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July 23, 2014 - 10:18am
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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Mercedes says its motorsport chief Toto Wolff will attend the Hungarian Grand Prix this week despite breaking several bones in a cycling crash in his native Austria.

The Formula One team says Wolff has fractures in his shoulder, collarbone, an elbow and a wrist after a crash involving several members of the team during an outing along the Danube. Wolff is still in a Vienna hospital but plans to attend the race on the Hungaroring outside Budapest...

July 23, 2014 - 10:14am
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BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Former champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia returned to the Baku Cup quarterfinals by beating Katarzyna Piter of Poland 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday.

Jovanovski, the 2012 champ seeded fifth, will meet surprise Japanese qualifier Misa Eguchi on Friday.

Eguchi, ranked 183rd, qualified for her first WTA main draw this week, then beat No. 3-seeded Magdalena Rybarikova and Urszula Radwanska in straight sets.


July 23, 2014 - 10:01am
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July 23, 2014 - 9:42am
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GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Juan Monaco of Argentina beat third-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 in the Swiss Open second round on Wednesday.

Monaco took advantage of Garcia-Lopez's service problems in a match which had nine breaks of serve.

Monaco, who was a top-10 player in 2012, has won seven of his eight career titles on outdoor clay courts.

He plays Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil, a two-time Gstaad champion, in...

July 23, 2014 - 9:30am
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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Olympic silver-medalist boxer Fred Evans of Wales has been denied accreditation for the Commonwealth Games.

Games officials on Wednesday would not give a reason for the ban, although Welsh media reported that the 23-year-old welterweight from Cardiff was ordered to pay fines of more than $2,000 after admitting to a role in a nightclub assault in Birmingham, England.

Evans did not travel with his team to Scotland. Wales...

July 23, 2014 - 9:08am
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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — World Cup champion Joachim Loew says he will remain as Germany's coach through the 2016 European Championship.

There was speculation Loew could step down after Germany won the World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Argentina in the final in Rio de Janeiro 10 days ago, although Loew's contract was extended before the tournament.

But Loew says in an interview on the German federation's website that he can "imagine nothing more...

July 23, 2014 - 9:06am
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DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer's disease.

The team announced Wednesday that the 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the team's daily operations. Team president Joe Ellis will take over after being named as the Broncos' chief executive officer.

The Broncos say the ownership of the team is held in a trust in hopes that one of Bowlen's children will run the team one day...

July 23, 2014 - 8:23am
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Cleveland at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m.

Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.

Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.

Washington at Colorado, 3:10 p.m.

Detroit at Arizona, 3:40 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Seattle, 3:40 p.m.

Texas at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.


July 23, 2014 - 8:12am
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PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus is back at training camp and wants to earn the trust of his teammates, coaches and fans after a troubled offseason.

In a statement released by the team Wednesday, Dareus says he has a passion for football, but acknowledges he has "things to work on professionally and personally."

Dareus returned to camp in suburban Rochester on Tuesday, a day after attending a court hearing in...

July 23, 2014 - 8:03am
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PLA D'ADET, France (AP) — The Tour de France pack has embarked on Stage 17, the shortest leg of the three-week race featuring three tough climbs plus an uphill finish in the Pyrenees.

Vincenzo Nibali is again in the yellow jersey that he's worn for all but two stages this year for Wednesday's 124.5-kilometer (77-mile) trek.

It covers three hard Category 1 ascents from Saint-Gaudens and a final push up to Pla d'Adet ski station above the town of Saint...

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