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July 11, 2014 - 3:03am
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Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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ARGENTINA WINGER DI MARIA IN RACE AGAINST TIME TO PLAY WORLD CUP FINAL

Argentina's star winger Angel di Maria is in a race against time to prove his fitness ahead of the World Cup final.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/di-maria-racing-time-be-fit-world-cup-final

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HEAT AND CAVALIERS BRACE...

July 11, 2014 - 3:00am
55 min 7 sec ago
FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Atlanta at Chicago Cubs, 3:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Beloit at Kane County, 6:30 p.m.

Peoria at Burlington, 6:30 p.m.

Quad Cities at Wisconsin, 7:05 p.m.

WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL...

July 11, 2014 - 1:50am
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East Division
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Evansville2818.609
Washington2919.604
Lake Erie2622.5423
Southern Illinois2622.5423
Florence2125.4577
Traverse City
July 11, 2014 - 1:30am
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SEATTLE (AP) — Kendrys Morales had a two-run double in the fifth inning to help Minnesota Twins rookie right-hander Yohan Pino earn his first major league victory, 4-2 over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

Morales, who played for the Mariners last season, came up with two outs and runners on first and second. He lined his double over center fielder James Jones' extended glove. Both runners scored without a throw.

Pino (1-2) worked five innings...

July 11, 2014 - 1:29am
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MIAMI (AP) — Rances Barthelemy won a unanimous decision over Argenis Mendez and captured the International Boxing Federation junior-lightweight title Thursday night.

Despite losing two points on fouls, Barthelemy was the aggressor for most the bout at American Airlines Arena. The fight was a rematch of their first bout that ended in a no-contest on Jan. 3.

All three judges scored the bout for the unbeaten Barthelemy, 115-111. There were no knockdowns...

July 11, 2014 - 1:25am
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MIAMI (AP) — Rances Barthelemy won a unanimous decision over Argenis Mendez and captured the International Boxing Federation junior-lightweight title Thursday night.

Despite losing two points on fouls, Barthelemy was the aggressor for most the bout at American Airlines Arena. The fight was a rematch of their first bout that ended in a no-contest on Jan. 3.

All three judges scored the bout for Barthelemy, 115-111. There were no knockdowns....

July 11, 2014 - 1:25am
55 min 7 sec ago

MIAMI (AP) — Rances Barthelemy won a unanimous decision over Argenis Mendez and captured the International Boxing Federation junior-lightweight title Thursday night.

Despite losing two points on fouls, Barthelemy was the aggressor for most the bout at American Airlines Arena. The fight was a rematch of their first bout that ended in a no-contest on Jan. 3.

All three judges scored the bout for Barthelemy, 115-111. There were no knockdowns....

July 11, 2014 - 1:00am
55 min 7 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw and batterymate A.J. Ellis were in agreement for nine innings, especially on one specific point: Losing the game would be much worse than seeing the Los Angeles Dodgers' ace lose his scoreless innings streak.

Chase Headley snapped Kershaw's streak at 41 innings with a tying homer in the sixth, but the two-time Cy Young Award winner finished with a three-hitter and 11 strikeouts in a 2-1 victory Thursday night over the San Diego Padres...

July 11, 2014 - 12:44am
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July 11, 2014 - 12:16am
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SYDNEY (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill has retired from competitive triathlon at age 33.

Snowsill won the 2008 Beijing Olympic triathlon, won gold at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games and is a three-time world champion.

In announcing her retirement on her website Friday, Snowsill said "my health has really struggled over the last four years. Ultimately my body helped make the decision for me — that it didn't have what it needed to...

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