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BRAZIL BEAT: Hoping for impossible _ no traffic

Soccer fans celebrate as they watch a live broadcast of Chile’s Charles Aranguiz scoring his side’s second goal against Spain, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Chile defeated Spain 2-0 in their...

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 for assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew, police said. Officers responded to the sister’s home just before 1 a.m. after receiving a 911...

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...

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: Hoping for impossible _ no traffic

Soccer fans celebrate as they watch a live broadcast of Chile’s Charles Aranguiz scoring his side’s second goal against Spain, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Chile defeated Spain 2-0 in their...

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 for assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew, police said. Officers responded to the sister’s home just before 1 a.m. after receiving a 911...
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Messi gives Argentina 1-0 Cup win over Iran

Argentina’s Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 21, 2014. Argentina won 1-0. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Argentina’s Lionel Messi...
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Argentina eyes 2nd round of World Cup

Argentina’s Lionel Messi laughs during a training session in Vespasiano, near Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Friday, June 20, 2014. Argentina plays in group F of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano) Argentina’s Lionel Messi laughs during a training session...