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Pakistan to bat first in 1st T20 against Sri Lanka


Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has won the toss and elected to bat first in the first of the two Twenty20...full story
updated 2015-07-30 10:22 PM
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Pakistan to bat first in 1st T20 against Sri Lanka

Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has won the toss and elected to bat first in the first of the two Twenty20....Fullstory

2015-07-30 10:22 PM

England 221-7 in 3rd Ashes test, leads by 85 runs
By BRIAN CHURCH
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) -- England led by 85 runs at lunch Thursday with the third Ashes test still in the balance after Australia fought back....Fullstory

2015-07-30 09:01 PM

Paraguay midfielder Gonzalez joins Dynamo Kiev from FC Basel

Associated Press

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) -- Swiss champion FC Basel says Paraguay midfielder Derlis Gonzalez has joined Dynamo Kiev. Basel says on its website that the 21-year-old Gonzalez....Fullstory

2015-07-30 06:01 PM

Pirates overrun sloppy Twins 10-4
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen capitalized on two Minnesota errors to score during a five-run sixth inning that lifted the Pirates to a 10-4....Fullstory

2015-07-30 05:01 PM

Asia football chief praises Platini as potential FIFA boss

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Michel Platini's chances of becoming the new president of FIFA received a boost Thursday when the Asian Football Confederation chief....Fullstory

2015-07-30 03:22 PM

AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth
By BRAD BROOKS and JENNY BARCHFIELD
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Athletes competing in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces....Fullstory

2015-07-30 12:42 PM

5 things to know about Olympians weighing Rio's filthy water
By BRAD BROOKS
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The Associated Press commissioned a study of the virus and bacteria levels in the waters where Olympic athletes will compete....Fullstory

2015-07-30 12:42 PM

Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham
By PAT GRAHAM
Associated Press

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) -- Kaka scored on a penalty kick and set up David Villa's goal minutes later in the first half to help....Fullstory

2015-07-30 12:01 PM

Red Sox 3B Sandoval leaves game with dehydration

Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval of Venezuela was taken out of Wednesday night's game against the Chicago White Sox because....Fullstory

2015-07-30 10:22 AM

BC-TEN--Brasil Tennis Cup Results

Associated Press

BC-TEN--Brasil Tennis Cup Results Brasil Tennis Cup Results FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) -- Results Wednesday from the Brasil Tennis Cup at Federacao Catarinense de Tenis (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2015-07-30 06:01 AM

Ashes 3rd Test Scoreboard

Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) -- Scoreboard Thursday at the end of England's first innings on the second day of the third Ashes test at Edgbaston: ....Fullstory

2015-07-30 10:01 PM

Trump arrives in Scotland for Women's British Open golf
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) -- Presidential contender Donald Trump has arrived at his Turnberry golf resort in western Scotland for the first day of the Women's....Fullstory

2015-07-30 06:22 PM

'St-riike!' Ex-OF Eric Byrnes calls computer balls, strikes
By JANIE McCAULEY
Associated Press

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) -- "St-riike! ... And we're talking outside of outside corners." "Ball!" "St-riiike! ... Inside of inside corners." Eric Byrnes sat behind the large monitor....Fullstory

2015-07-30 05:01 PM

Baseball Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Troy Tulowitzki homered and had three hits in his Blue Jays debut as Toronto beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 on Wednesday night. The....Fullstory

2015-07-30 03:22 PM

Bangladesh vs. South Africa 2nd test

Associated Press

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Scoreboard Thursday at lunch on the first day of the second test between Bangladesh and South Africa at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket....Fullstory

2015-07-30 02:22 PM

AP Investigation: Dirty Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics
By BRAD BROOKS and JENNY BARCHFIELD
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife....Fullstory

2015-07-30 12:42 PM

Almaty 2022 Winter Olympic bid at a glance

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- The International Olympic Committee will vote Friday on the host city for the 2022 Winter Games, choosing between Beijing and....Fullstory

2015-07-30 12:42 PM

Paris Saint-Germain beats Manchester United 2-0
By TIMOTHY CRONIN
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Blaise Matuidi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored to help Paris Saint-Germain beat Manchester United 2-0 on Wednesday night at Soldier Field in the....Fullstory

2015-07-30 11:42 AM

Roger Federer pulls out of Montreal tournament

Associated Press

MONTREAL (AP) -- The Rogers Cup says Roger Federer has pulled out of next month's hard-court tournament. The tournament director announced the withdrawal of 17-time major....Fullstory

2015-07-30 09:01 AM

Europa League Glance

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Europa League Glance Europa League ....Fullstory

2015-07-30 03:01 AM

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