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South Korea tops Japan 12-3, reaches LLWS final

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) Dong Wan Sin's three-run single helped South Korea defeat Japan 12-3 Saturday in the Little League World Series international championship. South Korea had a seven-run second inning on just two hits. Leadoff batter Hae Chan Choi also brought in two runs on a double during that inning. Japan couldn't get any offensive going until scoring its first...
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Rosol of Czech Republic wins Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down Saturday to beat Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-5 to win the Winston-Salem Open title. The seventh-seeded Rosol won his second career ATP Tour title and his first this year. Janowicz, playing in just his second career final and first in two years, broke Rosol's serve twice over a...
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Athletic Bilbao robbed of late goal in loss to Malaga

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Malaga held on to beat Athletic Bilbao 1-0 to kick off La Liga on Saturday and give new coach Javi Gracia a winning debut at La Rosaleda Stadium, although the game was marred by two red cards in the final minutes. Malaga scored in the 34th minute when Luis Alberto converted the rebound from his own missed penalty after goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz blocked his spot...
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Azarenka: Skipping Cincy 'very smart decision'

NEW YORK (AP) Victoria Azarenka says that choosing not to defend her title in Cincinnati ''was a very smart decision.'' Azarenka pulled out of the hard-court tournament earlier this month because of a right knee injury. She said Saturday that taking the time off put her in better position heading into the U.S. Open, where she was the runner-up to Serena Williams...
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Serena on Townsend: 'future of American tennis'

NEW YORK (AP) Serena Williams calls her first U.S. Open opponent ''the future of American tennis.'' Eighteen-year-old Taylor Townsend is a former top-ranked junior player who reached the third round at the French Open this year. Williams said Saturday that the two are ''really good friends'' who talk and text often. Townsend is playing in the U.S...
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Rays protest Saturday's game over timing of replay challenge

TORONTO (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon protested Saturday's game against the Blue Jays in the fourth inning after the umpires granted Toronto a replay challenge after the next play had begun. Rays DH Wil Myers reached on a one-out single in the fourth and was called safe by first base umpire Bill Welke on Mark Buehrle's pickoff throw. After Yunel Escobar stepped...
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F1: Lotterer impresses as outpaces teammate during qualifying

Rookie Andre Lotterer impressed in Spa by, not only staying out of trouble on a tricky wet day, but by outqualifying Caterham teammate Marcus Ericsson by almost a second. The latter said he didn't get a clear lap, but nevertheless it was a good effort by Lotterer, who didn't sample the car until Friday. “This is definitely a speedy way of learning how to drive an F1 car...
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Yankees retire champion manager Joe Torre's No. 6

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees have retired four-time World Series champion manager Joe Torre's No. 6. Torre unveiled his number alongside those of 16 other retired numbers in Monument Park on Saturday at the start of a ceremony honoring the recently inducted Hall of Famer. The Yankees later revealed a plaque to be placed in the area beyond the center field wall. New York City...
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Malaga beats Bilbao 1-0 to kick off Spanish league

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Malaga held on to beat Athletic Bilbao 1-0 to kick off the Spanish league on Saturday and give new coach Javi Gracia a winning debut at La Rosaleda Stadium, although the game was marred by two red cards in the final minutes. Malaga scored in the 34th minute when Luis Alberto converted the rebound from his own missed penalty after goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz blocked...
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TUDOR Championship: Kaffer puts Risi Competizione Ferrari on pole at VIR

On the heels of their first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship victory, Risi Competizione's Pierre Kaffer claimed GT Le Mans pole for tomorrow's GT-only Oak Tree Grand Prix. James Davison, meanwhile, gave TRG-AMR back-to-back poles in GT Daytona following a massive rebuild from a crash at Road America less than two weeks ago. Kaffer took his No. 62 Ferrari F458 Italia GT...
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Saturday's multiple-choice Hit King quiz!

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US Open men to watch: One last hurrah for Roger Federer?

