- Associated Press - Monday, July 7, 2014

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—NOVAK DJOKOVIC BEATS ROGER FEDERER IN 5-SET WIMBLEDON FINAL, RETURNS TO NO. 1

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by holding off the Swiss star in five sets. Djokovic wasted a 5-2 lead in the fourth set but held on for a 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4 victory that returns the Serbian player to the No. 1 ranking.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/T/TEN_WIMBLEDON?SITE=AP&SECTION;=HOME&TEMPLATE;=DEFAULT

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—SAMARDZIJA GOES 7 INNINGS TO WIN A’S DEBUT, OAKLAND FINISHES 4-GAME SWEEP OF BLUE JAYS 4-2

Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings to win his Oakland debut as the Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 to complete a four-game sweep.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BBA_BLUE_JAYS_ATHLETICS?SITE=AP&SECTION;=HOME&TEMPLATE;=DEFAULT

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—NIBALI WINS 2ND TOUR DE FRANCE STAGE, TAKES YELLOW JERSEY

Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali outfoxed other Tour de France title contenders to win a hilly second stage through Yorkshire countryside, wresting the overall race leader’s yellow jersey.

https://sports.yahoo.com/news/tour-france-2nd-stage-begins-103710988—spt.html

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—HAMILTON WINS BRITISH GP AFTER ROSBERG FORCED TO RETIRE FOR 1ST TIME THIS SEASON

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