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Hamilton defiantly predicts he can catch Rosberg
Hamilton defiantly predicts he can catch Rosberg

By JEROME PUGMIRE
Associated Press

SPA, Belgium (AP) -- Lewis Hamilton is in bullish mood as he prepares to stamp his authority on the Formula One championship race. Hamilton is looking...full story
updated 2014-08-22 09:01 PM
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Hamilton defiantly predicts he can catch Rosberg Hamilton defiantly predicts he can catch Rosberg
By JEROME PUGMIRE
Associated Press

SPA, Belgium (AP) -- Lewis Hamilton is in bullish mood as he prepares to stamp his authority on the Formula One championship race. Hamilton is looking....Fullstory

2014-08-22 09:01 PM

NRL players accept backdated doping bans

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia forward Paul Gallen and nine of his current or former teammates at the Cronulla Sharks are among the National Rugby League....Fullstory

2014-08-22 08:42 PM

Defending champion Horner out of Spanish Vuelta

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Team Lampre Merida says defending Spanish Vuelta champion Chris Horner will not compete in this year's race. The team says it decided "not....Fullstory

2014-08-22 07:22 PM

Barcelona striker Neymar injures left ankle Barcelona striker Neymar injures left ankle

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Neymar could miss Barcelona's league opener this weekend after spraining his left ankle in training. Barcelona said in a statement Friday that....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:42 PM

Union sorry for appearing to trivialize racism Union sorry for appearing to trivialize racism

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The organization that represents British football managers has apologized for releasing a clumsily worded statement in support of a coach which appeared....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:22 PM

Ajmal to undergo tests on bowling action

Associated Press

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal is to again undergo tests on his suspect bowling action, and will miss at least the first of....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:42 PM

Wallabies confident ahead of Bledisloe rematch

Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- Australia coach Ewen McKenzie denies he is "poking a bear with a stick" by challenging New Zealand to play at....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:01 PM

TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Morneau, Colorado, .317; Revere, Philadelphia, .311; Puig, Los Angeles, .309; MaAdams, St. Louis, .309; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, .305; JHarrison, Pittsburgh, .304; Lucroy, Milwaukee, .303. RUNS_Rendon, Washington,....Fullstory

2014-08-22 01:22 PM

American League Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 73 52 .584 -- New York 64 61 .512 9 Toronto 65 62 .512 9 Tampa Bay 62 65 .488 12 Boston 56 71 .441 18 Central Division W L Pct GB Kansas City 70 56 .556 -- Detroit 68 57 .544 1? Cleveland 64 62 .508 6 Chicago 59 68 .465 11? Minnesota 56 70 .444 14 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 76 50 .603 -- Oakland 74 52 .587 2 Seattle 68 58 .540 8 Houston 54 74 .422 23 Texas 49 77 .389 27 ___ Wednesday's Games Texas 5, Miami 4 Philadelphia 4, Seattle 3 Toronto 9, Milwaukee 5 N.Y. Mets 8, Oakland 5 Houston....Fullstory

2014-08-22 10:42 AM

Brazilian Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Brazilian Results Brazilian Football Results BRASILIA, BRAZIL (AP) -- Results from Brazilian football: Brazil Serie A ....Fullstory

2014-08-22 09:42 AM

Bangladesh wins toss, elects to bowl

Associated Press

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada (AP) -- Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and chose to bowl first against the West Indies on Friday in the....Fullstory

2014-08-22 09:01 PM

Greece striker Samaras signs for West Brom

Associated Press

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) -- Greece striker Georgios Samaras has joined West Bromwich Albion on a two-year deal following his release by Celtic. It will be....Fullstory

2014-08-22 07:22 PM

Rosberg best in 1st practice session at Belgian GP Rosberg best in 1st practice session at Belgian GP
By JEROME PUGMIRE
Associated Press

SPA, Belgium (AP) -- Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, finishing ahead of....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:42 PM

Zimbabwe's Utseya reported over bowling action

Associated Press

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe spinner Prosper Utseya has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action and must undergo tests. The International Cricket Council says....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:22 PM

Chilton reinstated for Marussia at Belgian GP

Associated Press

SPA, Belgium (AP) -- British driver Max Chilton has been reinstated to drive for Marussia at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, just a day....Fullstory

2014-08-22 06:01 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 ___ PHELPS THROUGH TO 100 FREESTYLE FINAL AT PAN PACS Michael Phelps reaches the 100 freestyle final at the Pan....Fullstory

2014-08-22 03:22 PM

Kershaw pitches Dodgers to win over Padres Kershaw pitches Dodgers to win over Padres
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles pitcher Clayton Kershaw moved into a tie for the most wins in the majors this season, notching victory number....Fullstory

2014-08-22 02:22 PM

American League Leaders
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING_Altuve, Houston, .336; Cano, Seattle, .329; VMartinez, Detroit, .322; Beltre, Texas, .322; MeCabrera, Toronto, .314; Brantley, Cleveland, .314; MiCabrera, Detroit, .309. RUNS_Dozier, Minnesota, 85; Trout,....Fullstory

2014-08-22 10:42 AM

Phelps back in international comp, advances in 100 Phelps back in international comp, advances in 100
By JOHN PYE
Associated Press

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) -- It was raining for Michael Phelps' return to international competition. And it was anything but boring. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist....Fullstory

2014-08-22 10:01 AM

BC-TEN--Winston-Salem Open Results

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BC-TEN--Winston-Salem Open Results Winston-Salem Open Results WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (AP) -- Results Thursday from the Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University Tennis Complex (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2014-08-22 09:22 AM

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