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BRAZIL HELD TO DRAW BY MEXICO, BELGIUM WINS, RUSSIA-KOREA DRAW

Brazil stumbles to a goalless draw against resolute Mexico, jeopardizing its expected place in the World Cup's knockout stage, while Belgium edges Algeria and Russia plays out a draw against South Korea.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/brazil-belgium-have-tough-day-office

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ROYALS SURGE TO TOP OF DIVISION, OVERTAKING TIGERS

Kansas City takes over the lead in baseball's American League Central division by beating Detroit and notching a ninth-straight win.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/royals-win-9th-straight-take-over-1st-place

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11-YEAR-OLD GIRL PREPARES TO COMPETE IN US WOMEN'S OPEN GOLF

Eleven-year-old Lucy Li prepares to take her place in the U.S. Women's Open.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/11-year-old-golfer-lucy-li-just-wants-have-fun

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PORTUGAL'S FABIO COENTRAO TO MISS REST OF WORLD CUP

Portugal fullback Fabio Coentrao will miss the remainder of the World Cup with a groin strain.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/portugals-coentrao-ruled-out-world-cup

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GATLIN WINS AT GOLDEN SPIKE

Justin Gatlin extended his unbeaten start to the season by winning the 100 meters at the Golden Spike meet in the Czech Republic.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/gatlin-wins-100-meters-golden-spike

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