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Six years ago, Starlin Castro said he felt virtually trapped in Chicago. The Cubs shortstop didn’t know how to order food from a restaurant. He and several of his friends, also from the Dominican Republic, did not know how to call for a taxi. Remaining in their apartments often seemed

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  We remember the moments, not the trophies. What will resonate next year, or at the next Women’s World Cup, or even come the next decade, will not be the United States Women’s National Team hoisting a third Women’s World Cup trophy after Sunday’s 5-2 defeat of Japan. What will

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  THE VALLEY, Anguilla (DPA) – German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere Monday called on FIFA to reform its voting system. The corruption indictments on senior football officials and the re-election of Joseph Blatter as president of world football’s governing body showed that urgent change was needed, he said in a

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But Rafa looking for answers after loss to upstart journeyman On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand – and whiffed, accidentally smahsing his right leg with his racket. It was a painful, embarrassing mistake, symbolic of the

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  As the 102nd Tour de France gets underway in the compact streets of the Dutch city of Utrecht on Saturday, it will mark the beginning of what promises to be one of the most exciting battles for the famed yellow jersey in years. One year after Vincenzo Nibali claimed

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  CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix’s Tim Duncan is returning to San Antonio for a 19th season with the Spurs. Duncan tells the San Antonio Express-News, “I’ll be on the court next year.” Until Duncan made his announcement on Thursday, there was speculation that he could call it a career after the

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The mascot for the 2015 Pan Am Games, which open in Toronto next week, is a porcupine named Pachi. The porcupine seems an appropriate symbol. Many across greater Toronto have discovered that the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, like a porcupine, are an uncomfortable creature to embrace.

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  CHRISTIANSTED — Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA. The Golden State Warriors star and league MVP topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the first time Tuesday. With teammates Klay Thompson ranking fifth and Draymond Green at No. 15,

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Kawhi Leonard is going to be a fixture for the San Antonio Spurs for years to come. Leonard agreed to the basic parameters of a five-year contract to stay with the Spurs early Wednesday, a deal that could be worth $90 million according to a person with direct knowledge of

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  Behind another huge performance from former Rutgers star Carli Lloyd, the USA advanced into the Women’s World Cup final by defeating top-ranked Germany, 2-0, Tuesday night in Montreal. RELATED: World Cup soccer coverage Lloyd scored the first goal of the match by converting a penalty kick to put the

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