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Spain's goalkeeper David De Gea, second left, takes part during a training session of Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Krasnodar, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
June 18, 2018 - 12:31 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the World Cup (all times local): 7:25 p.m. David de Gea is set to remain in goal for Spain despite his mistake in the team's 3-3 draw against Portugal at the World Cup. New coach Fernando Hierro says he has full confidence in de Gea and will not make a change...
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Japan's head coach Akira Nishino, left, and Japan's Makoto Hasebe, right, attend the official press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 18, 2018 - 12:03 pm
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the country's World Cup squad some unsettling moments. Japan coach Akira Nishino, who built his professional reputation coaching Gamba Osaka, said he and a number of his players...
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Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
June 18, 2018 - 10:23 am
"PodcastOne Sports Now" co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg examine instant replay through the lens of the most controversial goal in World Cup history — the 1966 "Wembley Goal!" — and suggest the NFL and Major League Baseball should take note of how well the system works in soccer. More than a...
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Iran's Sardar Azmoun, left, and Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat, right, compete for the ball during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 18, 2018 - 9:42 am
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — It was on a cold night of November two years ago that Iran center forward Sardar Azmoun displayed his class to the world. Playing against Bayern Munich in the Champions League with his Russian Premier League club Rostov, Azmoun collected a pass from a teammate on the edge of...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev look at the field during the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup, at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, is seen behind them on the left. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 8:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Millions of Russians will be watching when their team plays Egypt in its second World Cup game — but not President Vladimir Putin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says that "it's hardly likely that (Putin) will manage...
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Brooks Koepka holds up the Golf Champion Trophy after winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 18, 2018 - 2:28 am
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — For a guy who has won all of three PGA Tour events, Brooks Koepka has a golf legacy that already is secure. That's how it should be for winning back-to-back U.S. Opens. Koepka became the first man to turn that impressive trick in nearly three decades by handling a...
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Brooks Koepka holds up and kisses the Golf Champion Trophy after winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 17, 2018 - 9:33 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — One was about power. The other was about patience. Brooks Koepka has a game for the U.S. Open no matter the course, no matter the test, no matter the circumstances. He never lost hope when he began his title defense with a 75 and was 7-over par midway through the second...
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New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo, left, celebrates with Jose Bautista after hitting a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the ninth inning during a baseball game, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
June 17, 2018 - 8:35 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — For the first time in nearly two months, the New York Mets have won two in a row. And they did it with style. "The way we won," Mets manager Mickey Callaway said, "is probably more significant than just getting a back-to-back win." Brandon Nimmo and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Brad...
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Brazil's Neymar reacts after failing to score during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 17, 2018 - 7:36 pm
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe Coutinho,...
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Justin Allgaier competes during a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race, Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 17, 2018 - 7:35 pm
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Justin Allgaier won all three stages and the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Sunday at Iowa Speedway for his second victory of the season. Racing for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in JR Motorsports' No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro, Allgaier led 182 of 250 laps and survived an unlucky late caution by...
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