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Russian side Anzhi demands for league to bring an end to 'bigotry'

MOSCOW -- Russian Premier League football team Anzhi Makhachkala has called for an end to "bigotry" in domestic football after its fans were abused by CSKA Moscow supporters. Throughout CSKA's 1-0 home win over Anzhi on Saturday, CSKA fans shouted derogatory slogans about the Caucasus region. They also displayed a banner bearing the words "animal planet" with a modified Anzhi crest...
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Brewers vs. Padres preview

With all the speculation about whether he'd be traded now in the past, Tyson Ross hopes to get back to the business of helping the San Diego Padres win ballgames. The right-hander looks to win a career-high fourth straight road decision as San Diego tries to bounce back with its eighth win in 10 games Monday night against the NL Central-worst Milwaukee Brewers. Ross (7-8, 3.38 ERA...
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Twins vs. Blue Jays preview

David Price felt mixed emotions after being traded from Tampa Bay to Detroit at last year's deadline, sending him from the only organization he'd known since being drafted with the No. 1 pick in 2007 and into a playoff race. That experience has him feeling much more comfortable with his latest move. Price has had success against the visiting Minnesota Twins no matter what uniform...
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Cowboys' Mincey back at practice after ending brief holdout

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey didn't stay away from training camp long in his effort to get a reworked contract. The team's sack leader last season ended a brief holdout and worked on the side Sunday at practice after missing the first three days of camp, including the first padded practice. Mincey showed up Saturday night. The 31-year-old Mincey...
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Quintana to ride in Vuelta after 2nd place at Tour de France

MADRID (AP) Movistar cycling team says Tour de France runner-up Nairo Quintana will race in the Spanish Vuelta. The Colombian climber will be joined by former Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde, the third-place finisher at this summer's Tour. Movistar will announce its complete team ''in a few days' time.'' The Vuelta is the third grand tour of the summer after the Giro d'Italia...
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Ledecky smashes her own world record in 1,500 in Russia

  American teenager Katie Ledecky has improved her own world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the swimming world championships. The 18-year-old Ledecky completed the marathon-like race in 15 minutes, 27.71 seconds -- shaving 0.65 seconds off the mark she set at last year's Pan Pacific championships in Australia. The swim came during morning heats Monday. She'll have a chance...
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'Big club' Everton do not need to sell Stones to Chelsea, says Martinez

Roberto Martinez has reminded Chelsea that Everton are a "big club with nine league titles" - and do not need to sell John Stones. Chelsea have already failed with two bids for Stones but may yet return with a third for a player also reported to be on the radar of Manchester City and Manchester United. Martinez, however, insists Everton are not a selling club and not necessarily...
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LAPD asking for help in finding missing Special Olympian from Albania

The Los Angeles Police Department asked for the public’s help Sunday morning in looking for an Albanian athlete who went missing after competing in the Special Olympics, just hours before the Games came to an end with closing ceremonies. The LAPD said 44-year-old Andi Gusmari was last seen Saturday at about 8:30 p.m. at the University of Southern California. The Los Angeles Daily...
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US teen Ledecky improves her own world record in 1,500 free

KAZAN, Russia (AP) American teenager Katie Ledecky has improved her own world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the swimming world championships. The 18-year-old Ledecky completed the marathon-like race in 15 minutes, 27.71 seconds - shaving 0.65 seconds off the mark she set at last year's Pan Pacific championships in Australia. The swim came during morning heats Monday. She...
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Cup hero Bendtner: Wolfsburg can challenge Bayern for title

Nicklas Bendtner underlined the importance of Wolfsburg proving the club can compete with Bayern Munich, following the DFL-Supercup triumph over the Bundesliga champion. Bendtner was instrumental in Wolfsburg's victory, leveling the match in the 89th minute with a sharp finish before converting the deciding penalty in the shootout - arguably the Danish striker's best performance...
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Katie Ledecky improves her own swimming world record in 1,500-meter freestyle to 15:27.71

KAZAN, Russia (AP) Katie Ledecky improves her own swimming world record in 1,500-meter freestyle to 15:27.71.
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Tom Danielson tests positive for synthetic testosterone

