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Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead, Brandon Eisert pitched 5 1/3 innings of one-hit shutout relief, and the Beavers beat Mississippi State 12-2 in the College World Series to set up a bracket final rematch. The Beavers have staved off elimination three times since losing their CWS opener to North Carolina. Eisert allowed only a walk in the fifth and a single in the eighth in his longest outing of the season.

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Brian Harman shot a 4-under 66 to 10-under par and then watched that hold up for the second-round lead in the Travelers Championship, thanks in part to a 10-second rule. Harman finished a stroke ahead of Matt Jones and first round co-leader Zach Johnson, who lost a stroke during his round of 68 when his birdie putt hung on the lip of the cup at the third hole for longer than the maximum allowed 10 seconds before falling in, giving him a par.

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Right turns are becoming more important in NASCAR with three road course races on the schedule this season. The challenge begins this weekend on the tight, technical track at Sonoma Raceway. Drivers from Clint Bowyer to Kevin Harvick relish the chance to show off the full measure of their driving abilities instead of just turning left each week.

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Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup and gave Argentina a gift. Musa scored two of second-half goals to help the Nigerians beat Iceland 2-0 and move into second place in the group behind already-qualified Croatia. Nigeria will face Argentina in its final group match on Tuesday in St. Petersburg. Nigeria will advance to the round of 16 if it wins. But Argentina can still advance if it wins and the other match between Croatia and Iceland goes its way.

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Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman says he's had "really good dialogue" with LeBron James' representatives. James has until June 29 to inform the team if he'll pick up his contract option for next season or become a free agent. The Cavs are hoping to improve their roster to convince James to stay, and they feel the selection of Alabama playmaker Collin Sexton in the NBA draft was a good first step.

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Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored injury-time goals to help Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 at the World Cup. Coutinho poked the ball past goalkeeper Keylor Navas in the first minute of injury time and Neymar volleyed in another with virtually the last kick of the game six minutes later. Neymar then broke down in tears and sobbed for several moments. His teammates helped him off the ground to celebrate.

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Deandre Ayton became the first No. 1 Sun and Luka Doncic was traded only a day after arriving in the U.S. The Atlanta Hawks swapped the rights to Doncic, the No. 3 pick from Slovenia, to Atlanta for Trae Young, the No. 5 selection from Oklahoma. The Mavericks also gave up a future first-round pick to draft Doncic, who only arrived in New York on Wednesday after helping Spain's Real Madrid win its league championship.

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Jordan Spieth has no idea what it is like to play from behind at the Travelers Championship. The defending champion led after every round last year in his first visit to TPC River Highlands, and a shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to match Zach Johnson for the first-round lead.