving every aspect of his game. From using a mouth-guard to better align his spine, to hooking up... Read more

  • FILE - This is a Monday, March 7, 2016 file photo showing tennis star Maria Sharapova speakings about her failed drug test at the Australia Open during a news conference in Los Angeles. Sharapova has been suspended for two years by the International Tennis Federation for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open. The ruling, announced Wednesday, June 8, 2016 can be appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

    Maria Sharapova Suspended for 2 Years for Doping

    LONDON— Maria Sharapova was suspended from tennis for two years Wednesday for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open, and immediately responded by saying... Read more

  • Roger Federer has lost in the Wimbledon finals each of the past two years to Novak Djokovic. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

    Roger Federer Withdraws From French Open, Says ‘Unnecessary Risk by Playing’

    Roger Federer just announced that he is withdrawing from this year’s French Open, after failing to recover in time from a back injury sustained early this month... Read more

  • Serena Williams has dominated women's tennis of late, winning three Grand Slams in 2015. (Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

    Serena Williams Eats Dog Food, Regrets It, and Comes Out Swinging

    Nothing stands in the way of Serena Williams when it comes to winning tennis tournaments—not even a stomachache as a result of consuming dog food... Read more

  • Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova at a press conference in downtown Los Angeles, on March 7, 2016. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Sharapova Says She Failed Drug Test; Penalty Unknown

    LOS ANGELES—Tennis star Maria Sharapova says she failed a drug test at the Australian Open. The five-time major champion took full responsibility for her mistake... Read more

  • Maria Sharapova is one of just 10 women to achieve the career Grand Slam. (Zak Kaczmarek/Getty Images)

    Maria Sharapova: Tennis Player to Make ‘Major Announcement’ in Press Conference, Agent Says

    Tennis star Maria Sharapova will be making a “major announcement” at 3pm EST, according to her agent. Maria will be having a press con on... Read more

  • MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  Roger Federer of Switzerland serves in his second round match against Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine during day three of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

    Roger Federer Out for 4 Weeks After Undergoing Knee Surgery

    Tennis great Roger Federer announced on his Facebook page that he will miss his next two scheduled tournaments after undergoing knee surgery on Tuesday, Feb... Read more

  • Novak Djokovic (R) has stopped Roger Federer in four of the last seven Grand Slam events—including three times in the finals. (Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

    Golden Era of Men’s Tennis Continues With Djokovic–Federer Rivalry

    World No. 1 Novak Djokovic blew past third-ranked Roger Federer in the Australian Open semifinals 6–1, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 on Jan. 28 to put himself... Read more

  • Milos Raonic plays a backhand in his fourth round match against Stan Wawrinka at the 2016 Australian Open Jan. 25, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

    Hard Work, Desire to Reach the Top Paying Off for Milos Raonic at Australian Open

    Milos Raonic is closing in on the top of the tennis world through hard work and a never-ending desire to be the best. He kicked... Read more

  • Roger Federer has already won six titles this season to give him 88 for his career. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Federer: It’s Time to Name Players Suspected of Match Fixing

    MELBOURNE, Australia—Roger Federer has heard enough speculation about match-fixing in tennis. If players are suspected of corruption, he wants names. Federer was responding to reports... Read more

  • Team Britain winning the Davis Cup after Andy Murray defeated Belgium’s David Goffin, rear right, in three sets, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3, during their singles Davis Cup final tennis match at the Flanders Expo in Ghent, Belgium, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Andy Murray Gives Britain Davis Cup Title After 79 Years

    GHENT, Belgium—With one perfect lob, Andy Murray ended eight decades of Davis Cup frustration for Britain. By beating David Goffin 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday,... Read more

  • Jelena Jankovic (turquoise dress) shakes hands with Angelique Kerber after winning the Prudential Hong Kong Open 2015 at the Victoria Park Stadium on Sunday Oct 18, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Jelena Jankovic Wins Hong Kong Open

    Jelena Jankovic beat Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber on successive days to take the Prudential Assurance Hong Kong Open 2015 singles title, on Sunday Oct... Read more

  • Canada's Cyle Larin celebrates after scoring against El Salvador in FIFA World Cup qualifying action in Vancouver on Sept. 6, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)

    Canadian Men’s National Soccer Team Fails to Realize Potential, 2018 World Cup Hopes Over

    It was probably irrational hope, but it didn’t have to end the way it did. Once again, Canada’s men’s national soccer team will not qualify... Read more

