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FIFA article draws criticism for referring to Morgan’s looks

United States' Alex Morgan (13) tries to place the ball past Germany keeper Nadine Angerer during the first half of a semifinal in the Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — Critics took aim at FIFA on social media Tuesday after FIFA.com referenced American forward Alex Morgan’s looks in an article posted in advance of the United States’ match against Germany in the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup.

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Coyotes acquire Gordon from Edmonton for Korpikoski

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have acquired center Boyd Gordon from the Edmonton Oilers for forward Lauri Korpikoski.

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Ducks get Kevin Bieksa from Canucks for 2nd-round pick

In this May 18, 2011, file photo, Vancouver Canucks' Kevin Bieksa celebrates his goal against the San Jose Sharks with teammate Ryan Kesler during the second period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday, June 30, 2015, they have acquired veteran defenseman Bieksa from the Canucks for a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward, File)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Bob Murray realized Tuesday that he probably couldn’t re-sign defenseman Francois Beauchemin, the Anaheim Ducks’ general manager moved swiftly to land a veteran replacement.

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Rusney Castillo rejoins Red Sox, just in case

TORONTO (AP) — Outfielder Rusney Castillo has rejoined the Boston Red Sox on a standby basis, just in case Hanley Ramirez’s injured hand doesn’t heal.

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Canadiens agree to 2-year deal with forward Brian Flynn

MONTREAL (AP) — Forward Brian Flynn agreed to a $1.9 million, two-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday.

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