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Maybin banned 25 games for doping violation

- San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games for violating Major League Baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment program, the league announced on Wednesday.

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LA Clippers player asks followers for help in finding aunt's killer

- A player for the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers has taken to social media to ask for help in finding a man wanted for stabbing his aunt to death, generating new tips in the case, his family said on Wednesday.

23 Jul 2014

Old geezer Mura types Tour de France legend in modern era

ARGELES GAZOST France - Ashes fall from his cigarette as his puffy fingers play a distinctive staccato on a 38-year-old Lettera 32.

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National Football League roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is resigning control of the team to focus on battling Alzheimer's Disease.

23 Jul 2014

Indian sports minister irked by turban row

MUMBAI - Basketball's no-headgear rule has irked the Indian sports minister who has reacted with anger after two Sikh members of the men's national team had to remove their turbans before they were allowed to play in the recent Asia Cup in China.

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National Hockey League roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - The New York Rangers and forward Chris Kreider avoided a salary arbitration hearing by agreeing to a two-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

23 Jul 2014
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World Cup will inspire Rio Olympics: IOC's Bach

GLASGOW - Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.

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Mourning Dutch postpone discussion on Russia World Cup

AMSTERDAM - The Dutch soccer association (KNVB) wants to postpone discussion over participation in the next World Cup in Russia as an angry country on Wednesday mourned victims of the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine by Russian-backed separatists on a flight from Amsterdam last week.

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World Cup party over but summer of soccer set to rock U.S.

TORONTO - The World Cup party may be over but the summer of soccer is just heating up in the United States as fans prepare for a European invasion by the sport's glamour clubs looking to expand their brand.

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McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins the British Open.

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Tour de France underway

Cyclists chase the yellow jersey in the race across France.