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Langer leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round

BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer made a statement of intent when he opened with a 6-under-par 65 to take a two-stroke lead over American Bob Tway in the British Senior Open at a sweltering Royal Porthcawl on Thursday.

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Malaysian cyclist’s Gaza protest at Glasgow Games

GLAGOW, Scotland (AP) — A Malaysian cyclist has risked disciplinary action by staging a Gaza protest on the track at the Commonwealth Games velodrome in Glasgow.

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Mo Farah out of Commonwealth Games

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games because he has not recovered fully from a recent stomach ailment.

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Your Top Plays for Today

New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws in the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Seattle. Colon, who was perfect until Mariners' Robinson Cano singled in the seventh inning, led the Mets to a 3-2 win. (AP Photo)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Scottish identity celebrated as Glasgow Games open

Fireworks explode overhead during the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of Scottish mythology and exports on Wednesday.

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