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Real Madrid top Forbes list
Spanish giants Real Madrid have topped Forbes' list of the world's most valuable sports teams for the third year running.
10 best things about America
It's America’s Independence Day on July 4th, so we thought it was important to tell you 10 things we love about our neighbours across the Atlantic.
Carrasco denied no-hitter
Carlos Carrasco was agonisingly foiled in his bid for a no-hitter in the Cleveland Indians' 8-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Matz enjoys historic debut
New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz had a major league debut to remember with bat and ball on Sunday night.
Wright-Phillips pays penalty
Bradley Wright-Phillips made unwanted MLS history when he became the first player to miss two penalties in the same match as the New York Red Bulls lost 2-1 at home to the Vancouver Whitecaps.
Rodriguez claims 3,000th hit
Alex Rodriguez struck his 3,000th career hit on Friday before thanking New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi for the chance to resurrect his career this season.
Fenway fan seriously injured
A female baseball fan was seriously injured after being struck in the face by a broken bat during the Boston Red Sox's clash with the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park.
Switch-pitcher solid on debut
Oakland Athletics switch pitcher Pat Venditte became the first player in 20 years to throw with both hands in Friday's clash with the Boston Red Sox.
Kluber misses out on record
Corey Kluber was denied the chance to enter the MLB record books in a 2-0 win for the Cleveland Indians over the St Louis Cardinals.
Sports role for MP Whittingdale
John Whittingdale has been named as the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport by Prime Minister David Cameron.
Yankees beat rivals Red Sox
The New York Yankees got one over their bitter rivals the Boston Red Sox as they claimed a 4-2 victory at Fenway Park on Saturday.
Historic A-Rod homer seals win
Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays with his 660th home run to go level fourth on the all-time list as the New York Yankees beat their fiercest rivals the Boston Red Sox 3-2 at Fenway Park.
Baltimore shine in silence
The Baltimore Orioles took barely two hours to beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2 in the first ever major league game not open to the public.
Bonds conviction overturned
Baseball slugger Barry Bonds' conviction of obstructing justice during a government probe into steroid use has been overturned by a US appeals court.
GB complete record medal haul
Great Britain completed a record haul of eight medals at the European Gymnastics Championships in Montpellier as Becky Downie, Sam Oldham and Claudia Fragapane all collected silver.
Smith wins gold at last
Britain's Louis Smith ended his wait to win an elusive gold in a major competition with victory in the pommel horse final at the European Gymnastics Championships in Montpellier.
Rodriguez has day to remember
Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday.
In-form Jones lifts Orioles
Adam Jones homered for the fourth time in five games as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the New York Yankees 4-3.
Tigers continue unbeaten start
The Detroit Tigers have reached 5-0 for the first time since 2006 after a 9-6 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.
MLB: Cleveland's near miss
Cleveland pitchers came within two outs of producing a no-hitter at Houston on Thursday, and had to settle for a 5-1 win against the Astros.