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Rory McIlroy is poised to be golf's next big thing
Rory McIlroy is poised to be golf's next big thing

By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

HOYLAKE, England (AP) -- Golf has been looking for the next big star the last five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate. With...full story
updated 2014-07-22 11:22 PM
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Rory McIlroy is poised to be golf's next big thing Rory McIlroy is poised to be golf's next big thing
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

HOYLAKE, England (AP) -- Golf has been looking for the next big star the last five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate. With....Fullstory

2014-07-22 11:22 PM

Malaysian athletes to wear black armbands Malaysian athletes to wear black armbands

Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Malaysian athletes and officials at the Commonwealth Games held a minute's silence at their flag-raising and will wear black armbands at....Fullstory

2014-07-22 09:42 PM

PSG punished after disabled Chelsea fans insulted

Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- UEFA has found Paris Saint-Germain guilty for fans insulting disabled supporters of Chelsea during a Champions League match. UEFA says its disciplinary....Fullstory

2014-07-22 09:22 PM

James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- James Rodriguez has signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid. The club says the 23-year-old Colombia forward, who scored a tournament-leading six goals....Fullstory

2014-07-22 08:42 PM

England goalie Foster has 4yr deal with West Brom

Associated Press

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) -- England goalkeeper Ben Foster has agreed to a four-year deal with West Bromwich Albion that includes a club option for....Fullstory

2014-07-22 08:22 PM

Top seeds Cirstea, Svitolina win openers in Baku

Associated Press

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) -- Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in....Fullstory

2014-07-22 08:01 PM

England FA wants Garcia corruption file published

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- England's Football Association wants FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia's ongoing confidential report into alleged World Cup bidding corruption to be published. FA chairman Greg....Fullstory

2014-07-22 07:22 PM

BC-TEN--Baku Cup Results

Associated Press

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2014-07-22 06:42 PM

Tour de France heads to Pyrenees in Stage 16

Associated Press

CARCASSONNE, France (AP) -- Vincenzo Nibali is in the yellow jersey as the Tour de France peloton set off on the longest stage, into the....Fullstory

2014-07-22 06:01 PM

Nets director talks up Russian exhibitions

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Brooklyn Nets director Sergei Kushchenko is talking up the chances of the NBA club playing pre-season exhibitions against teams from the Russia-based....Fullstory

2014-07-22 03:22 PM

Dunga hired as Brazil football coach Dunga hired as Brazil football coach
By STEPHEN WADE
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazil is bringing back Dunga to coach the national football team, four years after he last held the job. Tuesday's hiring....Fullstory

2014-07-22 11:01 PM

Anderson hearing for alleged push on Aug. 1 Anderson hearing for alleged push on Aug. 1

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The International Cricket Council says England bowler James Anderson will face a full disciplinary hearing on Aug. 1 on a charge of....Fullstory

2014-07-22 09:42 PM

World Golf Glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-22 09:22 PM

Glasgow Games ceremony to be UNICEF fundraiser

Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Commonwealth Games organizers will use the Glasgow opening ceremony as a UNICEF fundraiser. The agency hopes the move will encourage other sporting....Fullstory

2014-07-22 08:22 PM

BC-TEN--Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad Results

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BC-TEN--Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad Results Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad Results GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) -- Results Tuesday from the Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad at Roy....Fullstory

2014-07-22 08:22 PM

Newly signed Juventus forward Morata injured

Associated Press

TURIN, Italy (AP) -- Newly signed Juventus forward Alvaro Morata has been ruled out for 50 days with a torn ligament in his left knee. The....Fullstory

2014-07-22 07:42 PM

Reports: Dick Advocaat to take over Serbia

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Serbian media say Dick Advocaat, who coached the Netherlands and South Korea at World Cups, has agreed to take over the....Fullstory

2014-07-22 07:01 PM

Jeter turns small part of attention to business
By RONALD BLUM
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Pedestrians craned their necks as Derek Jeter stood in front of a food truck parked across the street from Central Park. As....Fullstory

2014-07-22 06:22 PM

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean officials say the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its....Fullstory

2014-07-22 05:22 PM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ --ORTIZ HOMERS TWICE TO PASS YASTRZEMSKI ON CAREER LIST, RED SOX ROUT BLUE JAYS 14-1 David Ortiz hit the....Fullstory

2014-07-22 03:22 PM

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