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Ducks get Kevin Bieksa from Canucks for 2nd-round pick

In this May 18, 2011, file photo, Vancouver Canucks' Kevin Bieksa celebrates his goal against the San Jose Sharks with teammate Ryan Kesler during the second period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday, June 30, 2015, they have acquired veteran defenseman Bieksa from the Canucks for a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward, File)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Bob Murray realized Tuesday that he probably couldn’t re-sign defenseman Francois Beauchemin, the Anaheim Ducks’ general manager moved swiftly to land a veteran replacement.

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US women’s soccer brims with confidence ahead of semifinals

U.S. goalie Hope Solo and teammates Julie Johnston (19) and Becky Sauerbrunn (4) celebrate the team's win over China in a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Megan Rapinoe is so done with her exile to the spectators’ seats at the Women’s World Cup.

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