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Colts owner Irsay scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces from a traffic stop in March. Irsay was due to appear in a Hamilton County court in Noblesville on Tuesday morning. The 55-year-old Irsay has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a Schedule I or...
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Change of plea hearing set for Colts owner Irsay

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces from a traffic stop in March. Irsay was due to appear in a Hamilton County court in Noblesville on Tuesday morning. The 55-year-old Irsay has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a Schedule...
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Toronto Blue Jays at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

The Toronto Blue Jays began last month near the top of the AL East standings and had the most home runs of any club in baseball. That power surge faded along with their place among postseason contenders throughout August, but they're hoping how they finished the month was the start of a turnaround. Jose Bautista can match a franchise record by homering in a sixth straight contest...
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Sources: Aston Villa confident over loan deal for United's Cleverley

Aston Villa are confident of signing Tom Cleverley on loan from Manchester United, according to Sky sources. Villa are waiting to hear back from the Premier League concerning a last-minute application to take the midfielder to Villa Park for the rest of the season on loan. It is understood that the two clubs were in talks for much of deadline day as both sought to negotiate a deal...
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Klinsmann: Not awkward to include Donovan in Ecuador squad

Prague -- United States manager Jürgen Klinsmann said it is “absolutely not awkward at all” to include Landon Donovan in his squad against Ecuador in October. Klinsmann omitted Donovan from his 23-man squad for the World Cup in May, but he agreed to name Donovan in his squad for the friendly in East Hartford, Conn. on Oct. 10 to provide the all-time leading scorer (57 goals...
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Barcelona says new goalie Ter Stegen fit to play

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been cleared to make his debut for the club after recovering from a back injury. Ter Stegen, who arrived from Borussia Monchengladbach in the offseason, has yet to play an official match for the Catalan side after suffering the injuring his back in training last month. Barcelona added that Lionel Messi...
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Germany defender Durm extends Dortmund contract

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) Germany defender Erik Durm has extended his contract with Borussia Dortmund by two years. The Bundesliga club says the 22-year-old Durm, who joined the club from Mainz in 2012, signed a new deal through June 2019. Durm is one of five Dortmund players to have won the World Cup with Germany, the others being Mats Hummels, Roman Weidenfeller, Kevin Grosskreutz...
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Austrian World Cup slalom record holder Marlies Schild retires

  Austrian skier Marlies Schild retired Tuesday, ending a career in which she overcame several serious injuries before setting the women's record for most World Cup slalom wins. ''The time has come for a new chapter in my life,'' the 33-year-old Schild said. ''I have been able to realize the dreams I had as a little girl. I am thankful for that. But your...
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Coach: Virginia starting QB game-day decision between Lambert, Johns

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Quarterback Greyson Lambert's tenure as the face of Virginia football didn't even last until halftime of the season-opener. He was replaced by Matt Johns, and Johns played the entire second half. Virginia coach Mike London insists there's no quarterback controversy, but said who starts will be a game-day decision. The coach said both quarterbacks...
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Record Premier League spending dwarfs that of European rivals

LONDON -- English Premier League clubs spent a record 835 million pounds ($1.38 billion) on players during the summer transfer window, almost twice as much as any of Europe's other top leagues. A study by football finance expert Deloitte showed gross spending in England's top league was up more than 30 percent on the previous record of 630 million pounds (now $1.04 billion...
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CFB AM: Genius fan adds Game of Thrones theme to B1G commercial

Sometimes, it’s amazing what people can do with functioning Internet, a creative mind and free time. This is one of those times. Tom McGrath is a guy who makes some pretty cool videos on YouTube and apparently a college football fan. Recently, he saw an animated Big Ten commercial on his TV and got an idea. You know what that commercial needs? The Game of Thrones theme song (if...
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Schweinsteiger appointed new Germany captain, replaces Lahm

DUSSELDORF, Germany -- Bastian Schweinsteiger was named Germany captain on Tuesday, replacing the retired Philipp Lahm. The 30-year-old Schweinsteiger takes over from his Bayern Munich teammate, who is also 30 but stepped back from international soccer after winning the World Cup. ''Schweinsteiger has always taken on responsibility when he had to. I could always rely on him...
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Defenders Boateng, Hummels out of Argentina game

