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6/25/2014 12:00 AM
Uruguay slips past Italy in ugly match
NATAL, Brazil — After nearly two weeks of mostly beautiful, free-flowing football, the game’s ugly side was on full display when Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the World Cup.

6/25/2014 12:00 AM
Nadal wins at Wimbledon after slow start
LONDON — For a set and a half, Rafael Nadal looked in danger of tumbling out in the first round of Wimbledon for the second year in a row. The left-hander dominating play on Centre Court was not the 14-time Grand Slam champion, it was 51st-ranked Martin Klizan of Slovakia.

6/24/2014 11:58 PM
Tigers beat Rangers 8-2
ARLINGTON, Texas — Ian Kinsler homered in the first at-bat of his return to Texas as an opponent and J.D. Martinez had a tiebreaking two-run shot as the Detroit Tigers beat the Rangers 8-2 on Tuesday night.

6/24/2014 6:05 PM
Greece advances after late penalty at World Cup
FORTALEZA, Brazil — Georgios Samaras scored an injury-time penalty to put Greece into the second round of the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Ivory Coast.

6/24/2014 6:01 PM
Colombia tops World Cup group by beating Japan 4-1
CUIABA, Brazil — Substitute James Rodriguez scored a brilliant goal and set up two more for Jackson Martinez as Colombia beat Japan 4-1 on Tuesday to confirm top spot in Group C and eliminate the Asian champions from the World Cup.

6/24/2014 3:00 PM
Uruguay edges Italy 1-0 to advance at World Cup
NATAL, Brazil — Captain Diego Godin scored in the 81st minute as Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 Tuesday to reach the second round of the World Cup, although the victory was overshadowed by a biting incident involving the South American side’s star forward Luis Suarez.

6/24/2014 2:59 PM
Costa Rica tops group after 0-0 draw with England
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — Costa Rica finished first in what many considered the World Cup’s toughest group after a dour 0-0 draw against a second-string England side today.

6/24/2014 2:57 PM
Uruguay striker accused of bite
NATAL, Brazil — Uruguay striker Luis Suarez could once again be in trouble after appearing to bite an Italian opponent today in a key World Cup qualifying game.

6/24/2014 2:55 PM
Altidore to miss U.S.-Germany game
SAO PAULO  — Jozy Altidore will miss the United States’ World Cup game against Germany on Thursday because of his strained left hamstring.

6/24/2014 12:11 AM
Blake to be inducted into Hall
Former Bowling Green State University star defenseman Rob Blake has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.