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Defending champion U.S. rolls into Basketball World Cup final

...the period <0x2014> before the U.S. speedsters raced to eight more points, with Anthony Davis slamming down a lob from Kyrie Irving to make it 61-37."Maybe we let them go," Valanciunas said. "They were really good in the third quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-11/defending-champion-us-rolls-baske
Sergio Garcia takes BMW Championship lead

...at the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills.Garcia holed out from a greenside bunker for birdie on the second hole. He holed a lob wedge for eagle on the short, par-4 seventh hole. And after hitting into the water going for the green on the par-5 17th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-05/sergio-garcia-takes-bmw-cham
Agassi advances into the fourth round

MELBOURNE, Australia - Four-time champion Andre Agassi used lobs and stinging passes to hold off Taylor Dent 7-5, 7-6 (3), 6-1 Friday, reaching the fourth round of the Australian Open...

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Other sports
With winning streak at 19, Lakers rest for Finals

...Shaquille O'Neal has time for his sprained left ankle to heal. Kobe Bryant will have a chance to polish up his no-look lobs. Derek Fisher can practice 3-pointers, and Rick Fox's long locks will grow shaggier. Waiting a week or more for their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/29/nba_315610.shtml
NBA
Graf's record `Slam' run ended by Coetzer

...limit of her tolerance for pain. Ice packs during the match didn't help, nor did retreats to the shade. She dizzily watched lobs disappear into the blazing sun and whacked overheads into the net. Playing hurt is a way of life for Graf, pain her constant...

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Other sports
Hingis overcomes Zvereva in second set

...second-set tiebreaker 6-0, 7-6, to reach the semifinals at Sea Pines Racquet Club. Zvereva's screwball assortment of lobs, spins and slices caught up with Hingis after a quick opening set. "In one way, it's fun to play her," Hingis said...

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Other sports
Venus Williams faces Hingis in Italian final

...against top-ranked Martina Hingis. "I wanted to end it quickly, but we all know she likes to hit a lot of balls, a lot of lobs," Williams said. "No one likes to play a 2 1/2 -hour match." Williams will face Hingis in today's final at the Foro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/10/oth_227867.shtml
Other sports
Serena rolls after slow start, reaches semifinals

...her left fist overhead to celebrate one particularly impressive shot, in which she raced back to the baseline to retrieve a lob, spun and smacked a forehand winner.Williams has not had a particularly difficult path so far through an upset-filled women's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-03/serena-rolls-after-s
US cruises in final tuneup game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball

...Faried wearing out the Slovenians ? and even hooking up on a rare big-to-big alley-oop when Davis threw down Faried's lob pass for a 65-39 lead midway through the third quarter.Kyrie Irving added 13 points while starting at point guard for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-26/us-cruises-final-tuneup-game-
Agnieszka Radwanska upends Venus Williams to capture title at Rogers Cup

...Williams answered with a break that had the fans on their feet. Radwanska hit a drop shot, Williams dropped back, Radwanska hit a lob and Williams got back in time to win the point with a cross-court smash. Radwanska settled back in to finish the set and opened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-10/agnieszka-radwanska-