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Penalty hero Sanchez claims World Cup exit spurred Chile to Copa glory

Penalty hero Alexis Sanchez has claimed Chile's belief that drove the side to Copa America success stems all the way back to last year's World Cup. The tournament host prevailed 4-1 in a penalty shootout against Argentina on Saturday to end a 99-year wait for major international honors, Sanchez rounding off the win with a dinked effort from 12 yards. Having racked up 10 goals...
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All-Williams matchup headlines Monday's action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination. That's what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams for the sixth time at the grass-court Grand Slam in southwest London. ''They've been unbelievable for the sport. I've said that many times,'' said Roger Federer, a seven-time...
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Former Leverkusen defender Spahic joins Hamburg

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Bundesliga side Hamburger SV is signing Emir Spahic on a one-year deal, giving the Bosnia-Herzegovina defender another chance after Bayer Leverkusen terminated his contract for fighting with security personnel. Hamburg chief executive Dietmar Beiersdorfer says, ''We discussed the incident in Leverkusen and his confrontation of the issue internally. Then we...
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Gotze's agent says he needs more support from Bayern Munich

Mario Gotze's agent has criticized Bayern Munich for not giving the Germany international enough support last season. Gotze failed to set the Bundesliga alight in his first full campaign after his World Cup-winning goal and his agent Volker Struth believes Bayern could have done more to help get the best out of the attacking midfielder. "Of course I would have liked if Mario had...
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Dennis defends yellow jersey on 2nd stage of Tour de France

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) Australian rider Rohan Dennis defends the yellow jersey as riders set off on the second stage of the Tour de France on Sunday. Stage 2 left from the cycling-mad Dutch city of Utrecht, where Dennis won Saturday's individual time trial in a record average speed of 55.446 kph (34.4 mph) to become the seventh Australian rider to wear the famed leader's jersey...
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Nigeria fires Stephen Keshi as coach of national team

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) Nigeria's football federation says it is firing national coach Stephen Keshi amid charges he applied for a job with the Ivory Coast team. It would end a turbulent relationship with the former national team captain who guided Nigeria's Super Eagles to Africa Cup of Nations glory in 2013 in South Africa. The Nigeria Football Federation's executive committee said...
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Liverpool linked with Lazio midfielder Balde Diao

Liverpool are in talks with Lazio over a player-plus-cash deal for striker Keita Balde Diao, according to reports in Italy. The Rome-based publication Il Tempo says Lazio are keen on taking Fabio Borini in exchange for Balde Diao, with the Reds also having to pay around 2million euros. Balde Diao, 20, came through the ranks at Barcelona's famous La Masia youth academy, but moved...
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FIFA president Blatter makes new World Cup claim

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed there were "political interventions" from the presidents of France and Germany ahead of the voting for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. The embattled chief of football's world governing body alleges former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his German counterpart Christian Wulff sought to influence vote-makers before the two tournament hosts...
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Roberto Carlos to manage Delhi team in Indian Super League

NEW DELHI -- Former Brazil and Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos will manage the Delhi Dynamos for the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League. The signing, which was announced on the team's website on Sunday, is one of the biggest in the franchise-based league that saw players like Nicolas Anelka, Alessandro Del Piero, Robert Pires, Luis Garcia and David Trezeguet turn out...
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Gerrard targets trophies after unveiling at LA Galaxy

Steven Gerrard was introduced to the Los Angeles Galaxy crowd on Saturday as he watched his new side beat Toronto FC 4-0 on Independence Day. Robbie Keane scored a hat-trick as the Galaxy moved up into third in the Western Conference, with Gerrard presented on the field at half-time. "I can't wait to get my boots on and play in front of you guys," he said. The 35-year-old is eligible...
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Serbia midfielder Milos Jojic joins Cologne from Dortmund

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) Serbia midfielder Milos Jojic has joined Cologne from Bundesliga rival Borussia Dortmund on a deal through June 2019. Cologne general manager Joerg Schmadtke says ''Jojic is a talented player who has competed and asserted himself internationally from a young age. He is very versatile and dangerous from set pieces.'' The 23-year-old Jojic, who has made five...
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Manchester City set to break the British transfer record for Pogba

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... Manchester City are poised to break the British transfer record and sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba for £71m. Robin van Persie wants a £12m pay-off to leave Manchester United after Turkish club Fenerbahce...
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Carlos to manage Delhi team in Indian Super League

NEW DELHI (AP) Former Brazil and Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos will manage the Delhi Dynamos for the upcoming edition of the Indian Super League. The signing, which was announced on the team's website on Sunday, is one of the biggest in the franchise-based league that saw players like Nicolas Anelka, Alessandro Del Piero, Robert Pires, Luis Garcia and David Trezeguet turn...
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'You're making me look stupid!' - Ronaldo angered by press officer

