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Professional Thorns score 4 unanswered goals in 6-3 win over Boston
Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair scored the first hat-trick in club history and the fourth in National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) history, as Portland tallied four unanswered goals in a 6-3 victory against the Boston Breakers in front of 14,383 fans at Providence Park on Sunday afternoon.
Professional Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major
Staked to a six-shot lead going into the final round, Rory McIlroy turned back every challenge. He made two key birdies around the turn, and delivered a majestic drive at just the right moment to close with a 1-under 71 and complete his wire-to-wire victory.
Professional Thorns, Chicago play to 1-1 draw
Thorns FC forward Jessica McDonald scored the quickest goal in National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) history, but Portland and the Chicago Red Stars drew for a third consecutive match as the two teams tied 1-1 in front of 2,014 fans at Benedictine Sports Complex in Lisle, Ill., on Thursday night.
Professional Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
Professional Kershaw throws no-hitter, strikes out 15 Kershaw throws no-hitter, strikes out 15
After winning two Cy Young Awards in the past three seasons, Clayton Kershaw had already built a commanding reputation as the best pitcher in baseball.
Professional Dempsey, Brooks give US 2-1 win over Ghana Dempsey, Brooks give US 2-1 win over Ghana
Clint Dempsey scored one of fastest goals in World Cup history and John Brooks scored the game winner on a header in the 86th minute of a 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana, which had knocked the Americans out of the previous two World Cups.