  • Toronto FC and Montreal Impact players push and shove in the first half at BMO Field in Toronto on Aug. 27, 2016. Montreal’s Callum Mallace was sent off for his actions that led to the skirmish. (The Canadian Press/Fred Thornhill)

    Lack of Killer Instinct Toronto FC’s Biggest Weakness

    TORONTO—It used to be a lack of a proven goalscorer, then it was a porous defense. But for all the things TFC have done right... Read more

  • Brazil's forward Neymar celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's football gold medal match between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 20. (Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

    Neymar Is Brazil’s Golden Boy

    With two remarkable goals against Germany Neymar or, more properly, Neymar da Silva a Santos Jr., proved not only that he is one of the... Read more

  • Brazil's forward Neymar celebrates scoring the winning goal during the penalty shoot-out of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's football gold medal match between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 20, 2016. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

    Neymar Kick Is Gold, Giving Brazil 1st Olympic Soccer Title

    RIO DE JANEIRO—With a kiss of the ball and an unforgettable kick, Brazil’s biggest soccer star gave the Olympic host its biggest moment of the... Read more

  • United States' Crystal Dunn dribbles past Sweden's Caroline Seger during a quarter-final match of the women's Olympic football tournament between the United States and Sweden in Brasilia Friday Aug. 12, 2016.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

    US Women’s National Team to Miss Olympic Final

    BRASILIA, Brazil—For the first time, the United States won’t win an Olympic medal in women’s soccer. The three-time defending champions were ousted by Sweden on... Read more

  • France's Paul Pogba is back with Manchester United. (AP Photo/David Vincent, file)

    Pogba Returns to Man U in World Record Transfer

    MANCHESTER, England—Emerging from the shadows, Paul Pogba—a red devil emblazoned on the side of his head—removed his hood, looked straight into the camera and uttered... Read more

  • United States goalkeeper Hope Solo takes the ball during a women's Olympic football tournament match against New Zealand at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on Aug. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio)

    Hope Solo to Appear in 200Th Game—a First for a Goalkeeper

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil—For Hope Solo, the firsts keep coming. On Saturday, barring anything unusual, Solo will appear in her 200th game for the U.S. women’s... Read more

  • A general view of play during the International Champions Cup match between Liverpool FC and AC Milan at Levi's Stadium. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

    The Bay Area’s Summer of Soccer

    It was an amazing goooooaaaaal time in the Bay Area as the giants of the soccer world the Liverpool FC and AC Milan showcased their... Read more

  • Renato Sanches (top) and Portugal players celebrate their team's first goal scored by Eder (obscured) during the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10 in Paris, France. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

    Portugal: The Little Soccer Team That Could

    It has been said that soccer matches are as unpredictable as blind dates. And that was never truer that in the last game for the... Read more

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    Video: Portuguese Boy Consoles Devastated French Fan After Soccer Win

    A crushed French fan was comforted by a young Portuguese boy after Portugal beat France 1-0 in the Euro 2016 final on July 10. The video shows... Read more

  • Cristiano Ronaldo lifts the Henri Delaunay Cup as he celebrates with his Portuguese teammates after they won the Euro 2016 final against France at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis on July 10, 2016. (Francisco Leong/AFP/Getty Images)

    Portugal Follows Proven Recipe to Win Euro 2016

    Portugal should not have surprised anybody by how they won Euro 2016. In beating host France 1–0 after extra time, the Portuguese followed the same... Read more

  • Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo holds the trophy  after winning the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Sunday, July 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Portugal Stuns Host France to Win Cup Despite Ronaldo Injury

    SAINT-DENIS, France—Portugal overcame the loss of injured captain Cristiano Ronaldo to beat France 1-0 in the European Championship final on Sunday, with a goal in... Read more

  • France's Antoine Griezmann acknowledges the supporter after his team won 2-0 during the Euro 2016 semifinal soccer match between Germany and France, at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France, Thursday, July 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Griezmann’s Double Gives France 2–0 Win Over Germany in Semi

    MARSEILLE, France—Antoine Griezmann scored twice as France beat world champion Germany 2–0 on Thursday to line up a European Championship final against Portugal. Griezmann put... Read more

  • Portugal players celebrate their 2-0 victory over Wales following the UEFA Euro 2016 semi-final at at Parc OL, Stade des Lumieres, in Lyon on July 6, 2016. (Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

