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Wambach says she just wants to win her last World Cup

VANCOUVER, British Columbia. (AP) — With the title match looming, Abby Wambach isn’t mincing words.

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Japan is back in the final after emotional 2011 win

Japan's Azusa Iwashimizu and Saori Ariyoshi (19) celebrate the team's 2-1 win as England's Steph Houghton lies on the ground after a semifinal in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Four years ago when Japan’s players hoisted the Women’s World Cup trophy, a nation rejoiced.

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Vice President Joe Biden to attend the World Cup final

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday.

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Ducks sign new D Kevin Bieksa to 2-year extension thru 2018

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) — Defenseman Kevin Bieksa has agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract extension through 2018 with the Anaheim Ducks.

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Rangers sign Diaz, Megna, Lindblad as free agents

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Rangers have signed defenseman Raphael Diaz and forwards Jayson Megna and Matt Lindblad as free agents.

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