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  • Hurricanes, D Jordan agree on one-year deal

    The Sports Xchange Hurricanes, D Jordan agree on one-year deal The Carolina Hurricanes announced Thursday the signing of defenseman Michal Jordan to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Jordan $550,000 on the NHL level, or $200,000 on the...
  • Petra Kvitova, Eugenie Bouchard advance to Wimbledon women's final

    A veteran and a fast-rising newcomer will play in Saturday’s Wimbledon women’s final. In Friday's semifinals, Petra Kvitova, 2011 champion here, played her friend and fellow Czech Republic Fed Cup member Lucie Safarova and beat her, as...
  • No free ride: German minister wants road-use toll for foreign drivers

    No free ride: German minister wants road-use toll for foreign drivers
    Germany's transport minister on Monday unveiled plans to charge foreign drivers a road-use toll to close what he called a "fairness gap" that lets cars registered in other countries get a free ride on some of the world's best highways and byways. The...
  • Pictures in the News | July 3, 2014

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News illustrates the day around the globe....
  • Ukraine's gas dispute could mean cold winter for Central, East Europe

    PRAGUE/LONDON (Reuters) - Central and south-eastern Europe could face higher gas prices and potential shortages this winter, as a prolonged price row between Russia and Ukraine heightens regional supply fears. The former Soviet countries, many of which...
  • Andy Murray keeps British hopes, and Henman Hill, alive at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray keeps British hopes, and Henman Hill, alive at Wimbledon
    Much had already happened Friday by the time the main focus at Wimbledon shifted to a hill, a place where personal real estate is like an acre in Malibu. It was late afternoon. The rain that was supposed to come never did. Big fluffy clouds moved...
  • Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals
    More than ever, Andy Murray is feeling right at home in a place, and at a tennis tournament, where he is embraced like nowhere else. And why shouldn't Wimbledon embrace him? He won last year, after 77 years between male British singles titles at...
  • Mira Slovak dies at 84; Cold War defector flew to freedom and fame

    Mira Slovak dies at 84; Cold War defector flew to freedom and fame
    When the pilot with the jet-black hair and movie-star smile asked if anyone would care to come up and see the cockpit, he wasn't surprised that a couple of his 25 passengers readily agreed. After all, this was the moment that Mira Slovak and his two co-...
  • Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard reach Wimbledon semifinal

    Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan. Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception. Two barely twenty-...
  • Canucks sign RW Vrbata

    The Sports Xchange Canucks sign RW Vrbata The Vancouver Canucks added some offense to their roster on Wednesday, signing free-agent right winger Radim Vrbata to a two-year, $10 million deal. Vrbata, 33, finished last season with 20 goals and 31 assists...
  • Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?

    Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?
    A grand and glorious tennis career that began on the public courts of Compton and was nurtured by a proud and ambitious father edged closer to the end at Wimbledon on Friday. Or maybe not. Venus Williams went out in the third round. She is 34, is...
  • Safarova first player through to Wimbledon quarter-finals

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lucie Safarova became the first player to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday when she walloped 175th ranked qualifier Tereza Smitkova 6-0 6-2 in an all-Czech showdown. For the first time in the professional era, four women...