Brazil's Roberto Firmino gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
June 17, 2018 - 3:04 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 11 p.m. Switzerland's well-organized defending held Brazil to a 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener, keeping Neymar and other attackers at bay for the most part. Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring in the 20th...
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Tommy Fleetwood of England hits an approach shot on the eighth hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 17, 2018 - 2:13 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's final round of the U.S. Open (all times local): 3:10 p.m. No one is taking advantage of benign conditions at Shinnecock Hills more than England's Tommy Fleetwood. Starting the day at 9 over par, Fleetwood reeled off eight birdies to move within one...
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Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
June 17, 2018 - 1:59 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Germany didn't play the way it usually plays. Coach Joachim Loew isn't sure why. Stymied by Mexico's skillful forwards and speedy counterattacks, the defending World Cup champions played a sloppy first half, gave up too many chances and ultimately conceded a goal that held up in...
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Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
June 17, 2018 - 1:35 pm
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — As Serbia celebrated its 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in the World Cup on Sunday, the celebratory mood briefly turned somber. Captain Aleksandar Kolarov was named man of the match for his game-winning goal from a free kick early in the second half. But his thoughts turned to...
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Mexico's Hirving Lozano, celebrates scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
June 17, 2018 - 1:34 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception. The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by Mexico 1-0 on Sunday, putting its hopes of advancement...
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FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)
June 17, 2018 - 12:42 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Panama earned its first ever World Cup berth and couldn't wait to begin its adventure on soccer's biggest stage. Then the team drew Belgium for its opening match. The Group G game in Sochi on Monday could be rather lopsided because Belgium, at least on paper, should be a contender for...
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In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured in the crash. Video circulated on Russian social media and some news websites showed the taxi approaching a stopped line of cars, then veering onto the sidewalk and striking pedestrians. It then hit a traffic sign and bystanders tried to wrestle the driver out of the taxi, but he broke their grip and ran away; it was not clear how he was finally detained. (Viktoria Geranovich via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 11:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians as Russia hosts the World Cup told interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel, Moscow city police said Sunday. The police released a video of an interrogation session with a man...
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Tourists visit the Motherland Calls monument as the portrait of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin is seen on the wall in front during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The monument commemorates the victims of the Battle of Stalingrad, in which the Red Army turned back Nazi Germany's army in Volgograd. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
June 17, 2018 - 9:37 am
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — British police says 98 percent of the fans banned from traveling to the World Cup because of hooliganism fears have surrendered their passports. Football banning orders are in place on 1,312 fans in Britain, preventing them from traveling abroad for matches over fears they...
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Roger Federer returns the ball to Milos Raonic during the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Sunday June 17, 2018. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 7:58 am
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (3) to mark his return from three months off with the Stuttgart Open title on Sunday. The Swiss great, who is assured of reclaiming the No. 1 ranking from Rafael Nadal on Monday, broke at 1-1 in the opening set and held his...
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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez watches his solo home run as he runs up the first baseline during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
June 17, 2018 - 12:48 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BRONX TALES Old-Timers' Day is always a special occasion at Yankee Stadium, and this year's festivities are set to feature Hall of Famers Whitey Ford and Reggie Jackson, along with first-timers Andy Pettitte, Jason Giambi and current Yankees...
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