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  • Clippers' Sterling berates NBA, wife in court LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made a dramatic scene from the witness stand then an even more dramatic one from the audience. In his second day on the stand in a trial to determine whether he can be declared mentally in

    July 10, 2014

  • Brazil Soccer WCup Netherlands Argentina [Duplicate] Germany vs Argentina: How they compare RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage. When Lionel Messi's Argentina takes on Germany in Sunday's World Cup final, it looks at first glance like a meeting between br

    July 10, 2014 4 Photos

  • Soccer WCup Two Popes [Duplicate] Vatican casts doubt on papal World Cup party VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World Cup final on Sunday. Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • WCup Malaysia Soccer [Duplicate] Malaysia PM chides lawmaker for saluting Hitler KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday chided a ruling party lawmaker for tweeting a salute to Adolf Hitler while praising Germany for making it to the World Cup final. Bung Moktar Radin drew a flurry of critic

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cubs to pitch another Wrigley expansion plan CHICAGO (AP) — The squabble between the Chicago Cubs and the owners of the rooftop venues across the street from Wrigley Field is returning to City Hall. On Thursday, the team was expected to make its pitch to the city landmarks commission for a reno

    July 10, 2014

  • Cubs Reds Baseball-6 [Duplicate] Cubs get swept by Reds in doubleheader CINCINNATI (AP) — When it comes to playing two, the Chicago Cubs can't even win one. The Cubs got swept in a doubleheader for the third time this season, losing to the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 and 6-5 on Tuesday. They blew a five-run lead in the nightcap,

    July 9, 2014 12 Photos

  • Brazil Soccer WCup Germany [Duplicate] Germany delighted, astonished by Brazil rout BERLIN (AP) — Germans awoke on Wednesday to discover the 7-1 demolition of Brazil in their World Cup semifinal was not a delightful dream but a scarcely believable reality. The front-page headline in the country's biggest-selling newspaper, Bild, rea

    July 9, 2014 5 Photos

  • Pirates Cardinals Baseball-21 [Duplicate] Wong walkoff HR gives Cards 5-4 win over Pirates ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong was sitting on a fastball, hoping for extra bases to get something going in the ninth inning. The rookie downplayed his power after giving the St. Louis Cardinals their second straight game-winning, ninth-inning home run

    July 9, 2014 11 Photos

  • Baseball Capsules OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory. Coco Crisp hit an RBI single and stole his 16th b

    July 9, 2014

  • Clippers Sterling Basketball-18 [Duplicate] Sterling testily takes stage in Clippers trial LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Sterling, battling to stop the sale of his beloved Los Angeles Clippers, turned a courtroom into his personal stage, railing at a lawyer questioning him, denouncing doctors who deemed him incompetent and insisting he can get

    July 9, 2014 11 Photos

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