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WC finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry

Gemany's head coach Joachim Loew , left, talks to Manuel Neuer, center,  and Thomas Mueller during an open training session ahead of the friendly soccer match between Germany and Argentina on Wednesday in Duesseldorf, Germany, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and Argentina clash again 52 days after contesting the World Cup final, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Duesseldorf.

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Ex-Premier League player charged in fixing probe

LONDON (AP) — A former Premier League footballer has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an ongoing investigation into the fixing of lower-league football matches in England.

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Championship leader Marquez wins British MotoGP

CAPTION CORRECTS THE DATE - Spain's Marc Marquez of Repsol Honda celebrates on the podium after winning the MotoGP British Grand Prix, at Silverstone, England, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — MotoGP world championship leader Marc Marquez held off Jorge Lorenzo in a back-and-forth battle from start to finish to win the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday.

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Chelsea wins big to capitalize on City slip-up

Chelsea's Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his second goal against Everton during their English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, England, Saturday Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea secured a third straight win in the English Premier League by beating Everton 6-3 to top the early standings while Juventus began its title defense in Italy with a victory over Chievo Verona.

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Balotelli in line for Liverpool debut at Spurs

Liverpool's Adam Lallana, left, and Mario Balotelli in the stands during the English Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, where Manchester City were playing Liverpool, Monday Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Peter Byrne)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Mario Balotelli is in line to make his Liverpool debut against Tottenham on Sunday after impressing manager Brendan Rodgers in the Italy striker’s first practice sessions with his new club.

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