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Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

By MESFIN FEKADU
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open. The top-ranked...full story
updated 2014-08-21 11:22 PM
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American League's Mike Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels, makes a RBI triple in the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves as he is taken out of the game in the top of the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves to the crowd as American League Manager John Farrell, of the Boston Red Sox, left, looks on before the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) American League catcher Kurt Suzuki, of the Minnesota Twins, celebrates with American League pitcher pitcher Glen Perkins, of the Minnesota Twins, after their 5-3 victory inning in the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves as he is taken out of the game in the top of the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, tries to throw out the National League's Andrew McCutchen at first base during the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) FILE - In this April 11, 2004, file photo, Phil Mickelson hugs last year's Masters winner Canada's Mike Weir after being presented his green jacket after winning the Masters championship at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.  (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File) In this July 15, 2014 photo, Israel Lacrosse head coach Bill Beroza, left, attackman Noach Milller, center, and team executive director Scott Neiss hold an Israeli flag inside a hotel room used to organize team gear, in Commerce City, Colo. In its first tournament appearance, the Israeli lacrosse team is handily defeating opponents in the Lacrosse World Championship, even as its players' minds are on their homeland. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, Juventus' coach Antonio Conte talks to journalists during a news conference at Benfica's Luz stadium in Lisbon. On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 the Juventus' website announced that Conte terminated his contract with three-time Serie A champion by mutual consent in a shock move just as the Turin club begins preparations for next season. Conte had one year remaining on his contract with Juventus. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, steps to the plate during the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke
By MESFIN FEKADU
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open. The top-ranked....Fullstory

2014-08-21 11:22 PM

Australia arrives for 1st Zim tour in 10 years Australia arrives for 1st Zim tour in 10 years

Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Australia's cricketers have arrived for their first tour of Zimbabwe in a decade, promising to play hard and shrugging off questions....Fullstory

2014-08-21 11:01 PM

Dortmund hopes to raise cash in stock issue

Associated Press

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- Borussia Dortmund is hoping to raise fresh capital with a stock issue expected to bring in 114.4 million euros ($151.72 million)....Fullstory

2014-08-21 10:22 PM

Defender Cleber could play for Hamburg immediately

Associated Press

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) -- Hamburger SV says Brazilian central defender Cleber could make his Bundesliga debut in the opening round on Saturday against promoted Cologne. Cleber....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:22 PM

South Africa investigates match-fixing in rugby

Associated Press

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- The South African Rugby Union says it has appointed an independent lawyer to look into allegations of match-fixing in....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:01 PM

Ancelotti: Di Maria wants to leave Madrid Ancelotti: Di Maria wants to leave Madrid

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says Argentina forward Angel Di Maria has asked for a transfer. The 26-year-old Di Maria has spent the....Fullstory

2014-08-21 08:22 PM

Bundesliga riding high after Germany World Cup win Bundesliga riding high after Germany World Cup win
By NESHA STARCEVIC
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Bayern Munich kicks off the defense of its Bundesliga title on Friday against revamped Wolfsburg with fans hoping for a thrilling....Fullstory

2014-08-21 07:42 PM

South Africa bowls Zimbabwe out for 165

Associated Press

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AP) -- South Africa's second-string pace attack bowled Zimbabwe out for 165 in the third and final one-day international on Thursday to close....Fullstory

2014-08-21 07:01 PM

Zimbabwe vs. South Africa scores

Associated Press

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe was bowled out for 165 by South Africa in the third and final one-day international at Queens Sports Club on....Fullstory

2014-08-21 07:01 PM

5 things to know about the French league 5 things to know about the French league
By TRUNG LATIEULE
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim and Marseille counterpart Marcelo Bielsa don't have much time left to adapt to the French league. Monaco, a title....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:42 PM

Column: In France, a small team makes a big point Column: In France, a small team makes a big point
By JOHN LEICESTER
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- The principle, beautiful in its simplicity, motivates players in open leagues everywhere, be they school kids or hardened pros: Play well enough....Fullstory

2014-08-21 11:22 PM

Italian skier Moelgg injured, could miss season

Associated Press

BRUNICO, Italy (AP) -- Italian skier Manfred Moelgg could miss the entire Alpine skiing season because of serious right leg injury. The Italian ski federation says....Fullstory

2014-08-21 11:01 PM

Lynx's Moore wins WNBA MVP award
By DOUG FEINBERG
Associated Press

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award after leading the league in scoring. The WNBA announced that Moore will receive the award....Fullstory

2014-08-21 10:22 PM

5 things to know about the Spanish league 5 things to know about the Spanish league
By JOSEPH WILSON
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Spanish league opens this weekend with the three main title contenders - Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, and Barcelona- all facing....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:22 PM

Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli

Associated Press

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) -- Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another. Italy international Mario Balotelli has been lined up by the Premier....Fullstory

2014-08-21 08:22 PM

5 things to know about the English Premier League 5 things to know about the English Premier League
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- One round of Premier League games has already backed up many pundits' pre-season predictions, notably that Chelsea and Manchester City are....Fullstory

2014-08-21 07:42 PM

Poland protests joke at swimming event in Berlin

Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Polish officials have complained to the organizers of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin after an announcer introduced the Polish team....Fullstory

2014-08-21 07:22 PM

Column: Time for these child stars to get paid? Column: Time for these child stars to get paid?
By JIM LITKE
Associated Press

Like just about every other organized youth sports program, the Little League World Series is being played mostly for the benefit of grown-ups. Only it's....Fullstory

2014-08-21 07:01 PM

Sprinter Gatlin still tripped up by checkered past
By PAT GRAHAM
Associated Press

Justin Gatlin hasn't felt this lean or this quick or even this hungry -- he's cut way back on cheeseburgers and chocolate -- in quite....Fullstory

2014-08-21 07:01 PM

Quintana favorite for Vuelta with rivals hurting
By JOSEPH WILSON
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- With his rivals banged and bruised, Colombian climber Nairo Quintana is viewing the Spanish Vuelta as an excellent opportunity to win....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:22 PM

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