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Tactical changes get Nigeria's World Cup back on track
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Tactical changes get Nigeria's World Cup back on track
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr's tactical changes against Iceland got his team's World Cup campaign back on track

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Smith scores in 7th extra minute, Rapids beat United 3-2
Saturday's MLS Capsules
Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals
Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals
Abel, Mulholland combine on 4-hitter to lead Oregon St. past Bulldogs 5-2, into College World Series finals against Arkansas
Justin Haley races to first NASCAR Truck victory
Justin Haley won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park for his first career victory, pulling away on a wild last restart
Font, Rays shut down Yanks; DeSclafani slams Reds past Cubs
Font, Rays shut down Yanks; DeSclafani slams Reds past Cubs
Saturday's Baseball Capsules
Kershaw, deGrom stumble; Kemp slam lifts Dodgers over Mets
Kershaw, deGrom stumble; Kemp slam lifts Dodgers over Mets
Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom stumbled in an unexpected ace showdown, Matt Kemp hit a pinch grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 8-3
Correa's RBI single in 12th gives Astros 4-3 win over Royals
Correa's RBI single in 12th gives Astros 4-3 win over Royals
Correa hits game-ending RBI single in 12th as Astros top Royals 4-3
Kershaw dazzles, then struggles in 3-inning return from DL
Kershaw dazzles, then struggles in 3-inning return from DL
Clayton Kershaw was encouraged by how he felt after a shaky, abbreviated return to the Dodgers
Bauer strikes out 11 as Indians defeat Tigers 4-1
Bauer strikes out 11 as Indians defeat Tigers 4-1
Trevor Bauer strikes out 11 in 6 1/3 innings in fourth win over Tigers this season as Indians beat Detroit 4-1
Mariners stop 5-game slide with 7-2 win against Red Sox
Mariners stop 5-game slide with 7-2 win against Red Sox
Leake pitches 8 shutout innings as Mariners stop 5-game slide with 7-2 win over Red Sox
Greinke pitches Diamondbacks past Pirates 7-2
Greinke pitches Diamondbacks past Pirates 7-2
Greinke pitches 6 scoreless innings as Diamondbacks beat Pirates 7-2
Molina's 2 homers boost Cardinals past Brewers
Molina's 2 homers boost Cardinals past Brewers
Molina's 2 homers boost Cardinals past Brewers
Franco has 4 hits as Phillies defeat Nationals 5-3
Franco has 4 hits as Phillies defeat Nationals 5-3
Maikel Franco went 4 for 4, Carlos Santana homered and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals 5-3
Trumbo hits first-inning grand slam, Orioles hold off Braves
Trumbo hits first-inning grand slam, Orioles hold off Braves
Mark Trumbo hits first-inning grand slam, Chris Davis adds 3-run double as Orioles beat Braves 7-5
Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs
Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs
Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds pound Cubs 11-2 for 6th straight win
Font gets 1st win, Adames homers, Rays beat Yankees 4-0
Font gets 1st win, Adames homers, Rays beat Yankees 4-0
Wilmer Font worked into the sixth inning to get his first major league win, Willy Adames homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-0
Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft
Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft
John Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice things up on Day 2 of NHL draft
Crawford's 3 extra-base hits lead Giants over Padres 5-3
Crawford's 3 extra-base hits lead Giants over Padres 5-3
Slumping Brandon Crawford doubled twice, tripled and drove in three runs, leading the San Francisco Giants over the San Diego Padres 5-3
Realmuto hits grand slam, Marlins beat Rockies 6-2
Realmuto hits grand slam, Marlins beat Rockies 6-2
J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam during a five-run seventh inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2
Six-run outburst lifts Rangers to seventh straight win
Six-run outburst lifts Rangers to seventh straight win
Adrian Beltre and Robinson Chirinos homered and Yovani Gallardo won for the first time since last July as the Texas Rangers defeated the Minnesota Twins 9-6
Something different: NASCAR drivers embrace Sonoma challenge
Something different: NASCAR drivers embrace Sonoma challenge
The winding road course at Sonoma Raceway is a welcome challenge for NASCAR drivers used to going in circles
Martini gets 1st big league hit, Athletics top White Sox 7-6
Martini gets 1st big league hit, Athletics top White Sox 7-6
Pinch-hitter Nick Martini drove in the tiebreaking run in the eighth with his first major league hit and the Oakland Athletics came back from an early five-run deficit to edge the Chicago White Sox 7-6
Houlihan beats Simpson for USATF title in 1,500 meters
Houlihan beats Simpson for USATF title in 1,500 meters
Shelby Houlihan stormed past Jenny Simpson to win the women's 1,500 meters at the USATF national outdoor championships in Des Moines
Toledo takes Champions lead; home star Stricker drops back
Esteban Toledo birdied four of the last six holes for a 6-under 66 and the second-round lead in the American Family Insurance Championship
Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings
Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk returns to NHL with LA Kings
Russian forward Ilya Kovalchuk has agreed to return to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings
Hurricanes get Hamilton in 5-player trade with Flames
Hurricanes get Hamilton in 5-player trade with Flames
Carolina Hurricanes acquire defenseman Dougie Hamilton as part of 5-player trade with Calgary Flames at NHL draft
The Latest: England-Panama game could decide World Cup group
The Latest: England-Panama game could decide World Cup group
If more stoppage-time drama is too much to ask of this suddenly stunner-filled World Cup, at least Sunday could bring more clarity about which teams will make it out of their groups.
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden
Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup
Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures
Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures
Serbs appeared angrier Saturday at the referee who oversaw their 2-1 World Cup defeat than at two Swiss players who provocatively flashed Albanian nationalist gestures after scoring
Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration
Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration
Soccer fans converged around Mexico's Angel of Independence monument to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup, mingling with an annual gay pride parade in a country that has been reprimanded for homophobic slurs during soccer matches.
Larson wins pole at home track in Sonoma; Truex to start 2nd
Larson wins pole at home track in Sonoma; Truex to start 2nd
Kyle Larson claims pole for NASCAR Cup Series race on his home track in Sonoma