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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    SOCCER PARIS (AP) - Former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a judicial official said Tuesday. Confirming a report by online news publication Mediapart, the official said Platini was taken into custody on Tuesday as part of the

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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    SOCCER REIMS, France (AP) - Alex Morgan tied a World Cup record with five goals as the defending champion U.S. national team opened the Women's World Cup with a record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand on Tuesday night. Samantha Mewis and Rose Lavelle each added a pair of goals for the

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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL SAN DIEGO (AP) - Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Andrew McCutchen has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler made the announcement before Tuesday night's game at San Diego. McCutchen injured his left knee during a rundown Monday and exited the game

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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    BASKETBALL TORONTO (AP) - Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage. Three people were

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    GOLF PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Gary Woodland captured the U.S. Open, overcoming the back-nine pressure at Pebble Beach to hold off two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka for a three-shot victory. Woodland all but sealed his first major title when he chipped off a tight lie on the green on

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    NBA SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California police agency will pursue a misdemeanor battery charge against Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri after the executive was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face and shouting obscenities as he tried to join his team on the court to

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  • Wednesday Sports in Brief

    NFL NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through its difficult relocation from Houston to Tennessee to its lone Super Bowl berth. Controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk

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