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Sagna expects backlash from humiliated Spain

CLAIREFONTAINE, France (AP) — France defender Bacary Sagna expects a backlash from a humiliated Spain when they meet in a friendly on Thursday.

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Vuelta leader Quintana crashes, keeps riding

BORJA, Spain (AP) — Spanish Vuelta leader Nairo Quintana has continued to ride after crashing during the 10th stage’s individual time trial.

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Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup

European Ryder cup team captain Paul McGinley laughs during a press conference at Wentworth Golf Club to announce his three wild card selections for his team to play at Gleneagles in Scotland against the USA, in Wentworth England, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — It was not an easy phone call for European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley — breaking the news to Luke Donald that he was being left off the team to face the United States at Gleneagles this month.

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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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Kirk wins Deutsche Bank, gets into Ryder Cup talk

Chris Kirk holds the trophy after winning the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots. He already has plans to be at the Tennessee-Georgia football game during the matches in Scotland. He doesn’t see any need to call U.S. captain Tom Watson and lobby for a pick.

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