    First Euro 2016 Semi Final: Portugal Win 2-nil Against Wales

    The first semi-final of Euro 2016 championship took place on Wednesday night July 6 in Lyon with Wales facing Portugal, pitting 2 sides both led... Read more

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    EU Orders Spanish Clubs to Repay $78 Million Gov’t Aid

    BRUSSELS—The European Commission has ordered seven Spanish football clubs including Barcelona and Real Madrid to give back to the government a total of around 70 million euros... Read more

  • France's Olivier Giroud, right, celebrates with Patrice Evra and Dimitri Payet, left, after scoring his side's fifth goal during the Euro 2016 quarterfinal soccer match between France and Iceland, at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, France, Sunday, July 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    France Beats Iceland 5-2, Setting up Semifinal With Germany

    SAINT-DENIS, France—Olivier Giroud scored two goals to lead France to an emphatic 5-2 victory over Iceland on Sunday, sending the hosts into a European Championship... Read more

  • Wales' Hal Robson Kanu, left, celebrates with Gareth Bale after scoring his side’s second goal during the Euro 2016 quarterfinal soccer match between Wales and Belgium, at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq, near Lille, France, Friday, July 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Wales Stuns Belgium 3-1 at European Championship

    LILLE, France—Wales stormed back from a goal down to beat Belgium 3-1 in a pulsating quarterfinal on Friday at the European Championship. This time Wales... Read more

  • Republic of Ireland fans react during the EURO 2016 Qualifier between Germany and Republic of Ireland at the Veltins-Arena on October 14, 2014 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    Paris to Lavish Highest Honor on Ireland’s Fans for Sportsmanship at Euro 2016

    Republic of Ireland football fans will soon be awarded for their “exemplary sportsmanship” during soccer’s Euro 2016, by Mayor Anne Hidalgo of Paris, according to... Read more

  • Lionel Messi of Argentina reacts after missing his penalty kick in the shootout against the Chile during the Copa America Centenario Championship match at MetLife Stadium on June 26 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Chile defeated Argentina 0-0 with the 4-2 win in the shootout. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    Messi’s Albatross

    Penalty kicks are taken from a distance of 12 yards away from the goal, on the penalty mark. When a game ends in a tie—after a... Read more

  • Argentina's Lionel Messi shows his dejection after being defeated by Chile in the Copa America Centenario final in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States, on June 26, (Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images)

    Even Argentina’s President Called Messi to Encourage Him to Stay on the Team

    It seems Argentina isn’t ready to imagine life without Messi yet. Argentinians are imploring soccer star Lionel Messi to stay with the national team—even President Mauricio Macri. Soccer... Read more

  • Team USA head coach John Tortorella, (C) yells as Team USA players T.J. Oshie (74) and James van Riemsdyk (16) as assistant coach Phil Housley (Back L) watch the game against Canada during third period World Cup of Hockey action in Toronto on Sept. 20, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Early World Cup Exit May Lead to Big Changes for USA Hockey

    TORONTO—Phil Kessel was quick to note he wasn’t on the United States’ roster for a disappointing World Cup of Hockey. He wasn’t the only one... Read more

  • Brad Smyth, former NHL player, owner and head instructor for NHL Alumni Camps & Clinics, talks with Junior Tigers at their Pre-Season Training Camp, at Elements, Hong Kong on Sunday Sept 18, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Pre-season Skills Training for Budding Ice Hockey Stars

    HONG KONG—A Pre-season Mini Camp for Junior Tigers sponsored by Air Canada and Sidewinder Capital took place over the 3 day holiday weekend Sept 16-18... Read more

  • Auston Matthews scores a first period goal after a pass by Connor McDavid during the World Cup of Hockey at the Air Canada Centre on Sept. 19, 2016 in Toronto. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

    Team North America Live Enthralling World Cup of Hockey Journey

    TORONTO—Right off the bat in the pre-tournament, North America established itself as the team to watch at the World Cup of Hockey. And it’s not... Read more

  • NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (L) and Executive Director of the NHLPA Don Fehr speak during a press conference about the World Cup of Hockey 2016 in Toronto on Aug. 17, 2016. The two executives kicked off the first Hockey Summit at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto on Sept. 19. (The Canadian Press/Aaron Vincent Elkaim)

    Hockey Sense Summit Shows Game’s Contribution to Social Inclusion

    TORONTO—The World Cup of Hockey is showcasing a fantastic product on the ice, but what doesn’t get enough attention are the game’s social inclusion contributions... Read more

