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France star Fekir faces long spell out after rupturing knee ligaments

PARIS -- Rising Lyon star Nabil Fekir faces a long spell on the sidelines after rupturing his right knee ligaments playing for France in a friendly against Portugal on Friday. The French Football Federation confirmed the injury, calling it ''terrible news.'' The 22-year-old Fekir was voted the French league's best young player after scoring 13 league goals for Lyon last season. A...
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Kendall Marshall agrees to multi-year deal with 76ers

Kendall Marshall has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Sixers, according to a report from Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski.He's coming off of a torn ACL injury in January, and isn't expected to be ready for the start of the season. But when he does return, he could very well slide into the starting point guard role on a young and in experienced Philadelphia...
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Madrid donates 1 million euros to refugees

MADRID (AP) Real Madrid is donating 1 million euros ($1.1m) to help refugees ''taken in by Spain.'' The 10-time European champion says it made the decision ''with the aim of supporting men, women and children who have been forced to leave their homes in order to flee from war and death.'' The Spanish giant is also considering other measures to help the ''youngest'' refugees. Tens...
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Messi scores twice as Argentina beats Bolivia 7-0 in Houston

HOUSTON -- Lionel Messi scored less than a minute after coming on as a substitute and added another goal in Argentina's 7-0 victory over Bolivia on Friday night. The Barcelona star entered in the 65th minute and scored on a header from eight yards. He scored again nine minutes later, rounding the goalkeeper in front of the crowd of 22,126. Messi has nine multigoal games for Argentina...
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McGregor blasts dos Anjos and Cerrone: 'I'd change your bum life'

Conor McGregor is already set up for one of the biggest fights of 2015 when he faces Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 194, but from the look of things on Friday he's already setting himself up for future fights in the lightweight division as well. Earlier in the week while appearing on UFC Tonight, McGregor mentioned that he was interested in beating Aldo and then moving up to...
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Hamilton leads final practice at Italian GP; Vettel 2nd

MONZA, Italy (AP) Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton remained fastest in the third and final practice session Saturday for the Italian Grand Prix, which saw the track quickly dried following a morning thunderstorm. The championship leader was 0.264 seconds faster than Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel, with Nico Rosberg in the other Mercedes nearly three tenths back in third. Remaining moisture...
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Barcelona set to offer Neymar massive new contract

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... Barcelona will offer Neymar a new contract reportedly worth a staggering £500,000 a week to ward off interest from Manchester United. Barcelona's technical director Robert Fernandez told Spanish newspaper...
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Fekir faces long spell out after rupturing knee ligaments

PARIS (AP) Rising Lyon star Nabil Fekir faces a long spell on the sidelines after rupturing his right knee ligaments playing for France in a friendly against Portugal on Friday. The French Football Federation confirmed the injury, calling it ''terrible news.'' The 22-year-old Fekir was voted the French league's best young player after scoring 13 league goals for Lyon last season...
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China beats Russia in 4 sets at volleyball World Cup

NAGOYA, Japan (AP) China beat Russia 25-23, 25-15, 23-25, 25-20 Saturday to move into first place at the women's volleyball World Cup. Ting Zhu scored a match-high 29 points as China improved to 27 points atop the standings. China faces host Japan on Sunday, the final day of competition. Russia, which dropped to 8-2 and is in third place, next faces Algeria. In other matches, Jelena...
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Boras vs. Alderson all about competing interests

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What to watch on college football's kickoff weekend

With appetizers out of the way, it's time to move on to the main course on this first weekend of college football. From Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Eugene, Oregon, and hundreds of cities, towns and campuses in between, millions of fans will be firin' up the grill, poppin' open a brewski and rooting their favorite teams on to victory. And for those who love everything about college...
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ON THE TEE: Most compelling race in Boston at the bottom

NORTON, Mass. (AP) For at least one day, the battle at the bottom was more compelling than the battle for No. 1 at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whoever lands at No. 1 in the world ranking - Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth or Jason Day - won't be decided until after the traditional Labor Day finish at the TPC Boston. And even after the good (Day shot 68), pretty good (McIlroy shot...
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Rangers ripped again by CJ Cron in loss to LA Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- C.J. Cron's latest monster game against Texas might have had the Rangers thinking they traded for the wrong streaky Angels slugger earlier this season. Cron tripled, doubled, singled and drove in all five runs, carrying Los Angeles to a 5-2 victory over the Rangers on Friday night. The Rangers had two outs each time Cron delivered, and they twice had two strikes...
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Friday's Sports In Brief

