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Michel Platini won't run against Sepp Blatter

By GRAHAM DUNBAR
Associated Press

MONACO (AP) -- Michel Platini will not challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency. Iceland football association president Geir Thorsteinsson says Platini told officials at a...full story
updated 2014-08-28 04:42 PM
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray throws to the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Anna Nordqvist, of Sweden, sits on the tee box next to So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, during a delay in action on the third hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Australia Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany checks the weather situation outside the pit box, during the third practice session, ahead of Sunday's Belgian Formula One Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe) Hirofumi Ikebata of Japan swims in his men's 100m butterfly heat at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, smiles during a delay in action on the third hole during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Bayern's Thomas Mueller, right, and Wolfburg's Luiz Gustavo from Brazil challenge for the ball during the  soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and VfL Wolfsburg in the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, on Friday, Aug. 22. 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson) Real Madrid James Rodriguez from Colombia, center, duels for the ball with Atletico Madrid's Tiago from Portugal, left, and Juan Fran during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) Brittany Lang chips to the 16th green during second round play at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament in London, Ontario, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley) Los Angeles Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun makes a leaping catch on a pop fly from Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Michel Platini won't run against Sepp Blatter
By GRAHAM DUNBAR
Associated Press

MONACO (AP) -- Michel Platini will not challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency. Iceland football association president Geir Thorsteinsson says Platini told officials at a....Fullstory

2014-08-28 04:42 PM

Cameroon's Makoun follows Eto'o into retirement

Associated Press

DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) -- Cameroon and Rennes midfielder Jean Makoun has announced his international retirement. Makoun retired from Cameroon duty Wednesday alongside striker Samuel Eto'o, days....Fullstory

2014-08-28 03:42 PM

Your Top Plays for Today Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ RADWANSKA CRASHES OUT OF US OPEN Agnieszka Radwanska is the main casualty on day three of the U.S. Open,....Fullstory

2014-08-28 03:22 PM

Wawrinka gets into tiff with fan in US Open win Wawrinka gets into tiff with fan in US Open win
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- In the heat of the moment, locked in a suddenly tight match after midnight at Flushing Meadows, Australian Open champion Stan....Fullstory

2014-08-28 02:01 PM

LA Galaxy wins 4-1 at home vs. DC United

Associated Press

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles beat D.C. United 4-1 on Wednesday for its third straight win, moving within three points of the lead in....Fullstory

2014-08-28 01:22 PM

MLS Standings

Associated Press

BC-SOC--MLS Standings,0215 Major League Soccer ....Fullstory

2014-08-28 01:22 PM

What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to....Fullstory

2014-08-28 11:42 AM

West Indies vs Bangladesh T20 rained out

Associated Press

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis (AP) -- The one-off Twenty20 cricket international between the West Indies and Bangladesh was abandoned with no result Wednesday after....Fullstory

2014-08-28 11:22 AM

Argentine Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Argentine Results Argentine Football Results BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP) -- Results from Argentine football: Argentina Primera A ....Fullstory

2014-08-28 10:42 AM

Gold medal swimmer Ye enrolls in top China college

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China's two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ye Shiwen has a new title: College freshman. The 2012 London Games champion in the women's 200-....Fullstory

2014-08-28 10:22 AM

What to watch in Basketball World Cup group stage
By BRIAN MAHONEY
Associated Press

The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games -- the Americans winning both -- and fans would....Fullstory

2014-08-28 04:22 PM

Angels beat Marlins 6-1 to stay ahead of A's Angels beat Marlins 6-1 to stay ahead of A's
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, California (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels maintained their narrow lead atop the American League standings by beating Miami 6-1 on Wednesday, with Mike....Fullstory

2014-08-28 03:42 PM

TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Morneau, Colorado, .317; Revere, Philadelphia, .310; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, .307; JHarrison, Pittsburgh, .304; ArRamirez, Milwaukee, .304; MaAdams, St. Louis, .303; DanMurphy, New York, .301; Puig,....Fullstory

2014-08-28 02:42 PM

US Open Glance

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A look at Wednesday's play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships: WEATHER: Mostly sunny and very warm. ATTENDANCE: Day: 33,413. Night:....Fullstory

2014-08-28 01:42 PM

U.S. Open Seeds Fared
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Wednesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $38.3 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Tomas Berdych (6), Czech Republic, def. Lleyton Hewitt, Australia, 6-3,....Fullstory

2014-08-28 01:22 PM

4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd round 4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd round
By HOWARD FENDRICH
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a....Fullstory

2014-08-28 12:22 PM

Baseball Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field and Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright as....Fullstory

2014-08-28 11:42 AM

Argentine Standings

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Argentine Standings ....Fullstory

2014-08-28 10:42 AM

Sloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd round Sloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd round
By RACHEL COHEN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Once a sure bet to stick around for a while at Grand Slam tournaments, Sloane Stephens suddenly can't even win there. The....Fullstory

2014-08-28 10:22 AM

ARU to allow some overseas play by Wallabies

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- The Australian Rugby Union has changed its rules to allow overseas sabbaticals by contracted players in an attempt to make more players....Fullstory

2014-08-28 09:42 AM

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