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  • Nation celebrate their victory in the in the International division of the 2016 Mega Ice Hockey 5s, at Mega Ice on Saturday May 7, 2016, together with Ms Czarina Man, Director of MegaBox and a few of their special friends. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • South China Sharks celebrate winning the CIHL playoffs to take the Quam Cup at Mega Ice on Thursday April 21, 2016.  (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Khalsa-A celebrate winning the Hong Kong Hockey Association Premier Division league at Hong Kong Football Club on Mar 20, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Eric McKenna (42) of Kowloon Warriors is thwarted by Soputh China Sharks goalie Emmerson Keung (34) and  Craig Rossel (13) while Greg Smyth (10) is in perfect position to receive a pass, during the first playoff match between Sharks and Warriors at Mega Ice on Thursday March 24, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • KCC A, U12 Plate Winners of the Khalsa, hockey mini-tournament, held at Happy Valley, Hong Kong on Saturday March 19, 2016. Dr. Bibi Inderjit Kaur (Middle 2nd L) is in the photo.(Eddie So)

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  • Arshad Muhammad of Khalsa tops off their score at 10:0 against HKCC in the HKHA Premier Division match at Hong Kong Football Club on Sunday March 13, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Goalmouth action between Hong Kong (in red) and Macau in the senior Interport hockey fixture at King’s Park on Sunday March 6, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Montreal Impact's Ignacio Piatti scores a fantastic goal in Vancouver on March 6, 2016. The Impact handed the Whitecaps a second straight opening day home loss to a Canadian team. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)

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  • Gus Allan of HKFC-A scores against HKCC-A in the Premier division match at HKFC on Sunday Feb 28. HKFC went on to win a close contest 5-3 to retain their 2nd place in the standings behind Khalsa-A. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Montreal traded Devante Smith-Pelly, seen here against Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center on Jan. 5, to New Jersey on NHL trade deadline day. He had an emotional interview with journalists after the trade. (Elsa/Getty Images)

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  • Jan Adams of HKFC-A pops in a high ball to score his second goal in their HKHA Premier Division match against Khalsa-A at King’s Park on Saturday Feb 21. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Angus Allan (Blue No 11) scores for HK Football Club against SSSC in the HKHA Premier Division match at King's Park on Sunday Feb 14, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • In this Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, file photo, Pacific Division defenseman Brent Burns (88), of the San Jose Sharks, talks with a referee during the NHL hockey All-Star championship game in Nashville, Tenn. When Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the Sharks defenseman usually leaves some cosmetic teeth behind. “I don’t wear them often,” he said. “I usually find them in a drawer a couple months down the road and put them somewhere safe, forget where that is, and find them a couple months later.” (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

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  • Simon Pagenaud celebrates in Victory Lane following his win in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma to become the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion, Sonoma raceway, Sonoma, Calif., Sept. 18, 2016. -(Chris Owens/IndyCar.com)

    Simon Pagenaud Takes 2016 IndyCar Title With Sonoma Win

    Penske driver Simon Pagenaud won the season-ending race at Sonoma Sunday, Sept. 18, sealing his first IndyCar championship, as team mate and rival Will Power... Read more

  • Maxwell, Johnson Win CotA CTSCC Race, Tighten Grip on Title

    Scott Maxwell and Billy Johnston, drivers of the #15 Multimatic Motorsports Ford Shelby GT350R-C, cruised to victory in the IMSA Continental Ties Sports Car Challenge... Read more

  • Tristan Nunez’s #55 Mazda prototype is painted green, orange, and silver in honor of the marque’s 1991 win at Le Mans with the 787B rotary prototype. The #70 bears an identical pattern but in red, silver, and grey, expressing Mazda Motorsports’ current and future palette. (IMSA.com)

    Tristan Nunez Earns Mazda Motorsports Another IMSA WeatherTech Pole at Mosport

    Tristan Nunez put the #55 Mazda Motorsports prototype on the pole for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix at Mosport (officially... Read more

  • Tristan Nunez qualified second in the #55 Mazda Prototype, painted as a tribute to Mazda’s Le Mans-winning 1991 787B. (IMSA.com)

    Tristan Nunez Puts #55 Mazda on Front Row for Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen

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  • Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, drives through turn one during the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, May 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    The Hype Is Back at Indy and Everyone Wants to Win the 100th

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track. He wanted to be kind to the old lady, to... Read more

  • Talladega Superspeedway on May 1, 2016 in Talladega, Alabama. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