TENNIS NEW YORK (AP) Rafael Nadal had never lost a Grand Slam match when taking a two-set lead until he was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 by 32nd-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night. The eighth-seeded Nadal's defeat also ends the Spaniard's 10-year streak of winning at least one major title per season. He lost in the quarterfinals at...
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Conor McGregor reveals he wasn't able to throw a kick ahead of UFC 189

One of the reasons Conor McGregor holds so much vitriolic rage towards Jose Aldo pulling out of their fight at UFC 189 in July is because he was personally dealing with so many injuries as well but refused to back out of the event. Aldo dropped out thanks to a rib injury he suffered a little over two weeks out from the scheduled event, which then left UFC 189 without a main event...
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Morrison, Seager help Mariners outslug A's, 11-8

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Logan Morrison had three hits, including a two-run double as part of Seattle's six-run third inning, and the Mariners held off the Oakland Athletics 11-8 on Friday night. Kyle Seager and Stefen Romero both homered while Brad Miller drove in three runs for the Mariners, who won their third straight to clinch the season series between the division rivals. Jose...
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Nadal can't close out after winning first two sets, falls to Fognini

NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal had never lost a Grand Slam match when taking a two-set lead until he was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 by 32nd-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night. The eighth-seeded Nadal's defeat also ends the Spaniard's 10-year streak of winning at least one major title per season. He lost in the quarterfinals at the Australian...
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No. 23 Boise State survives Washington in ex-coach Petersen's return

BOISE, Idaho -- Jeremy McNichols rushed for 89 yards and two first-half touchdowns, and No. 23 Boise State withstood a second half filled with special teams mistakes for a 16-13 victory over Washington on Friday night in Chris Petersen's return to the school he helped grow into a national power. Boise State (1-0) dominated the first half in building a 16-0 lead and looking like it...
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Dodgers hit 5 HRs in 8-4 win over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Justin Ruggiano and Adrian Gonzalez hit two-run homers and Chase Utley added a solo blast in a five-run sixth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers hit five homers in an 8-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night. Carl Crawford and rookie Scott Schebler added solo home runs as the Dodgers increased their NL West lead to a season-high 7 1-2 games over San Francisco...
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Petersen falls short as No. 23 Broncos beat Huskies 16-13

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Jeremy McNichols rushed for 89 yards and two first-half touchdowns, and No. 23 Boise State withstood a second half filled with special teams mistakes for a 16-13 victory over Washington on Friday night in Chris Petersen's return to the school he helped grow into a national power. Boise State (1-0) dominated the first half in building a 16-0 lead and looking like...
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Jaime Garcia gets his first start against Pirates in three years

The Pittsburgh Pirates may have loosened St. Louis' grip on the NL Central, but they'll need Charlie Morton to change his luck against the Cardinals to inch any closer. Morton and the Pirates get that chance Saturday as the pivotal division series against the Cardinals continues at Busch Stadium. The Pirates ended a four-game losing streak Friday with a 9-3 victory, which was just...
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Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time, loses to Fognini

NEW YORK (AP) Rafael Nadal had never lost a Grand Slam match when taking a two-set lead until he was beaten 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 by 32nd-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night. The eighth-seeded Nadal's defeat also ends the Spaniard's 10-year streak of winning at least one major title per season. He lost in the quarterfinals at the Australian...
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Royals will try to bounce back against a pitcher they've dominated

After enjoying a massive outburst at the plate in their previous two games, the Kansas City Royals were quieted by a familiar nemesis with the Chicago White Sox. Now they should feel confident about bouncing back in a matchup that they've dominated. With Jose Quintana looking to beat them for the first time in his career, the Royals will try to avoid their first series loss at Kauffman...
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CJ Cron's 5 RBIs lead desperate LA Angels past Texas, 5-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) C.J. Cron tripled, doubled, singled and drove in five runs, carrying the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Garrett Richards (13-10) pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning of his seventh consecutive win over Texas, and the Angels opened a probable make-or-break homestand for their playoff hopes with their third...
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Dante Pettis takes punt 76-yards for a touchdown against Boise State

Sophomore wide receiver Dante Pettis knew the Washington Huskies needed a boost as their offense had been stagnant all night. So, what did he do? Well, Pettis decided to make a house call.Pettis caught a punt near the end of the third quarter and took it 76-yards the other way for a touchdown, which put the Huskies within a touchdown of Boise State. This is exactly the type of play...
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