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Hawks to Acquire Jamal Crawford

Posted: June 24, 2009 5:23 PM ; Updated: June 24, 2009 5:23 PM

By Chris Mannix, SI.com

The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of dealing guard Jamal Crawford to Atlanta for point guards Acie Law and Speedy Claxton, an NBA source confirmed to SI.com.

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USA Stuns Spain

Posted: June 24, 2009 5:16 PM ; Updated: June 24, 2009 5:16 PM

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa (AP) -- The United States stunned top-ranked Spain 2-0 Wednesday night on goals by Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey, advancing to the Confederations Cup final with one of the Americans' biggest soccer victories.

Altidore scored in the 27th minute and Dempsey added a goal in the 74th as the Americans became the first team to defeat Spain since Romania in November 2006.

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Wizards Trade Number 5 Pick for Two Veterans

Posted: June 24, 2009 1:38 PM ; Updated: June 24, 2009 1:54 PM

According to Ian Thomsen of SI.com, the Wizards and Timberwolves have agreed in principle to a trade involving Washington's No. 5 pick in the draft.

The Wizards would receive Randy Foye and Mike Miller while the Timberwolves would get the No. 5 pick, Etan Thomas, Darius Songaila and Oleksiy Pecherov.

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Yzerman Among Four Elected to Hall

Posted: June 23, 2009 4:42 PM ; Updated: June 23, 2009 4:42 PM

Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull, Luc Robitaille and Brian Leetch are going into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

The selection committee announced on a conference call Tuesday it had elected the maximum four players this year. All were eligible for the first time.

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Spurs to Get Richard Jefferson from Bucks

Posted: June 23, 2009 4:09 PM ; Updated: June 23, 2009 4:21 PM

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Bucks official with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday that Milwaukee plans to trade scoring forward Richard Jefferson to the San Antonio Spurs for Bruce Bowen, Kurt Thomas and Fabricio Oberto, giving them a veteran cast and financial flexibility.

The person confirmed the pending trade to The Associated Press and requested anonymity because the deal is not official until a call later Tuesday.

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Surprise Winner at the U.S. Open

Posted: June 22, 2009 6:40 PM ; Updated: June 22, 2009 6:50 PM

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Lucas Glover steadied his hands for a 3-foot par putt on the 18th hole, an anticlimatic finish to five dreary days at a U.S. Open filled with more delays than drama.

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Newsmakers: Blake, Kahne, Pujols

Posted: June 22, 2009 11:31 AM ; Updated: June 22, 2009 11:52 AM

Blake Falls in First-Round Upset

James Blake of the United States has been upset in the first round at Wimbledon.

The 17th-seeded Blake lost to Andreas Seppi of Italy 7-5, 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Monday, making the American the first seeded player to lose this year at the All England Club.

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