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Sousa, Nieminen advance at Moselle Open

METZ, France (AP) — Joao Sousa saved all four break points to beat Ivan Dodig 6-2, 6-2 in the first round of the Moselle Open on Wednesday.

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Seppi retires at Moselle Open

METZ, France (AP) — Igor Sijsling advanced to the second round of the Open de Moselle on Tuesday after Andreas Seppi retired with a lower back pain.

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US uses big third quarter to pull away from Canada

Canada’s Tamara Tatham reaches up to the basket as USA’s Skylar Diggins, left, and Breanna Stewart, right, defend, during the first half of an women's exhibition basketball game, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 10 points to lead a balanced offense and the U.S. women’s basketball team used a big run in the third quarter to beat Canada 76-51 on Monday night in an exhibition game.

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Jean Paul Gaultier to stop making ready-to-wear

This July 9, 2014 file photo shows French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier at the Vogue party, in Paris. Gaultier has announced that it is stopping women's and men's ready-to-wear collections. Gaultier, known as Paris fashion's enfant terrible, has been designing ready-to-wear for nearly 40 years. The house's ready-to-wear swan song for spring-summer 2015 will be presented later this month in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

PARIS (AP) — The house of Jean Paul Gaultier has announced that it is stopping women’s and men’s ready-to-wear collections.

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Monaco looking for Champions League respite

Leverkusen's Son Heung-min from South Korea, left, and Bremen's Alejandro Galvez from Spain challenge for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

PARIS (AP) — Monaco’s signings of Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez last year marked the beginning of a new era on the French Riviera. Twelve months later, the stars have left and Monaco is struggling as the club returns to the Champions League following an eight-year hiatus.

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