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INTERLEAGUE
Cleveland 5, Pittsburgh 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE
N-Y Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 5, 12 Innings
Detroit 8, Toronto 6
Houston 12, Boston 8, 10 Innings
L.A. Angels 8, Texas 2
Chi White Sox 1, Baltimore 0
Kansas City 3, Minnesota 2, 10 Innings
Seattle 9, Oakland 5

NATIONAL LEAGUE
Miami 2, Chi Cubs 1
Washington 2, San Francisco 1
Milwaukee 12, Cincinnati 1
Atlanta 2, Philadelphia 1
San Diego 2, St. Louis 1
Arizona 4, Colorado 3, 10 Innings
N-Y Mets 2, L.A. Dodgers 1

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ABC News(NEW YORK) — They’re some of the military’s most loyal and dedicated assets — and they also happen to be the furriest.

Military working dogs can help patrol bases, detect explosives and narcotics, and even take down hostile threats, all at the direction of their trainers.

“I would say it is the best military job there is. If I could do it forever, I would do it forever,” said Staff Sgt. Krystle Draper, a K-9 Handler stationed at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Her “partner” at work is military working dog Jop, who patrols the base to keep it safe.

Every day, Draper and Jop go through hours of rigorous training to keep the pup’s skills sharp. Jop can be unleashed on suspicious persons, incapacitating them with a fierce bite to the arm or leg. But Jop is also playful, often jumping into Draper’s arms.

Jop’s job can be a dangerous one. Many military dogs who experience trauma in war zones can show signs of post-traumatic stress, just like humans.

“If they have a traumatic experience and it could affect them for the rest of their lives.,” Draper said. “Dogs are similar to people in many ways. They’re very emotionally connected.”

Military working dogs serve tours of duty just like servicemembers and usually work until they’re 8 or 9 years old, after which they can be adopted by their handlers, other military personnel or even civilians.

“They do all the same things we do minus getting paid, minus getting benefits, minus getting leave. They never truly have a day off if you think about it,” Draper points out. “They do all of this for a pat on the back, a ‘good boy,’ and a toy.”

But it’s clear that the love shared between handler and dog is the most important benefit — and an unconditional one.

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Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Becky Hammon will coach San Antonio’s summer league team in Las Vegas, the Spurs announced Friday.

She will be the first female head coach in summer league history. Natalie Nakase served as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014.

Hammon became the first female full-time assistant coach in NBA history when she joined the Spurs before the 2014-15 season. She played 16 seasons in the WNBA, making the All-Star team six times, and moved to the Spurs bench upon her retirement.

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A California woman was shot and killed in an apparent random act of violence. (Courtesy of Steinle family)(SAN FRANCISCO) — A San Francisco woman was recently shot and killed in a seemingly “random shooting” while she was strolling and taking photos with her father in a tourist-heavy area of the city, according to the authorities and the victim’s family.

Kathryn Steinle, 31 — a medical sales rep was on her way to see her sister-in-law, who was expecting a baby — was shot in her upper torso at Pier 14 in San Francisco on Wednesday around 6:30 p.m., police said.

Despite a Good Samaritan helping officers attend to Steinle before paramedics arrived, she later died at San Francisco General Hospital.

The alleged shooter, Francisco Sanchez, 45, fled the scene, but officers found him in front of a restaurant in the area about an hour after Steinle was shot. Sanchez was on probation in Texas at the time of the shooting, and he has been formally charged with Steinle’s murder, according to authorities.

It was not clear what he was on probation for.

“There does not appear to be any connection between the victim and the suspect,” San Francisco Police Sgt. Mike Andraychak told ABC News affiliate KGO-TV. “At this point, it appears to be a random shooting incident.”

Sanchez has been previously deported five times and his criminal history includes seven prior felony convictions, four of which involve narcotics charges, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

It was not clear what the other convictions were for.

ICE said in a statement that Sanchez was turned over to the San Francisco Police Department this past March on an outstanding drug warrant and that the department requested that police keep Sanchez in custody based on his criminal background and a new case against him.

