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Rory McIlroy injury comes at worst time with British Open looming

When you think about it, injuries are the food poising of sports. You never know when it will hit, you would avoid it at all costs if you could. But when it does hit, it makes you spend all night laying on the bathroom floor wondering what in the world you did to deserve this. On Monday morning, 10 days from the start of the 2015 British Open, the British Open considering the location...
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Vandeweghe, Keys advance to Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON -- CoCo Vandeweghe reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals Monday by upsetting French Open runner-up Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in straight sets. Vandeweghe dominated both tiebreakers to win 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4) after the players traded breaks once in each set. There will be three American women in the quarterfinals, as Madison Keys also advanced and the Williams sisters...
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CONCACAF outlines rebuilding plans following FIFA bribery scandal

GENEVA -- Plunged into crisis by a second FIFA bribery scandal in four years, the CONCACAF soccer body wants to pass sweeping new leadership rules to help rebuild. The North and Central American and Caribbean governing body published anti-corruption proposals Monday after its past two presidents and general secretaries were implicated in an American federal investigation of racketeering...
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TOUR DE FRANCE WATCH: Diamonds are a rider's best friends

HUY, Belgium (AP) By claiming the race leader's jersey in a sixth different Tour de France, Fabian Cancellara not only equaled one of Belgian great Eddy Merck's feats. He also earned a nice present for his wife. Before the start of Monday's third stage in Antwerp, a city known for its diamonds, the 34-year-old Swiss rider was offered a trophy worth 25,000 euros ($27,560) incrusted...
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Barcelona presidential candidate would welcome Guardiola return

Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta says the door is open for Pep Guardiola to return to Camp Nou, but insists that Luis Enrique will remain coach next season. Guardiola was promoted to become first-team coach of the Catalans in 2008 during Laporta's first spell as president before he led the club to the treble that season and delivered a further 11 trophies during...
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Spain names Conchita Martinez Davis Cup captain

MADRID (AP) Spain has named former Wimbledon winner Conchita Martinez captain of its Davis Cup team. Martinez replaces fired predecessor Gala Leon amid a shakeup for the tennis federation that included the government removing former president Jose Luis Escanuela after Rafael Nadal and several other players criticized his management style. Martinez, already captain of Spain's Fed...
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South Dakota man, 101, competes in National Senior Games

HIGHMORE, S.D. (AP) A South Dakota centenarian taking part in this year's National Senior Games is playing to win. KSFY-TV (http://bit.ly/1H9RTWL ) reports that John Zilverberg of Highmore is the oldest athlete in the competition that's being held through July 15 in the Minneapolis area. The South Dakota Senior Games association says Zilverberg will be 102 next month. The retired...
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MLB Quick Hits: Bucs' Marte exits early

With 13 home runs and 16 stolen bases so far, Starling Marte has been one of fantasy's elite outfielders. Marte's owners should keep their fingers crossed, as he left Sunday's game with "left side discomfort." The Pirates didn't sound too concerned after the game, but an oblique injury seems possible. Marte will be re-evaluated today. In other news ... Speaking of oblique strains...
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Manchester United winger Nani completes move to Fenerbahce

Fenerbahce have announced the signing of Nani from Manchester United. The Portugal international arrived in Turkey to undergo a medical on Sunday with a view to finalizing a deal after the Super Lig side had agreed a fee with the Red Devils. "I'm very happy for being here," Nani told Fenerbahce's official website upon arrival. "I think that there is a big chance to prove myself again...
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Hall of Famer Steve Austin graces 'WWE 2K16' videogame cover

PHILADELPHIA (AP) ''Stone Cold'' Steve Austin's bottom line has him at the top of the latest WWE videogame. Austin was named Monday as the cover superstar - and he will step inside the virtual ring as a playable character - for the WWE 2K16 videogame that is set for an Oct. 27 release. Austin strikes a classic pose for the cover, with his fists clenched and arms raised as glass...
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Cancellara in yellow jersey as stage 3 of Tour gets underway

HUY, Belgium (AP) Swiss veteran Fabian Cancellara defends the yellow jersey as riders set off on the third stage of the Tour de France, as the showcase race swings from the Netherlands into neighboring Belgium. Cancellara took the leader's jersey from Australian rider Rohan Dennis on Sunday's rain-soaked and wind-battered second stage along the Dutch coastline; where defending champion...
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CONCACAF details rebuilding plans after FIFA bribery scandal

GENEVA (AP) The CONCACAF soccer body wants sweeping new leadership rules to help rebuild during a FIFA bribery scandal. The North and Central American and Caribbean governing body has published anti-corruption proposals after its past two presidents and general secretaries were implicated in an American federal investigation. CONCACAF legal adviser Sam Gandhi tells The Associated...
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Ex-England U19 coach O'Driscoll named Liverpool assistant boss

