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Rossi to have 4th operation on his right knee


Associated Press

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) -- Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi will have a fourth operation on his right knee after suffering further problems. Tests last month revealed signs...full story
updated 2014-09-01 11:22 PM
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Azahara Munoz, of Spain, hits from the fairway on the 16th 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) Lukas Rosol, of Czech Republic, reacts after defeating 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. Rosol defeated Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. (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) So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, watches her shot 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) 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) Real Madrid Gareth Bale, reacts during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match against Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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Rossi to have 4th operation on his right knee

Associated Press

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) -- Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi will have a fourth operation on his right knee after suffering further problems. Tests last month revealed signs....Fullstory

2014-09-01 11:22 PM

Conte isn't sending a message to Balotelli Conte isn't sending a message to Balotelli

Associated Press

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) -- Italy coach Antonio Conte was not trying to send a message to Mario Balotelli by leaving him off the squad. Balotelli, who....Fullstory

2014-09-01 10:22 PM

Ex-Premier League player charged in fixing probe

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- A former Premier League footballer has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an ongoing investigation into the fixing....Fullstory

2014-09-01 10:22 PM

Madrid takes Hernandez on loan from ManU Madrid takes Hernandez on loan from ManU

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Real Madrid has signed Mexico striker Javier Hernandez on a season-long loan from Manchester United. Madrid says the loan deal includes an option....Fullstory

2014-09-01 08:42 PM

Austria gets mental coaching from ski legend Maier
By ERIC WILLEMSEN
Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) -- The Austrian football federation has hired skiing great Hermann Maier as a mental coach for the national team ahead of its European....Fullstory

2014-09-01 08:22 PM

McGinley prepares to announce Ryder Cup wild cards McGinley prepares to announce Ryder Cup wild cards

Associated Press

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Europe captain Paul McGinley will make his three wild-card picks for the Ryder Cup on Tuesday, with five players seemingly....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:42 PM

AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan
By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Radamel Falcao is set to join Manchester United on loan after the Premier League club agreed to a loan deal with Monaco,....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:01 PM

Rwanda disqualification from African Cup upheld

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- Africa's football body says it has upheld a decision to throw Rwanda out of African Cup qualifying for fielding a player who....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:42 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 ___ --CAROLINE WOZNIACKI WEARS DOWN MARIA SHARAPOVA TO REACH US OPEN QUARTERFINALS Caroline Wozniacki wore down Maria Sharapova to win....Fullstory

2014-09-01 03:22 PM

American League Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 79 56 .585 -- New York 70 65 .519 9 Toronto 69 67 .507 10? Tampa Bay 66 71 .482 14 Boston 60 76 .441 19? Central Division W L Pct GB Kansas City 74 61 .548 -- Detroit 74 62 .544 ? Cleveland 70 64 .522 3? Chicago 62 75 .453 13 Minnesota 59 77 .434 15? West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 83 53 .610 -- Oakland 78 58 .574 5 Seattle 73 62 .541 9? Houston 59 79 .428 25 Texas 53 83 .390 30 ___ Saturday's Games Toronto 2, N.Y. Yankees 0 Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 3, 1st game Baltimore 3, Minnesota....Fullstory

2014-09-01 01:01 PM

Dutch injury list lengthens for Euros qualifier

Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Jordy Clasie and Ron Vlaar have pulled out of the Netherlands squad ahead of its first European Championship qualifier. The announcement Monday came....Fullstory

2014-09-01 11:01 PM

9 African wrestlers barred from worlds

Associated Press

VEVEY, Switzerland (AP) -- The governing body of wrestling says nine athletes cannot compete at the upcoming world championships because of travel restrictions imposed since....Fullstory

2014-09-01 10:22 PM

Ozil to miss friendly due to ankle injury

Associated Press

DUESSELDORF. Germany (AP) -- Mesut Ozil will miss World Cup winner Germany's friendly with beaten finalist Argentina in Duesseldorf on Wednesday due to an ankle....Fullstory

2014-09-01 09:42 PM

IPL corruption probe panel given 2 more months

Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's Supreme Court has given a two-month extension to an investigative team looking into alleged corruption in last year's Indian Premier....Fullstory

2014-09-01 08:42 PM

FIFA opens talks on 2022 World Cup dates in Qatar

Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA will host its first consultation meeting next week to agree dates for playing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. FIFA says its....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:42 PM

Green join Hamburger SV on loan from Bayern Munich

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Julian Green has joined Hamburger SV on a season-long loan from Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich. Hamburg says both sides reached agreement on the....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:22 PM

UEFA charges Legia Warsaw for fans' snarky banner

Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- UEFA has charged Legia Warsaw over a banner criticizing the club's disputed exit from the Champions League. Legia fans displayed a large....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:01 PM

Michael Clarke heads home for treatment Michael Clarke heads home for treatment

Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Cricket Australia says captain Michael Clarke is heading home for treatment after re-injuring his hamstring in the three-wicket loss to Zimbabwe....Fullstory

2014-09-01 04:42 PM

Federer to play Brisbane International in January

Associated Press

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- Roger Federer has confirmed he will return to the Brisbane International in January to kick off his preparation for the Australian....Fullstory

2014-09-01 02:01 PM

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout
By CHARLES ODUM
Associated Press

HAMPTON, Georgia (AP) -- Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead at the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in....Fullstory

2014-09-01 12:42 PM

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