PARIS (AP) American cyclist Tom Danielson says he tested positive for synthetic testosterone in an out-of-competition test performed last month. Danielson, a former teammate of Lance Armstrong, said on Twitter that he did not take any banned substance. Danielson, who rides for the Cannondale Garmin team, added that he was notified by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that a sample collected...
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Russian club slams 'bigotry' by rival fans

MOSCOW (AP) Russian Premier League football team Anzhi Makhachkala has called for an end to ''bigotry'' in domestic football after its fans were abused by CSKA Moscow supporters. Throughout CSKA's 1-0 home win over Anzhi on Saturday, CSKA fans shouted derogatory slogans about the Caucasus region. They also displayed a banner bearing the words ''animal planet'' with a modified Anzhi...
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Accam, Maloney on Fire as Chicago snap winless MLS streak

BRIDGEVIEW, Illinois -- David Accam and Shaun Maloney scored to give the Chicago Fire a 2-0 win over Dallas in Major League Soccer on Sunday to end a three-game winless streak. Dallas was held scoreless for the first time since June 6 against San Jose. Jason Johnson found a streaking Accam for a right-footer from just outside the box to open the scoring in the 4th minute. Chicago...
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IOC President Bach vows 'zero tolerance' for Track & Field doping

  The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday. Bach said it is up to the World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate the allegations, including that one-third of medals in endurance races at the Olympics and world championships from 2001 to...
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Wenger dismisses rumors of move for Real striker Benzema

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Tottenham are ready to take a huge loss - around £15million - on Roberto Soldado as they have opened talks Villarreal over an £11million move. Enner Valencia could be sidelined until Christmas with Charlie...
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Great swim, greater news out of pool for Franklin to start Worlds

  Missy Franklin is learning how to deal with the lingering effects of her back injury. And the American should be glad she won't have to deal with Katinka Hosszu, otherwise known as the "Iron Lady," for the remainder of the 100-meter backstroke at the swimming world championships. While it was only good for fifth, the 20-year-old Franklin swam her fastest time of the year Monday...
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Weekend Sports In Brief

HORSE RACING OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown. With a record crowd of 60,983 cheering him on at Monmouth Park, American Pharoah came out of the final turn with a clear...
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Franklin overcomes back injury for 5th in 100 back heats

KAZAN, Russia (AP) Missy Franklin is learning how to deal with the lingering effects of her back injury. And the American should be glad she won't have to deal with Katinka Hosszu, otherwise known as the ''Iron Lady,'' for the remainder of the 100-meter backstroke at the swimming world championships. While it was only was only good for fourth, Franklin swam her fastest 100-meter...
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Loyd starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA

NEW YORK (AP) Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuisances of the WNBA. The league's top pick in this season's draft started out the season slowly, only scoring in double figures once in her first eight games. Since a 21-point performance in Tulsa she's picked up her scoring, averaging 10.8 points over the Storm's past 13 games. ''Just trying to do something as a rookie, take...
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52-year-old MJ sinks Butler in shooting contest (with a kid's help)

The Chicago Bulls signed restricted free agent Jimmy Butler to a five-year, $95 million contract in July in large part because he’s viewed by just about everyone to be the franchise’s best point guard since Michael Jordan. The caveat, of course, that he is the best Bulls shooting guard since Jordan was actually playing with the Bulls (which he did until 1998). At 25 years old...
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Contending teams can never have too many relievers

The Kansas City Royals made it look all so easy in 2014. With their bullpen trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland, the Royals were almost unbeatable when they had the lead in the seventh inning or later. It's no surprise that a number of teams have sought to emulate that success. Even this past week, as the days and hours ticked down to the trade deadline, some contenders...
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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much. There are 14 new coordinators - seven on each side of the ball - in the Southeastern Conference. That includes Vanderbilt coach/defensive coordinator Derek Mason, and the number creates extra homework...
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What's going on with American Pharoah after Haskell win

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose. As the Triple Crown winner stepped onto the track for first race since sweeping the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, Monmouth Park's Haskell anthem was blasting away over the sound system, and many in the record crowd...
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Diamondbacks-Nationals Preview

With their NL East lead virtually erased, the Washington Nationals will try to begin their turnaround by continuing their recent dominance of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Doug Fister will try to provide a boost Monday night by winning back-to-back starts for the first time this season, but the slumping Nationals lineup will have to face a pitcher seeking to open his career with three...
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