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June 26, 2017 - 12:23 pm
CULIACAN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities say the brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez has been killed in his home in western Mexico. Daniel Gaxiola, spokesman for the Sinaloa state prosecutor's office, confirmed the killing, but did not offer additional details. Another brother, Roberto...
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June 26, 2017 - 12:17 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A friendly weekend game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent during halftime when dozens of fans rushed the field and brawled. The Orange County Register reported ( http://bit.ly/2rTmsxn ) the "game of legends" Sunday...
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Mexico's Javier Hernandez, front, and Russia's Georgii Dzhikiia, rear, challenge for the ball during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Mexico and Russia, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Mexico defeated Russia by 2-1. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
June 26, 2017 - 7:25 am
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Mexico star Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez trained separately from his teammates on Monday because of muscle fatigue, the latest concern for a Mexican team that has been struck by injuries at the Confederations Cup. Defender Diego Reyes also didn't practice with the team in its...
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Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi talks with Arturo Vidal during the Confederations Cup, Group B soccer match between Chile and Australia, at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
June 26, 2017 - 7:21 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Known as one of the hardest-working squads in the world, Chile is starting to feel the wear and tear of its all-out style in the Confederations Cup. And things won't get any easier for the South American champions when they face Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in the semifinals. Chile...
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This image released by Little, Brown and Company shows "But Seriously," by John McEnroe. Life after his tour career is the focus of McEnroe's new book in which he details the ups and downs of his many roles outside of tennis. (Little, Brown and Company via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 5:40 am
LONDON (AP) — John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour. McEnroe, speaking to NPR about his memoir "You Cannot Be Serious," says Williams is the best female player ever, "no question." But when asked about her being the best...
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Boxer Jeff Horn trains in a gym in Brisbane, Australia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Horn is preparing for his WBO welterweight world boxing title bout against Filipino Manny Pacquiao on Sunday, July 2. (AP Photo/John Pye)
June 26, 2017 - 5:16 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — While Manny Pacquiao has been out running along the river and attracting attention downtown since arriving on a chartered flight with a huge entourage, Jeff Horn has been preparing for their WBO welterweight world title bout in the quiet, outer suburbs. It's a contrast...
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FILE- In this April 6, 2017, file photo, Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow looks out from the dugout before the team's minor league baseball game against the Augusta GreenJackets in Columbia, S.C. Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets' high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Fla. General manager Sandy Alderson announced the move before the Mets' 8-2 win at San Francisco on Sunday, June 25. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)
June 25, 2017 - 10:35 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow is moving up and heading south — to some very familiar territory. Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets' high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Florida. The 29-year-old Tebow led the University of Florida to two national championships and won the 2007 Heisman...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Nick Ahmed, left, scores a run as Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp, right, makes a catch on a late throw to home plate during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
June 25, 2017 - 10:33 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A diving catch to save a run. A pickoff at second base. Rounding a base at just the right angle. A 12-pitch walk followed by the winning hit. Even when they're not at their best, the Arizona Diamondbacks are making the right plays at the right time to keep the best start in franchise...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Edinson Volquez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
June 25, 2017 - 10:12 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says this season is like learning to swim, with his team hoping to tread water until several key players return from the disabled list. "We're just trying to keep the floaties on," Maddon said before Sunday's game. Then came another injury and another...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger watches his two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
June 25, 2017 - 10:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers unleashed yet another weapon to continue their winning streak. The vaunted wild pitch. The Dodgers made some history Sunday, albeit with a great assist from the Colorado Rockies, scoring a record five runs in the final two innings on four wild pitches by...
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