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Lynx's Moore wins WNBA MVP award

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award after leading the league in scoring. The WNBA announced that Moore will receive the award before the Lynx host San Antonio in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals on Thursday night. It's the first league MVP award for Moore in her four-year career. She averaged a career-best 23.9 points and set...
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Sources: Three teams still in mix to sign Cuban free agent Rusney Castillo

The Rusney Castillo negotiations continue to progress rapidly, and the Red Sox are one of the three clubs most actively involved for the Cuban free-agent outfielder, according to major-league sources. Castillo, since his showcase in Miami on July 26, has held private workouts for eight clubs, sources said: the Red Sox, Phillies, Yankees, Cubs, Tigers, Giants, Mariners and Reds. His...
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Jovetic expecting to play important role for Manchester City

Stevan Jovetic insists he is happy at Manchester City and is determined to make up for a disappointing debut season last term. The 24-year-old struiker saw his first season at the Etihad Stadium blighted by a series of injuries which saw him make just two starts in the Premier League. Jovetic enjoyed a rich vein of form in pre-season and started City's opening Premier League...
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Sex assault hearing set for Tigers' minor leaguer

DETROIT (AP) A preliminary hearing has been set for Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed on a sexual assault charge. Reed is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel. He's charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Reed's probable cause hearing is set for Thursday morning in a Detroit court. A not guilty plea was entered for him...
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Aces square off as Indians go for sweep

While Phil Hughes has pitched very well for the Minnesota Twins of late, Cleveland's Corey Kluber has been even better. Looking to win a seventh straight decision Thursday, Kluber can help the Indians to a road series sweep by preventing Hughes from improving to 4-0 in as many starts this month. Among the major league leaders in ERA, Kluber (13-6, 2.41 ERA) is 6-0 with a 1.31...
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Defender Cleber could play for Hamburg immediately

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Hamburger SV says Brazilian central defender Cleber could make his Bundesliga debut in the opening round on Saturday against promoted Cologne. Cleber was undergoing medical tests and was expected to sign a four-year contract as one of the new players signed by Hamburg ahead of the new season. Hamburg chairman Dietmar Beiersdorfer says Cleber already has '...
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Fan Prix: Kevin Harvick goes go-karting with 21 of his biggest fans

While Joe Gibbs Racing was busy dominating the NASCAR news cycle this past Tuesday, Kevin Harvick spent his afternoon racing go-karts against 21 of his biggest fans in the Kevin Harvick Fan Prix presented by Budweiser. The event was the culmination of a Budweiser #SpeedTweets challenge fans have taken part in throughout the first 19 weeks of the season. The majority of men and women...
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Destro agent rules out swap deal with Chelsea striker Torres

There will be no swap deal involving Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Roma forward Mattia Destro, according to the Italian player's agent. Reports had suggested that Roma were keen to lure the Spaniard to Serie A and both clubs were open to an exchange involving their strikers. And while Renzo Contratto claims the Blues are interested in bringing the Italy international to...
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5 things to know about the Spanish league

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) The Spanish league opens this weekend with the three main title contenders - Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, and Barcelona- all facing smaller clubs they will be expected to beat. Defending champion Atletico Madrid has the most challenging matchup, playing at Rayo Vallecano, while the two traditional powerhouses start the competition at home. The new season features...
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Developmental league places team in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) The FXFL developmental football league will have a team in Brooklyn and will play a six-game season in four cities this year. The Brooklyn Bolts will play at MCU Park, the home of the minor league baseball Cyclones, a Class A farm team of the Mets. They'll join franchises in Boston, Omaha (TD Ameritrade Park) and Miami (Florida International Stadium). Each team...
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CFB AM: Auburn fans can finally take shot at infamous Harvey Updyke

Harvey Updyke will forever be remembered for killing trees. The infamous Alabama fan poisoned the sacred oaks at Auburn’s Toomer’s Corner in 2010 and then broadcast his crime to the nation over the radio. He was arrested in February 2011 and pleaded guilty in March 2013 to one count of unlawful damage of an animal or crop facility, which earned Updyke a five-year probation, nearly...
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Broken halo: Angels lose SP Richards

