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Nadal out of 2 tournaments because of right wrist

In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Nick Kyrgios of Australia during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Nadal is withdrawing from hard-court tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the U.S. Open. His manager announced the withdrawals Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament.

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Mets rout Phillies 11-2; Wheeler strong again

New York Mets' Curtis Granderson, left, and Ruben Tejada greet Mets' Daniel Murphy (28) at the plate after scoring on Murphy's fifth-inning, three-run, home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick in a baseball game in New York, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Philadelphia Phillies catcher Wil Nieves looks on. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to back up Zack Wheeler’s sixth straight strong start, and the New York Mets routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 on Wednesday afternoon.

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Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Masterson began the season as the Indians’ ace. He’ll end it with a different team in a different league.

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Astros P Zeid needs season-ending foot surgery

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros reliever Josh Zeid will have season-ending surgery to address pain in both feet.

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Argentine soccer president Julio Grondona dies

In this Nov. 11, 2010 file photo, Julio Grondona, president of the Argentine Football Association, stands behind the Copa America trophy during the draw of the groups' ceremony in La Plata, Argentina. Grondona was hospitalized on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, said national football authorities, who said he was "not feeing well." (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — South American soccer officials say that Julio Grondona, the longtime head of the Argentina Football Association, has died. He was 82.

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