Liverpool have confirmed the appointment of Sean O'Driscoll as their new assistant manager. The former Bournemouth, Doncaster, Crawley, Nottingham Forest and Bristol City boss moves to Anfield after a spell in charge of England Under-19s. The 58-year-old takes over as Brendan Rodgers' number two from Colin Pascoe, who was sacked last month following a robust end-of-season review...
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Gundogan reveals he snubbed 'lucrative offers' to stay at Dortmund

Ilkay Gundogan says he turned down several offers to stay at Borussia Dortmund and has urged supporters not to believe the rumors that circulated around his future. The 24-year-old seemed set to leave Signal Iduna Park in April when Dortmund announced that he had declined to agree a contract extension amid reports in Germany that a £21.5 million move to Manchester United...
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Benzema facing uncertain future at Real Madrid under Benitez

Real Madrid boss Rafa Benitez is reportedly planning to play Cristiano Ronaldo as a lone striker in a move which could sideline Karim Benzema. Benzema started 29 of Real's 38 games in La Liga last season as part of the 4-3-3 formation favored by Carlo Ancelotti, but Benitez is planning to switch to a 4-2-3-1 with Ronaldo as the focal point, according to AS. That would see Benzema...
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The Latest: Manic Monday about to get started at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): --- 11:25 a.m. It's Manic Monday at Wimbledon and matches are about to get underway. The craziest day of the two-week tournament at the All England Club has all 16 fourth-round matches on the schedule. Play on the outside courts will start shortly, while matches in the main stadiums won't start until about 1 p.m. One of the...
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Bartomeu backs Barcelona board to sign Atletico star Turan

Barcelona presidential candidate Josep Maria Bartomeu has given his blessing for the club's interim management to sign Atletico Madrid's wantaway midfielder Arda Turan. Catalan-based sports newspaper El Mundo Deportivo reported last week that Barca's interim management had decided to postpone the signing of the player until the club's presidential elections are held on July 18. The...
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McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) World number one Rory McIlroy has ruptured a ligament in his left ankle while playing soccer less than before the start of his British Open title defense. The Northern Irish golfer gave no indication how long he would be out in the announcement Monday on his Instagram account, only saying that he is ''working hard to get back as soon as I can.'' ''Total rupture of left...
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Rory McIlroy says he has ruptured ligament in left ankle

LONDON (AP) Rory McIlroy says he has ruptured ligament in left ankle.
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Yemen defaults World Cup qualifier for ineligible player

ZURICH (AP) FIFA has ordered Yemen to default a World Cup qualifying match for fielding a player who was technically banned. FIFA says it awarded North Korea a 3-0 win over Yemen in an Asian second-round group-stage match on June 11. North Korea had won 1-0 against a Yemen team including Mudir Al Radaei. He should have served a one-match ban for getting yellow cards in both legs...
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Ex-England U19 coach O'Driscoll named Liverpool assistant manager

Liverpool have confirmed the appointment of Sean O'Driscoll as their new assistant manager. The former Bournemouth, Doncaster, Crawley, Nottingham Forest and Bristol City boss moves to Anfield after a spell in charge of England Under-19s. The 58-year-old takes over as Brendan Rodgers' number two from Colin Pascoe, who was sacked last month following a robust end-of-season review...
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Cuadrado's agent dismisses summer exit for Chelsea winger

Juan Cuadrado has firm interest from other clubs, but is "very likely" to remain at Chelsea, according to his agent. The Colombian has been attracting the interest of Roma and Inter Milan, while Juventus registered their interest in the 27-year-old winger over the weekend. Juve chief executive Giuseppe Marotta claimed the Serie A side are "open to all possibilities": "Should Chelsea...
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Report: Braves trying to trade Chris Johnson in multiplayer deal

As the trade deadline draws nearer, the Atlanta Braves are apparently trying to make a deal that would send third baseman Chris Johnson elsewhere. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Braves are trying to latch Johnson onto a trade that would include another Braves player. Since Atlanta acquired veteran third baseman Juan Uribe, Johnson has seen less time on the field, primarily...
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Gonzalez pleads for Braves' Simmons to be selected to All-Star team

No Atlanta Braves player was selected as a starter on this year's National League All-Star team, but a Braves player will be represented in the All-Star Game, and manager Fredi Gonzalez is making it clear which one he wants it to be. "Bruce Bochy, get [Andrelton Simmons] on the All-Star team," Gonzalez said. "Put him at third, short, second, first; whatever you want to do, he can...
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Marlins ace Jose Fernandez to make next start on week's rest

Jose Fernandez is back on the bump after over a year of rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, but the Miami Marlins are going to make sure that they ease him back into their rotation. Fernandez, who made his 2015 debut on Thursday, July 2 after 14 months of rehab following his surgery, won't start until a week after the start. The 22 year-old ace is scheduled to face the Cincinnati...
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