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Slovenia alone atop group at basketball worlds
Slovenia alone atop group at basketball worlds

By BRIAN MAHONEY
Associated Press

Goran Dragic got Slovenia out of the kind of trouble that Lithuania couldn't escape. Now the Slovenians are in position for the No. 1 spot in...full story
updated 2014-09-03 06:01 AM
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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) Lucas Rosol, of Czech Republic, returns a shot against Yen-Hsun Lu, of Taiwan, in their semi-final match at the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) Michael Phelps of the U.S. 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) Bayern's David Alaba from Austria, right, Bayern's Juan Bernat from Spain, center, and Wolfsburg's Josuha Guilavogui from France 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) Cristie Kerr watches her tee shot on the 17th 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) Michael Phelps of the U.S. rests his legs on a lane rope after 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) Australia Katerine Savard of Canada swims in her women's 100m butterfly heat at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Munich head coach Pep Guardiola reacts 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)
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Slovenia alone atop group at basketball worlds Slovenia alone atop group at basketball worlds
By BRIAN MAHONEY
Associated Press

Goran Dragic got Slovenia out of the kind of trouble that Lithuania couldn't escape. Now the Slovenians are in position for the No. 1 spot in....Fullstory

2014-09-03 06:01 AM

FIBA World Cup Results
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Tuesday GROUP C Bilbao, Spain Ukraine 64, Turkey 58 United States 98, New Zealand 71 Dominican Republic 74, Finland 68 GROUP D Gran Canaria, Spain Mexico 79, Angola 55 Australia 82, Lithuania 75 Slovenia 89,....Fullstory

2014-09-03 06:01 AM

No positive doping tests at this year's Tour

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- The International Cycling Union says there were no positive doping tests at this year's Tour de France, after more than 700 blood....Fullstory

2014-09-03 06:01 AM

NFL Largest Fines
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

$1 million -- San Francisco owner Edward Debartolo, Jr., for conduct detrimental to the NFL, after pleading guilty to a felony in his role in....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:42 AM

Serena has medical timeout in US Open doubles loss Serena has medical timeout in US Open doubles loss

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Serena Williams took a medical timeout because of a problem with her right foot and later double-faulted on the last two....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Peng beats Bencic to reach US Open semis Peng beats Bencic to reach US Open semis
By JAMES MARTINEZ
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Unseeded Peng Shuai of China beat 17-year-old Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 in the U.S. Open on Tuesday to reach her first....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Take my sweat, please: Tennis' gross ritual Take my sweat, please: Tennis' gross ritual
By JAMES MARTINEZ
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness --....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

World Golf Glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

US PGA TOUR FEDEX CUP BMW CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Cherry Hills Country Club (7,466 yards, par 71). Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million. Last year:....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Federer on preliminary roster for Davis Cup semis

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka are part of Switzerland's preliminary roster for its Davis Cup semifinal against a team from Italy that....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Brazilian club suspends fans after racial insults

Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian club Gremio says it has indefinitely suspended one of its fan groups after some members taunted an opposition player with....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Brazilian club Santos fires coach Oliveira

Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Santos has fired coach Oswaldo de Oliveira after poor results in the Brazilian league following the World Cup break. Santos has had....Fullstory

2014-09-03 06:01 AM

Hingis in 1st major doubles semifinal since 2002

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Martina Hingis is back in a Grand Slam doubles semifinal for the first time since 2002. Hingis and Flavia Pennetta beat fifth-seeded....Fullstory

2014-09-03 06:01 AM

Irish teen Allen wins speed jump event at worlds Irish teen Allen wins speed jump event at worlds

Associated Press

CAEN, France (AP) -- Teenager Bertram Allen of Ireland won the individual speed jumping at the World Equestrian Games on Tuesday, clinging onto his lead....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:42 AM

US Open Show Court Schedules

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Show courts schedule on Wednesday at U.S. Open: ....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Irsay pleads guilty to misdemeanor in drug case Irsay pleads guilty to misdemeanor in drug case
By RICK CALLAHAN
Associated Press

NOBLESVILLE, Indiana (AP) -- Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay must submit to drug testing for a year after pleading guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Picking the best of the worst for Ryder Cup Picking the best of the worst for Ryder Cup
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Graeme McDowell saw this coming nine months ago when his thoughts turned to the Ryder Cup. And he turned out to be....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds Unbeaten US routs New Zealand 98-71 at worlds
By BRIAN MAHONEY
Associated Press

BILBAO, Spain (AP) -- Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Spanish Vuelta Results

Associated Press

BORJA, Spain (AP) -- Results Tuesday from the 10th stage of the 69th Spanish Vuelta, a 37-kilometer (23-mile) individual time trial from Real Monasterio de....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Zico to coach Goa in Indian Super League

Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Brazilian great Zico has been signed to coach Goa in the new eight-team Indian Super League next month. Goa said in a....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

Sagna expects backlash from humiliated Spain
By JEROME PUGMIRE
Associated Press

CLAIREFONTAINE, France (AP) -- France defender Bacary Sagna expects a backlash from a humiliated Spain when they meet in a friendly on Thursday. While France won....Fullstory

2014-09-03 03:01 AM

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