DUESSELDORF. Germany (AP) Germany coach Joachim Loew has called up Hoffenheim midfielder Sebastian Rudy for Wednesday's friendly with Argentina after defenders Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels withdrew with injury. Loew says Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira is doubtful due to a knee problem and he called up Rudy because ''we have a shortage in defensive midfield.&...
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Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked as European Ryder Cup wild cards

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup, with Luke Donald the high-profile name to miss out. Donald, a former No. 1, has been on the winning side on each of his four appearances for Europe but has struggled for form this year after making changes to his swing...
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Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher are Europe's wild-card selections for this month's Ryder Cup against the United States at Gleneagles. Former No. 1 Luke Donald was the high-profile player overlooked by Europe captain Paul McGinley when he announced his three picks Tuesday at European Tour headquarters at Wentworth. Gallacher, a...
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Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Stephen Gallacher chosen as Europe's wild-card picks for Ryder Cup

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Stephen Gallacher chosen as Europe's wild-card picks for Ryder Cup.
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Royals' Guthrie has benefited from great run support

The Kansas City Royals are still clinging to the AL Central lead after holding on to beat baseball's worst team. Kansas City will try to continue its success against the visiting Texas Rangers and spoil Derek Holland's season debut Tuesday night. The Royals (75-61) had dropped three straight and five of seven before winning 4-3 in Monday's opener. Salvador Perez went...
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Bastian Schweinsteiger named Germany captain

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) Bastian Schweinsteiger has been named Germany captain to replace the retired Philipp Lahm. The 30-year-old Schweinsteiger, who will miss Germany's next two games because of a lingering knee injury, will take over from his Bayern Munich teammate, who is also 30 but stepped back from international soccer after winning the World Cup. Germany coach Joachim...
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Record English spending dwarfs rivals in Europe

LONDON (AP) English Premier League clubs spent a record 835 million pounds ($1.38 million) on players during the summer transfer window, almost twice as much as any of Europe's other top leagues. A study by football finance expert Deloitte shows gross spending in England's top league was up more than 30 percent on the previous record of 630 million pounds ($1.04 million...
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World Cup slalom record holder Schild retires

VIENNA (AP) Austrian skier Marlies Schild retired Tuesday, ending a career in which she overcame several serious injuries before setting the women's record for most World Cup slalom wins. ''The time has come for a new chapter in my life,'' the 33-year-old Schild said. ''I have been able to realize the dreams I had as a little girl. I am thankful for that...
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Ronaldo: Falcao a fantastic signing for Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo feels Manchester United's loan signing of Radamel Falcao is a "fantastic" piece of business and will give the underperforming squad a boost. The Colombian completed his season-long switch from Monaco on transfer deadline day after Louis van Gaal beat off interest from Manchester City and Arsenal. United will pay a £10m-plus loan fee and a...
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Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller thinks soccer is a 'shark tank'

Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller has stressed that football is a "shark tank" as one poor performance or an injury can cost you your career. The Germany international has developed into a key player a the Bundesliga champions over the past few seasons, but he realizes that it could all be over for him again if something goes wrong. "The football world is much like...
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North Korea athletes on mission for political gold

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) It's a hot, sunny morning at the newly refurbished Sosan Football Stadium in Pyongyang. Two women's soccer teams head to the sidelines of the artificial turf, leaving only a row of archers to continue their practice before several senior sports ministry officials. So sure are they of their aim - or, perhaps, so impromptu is the decision to have...
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6 candidates in running for equestrian presidency

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Six candidates - all from Europe - are in the running to replace Princess Haya of Jordan as president of the International Equestrian Federation. The federation, known as the FEI, says that six men declared their candidacies by Tuesday's deadline: Pierre Genecand of Switzerland, Ulf Helgstrand of Denmark, John McEwen of Britain, Javier Revuelta del...
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Tennis' grossest tradition won't throw in the towel

NEW YORK —€” In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness: the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.  It happens dozens of times in a long match and is in full glory on the courts at Flushing Meadows: Players call for a towel to be brought to them in the middle of a game, and they quickly wipe the sweat...
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