Cristiano Ronaldo blasted two of his press officers, insisting that they were making him "look stupid", after he was asked to cut an interview short. The Ballon d'Or winner, who already appeared to be frustrated with the questioning, was nevertheless annoyed at being asked to stop proceedings early. After being asked about Rafa Benitez, Sergio Ramos, his own future at Real Madrid...
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Di Maria forced out of Copa America final with hamstring injury

Argentina forward Angel Di Maria suffered a suspected hamstring injury in the Copa America final. The Manchester United winger was leading a first-half counterattack with a pacy, direct run from deep in his own area but pulled up after being crowded out of possession by three retreating Chile defenders. After spending a minute or two on the ground he returned to the field of...
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MLS Roundup: Keane hits hat trick, Gerrard takes bow as Galaxy defeat TFC

Montréal Impact 1 -- New York City FC 2 MONTREAL (AP) -- David Villa scored twice to help New York City FC beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night. Josh Saunders had eight saves as NYCFC (5-8-5) defeated Montreal for the second time in three weeks after winning 3-1 at Yankee Stadium on June 13. Ignacio Piatti scored from the penalty spot for the Impact (5-7-3), who lost for...
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Corbin gets win for D-backs in return from Tommy John surgery

PHOENIX -- Patrick Corbin threw five solid innings to get the win in his return from Tommy John surgery 15 months ago and the Arizona Diamondbacks made it three straight over the Colorado Rockies with a 7-3 victory Saturday night. The 25-year-old left-hander, who underwent surgery on March 25, 2014, allowed two runs, scattered eight hits, struck out three and walked none. Making...
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D-backs' Corbin beats Rockies in return from Tommy John surgery

  Patrick Corbin threw five solid innings to get the win in his return from Tommy John surgery 15 months ago and the Arizona Diamondbacks made it three straight over the Colorado Rockies with a 7-3 victory Saturday night. The 25-year-old left-hander, who underwent surgery on March 25, 2014, allowed two runs, scattered eight hits, struck out three and walked none. Making his first...
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Cubs place Ross on disabled list

  The Cubs have placed catcher David Ross on the seven-day disabled list with a mild concussion, according to CSN Chicago. "I was a little off a couple days ago. I'm probably always a little off. It's hard to tell what's norm for me," Ross joked to CSN Chicago. "I had a three-day headache that was going on and some nausea and some small symptoms that were going on the day after...
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Derek Jeter's girlfriend Hannah Davis made July 4 fireworks with this photo

We at FOX Sports hope you had a happy Fourth of July with family, friends and neighbors, or even at work as some of us were. So in case you were watching fireworks and not what went up on Instagram, here's what Derek Jeter's girlfriend Hannah Davis shared to celebrate the stars and stripes. As you can see, she's been in the spirit all weekend.
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Gomez listed as day-to-day

Carlos Gomez left Saturday's game with a left wrist contusion and is now lsited as day-to-day. "He has a left wrist contusion," Brewers manager Craig Counsell told Brewers.com. "I don't know [the severity of it], I just don't know. It was bad enough to come out of the game, but it's just a bruise." (h/t Brewers.com)Photo Credit: Ap Photo/Jeffrey Phelps
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Braun: 'We legitimately feel like we are in a place where our thought process is shock the world'

Mentioning the Brewers and the postseason in the same sentence may sound like a waste of breath, but don't tell that to the Brewers themselves. "We legitimately feel like we are in a place where our thought process is shock the world, why not?" Ryan Braun told Brewers.com. "Why not? We got three months left [so] why not. Go undefeated in July, why not? We feel good about it. The...
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Pirates not worried about pitching depth

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Clayton Richard, but the organization still feels it has enough pitching depth. "We've lost surplus. We lost depth in our depth," Hurdle told Pirates.com. "But I still think we're in a place where we're covered. If we lose two starters, that might change." There is no such thing as having to much pitching so having a healthy Richard in the mix would...
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Arizona's Corbin gets win in return from Tommy John surgery

PHOENIX (AP) Patrick Corbin threw five solid innings to get the win in his return from Tommy John surgery 15 months ago and the Arizona Diamondbacks made it three straight over the Colorado Rockies with a 7-3 victory Saturday night. The 25-year-old left-hander, who underwent surgery on March 25, 2014, allowed two runs, scattered eight hits, struck out three and walked none. Making...
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Keane's hat trick lifts Galaxy over Toronto FC, 4-0

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Robbie Keane recorded his third-career hat trick to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Toronto FC 4-0 on Saturday night. Keane, who had two hat tricks in the 2013 season, opened the scoring on a penalty kick in the ninth minute. After he buried a cross from Baggio Husidic in the 41st, Keane intercepted Justin Morrow's back pass from near midfield and slipped past...
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