Saturday, December 3, 2022

Iran win another step as US soccer tries to boost interest

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By RONALD BLUM DOHA, Qatar (AP) — American soccer hopes to be ascendant, to challenge the NFL, Major League Baseball and the NBA in the...

US has clear World Cup task against Iran: win or go home

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By RONALD BLUM DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The task is clear for the United States: beat Iran in a politically charged World Cup match or go home. “We...

Wildomar teen helps USA Baseball 18U team claim gold over Panama

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The USA Baseball 18U National Team, which includes Wildomar’s Vaughn Neckar, competed in the World Baseball Softball Confederation U-18 Baseball World Cup Americas Qualifier...

US earns respect at World Cup, but wins remain elusive

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By RONALD BLUM AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Respect achieved. Wins await. American players wanted more than a 0-0 draw with England on Friday night, likely...

Bale salvages 1-1 draw for Wales against US in World Cup

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By RONALD BLUM AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — A young United States team was nearing victory in its World Cup return. Then Walker Zimmerman needlessly plowed into...

World Cup Viewer’s Guide: Qatar loses opener, U.S. up on Day 2

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By JENNA FRYER DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The first World Cup in the Middle East finally began Sunday night with a flashy opening ceremony and a...

US Embassy officials visit Brittney Griner in Russia prison

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By ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow visited jailed WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday, just weeks after a Russian court rejected...
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Mickelson says LIV on rise and PGA Tour trending downward

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By DOUG FERGUSON Back in Saudi Arabia for the first time since his disparaging remarks about the source of LIV Golf’s funding, Phil Mickelson said...

Youth kickboxers compete in Abu Dhabi at 2022 IMMAF World Tournament

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Uriel Cruz, representing Hernandez Kickboxing in Murrieta and Team USA, submits an opponent by arm bar during a match at the 2022 IMMAF...

Russian court sets Brittney Griner appeal date for Oct. 25

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By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Monday set Oct. 25 as the date for American basketball star Brittney Griner’s appeal against...