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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2009 file picture Germany's Thomas Hitzlsperger waits  prior the World Cup Group 4 qualifying soccer match between Germany and...
FILE - From left are Tom Glavine in 2008, Greg Maddux in 2008, and Frank Thomas in 1994 file photos. Glavine, Maddux and Thomas were selected to the B...
FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina,  kicks the ball to score against Getafe during a Copa del Rey soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Bar...

Germany Soccer Hitzlsperger Gay

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2009 file picture Germany's Thomas Hitzlsperger waits prior the World Cup Group 4 qualifying soccer match between Germany and...

Hall of Fame Baseball

FILE - From left are Tom Glavine in 2008, Greg Maddux in 2008, and Frank Thomas in 1994 file photos. Glavine, Maddux and Thomas were selected to the B...

Spain Soccer Copa del Rey

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, kicks the ball to score against Getafe during a Copa del Rey soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Bar...

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

--MADDUX, GLAVINE AND THOMAS INTO BASEBALL HALL OF FAME

Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine plus slugger Frank Thomas are elected to baseball's Hall of Fame, while those linked to doping investigations remain on the outer.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=pL4DuJQP

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--TOP FIFA OFFICIAL SAYS 2022 WORLD CUP WILL BE MOVED TO END OF YEAR DATE

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held between November and January due to the heat, prompting FIFA to quickly say that is only his opinion.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/S/SOC_2022_WCUP_CONFUSION?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-01-08-14-10-04

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--MESSI IMMEDIATELY BACK TO SCORING AFTER LONG INJURY ABSENCE

Lionel Messi scores twice in his return to action after two-month injury layoff, helping Barcelona beat Getafe in Copa del Rey.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_2687599/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=b40gtBBj

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--GERMANY'S HITZLSPERGER COMES OUT AS GAY

Former Germany international Thomas Hitzlsperger comes out as gay.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ex-germany-midfielder-hitzlsperger-says-hes-gay

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-MANCHESTER UTD'S SMALLING APOLOGIZES FOR SUICIDE BOMBER COSTUME

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling apologizes after wearing a suicide bomber costume to a private party.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268759/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=y6iJp314


Updated : 2021-01-17 11:15 GMT+08:00