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TOP STORY: TEN--PARIS MASTERS-MURRAY'S MISSION PARIS — By the end of the week, Andy Murray could become the top-ranked player in the world for the first time in his...

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TOP STORY: SOC--WEST HAM CROWD TROUBLE The British government has condemned the latest disorder at the Olympic Stadium and says it hopes it doesn't spark a return t...

New players matter as Schalke recovers from miserable start

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Schalke has gone from a historically cold start to one of the hottest teams in the Bundesliga in a matter of a few weeks. The season could not have gotten o...

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TOP STORY: SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP MANCHESTER, England — Jose Mourinho got his own back on great managerial rival Pep Guardiola as Manchester United beat a weakened Ma...

US winger Green scores in 1st official start for Bayern

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — United States international Julian Green scored in his first official start as title holder Bayern Munich eased to a 3-1 win over Augsburg to reach the third round of the Ger...

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TOP STORY: SOC--UEFA-CEFERIN NYON, Switzerland — There could be a major twist ahead for the Champions League final, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin tells The Asso...

Barcelona knows what to expect against Guardiola's Man City

MADRID (AP) — Andres Iniesta can see it already. The Manchester City team coming to the Camp Nou for Wednesday's Champions League match against Barcelona has quickly been infused with Pep Guardiola's ...

Real Madrid and Dortmund draw 2-2 in pulsating match

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) -- Borussia Dortmund scored a late equalizer to earn a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday, the latest setback for the 11-time winners.After two cons...

Will Cristiano Ronaldo show another type of reaction?

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Cristiano Ronaldo's anger could work in Real Madrid's favor.The Portugal winger was visibly upset when he came off in the 72nd minute of the 2-2 league draw at Las Palmas. M...

Bayern wins and Arjen Robben scores in Bundesliga comeback

FRAHKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Sidelined since March by injury, Arjen Robben needed only seven minutes of his comeback match to find the net as Bayern Munich swept to a 3-0 win over Hertha Berlin on Wedne...

Mercedes driver Hamilton increases lead with German GP win

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) -- Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton surged into the lead at the start of the German Grand Prix on Sunday and held on to win the last Formula One race before the summer break.Ham...

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TOP STORY:OLY--RUSSIAN DOPINGMOSCOW -- A depleted Russian team departs for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal. Team members ...

Oksana Chusovitina prepares for 7th Olympics at 41

BERGISCH-GLADBACH, Germany (AP) -- In the retro-looking gym that serves as the talent-honing center for Germany's potential Olympian gymnasts, girls aged six and seven in leotards execute their somers...

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TOP STORY:OLY--PECHSTEIN CASEFRANKFURT, Germany -- The German federal court rules against Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein in her long dispute with the sport's governing body over a dop...

Bayern starts rebuilding squad with 2 new arrivals

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Bayern Munich has started to rebuild its squad as coach Pep Guardiola prepares to leave after three seasons.Bayern brought in Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels on Tuesd...