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  • Homes of Dinamo Zagreb bosses raided by Croatian police

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police have raided the homes and offices of the Dinamo Zagreb bosses who are suspected of tax evasion and bribery. Dinamo president Zdravko Mamic and his brother, coach Zoran Mamic,…

  • Usain Bolt’s struggles “just a phase,” says teammate Powell

    PARIS (AP) — Usain Bolt’s Jamaica teammate Asafa Powell believes the world record holder’s struggle with injury and poor form is “just a phase” and not the beginning of the end for the sprinter. However,…

  • Athletes avoid South Korea over virus fears

    ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — As South Korea battles to contain an outbreak of the deadly MERS virus, some foreign athletes are turning their back on the country. Russian world champion gymnasts and the entire national…

  • Winton’s rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years

    LONDON (AP) — “Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?” asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program “That’s Life”. Around the elderly man, sitting with his…

  • The Latest: Play starts at Wimbledon after rain delay

    LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 12:15 p.m. Play has started at Wimbledon after a rain delay of about 45 minutes. A light shower pushed back the start of matches…

  • US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials

    GENEVA (AP) — The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer’s world governing body. Switzerland’s…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 42 36 .538 — New York 42 37 .532 ½ Tampa Bay 42 38 .525 1 Toronto 42 38 .525 1 Boston 36 44 .450 7 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 43 35 .551 — New York 40 39 .506 3½ Atlanta 37 41 .474 6 Miami 33 46 .418 10½ Philadelphia 27 53 .338 17 Central Division W…

  • American Association

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Sioux City 28 11 .718 — Gary 20 17 .541 7 Kansas City 17 16 .515 8 Lincoln 14 24 .368 13½ North Division W L Pct. GB St.…

  • New York – Penn League

    McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Brooklyn (Mets) 8 4 .667 — Staten Island (Yankees) 7 6 .538 1½ Hudson Valley (Rays) 6 6 .500 2 Aberdeen (Orioles) 6 7 .462 2½ Pinckney Division W…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Dodgers 6 4 .600 ½ White Sox 5 5 .500 1½ Indians 5 5 .500 1½ Reds 5 5 .500 1½ Brewers 4 6 .400 2½ East Division W…

  • Defense lets down Cardinals in 7-1 loss to White Sox

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Though it won’t show in the box score, defensive breakdowns were critical in both of the St. Louis Cardinals’ losses to the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox got an early…

  • Quintana paces White Sox to 7-1 win over Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sweeping a two-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals made it easier for the Chicago White Sox to overlook the three rain delays in the finale after needing 11 innings to…

  • Next Nationals superstar is just down the road

    WASHINGTON — With four key cogs headed to free agency this offseason, the Washington Nationals’ window of contention as a World Series front-runner past this season remains uncertain. Two of those pieces are Doug Fister…

  • Wimbledon Lookahead: Querrey faces Federer on Centre Court

    LONDON (AP) — Sam Querrey faces a daunting task at Wimbledon on Thursday, when he plays seven-time champion Roger Federer. The second-round match is scheduled for Centre Court, and Querrey, an American who is ranked…