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Quintana takes Vuelta lead, Anacona wins 9th stage

ARAMON VALDELINARES, Spain (AP) — Nairo Quintana took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta from Movistar teammate Alejandro Valverde on a rainy and mountainous ninth stage won by Winner Anacona of Colombia 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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US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

United States's Stephen Curry,  goes to dunk during the Group C Basketball World Cup match against Finland,  in Bilbao northern Spain, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition will take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland’s players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.

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Bouhanni wins 8th Vuelta stage, Valverde leads

ALBACETE, Spain (AP) — Nacer Bouhanni of France won a windy eighth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday, while Alejandro Valverde kept the overall leader’s red jersey.

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AC Milan hopeful that Torres can re-ignite career

In this Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, file photo, Chelsea's Fernando Torres celebrates after scoring the winning goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City. Chelsea says it has agreed terms with AC Milan for striker Fernando Torres to join the Serie A club in a two-year loan deal. The Premier League club said in a statement that “the move is now subject to Fernando agreeing personal terms with AC Milan and passing a medical examination.” The deal was announced a few hours after Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho had raised the prospect of Torres leaving before the transfer window closes, saying the Spain striker may be ready to “try a new life, a new club, probably a new league.” Torres joined Chelsea from Liverpool in January 2011 for what was then a British-record fee of 50 million pounds (then $81 million), but has struggled to command a regular starting place for the London club. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

MILAN (AP) — AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi is hoping to guide Fernando Torres back to form.

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