However, police did not honor the request, ICE said, adding that the case “illustrates the importance of jurisdictions working with ICE in order to avoid needless tragedy in their communities.”

San Francisco PD did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the allegations from ICE.

In the meantime, Steinle’s family is in shock and mourning, KGO-TV reported.

The victim’s brother, Brad Steinle, told KGO-TV his sister, who loved to make people laugh and smile, was supposed to see him the night she died to learn if he and his wife were expecting a boy or girl.

“She won’t get to meet my daughter,” Brad said through tears. “Cherish the people in your life, and who you love, and tell them you love them, cause I’ll never get to tell my sister that I love her again,”

Kathryn Steinle, who was went by “Kate,” lived in San Francisco, but grew up in the small town of Pleasanton, California. She graduated from Amador Valley High School in 2001, KGO-TV reported. She eventually made her way to the city, working as a medical device sales representative for Medtronic, the station added.

“We are saddened and shocked by this senseless act,” Medtronic said in a statement on Thursday. “Our thoughts and condolences are with Kate’s family and friends.”

On Thursday evening, flowers were left on Pier 14 to honor and remember Kate Steinle.

“She was amazing,” her friend, Heather Childress told KGO-TV. “She was a very compassionate person, her smile was infectious.”

Childress and other friends also told KGO-TV that Steinle was the kind of friend who was always there. When friends organized a charity bike ride for multiple sclerosis, Kate threw a fundraising dinner to help without being asked, they said.

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A man pulled a shark out of the water in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, on July 3, 2015. (Anna Korman) (KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C.) — Amid a string of shark attacks in North Carolina, two beach-goers turned the tables on one shark that got a little bit too close for comfort on Friday.

Two men were fishing in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, this morning when they caught a shark, witness Chloe Finlay told ABC News.

These photos, provided by witness Anna Korman, show one of the men grabbing the shark by its tail and pulling it right out of the water.

Stunned vacationers gathered on the sand, snapping photos of the shark up-close. Seven shark attacks have been reported in North Carolina in June, according to authorities.

A beach-goer told ABC News affiliate WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia the shark measured about 77 inches.

After the shark was measured, it was released back into the water, according to Finlay.

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A man pulled a shark out of the water in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, on July 3, 2015. (Anna Korman) (KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C.) — Amid a string of shark attacks in North Carolina, two beach-goers turned the tables on one shark that got a little bit too close for comfort on Friday.

Two men were fishing in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, this morning when they caught a shark, witness Chloe Finlay told ABC News.

These photos, provided by witness Anna Korman, show one of the men grabbing the shark by its tail and pulling it right out of the water.

Stunned vacationers gathered on the sand, snapping photos of the shark up-close. Seven shark attacks have been reported in North Carolina in June, according to authorities.

A beach-goer told ABC News affiliate WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia the shark measured about 77 inches.

After the shark was measured, it was released back into the water, according to Finlay.

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A California woman was shot and killed in an apparent random act of violence. (Courtesy of Steinle family)(SAN FRANCISCO) — A San Francisco woman was recently shot and killed in a seemingly “random shooting” while she was strolling and taking photos with her father in a tourist-heavy area of the city, according to the authorities and the victim’s family.

Kathryn Steinle, 31 — a medical sales rep was on her way to see her sister-in-law, who was expecting a baby — was shot in her upper torso at Pier 14 in San Francisco on Wednesday around 6:30 p.m., police said.

Despite a Good Samaritan helping officers attend to Steinle before paramedics arrived, she later died at San Francisco General Hospital.

The alleged shooter, Francisco Sanchez, 45, fled the scene, but officers found him in front of a restaurant in the area about an hour after Steinle was shot. Sanchez was on probation in Texas at the time of the shooting, and he has been formally charged with Steinle’s murder, according to authorities.

It was not clear what he was on probation for.

