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Quotes from voters in AP Global Football 10

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Marco Monteverde, News Corp. Australia "After a slight dip in form, the mighty Munich outfit hit back hard in the German Cup and the Bundesliga in...full story
updated 2014-04-23 11:22 PM
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Real goalkeeper Iker Casillas lifts the trophy at the end of the final of the Copa del Rey between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Real defeated Barcelona 2-1. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber speaks during a news conference announcing the city will be getting an MLS expansion team, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise Wednesday, unveiling a team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Anaheim Ducks' Mathieu Perreault, center, celebrates his goal near Dallas Stars' Vernon Fiddler during the first period in Game 1 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter, left, shoots against Memphis Grizzlies forward Ed Davis, center, and guard Tony Allen in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey) Sunderland's goalkeeper Vito Mannone reacts after a mistake that allowed Manchester City's Samir Nasri to score the equalizer during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Sunderland at The Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday, April  16, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) Real's Gareth Bale, right, looses the ball to Barcelona's Sergio Busquets during the final of the Copa del Rey between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Portland Trail Blazers forward Dorell Wright, right, blocks a shot by Los Angeles Clippers forward Jared Dudley during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, center right, high-fives a fan upon arriving for a news conference with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, left, and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, rear, to announce the city will be getting an MLS expansion team, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Atlanta. MLS announced its newest franchise, which will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable-roof stadium. The team will be owned by Blank. He donned a traditional soccer scarf and was serenaded by a burgeoning fan group that calls itself "Terminus Legion," a reference to the city's former name. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Mrs. Lindo Mandela, left, looks on as Rachael Robinson, Hal Steinbrenner, and Sharon Robinson, right, pose with a copy of the Nelson Mandela plaque before the Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees play Game 2 of a baseball doubleheader onWednesday, April 16, 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
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Quotes from voters in AP Global Football 10
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Marco Monteverde, News Corp. Australia "After a slight dip in form, the mighty Munich outfit hit back hard in the German Cup and the Bundesliga in....Fullstory

2014-04-23 11:22 PM

Hercog beats Zhang to reach 2nd round in Marrakech

Associated Press

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) -- In her return from injury, Polona Hercog of Slovenia cruised past seventh-seeded Zhang Shuai of China 6-2, 6-2 to move into....Fullstory

2014-04-23 11:01 PM

Valverde wins Walloon Arrow Classic for 2nd time

Associated Press

HUY, Belgium (AP) -- Alejandro Valverde of Spain timed his climb on the closing Wall of Huy to perfection to win the Walloon Arrow classic....Fullstory

2014-04-23 10:22 PM

Ferrer ousted by another Russian at Barcelona Open

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Second-seeded David Ferrer was ousted from the Barcelona Open by a Russian opponent for the second straight year, losing 6-4, 6-2....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:42 PM

BC-TEN--Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Results, TEN

Associated Press

BC-TEN--Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Results Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Results MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the Grand....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:22 PM

Match-fixer Perumal nabbed again in Finland

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- Police say they arrested convicted match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal of Singapore on an international warrant last week in Finland, where he was....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:22 PM

Asian Champions League Glance, SOC

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Asian Champions League Glance Asian Champions League ....Fullstory

2014-04-23 08:42 PM

BC-TEN--Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Results, TEN

Associated Press

BC-TEN--Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Results Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Results STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at Porsche Arena (seedings in....Fullstory

2014-04-23 08:22 PM

Scorekeeper at Wrigley practices dying art Scorekeeper at Wrigley practices dying art
By DON BABWIN
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of Major League....Fullstory

2014-04-23 08:01 PM

Malinga named Sri Lanka T20 captain

Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lanka has made fast bowler Lasith Malinga the full-time captain after he led the team to World Twenty20 glory....Fullstory

2014-04-23 07:42 PM

Bucharest defending champ Rosol reaches quarters

Associated Press

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Defending champion Lukas Rosol reached the Nastase Tiriac Trophy quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over eighth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen of Finland....Fullstory

2014-04-23 11:22 PM

Yamanaka defends WBC bantamweight title with TKO Yamanaka defends WBC bantamweight title with TKO

Associated Press

OSAKA, Japan (AP) -- Shinsuke Yamanaka of Japan successfully defended his WBC bantamweight crown for the sixth time with a technical knockout of Stephane Jamoye....Fullstory

2014-04-23 10:22 PM

Seoul, Hiroshima advance in Asian Champions League

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Last year's runner-up FC Seoul beat Beijing Guoan 2-1 to advance to the knockout stage of the Asian Champions League....Fullstory

2014-04-23 10:22 PM

Liverpool, Sterling top this week's AP footy poll Liverpool, Sterling top this week's AP footy poll
By JACK BEZANTS
Associated Press

Liverpool tops this week's Associated Press global football poll for the fifth time this season and for the second consecutive week after its 3-2 win....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:42 PM

New look for baseball's old Wrigley Field? New look for baseball's old Wrigley Field?

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- As Wrigley Field turned 100 years ago Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs baseball team looked ahead to plans for a massive video scoreboard....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:22 PM

Flip van der Merwe banned for 3 weeks for striking

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Bulls captain Flip van der Merwe will miss this weekend's Super Rugby match against the Western Force and two more in South....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:01 PM

FIFA urged to back Garcia probe Qatar World Cup

Associated Press

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) -- FIFA-appointed anti-corruption advisers say its reputation depends on giving "a convincing and transparent answer" to allegations about Qatar's selection as 2022....Fullstory

2014-04-23 08:42 PM

David Moyes statement after Man United firing

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Statement released by David Moyes on Wednesday, a day after being fired by Manchester United after less than a season in....Fullstory

2014-04-23 08:22 PM

Money problems force Rapid to look for new stadium

Associated Press

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Bucharest club Rapid says it will have to move out of the stadium that has been its home since 1939 because....Fullstory

2014-04-23 07:42 PM

Giggs to be assisted by former teammates Giggs to be assisted by former teammates

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Ryan Giggs will be assisted by former teammates Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville during his spell as interim manager....Fullstory

2014-04-23 07:01 PM

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