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Mercury-Sparks Preview

Diana Taurasi prides herself on being a distributor in the Phoenix Mercury's up-tempo offense, but the former WNBA scoring champion proved in Game 1 just how dangerous she can be when taking advantage of her own opportunities. Phoenix looks to advance to the Western Conference finals by closing out this best-of-three series against the Los Angeles Sparks on the road Sunday night...
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Rays protest game over timing of replay challenge

TORONTO (AP) Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon protested Saturday's game against the Blue Jays in the fourth inning after the umpires granted Toronto a replay challenge after the next play had begun. Rays DH Will Myers reached on a one-out single in the fourth and was called safe by first base umpire Bill Welke on Mark Buehrle's pickoff throw. After Yunel Escobar stepped...
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David Ragan adjusting to life as a new dad -- one outfit at a time

Not surprisingly, Sprint Cup driver and new dad David Ragan has undergone some lifestyle changes since wife Jacquelyn gave birth to the couple's first child, daughter Julia, on June 11. On top of the couple no longer being able to come and go on a whim as they did in the pre-parent years, David has been required to adjust to the frequent spitting up that infants so commonly do...
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Giroud's goal helps Arsenal salvage late point against Everton

Arsenal rescued a point against Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon, with Olivier Giroud the hero in a wild 2-2 draw. Seamus Coleman and Steven Naismith led the charge against a lackluster-looking Arsenal team that seemed to be suffering from a UEFA Champions League hangover, staking Everton to a two goal lead. But Aaron Ramsey sparked a late Arsenal fightback, firing...
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Bellarabi scores fastest goal in Bundesliga history as Leverkusen beat BVB

Karim Bellarabi scored the fastest goal in the history of the Bundesliga Saturday, needing just nine seconds and assistance from Hakan Cahanoglu and Sebastian Boenisch to stun Borussia Dortmund and set up an eventual 2-0 victory in the first Saturday night match of the season. Leverkusen kicked off and Cahanoglu immediately went at the right side of the Dortmund defense, finding...
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Cubs OF Ruggiano scratched with ankle soreness

CHICAGO (AP) Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano has been scratched from the lineup due to left ankle soreness. Ruggiano was replaced by Ryan Sweeney for Saturday's game against Baltimore. Sweeney got the start in right and also batted in Ruggiano's fifth slot. Ruggiano is batting .281 with six homers and 28 RBIs in 81 games.
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Zenit extends winning start to 5 games

MOSCOW (AP) Zenit St. Petersburg extended its winning start to the Russian Premier League season to five games Saturday, beating Amkar Perm 2-0 to keep the top spot. Zenit received a further boost when defending champion CSKA Moscow lost for the second game running, defeated at Rubin Kazan 2-1. The loss leaves CSKA fifth, six points behind Zenit. In St. Petersburg, Hulk scored his...
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F1: Wolff admits Mercedes got orders wrong in Hungary

Mercedes F1 Executive Director Toto Wolff admits that the team made mistakes in the team orders controversy in Hungary, and says that Nico Rosberg should not have been told that Lewis Hamilton was going to let him past. Wolff says that the team will take extra care to be fair to both drivers in the future in similar situations after events were talked through by the drivers, Wolff...
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'The Simpsons' marathon brings back show's top golf memories

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Dream-Sky Preview

With the first playoff win in franchise history secured, the Chicago Sky find themselves in a great spot to reach the Eastern Conference finals. The Atlanta Dream, meanwhile, are fighting for one more game at home. After stealing home-court advantage with a hard-fought win over the top-seeded Dream, the Sky return home Sunday night with a chance to clinch the best-of-three series...
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Bad news for Packers: Tackle B.J. Raji has torn biceps

Packers defensive lineman B.J. Raji has a tore his right biceps in Friday night's win over the Raiders, FOX Sports insider Mike Garafolo has confirmed. Raji wore a black sleeve on his right arm after coming out of the game in the first half and stayed on the sideline. There is no timetable for his return.  This comes as a blow to a rejuvenated and retooled Packers defense that...
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Mourinho brands Chelsea 'lazy' after win over Leicester City

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho felt his side had been "lazy" before recovering to beat Leicester 2-0 at Stamford Bridge. The Blues, who opened the Barclays Premier League season with a 3-1 win at Burnley, labored through the first half against the promoted Foxes, back in the top flight after a decade. After David Nugent was put clean through only to be denied by a smart...
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Latvala extends lead in Rally of Germany

TRIER, Germany (AP) Jari-Matti Latvala extended his lead on the second day of the Rally of Germany on Saturday, while Volkswagen teammate Sebastien Ogier crashed heavily and caused a stage to be cancelled. Ogier, the world champion and series leader who started with a 10-minute penalty after crashing on the opening day Friday, smashed into a roadside barrier on the second stage...
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