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Will history repeat itself? The U.S. women’s soccer team hopes not

Will history repeat itself? The U.S. women’s soccer team hopes not

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The Americans get a rematch on Sunday when the teams meet again in the final, this time in Canada. 

LIFE

Today, July 5, 2015

Confessions of a reformed pumice user

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We were the last fans at Fort Marcy Park that night. Only a baseball’s throw from Old Man Gloom’s perennial pyre, Santa Fe Fuego had just cook…

'Behind Adobe Walls' tours this month

'Behind Adobe Walls' tours this month

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Eight of Santa Fe's loveliest private homes and their gardens are open to participants of the 76th annual Behind Adobe Walls tours. The event …

A beauty up in Las Campanas

A beauty up in Las Campanas

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This splendid house designed and built in 2001 by David Tinker of Albuquerque boasts energy-efficient pumice-crete construction that yields qu…

An art fancier becomes a collector

An art fancier becomes a collector

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Larry Goldstone, owner of the Santa Fe furnishings showroom ACC, talked to Home recently about his evolution.

Saturday, July 4, 2015
England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd

England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd

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Houghton’s nifty legwork prevented an own goal and Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, leading England to a 1-0 victor…

Record-breaker Dennis wins 1st Tour de France stage in style

Record-breaker Dennis wins 1st Tour de France stage in style

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Dennis powered along the 8.6-mile flat and windy urban circuit through cycling-mad Utrecht in 14 minutes, 56 seconds.

Earnhardt to start on pole after rain washes out qualifying

Earnhardt to start on pole after rain washes out qualifying

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Greg Ives instructed Earnhardt to go flat-out at the start of Friday’s first practice session because the rules state the field will be set by…

Spurs land biggest prize of NBA free agent market in Aldridge

Spurs land biggest prize of NBA free agent market in Aldridge

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The Spurs haven’t often been in position to recruit marquee free agents and haven’t had to work hard to attract high-priced talent to come to …

Australian academy prepares punters for U.S. college football

Australian academy prepares punters for U.S. college football

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Director Nathan Chapman says it’s the education, not the lure of the NFL, that is prompting the latest batch of young Australian rules footbal…

Former NFL star tackles overgrown field for football camp

Former NFL star tackles overgrown field for football camp

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McKenzie, who starred on the gridiron at Highland Park High School and the University of Michigan before spending 13 years in the NFL, said he…

‘Unbelievable’: Jankovic tops 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova

‘Unbelievable’: Jankovic tops 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova

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Jankovic kept using that word — “unbelievable” — as if trying to convince herself it were true that, despite never having much success on gras…

Friday, July 3, 2015
Sports news in brief, July 4, 2015

Sports news in brief, July 4, 2015

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Watson to remove Confederate battle flag from his dream car

Sanchez no-hitter into 8th, Cabrera hurt, Tigers top Jays 8-6

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DETROIT — Anibal Sanchez’s no-hit bid was broken up when former Detroit teammate Ezequiel Carrera lined a single to left with one out in the e…

TWA Canyon: A challenging trek to tragic locale

TWA Canyon: A challenging trek to tragic locale

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Sobering. If there were one word to describe the site of the plane crash that claimed 16 lives in the Sandias, it’s exactly that.

2 points from loss, Serena wins at Wimbledon; Venus next

2 points from loss, Serena wins at Wimbledon; Venus next

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LONDON — Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving C…

Commentary: Time for golf powers to stand up to Donald Trump

Commentary: Time for golf powers to stand up to Donald Trump

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Donald Trump loves Mexicans, he really does.

Daytona adds soft walls, more asphalt after Busch’s crash

Daytona adds soft walls, more asphalt after Busch’s crash

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR’s most famous race track is seemingly safer and possibly more politically correct as the series returned to its b…

Women’s soccer is no longer a few ‘haves’ and a host of ‘have nots’

Women’s soccer is no longer a few ‘haves’ and a host of ‘have nots’

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As the gap between standard-bearers and start-ups narrows, championships are harder to come by. The United States hasn’t won this tournament s…

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Gates, Richardson, McClain each get 4-game NFL suspensions

Gates, Richardson, McClain each get 4-game NFL suspensions

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Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets def…

Fernandez homers in comeback to help Miami beat Giants, 5-4

Fernandez homers in comeback to help Miami beat Giants, 5-4

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MIAMI — Jose Fernandez’s comeback required a comeback. The precocious right-hander shook off a rocky start in his return from Tommy John surge…

Sports news in brief, July 3, 2015

Sports news in brief, July 3, 2015

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The parents of a current University of Illinois women’s basketball player and an incoming recruit said Thursday that they don’t believe the al…

Zamora, new Lady Dons volleyball coach, has high hopes

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Eric Zamora and Richard Tripp are of the same mind.

For 4th year in row, Rafael Nadal loses early at Wimbledon

For 4th year in row, Rafael Nadal loses early at Wimbledon

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On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accid…