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USA Eliminated from Copa America following 1-0 Loss to Uruguay: WAMC Sports Report 7/2/24

Sports Roundup: Copa America and Euro 2024 Drama, NBA Contract Extensions, MLB Action, WNBA Results, NHL Free Agency, and More.

The United States faced a devastating 1-0 loss to Uruguay in the Copa America, leading to increased calls for the removal of coach Gregg Berhalter. The controversial goal by Mathías Olivera sealed their fate, leaving fans disappointed and questioning the team’s future. On the other side of the world, Cristiano Ronaldo’s emotional journey in the European Championship ended on a high note as Portugal advanced to the quarterfinals after a thrilling penalty shootout victory over Slovenia. The drama continued with France securing a 1-0 win over Belgium, setting up a quarterfinal clash with Portugal.

In other sports news, Naomi Osaka made her return to Wimbledon after five years, while Klay Thompson is set to join the Dallas Mavericks in a multi-team deal. NBA star Jayson Tatum agreed to a historic five-year contract extension with the Boston Celtics, while the team’s ownership group announced plans to sell their shares. In MLB action, the New York Mets and Houston Astros secured victories, and in the WNBA, the Connecticut Sun and Seattle Storm emerged victorious.

On the ice, the Nashville Predators made waves in NHL free agency by signing top players, and U.S. Olympians, including Simone Biles, are gearing up for the Paris Games. Meanwhile, former NFL coach Jon Gruden’s bid for reconsideration of his lawsuit against the NFL was denied by the Nevada Supreme Court. Stay tuned for more exciting developments in the world of sports.

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