    Talladega Superspeedway: 2 Bodies Found at Track Prior to NASCAR Race on Sunday, Reports Says

    Two dead bodies were found in a camper in the campground of Talladega Superspeedway Sunday, just hours before a NASCAR race was held there, according to multiple news reports... Read more

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, climbs into his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 29. (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

    Dale Earnhardt Jr.: NASCAR Racer Drives Car With Steering Column After Steering Wheel Comes Off

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  • Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, affixes the winner’s decal to his car in Victory Lane after winning the series championship and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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  • Three-time MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo is leaving Yamaha for Ducati in 2017. (Thomas B. Shea/AFP/Getty Images)

    Yamaha and Jorge Lorenzo Set to End Partnership After 2016

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  • A general view from behind the starting line as a top alcohol dragster waits to make his run during the finals for the NHRA Carolinas Nationals at the Zmax Dragway on September 14, 2008 in Concord, North Carolina. (Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images)

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  • Team members scuff the car's tyres as they roll it back before launching a run during the Top Fuel Car qualifying for the European Drag Racing Championships at Santa Pod Raceway on September 5, 2014 in Podington, England. (Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

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  • Guy Martin of Great Britain looks on during the Cemetery Circuit Motorcycle Races in Wanganui, New Zealand, on Dec. 26, 2013. (Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

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    Derek White: NASCAR Driver to Face 7 Charges in Biggest Tobacco-Smuggling Bust in North America

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  • The #0 Elan DeltaWing rounds Turn Seven at Sebring Raceway during the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 19. (Bill kent/Epoch Times)

    Bill Kent: 2016 Sebring Twelve Hours Photo Gallery One

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  • McLaren Honda's Fernando Alonso crashes into the wall after colliding with Haas F1 Team's Esteban Gutierrez during the Formula One Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. (Max Blyton/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • The #0 DeltaWing Prototype enters Turn 17 during Thursday's Night Practice at Sebring Raceway. (Bill Kent/Epoch Times)

    Sebring Night Practice Photo Gallery

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  • Oliver Pla in the #60 Michael Shank Racing Ligier JS P2-Honda will start from the pole at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland competes in the Cycling Road Men's Individual Time Trial on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Pontal on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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  • Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the Women's Road Race on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Fort Copacabana on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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  • Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the men's cycling road race final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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  • Sky's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, second place Romain Bardet of Ag2R, left, and third place Nairo Quintana of Movistar, right, celebrate on the podium after Stage 21 of the 2016 Tour de France in Paris, France, Sunday, July 24, 2016.(Stephane Mantey Pool via AP)

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  • Movistar’s Jon Izaguirre celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 20 of the Tour de France, 146.5 kilometers (90.7 miles) from Megeve to Morzine-Avoriaz, France, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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  • Ag2R's Romain Bardet celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 19of the Tour de France, 146 kilometers (90.7 miles) from Albertville to Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, France, Friday, July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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  • Britain's Chris Froome, in the overall leader's yellow jersey, climbs during Stage 18 of the Tour de France, a 17-km (10.6 miles) individual time trial from Sallanches to Megeve, France, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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  • Katusha's Ilnur Zakarin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 17 of the Tour de France, 184.5 kilometers (114.3 miles) from Bern to Finhaut-Emosson, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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  • Peter Sagan Tinkoff, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, crosses the finish line ahead of Katusha’s Alexander Kristoff to win Stage 16 of the 2016 Tour de France, 209 kilometers (129.9 miles) from Moirans-en-Montagne to Bern, Switzerland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Tour de France Stage 16: Sagan Gets His Third

    For years cyclists repeated the adage that once a rider won the World Championship he was done winning for a year—and based on the records... Read more

  • IAM’s Jarlinson Pantano celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Tinkoff’s Rafal Majka to win Stage 15 of the 2016 Tour de France, 160 kilometers (99.4 miles) from Bourg-en-Bresse to Culoz, France, Sunday, July 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Jarlinson Pantano Wins Mountainous 2016 Tour de France Stage 15

    Jarlinson Pantano of IAM Cycling outsprinted Tinkoff’s new team  leader Rafal Majka after the six difficult climbs of Stage 15 of the 2016 Tour de France. It... Read more

  • Dimension Data's Mark Cavendish flashes four fingers for his fourth victory in this year's Tour de France as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 14, 208.5 kilometers (129.2 miles) from Montelimar to Villars-les-Dombes, France, Saturday, July 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Tour de France Stage 14: Cavendish Gets His Fourth

