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BRAZIL BEAT: Free lunch, Argentina victory

An Argentina soccer fan watches his team’s World Cup match with Iran at a live telecast inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, June 21, 2014. Argentina won 1-0. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) An Argentina soccer fan watches his...
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The World Cup so far, how are things going?

Chile’s goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is embraced by Mauricio Isla after the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and Chile at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Defending champion Spain was eliminated from the World Cup after...

WIMBLEDON 2014: No ‘Fred Perry, 1936′ references

LONDON (AP) — Imagine what the reception will be like for Andy Murray on Monday when he first strides onto the green grass of Centre Court at Wimbledon. A year ago, Murray became the first British man since Fred Perry in 1936 to win the singles title at a tournament the...
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BRAZIL BEAT: F1’s Massa inspired by Neymar

Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil celebrates after the qualifying for Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix at the Spielberg track, Austria, Saturday, June 21, 2014. Massa will start from the pole position. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil...
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Ronaldo expected to play for Portugal against US

Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a training session of Portugal in Campinas, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. Portugal plays in group G of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte) Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during a training session of Portugal...
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Williams’ Massa takes pole for Austrian GP

Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil steers his car during the third practice session for Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix at the Spielberg track, Austria, Saturday, June 21, 2014. The Austrian Grand Prix will be held Sunday, June 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Williams...
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BRAZIL BEAT: Mexico coach Herrera embraces Twitter

Mexico’s coach Miguel Herrera talks to the press before a training session in Santos, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. Mexico plays in group A at the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) Mexico’s coach Miguel Herrera talks to the press before a training...
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Brazil wary of already eliminated Cameroon

Brazilian players exercise during a training session at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. Brazil plays in group A of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) Brazilian players exercise during a training session at the...

Police: Soccer star Hope Solo arrested in assault

KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — U.S. women’s soccer star Hope Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday on charges of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew, police said. Officers responded to the sister’s home just before 1 a.m. after receiving...