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SEATTLE (AP) — Yankees powerhouse hitter Aaron Judge came within three rows of launching a three-run homer out of Seattle's Safeco Field. No one has hit one out of Safeco during a game since the ballpark opened midway through the 1999 season. CC Sabathia allowed one run while pitching into the sixth inning of New York's 5-1 win over the Mariners on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall says he loves being in D.C, the organization, his teammates and the fans. And he no doubt will love $170 million he'll pick up for a four-year contract extension that will start with the 2019 season. The terms of the deal were shared by two people with The Associated Press. The extension includes a player option for the final season in 2023, and a 15 percent trade kicker.
CLEVELAND (AP) — "Uncle Drew" wants out of Cleveland. All-Star Kyrie Irving wants to be traded from the Cavaliers, where he has established himself as an elite point guard while playing beside LeBron James. Irving has spent six years In Cleveland and has two more years on his contract. The Cavs are coming of their loss in five games to Golden State in the NBA Finals and may seek to rebuild in an effort to be competitive against the Warriors.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The U.S. is one win away from playing in another CONCADAF Gold Cup final. The soccer squad takes on Costa Rica on Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. The match will be held at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. In a 2013 semifinal game there when the Americans were on the way to their fifth Gold Cup championship, they beat Honduras 3-1.
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth (speeth) is among the contingent of Americans at the top of the field at the British Open. Spieth managed several par saves after miscues on rainy Royal Birkdale in the third round. He finished with a 1-under 69 that gave him a two-shot lead over Matt Kuchar (KOO'-chur).
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