    Dimension Data sprinter Mark Cavendish scored his fourth stage win of the 2016 Tour de France and the thirtieth of his career by beating Marcel... Read more

  • Sky's Chris Froome crosses the finish line of Stage 13 of the 2016 Tour de France, an individual time trial of 37.5 kilometers (23 miles) between Bourg-Saint-Andeol and La Caverne du Pont-d'Arc, France, Friday, July 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Chris Froome Stretches Tour de France Lead With Strong Stage 13 Time Trial

    Sky’s Chris Froome extended his lead in the 2016 Tour de France with a powerful second-place performance in Stage 13, a 37.5 km time trial... Read more

  • Richie Porte, Chris Froome, and Bauke Mollema fight their way through the crowd in the final kilometer of Stage 12 of the 2016 Tour de France, seconds before the trio crashed headlong into a TV motorcycle. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Sky's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, right, Trek-Segafredo’s Bauke Mollema, center, and BMC’s Richie Porte crash at the end of Stage 12 of the Tour de France, Thursday, July 14, 2016. (Bernard Papon/ Pool Photo via AP)

    Climbing Catastrophe: Chris Froome Brought Down by Motorcycle Collision in Tour de France Stage 12

    The final several hundred meters of the Stage 12 of the 2016 Tour de France will always be remembered, not for the tremendous battle between race... Read more

  • Tinkoff’s Peter Sagan crosses the finish line ahead of Sky's Chris Froome, while Tinkoff’s Maciej Bodnar, rear, fist-pumps at the end of Stage 11 of the 2016 Tour de Franc, 162.5 kilometers (100.7 miles) from Carcassonne to Montpellier, France, Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

    Sagan Wins Tour de France Stage 11, Froome Gains 12 Seconds

    Master cyclists Peter Sagan and Chris Froome used tactics and experience to turn a mundane sprint stage into a thrilling breakaway win for the World... Read more

  • Orica’s Michael Matthews, left, celebrates as he crosses the finish line head of Peter Sagan of Tinkoff, center, and Dimension Data’s Edvald Boasson Hagen to win Stage Ten of the 2016 Tour de France, 197 kilometers (122.4 miles) from Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra, to Revel, France, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Orica’s Michael Matthews Outsprints Peter Sagan to Win Tour de France Stage Ten

    Orica-BikeExchange sprinter Michael Matthews earned his first Tour de France stage win by beating Tinkoff’s Peter Sagan in the final sprint of Stage Ten. After... Read more

  • Giant Alpecin’s Tom Dumoulin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage Nine of the 2016 Tour de France, 184.5 kilometers (114.3 miles) from Vielha Val d'Aran, Spain, to Andorra Arcalis, Andorra, Sunday, July 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Dumoulin Climbs to Victory in Tour de France Stage Nine; Froome Keeps Yellow

    Giant-Alpecin rider Tom Dumoulin, having won a stage in last September’s Vuelta a España and May’s Giro d’Italia, completed his hat-trick by riding to victory... Read more

  • Sky’s Chris Froome celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage Eight of the 2016 Tour de France, 184 kilometers (114.3 miles) from Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Saturday, July 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Sky’s Chris Froome Wins Tour de France Stage Eight, Takes Yellow Jersey

    Sky’s Chris Froome attacked downhill at the crest of the final climb of Stage Eight of the 2016 Tour de France and led his pursuers over... Read more

  • Dimension Data’s Stephen Cummings crosses the finish line to win Stage Seven of the 2016 Tour de France, 162.5 kilometers (100.7 miles) from L'Isle-Jourdain to Lac de Payolle, France, Friday, July 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Stephen Cummings Wins Tour de France Stage Seven With Surprise Solo Attack

    Dimension Data rider Stephen Cummings attacked the leading breakaway with 27 km to go in Stage Seven of the 2016 Tour de France, and outdistanced all attackers... Read more

  • Dimension Data sprinter Mark Cavendish celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage Six of the Tour de France, 190.5 kilometers (118.1 miles) from Arpajon-sur-Cere to Montauban, France, Thursday, July 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Mark Cavendish Gets Number 29 in Tour de France Stage Six

    Dimension Data sprinter Mark Cavendish once again proved his renewed power, coming from deep in the field to overtake Etixx-Quickstep’s Marcel Kittel, and Fortuneo-Vital Concept’s... Read more

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