Angels SP Garrett Richards left Wednesday's game with a "serious" left knee injury suffered when he was covering first base in the bottom of the second inning. Richards was taken off the field on a stretcher, and will be re-evaluated today. The possibility of surgery was mentioned to Richards in the trainer's room, according to the Orange County Register, and almost...
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The legend of Randy Moss grows: Watch how 'Straight Bass Homie' was born

A few years ago, an editor asked me to sniff around and see if I could do a story on what Randy Moss was really like. I’d covered Moss, the football player, for years, but unlike his star wideout contemporaries at the time — Chad Johnson and Terrell Owens — the American public still had very little information on Randy Moss, the person. There were no reality shows. No documentaries...
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Di Maria asks to leave Real Madrid and Khedira snubs new deal

Angel Di Maria has told Real Madrid he wants to leave the club and has rejected the offer of a new contract, coach Carlo Ancelotti has revealed. Di Maria has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United, with recent reports suggesting the Red Devils are willing to spend up to £100million on across the transfer fee and wages to take the Argentina winger to Old Trafford. Ancelotti...
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Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another. Italy international Mario Balotelli has been lined up by the Premier League club as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who left Anfield to join Barcelona for $130 million. Liverpool is in talks with AC Milan over the permanent signing of Balotelli, who was rarely out of the...
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Ancelotti: Di Maria wants to leave Madrid

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says Argentina forward Angel Di Maria has asked for a transfer. The 26-year-old Di Maria has spent the last four years at Madrid and helped it win the Champions League last season. Ancelotti says ''Di Maria has asked to leave and he has rejected an offer (to renew his contract) from the club.'' Di Maria, who is under...
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Arsenal boss considering cover if Arteta injury proves serious

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits he could have to get "creative" in the transfer market if captain Mikel Arteta's ankle injury proves serious. The Spanish midfielder left Istanbul in a protective boot following the midweek goalless Champions League play-off first leg against Besiktas, and is set to miss Saturday's trip to former club Everton. The full extent...
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Bundesliga riding high after Germany World Cup win

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) Bayern Munich kicks off the defense of its Bundesliga title on Friday against revamped Wolfsburg with fans hoping for a thrilling season after Germany's triumph at the World Cup in Brazil. For that to happen, however, Bayern will have to lose some of its dominance. Bayern became the earliest ever champion in March and finished 19 points ahead of Borussia...
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Poland protests joke at swimming event in Berlin

WARSAW, Poland (AP) Polish officials have complained to the organizers of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin after an announcer introduced the Polish team by joking that they would return home with stolen cars. Poland's Foreign Ministry said its embassy in Berlin was asking for a clarification on the matter and possible ''consequences'' for the announcer...
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Scout's honor: The discovery of David Peralta

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The week in photos

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Chopra picked by Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters

MUMBAI, India (AP) Former Newcastle striker Michael Chopra's Indian origin made him a top pick as he was bought quickly by Kerala Blasters on Thursday in the international player draft of the Indian Super League. Chopra, the only English player among 49 players in the draft, was picked by the south Indian franchise which is part-owned by retired cricket great Sachin Tendulkar...
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Juventus open talks with midfielder Pogba over new deal

Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed that the club are in contract talks with midfielder Paul Pogba. Pogba has a further two years remaining on his current deal with the Serie A champions, but his future has been the subject of much speculation in recent transfer windows. Both PSG and Chelsea have been among the clubs linked with a move for the 21-year-old France...
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Leicester City-Chelsea Preview

After surviving an early scare in their Premier League opener to a newly promoted club, Chelsea will try for a more controlled start in their home opener against another newcomer this weekend. The Blues came from behind to beat Burnley 3-1 on Monday evening, and welcome Leicester City to Stamford Bridge on Saturday for the clubs' first top-flight meeting in over a decade. Two...
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5 things to know about the French league

PARIS (AP) Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim and Marseille counterpart Marcelo Bielsa don't have much time left to adapt to the French league. Monaco, a title contender, has zero points after two matches, while Marseille has one point. Jardim and Bielsa had successful spells at Sporting and Athletic Bilbao, respectively, but they still have to prove themselves in France. Both coaches...
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