Posts Tagged Europe

NFL joins poppy appeal to honor British war dead

LONDON (AP) — The NFL will join in honoring Britain’s war dead when the Jacksonville Jaguars play the Dallas Cowboys at Wembley Stadium next month.

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McIlroy backing Clarke for next European captain

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy is backing Darren Clarke as the next Ryder Cup captain for Europe.

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Serena Williams headlines Hopman Cup field

Serena Williams of the United States return a shots to Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain during the first round of China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams will combine with Wimbledon doubles champion Jack Sock in the United States team which will compete in a star-studded Hopman Cup tournament in January.

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Australia, Spain, Turkey, US reach quarters

ISTANBUL (AP) — The United States, Australia, Spain and Turkey all have won their groups at the women’s world championship and earned byes to the quarterfinals, which begin Friday.

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PSG inflicts Barcelona’s first loss of the season

Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center, smiles after scoring his side's first goal during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Paris Saint German and Barcelona at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

LONDON (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain overcame goals from Lionel Messi and Neymar to inflict Barcelona’s first loss of the season on Tuesday.

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