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Soccer

Germany win by going back to their roots

When an attractive Germany side failed in 2010, it looked like they might not have to wait long until they won a World Cup. Germany won tonight, but it wasn't that side - this was vintage Deutschland, living up to every stereotype.

Germany win by going back to their roots

When an attractive Germany side failed in 2010, it looked like they might not have to wait long until they won a World Cup. Germany won tonight, but it wasn't that side - this was vintage Deutschland, living up to every stereotype.

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Argentina's coach screwed up the World Cup final

Sigh, Alejandro Sabella.

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#Lookit

Leo Messi was the saddest man to receive a trophy

What happens when you're called on stage to receive a trophy moments after losing the World Cup? Lionel Messi showed us.

Leo Messi was the saddest man to receive a trophy

What happens when you're called on stage to receive a trophy moments after losing the World Cup? Lionel Messi showed us.

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How Germany edged Argentina to win the World Cup

Dan Rubenstein reacts to Germany winning the Cup.

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How Germany edged Argentina to win the World Cup

Dan Rubenstein reacts to Germany winning the Cup.

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#Lookit

Watch Germany react to winning the World Cup

Here's some pretty amazing video from Berlin.

Watch Germany react to winning the World Cup

Here's some pretty amazing video from Berlin.

Carmelo Anthony officially announces his return

The second NBA superstar announcement of the week came via Melo's personal website.

NBA
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Rockets decline to match offer for Parsons

The Rockets had until Sunday to match the offer sheet for Chandler Parsons and opted against doing so, making him a Dallas Maverick.

Rihanna flashed the entire World Cup stadium

You're excited, your team won -- so why not lift that shirt and let everyone know how amped up you are?

Russia ready to spend $20 billion on World Cup

Not only will Russia be building or retrofitting their 12 stadiums, but they'll also be spending billions on infrastructure.

Carmelo couldn't win

The 30-year-old superstar had to choose between financial security and contention, but he's subject to criticism either way even though neither choice was ideal.

LeBron's Cavs contract is for just 2 years

LeBron James' deal with Cleveland will not be for the maximum amount of time. Instead, it gives James the ability to become a free agent again when the new TV deal kicks in.

LeBron's decision reveals his humanity

Why is LeBron James going home to the Cleveland Cavaliers? For the same reason anyone else does: It makes him feel comfortable.

The right decision

Even if it doesn't mean the easiest path to a championship, the return of the King to Cleveland means a young roster has the best leader it could ever hope for.

The complex workings of a Tour de France team

Just as eight riders help one man win the Maillot Jaune, it takes a near-batallion of support to make a Tour de France team function on a daily basis. And yet for all of the diligent work, well-laid plans still rest on hope.

Ian Thorpe: 'I'm comfortable saying I'm a gay man'

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"I could have lived a very different life if I'd been out," Australian gold medal swimmer says.

Every signing and trade in one place

There's going to be a lot of player movement in the NBA this summer. Keep up to date with all of it here.

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