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July 11, 2014 - 4:33am
1 min 28 sec ago

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia has suspended four of its ski officials for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Competing at the Olympics for Thailand as Vanessa Vanakorn, using the surname of her Thai father, she finished last of 67 racers in the giant slalom.

To earn enough points to be eligible for the games in February, she had to compete in races in Sweden, Norway,...

July 11, 2014 - 3:03am
1 min 27 sec ago

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
1 min 27 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
1 min 27 sec ago
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July 11, 2014 - 1:30am
1 min 27 sec ago

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
1 min 27 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 the unbeaten Barthelemy, 115-111. There were no knockdowns...

July 11, 2014 - 1:25am
1 min 27 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 - 1:25am
1 min 27 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
1 min 27 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
3 hours 21 min ago

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