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WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORY:

SOC--CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Barcelona and Manchester United are in Champions League action on Wednesday when the pick of the eight group games is Paris Saint-Germain hosting Bayern Munich. By Graham Dunbar. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2200 GMT, photos. With separates on each game.

NEW/DEVELOPING:

CRI--ASHES-ENGLAND SQUAD

Ben Stokes was included Wednesday in England's 16-man squad for the Ashes series in Australia, two days after the allrounder was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm in a late-night incident. By Steve Douglas. SENT: 550 words, photo.

WITH:

— CRI--ENGLAND-WEST INDIES — England wins toss, will bowl against West Indies in 4th ODI. SENT: 280 words. Will be updated at end of innings.

SOC--REAL MADRID-RONALDO

MADRID — Cristiano Ronaldo says criticism against him is getting worse, and he doesn't think it's fair. By Tales Azzoni. SENT: 500 words, photos.

US--TRUMP SPORTS

WASHINGTON — No matter what challenges his administration faces, President Donald Trump is keeping up his running commentary on the NFL. By Howard Fendrich. SENT: 830 words, photos.

WITH:

— FBN--WHY THEY JOINED. First-time NFL protesters explain how they became "woke." SENT: 900 words.

SOC--TOTTENHAM-KANE'S RISE

Harry Kane's relentless goal-scoring exploits are causing some issues at home. Like where the Tottenham striker stores his growing collection of awards. By Steve Douglas. SENT: 780 words, photos.

SOCCER:

SOC--PSG-BAYERN

PARIS — Paris Saint-Germain takes on five-time winner Bayern Munich in Champions League Group B, aiming to prove it can now compete on an equal foot with Europe's greatest clubs. By Samuel Pétrequin. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2200 GMT, words.

SOC--SPORTING-BARCELONA

LISBON, Portugal — Barcelona visits Sporting Lisbon seeking a second win at the start of its Champions League campaign. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2100 GMT, photos.

SOC--CSKA-MAN UNITED

MOSCOW — Jose Mourinho?s Manchester United aims for its fifth win in a row away to CSKA Moscow, but is without injured Paul Pogba and Marouane Fellaini. Either team can go top of Champions League Group A with a win. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2100 GMT, photos.

SOC--ATLETICO MADRID-CHELSEA

MADRID — Atletico Madrid hosts Chelsea in its Champions League debut at the new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. By Tales Azzoni. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2100 GMT, photos.

SOC--JUVENTUS-OLYMPIACOS

TURIN, Italy — Last year's finalist Juventus will be looking for its first win in this season's Champions League when it hosts Olympiacos. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2045 GMT, photos.

TENNIS:

US--TENNIS STAR-MISTAKEN ARREST

NEW YORK — The internal disciplinary trial of a police officer who tackled retired pro tennis player James Blake and slammed him to the ground in a mistaken arrest concluded Tuesday, but the public and even Blake aren't entitled to the details of any possible punishment. By Colleen Long. SENT: 530 words, photos.

TEN--WUHAN OPEN

WUHAN, China — Top-ranked Garbine Muguruza advanced to the quarterfinals at the Wuhan Open, beating Magda Linette of Poland 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 Wednesday. SENT: 400 words.

BASKETBALL:

BKN--WADE'S FUTURE

CLEVELAND — A person familiar with the situation says Dwyane Wade has decided to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. By Tom Withers. SENT: 700 words, photos.

US--COLLEGE BASKETBALL-FRAUD CHARGES

NEW YORK — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, even tailors. By Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays. SENT: 1,050 words, photos.

BKC--TIM DAHLBERG-BASKETBALL SCANDAL

The seamy underbelly of U.S. college basketball has always existed. Now that it's finally been penetrated by real lawmen, the only question is how many people the FBI ends up taking down. Column by Tim Dahlberg. SENT: 820 words, photo.

BKL--WNBA FINALS

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Sylvia Fowles grabbed a WNBA Finals-record 17 rebounds and scored 13 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 70-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 on Tuesday, evening the series at one game apiece. By Jon Krawczynski. SENT: 500 words, photos.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL:

FBN--POWER RANKINGS

NEW YORK — Through three weeks, the NFL is down to two unbeaten teams: the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons. by Simmi Buttar. SENT: 450 words, photos.

OLYMPICS:

OLY--PYEONGCHANG-JAPAN-MAP

TOKYO — South Korean organizers of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics corrected a map on their official website after Japanese sports officials complained Wednesday that Japan was missing. SENT: 230 words.

ICE HOCKEY:

HKN--RULE CHANGES

The NHL has a clear message to coaches starting this season: Don't challenge an offside call unless you are really, really sure. By Stephen Whyno. SENT: 800 words, photos.

BASEBALL:

BBO--BASEBALL CAPSULES

CLEVELAND — Brian Dozier's three-run homer in the eighth inning pushed Minnesota to the brink of a playoff berth as the Twins rallied for an 8-6 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday. The Indians lost for just the third time in 32 games. SENT: 1,590 words

Other stories:

— EU--AUSTRIA-OBIT-DYHRENFURTH — Swiss-American mountaineer Norman Dyhrenfurth dead at 99. SENT: 730 words, photo.

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