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The Latest: US takes 4-0 lead on hat trick from Lloyd

United States teammates, from left to right, Morgan Brian (14), Tobin Heath (17), Alex Morgan (13), Lauren Holiday (12), Carli Lloyd (10) and Ali Krieger (11) celebrate after Lloyd's second goal against Japan during the first half of the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women’s World Cup final (all times local):

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Abraham Ancer wins Nova Scotia Open

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Abraham Ancer won the Nova Scotia Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Bronson Burgoon with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

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US uses same lineup against Japan that it used for Germany

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The United States stuck with the lineup it used to defeat Germany in the semifinals for the title match on Sunday against Japan at the Women’s World Cup.

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Verlander drops to 0-4 as Blue Jays beat Tigers 10-5

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander kicks at the mound after giving up a solo home run to Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak during the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander remained winless in four starts since his return from the disabled list, allowing seven runs as his ERA ballooned to 6.75 ERA during the Detroit Tigers’ 10-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.

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Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not

In this June 16, 2015, file photo, Nigeria's Onome Ebi, left, and United States' Abby Wambach vie for the ball during a FIFA Women's World Cup soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. With the title match looming, Wambach isn't mincing words. "All I care about is winning this World Cup," she said. The star U.S. forward is playing in her fourth Women's World Cup, and she says it will be her last. A victory Sunday, July 5, in the final against Japan would be the perfect ending to her World Cup career. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany.

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