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Li Na loses in 1st round of French Open

PARIS (AP) — Another day on the clay at the French Open, another reigning Australian Open champion bites the red dust.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Soccer helps some young Hondurans to escape gangs

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — From where he sits on a dusty soccer pitch between the fetid Choluteca River and four-lane Armed Forces Boulevard, 11-year-old Maynor Ayala can see only two ways out of the gang-controlled slums of the capital: on a professional soccer team, or in a cheap coffin.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 May 2014

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World Cups to sound different in US in 2014, '18

NEW YORK (AP) — Gus Johnson recently bought a soccer warmup jacket, figuring he should look the part as he immerses himself in the sport.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 May 2014

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Klinsmann dances around Donovan questions

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jurgen Klinsmann tried to dance around the questions: Why take unproven youngsters to the World Cup and leave Landon Donovan home?

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 May 2014

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Kurt Busch's Double bid highlights Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is going to watch. So will Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Clint Bowyer. NASCAR's biggest names all plan to tune in to the Indianapolis 500 to watch Kurt Busch run the first leg in his attempt to complete The Double.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 May 2014

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