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Danny Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff

Danny Lee, of New Zealand, reacts to a birdie putt on the 18th green of the first playoff hole at the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament at the Greenbrier Resort  in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Sunday, July 5, 2015.  Lee won the tournament on the second playoff hole with David Hearn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — A week ago at the Travelers Championship, Danny Lee became so disappointed with his driver that he gave it to a young fan in the middle of the final round and walked away.

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Enveloped in controversy, Solo leaves as World Cup winner

United States goalkeeper Hope Solo holds her Golden Glove award which was presented after the United States defeated Japan to win the Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hope Solo walked out of BC Place on Sunday night with two pieces of coveted hardware and for the time being, more focus on her skill as a goalkeeper and less on her off-field travails.

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The Latest: US takes 4-0 lead on hat trick from Lloyd

Vice President Joe Biden arrives at the airport in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women’s World Cup final (all times local):

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Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

United States' Abby Wambach hoists the trophy after defeating Japan to win the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women’s World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

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Lloyd scores 3 and US defeats Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

United States' Carli Lloyd (10) and Meghan Klingenberg (22) celebrate Lloyd's third goal against Japan during first half action in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its third Women’s World Cup title.

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