“There does not appear to be any connection between the victim and the suspect,” San Francisco Police Sgt. Mike Andraychak told ABC News affiliate KGO-TV. “At this point, it appears to be a random shooting incident.”

Sanchez has been previously deported five times and his criminal history includes seven prior felony convictions, four of which involve narcotics charges, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

It was not clear what the other convictions were for.

ICE said in a statement that Sanchez was turned over to the San Francisco Police Department this past March on an outstanding drug warrant and that the department requested that police keep Sanchez in custody based on his criminal background and a new case against him.

However, police did not honor the request, ICE said, adding that the case “illustrates the importance of jurisdictions working with ICE in order to avoid needless tragedy in their communities.”

San Francisco PD did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the allegations from ICE.

In the meantime, Steinle’s family is in shock and mourning, KGO-TV reported.

The victim’s brother, Brad Steinle, told KGO-TV his sister, who loved to make people laugh and smile, was supposed to see him the night she died to learn if he and his wife were expecting a boy or girl.

“She won’t get to meet my daughter,” Brad said through tears. “Cherish the people in your life, and who you love, and tell them you love them, cause I’ll never get to tell my sister that I love her again,”

Kathryn Steinle, who was went by “Kate,” lived in San Francisco, but grew up in the small town of Pleasanton, California. She graduated from Amador Valley High School in 2001, KGO-TV reported. She eventually made her way to the city, working as a medical device sales representative for Medtronic, the station added.

“We are saddened and shocked by this senseless act,” Medtronic said in a statement on Thursday. “Our thoughts and condolences are with Kate’s family and friends.”

On Thursday evening, flowers were left on Pier 14 to honor and remember Kate Steinle.

“She was amazing,” her friend, Heather Childress told KGO-TV. “She was a very compassionate person, her smile was infectious.”

Childress and other friends also told KGO-TV that Steinle was the kind of friend who was always there. When friends organized a charity bike ride for multiple sclerosis, Kate threw a fundraising dinner to help without being asked, they said.

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Clive Brunskill/Getty Images(LONDON) — Serena Williams was forced to three sets against Heather Watson in the third round of Wimbledon Friday, but managed to come out on top to continue her quest towards winning a Grand Slam.

Williams, the top-seeded player, beat Britain’s Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

She will now play her sister, Venus Williams, in the fourth round.

Should Serena Williams win at Wimbledon and then the US Open later this summer, she would become the first player to win all four legs of the Grand Slam in the same year since Steffi Graf did it in 1988.

Williams defeated Maria Sharapova and Lucie Safarova earlier this year to win the Australian Open and French Open, respectively.

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SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — An Indonesian teenager, who bravely survived a deadly tsunami as a young boy, is now fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional soccer player.

When Martunis was just 7 years old, a devastating tsunami struck Indonesia on Boxing Day 2004, killing his mother and two siblings, according to ESPN.

Martunis was stranded on a beach, and three weeks later was found wearing a Portugal soccer team shirt.

At the time, the boy said he wasn’t afraid “because I wanted to be alive to meet my family and become a [soccer] player,” ESPN reported.

Now, the life-long fan has signed a contract with Sporting Lisbon of Portugal. Martunis will play for the team’s youth academy in Alcochete, Portugal, ESPN said.

A year after the tsunami, Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the best soccer players in the world, visited Martunis and promised to pay for the boy’s education, ESPN reported.

At the time, Ronaldo said, “I believe that many adults would not even be able to deal with what he has gone through.”

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Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — After much debate, New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez will get the ball from his 3,000th hit on Friday.

Zack Hample, the fan who caught the milestone hit on June 19, will give Rodriguez the ball during a news conference at Yankee Stadium at 5:30 p.m.

In exchange, the Yankees will make a donation to a charity Hample supports “that helps underserved communities afford to play the game,” ESPN reports.

The team tweeted on Friday: “#Yankees will donate $150,000 to Pitch In for Baseball, a charity which @zack_hample has supported since 2009.”

“Hample will also receive some memorabilia, tickets and other perks from the Yankees,” according to ESPN.

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