What's buzzing:

Your Top Plays for Today

AP - Sports
Your Top Plays for Today
.

View gallery

Tiger Woods of the US looks down the 5th fairway prior to teeing off during a practice round ahead of …

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

---

--FOND ALL-STAR FAREWELL FOR JETER, AMERICAN LEAGUE GETS BOOST FROM TROUT TO BEAT NATIONALS LEAGUE 5-3

On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the American League maintained nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game for its 13th win in 17 years.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BBO-ALL-STAR-GAME?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

---

--GERMANY WORLD CUP HEROES SHARE 4TH TITLE WITH HUGE BERLIN CROWD

At a party 24 years in the making, hundreds of thousands of Germans showed their admiration and adoration for their World Cup winners in a parade to the Brandenburg Gate. The players, in matching black T-shirts bearing the number ''1,'' lapped up the love by playing up to the estimated 400,000 people packing the ''fan mile'' in front of the landmark.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/S/SOC-WCUP-GERMANY-HOMECOMING?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

---

--WITH FROOME AND CONTADOR GONE, NIBALI SET TO FOLLOW IN PANTANI'S FOOTSTEPS AND WIN TOUR

With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CYC-TOUR-DE-FRANCE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

---

--TIGER RETURNS TO BRITISH OPEN AT HOYLAKE, WHERE HE HAS CHANGED ALONG WITH THE COURSE

Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand. In golf vernacular, it's called a driver.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/G/GLF-BRITISH-OPEN?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

---

--SILVER: NO GUARANTEES DONALD STERLING IS OUT AS CLIPPERS OWNER BY START OF NEXT SEASON

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he is hopeful that the proposed $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers will be completed before next season begins. But he could not guarantee that will happen because the deal is currently held up in the courts.

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BKN-BOARD-OF-GOVERNORS?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

View Comments (0)
  • Tom Brady: 'I did nothing wrong' in Deflategate

    Tom Brady: 'I did nothing wrong' in Deflategate

    Breaking his silence a day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the punishment, Brady also denied destroying his cellphone to keep it out of the hands of investigators. ''To suggest that I destroyed a phone to avoid giving the NFL … More »

    AP - Sports - 10 minutes ago
  • Platini, romantic or pragmatist?

    By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - One of the most exquisitely gifted soccer players of his generation, FIFA presidential candidate Michel Platini likes to portray himself as an old-fashioned romantic with a mission to maintain the game’s purity. … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Platini announces FIFA presidency bid

    Platini announces FIFA presidency bid

    By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - UEFA president Michel Platini ended weeks of uncertainty on Wednesday when he announced that he would stand for the presidency of FIFA in place of outgoing Sepp Blatter. The former French international, who has … More »

    Reuters - 29 minutes ago
  • Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA president

    Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA president

    Platini, the UEFA president and a FIFA vice president, wrote to member federations in Europe on Wednesday saying he will stand in the election and is counting on their support. The FIFA election is on Feb. 26 and would-be candidates must apply by … More »

    AP - Sports - 38 minutes ago
  • Chelsea beat Barcelona in shootout after 2-2 draw

    (Reuters) - Chelsea wrapped up their pre-season tour of the United States on a high note by beating Barcelona in a shootout after their International Champions Cup match ended 2-2 on Tuesday. Eden Hazard scored an exquisite opener for the English … More »

    Reuters - 42 minutes ago