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7-shot lead for Langer at Senior British Open

BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer has a seven-stroke lead to take into the third round of the Senior British Open after shooting a 5-under 66 Friday to add to his opening 65.

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Rowsell gets England gold at Commonwealth Games

England's Joanna Rowsell, center, celebrates with her gold medal, Australia's Annette Edmonson, left, with her silver and Australia's Amy Cure, right, with her bronze medal after their women's 3000m Individual pursuit at the Velodrome in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Track cyclist Joanna Rowsell helped England break New Zealand and Australian domination of the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.

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R&A allows postal vote on admitting women members

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Royal & Ancient Golf Club will hold a postal vote on whether to admit women members for the first time.

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Didier Drogba rejoins Chelsea on season-long deal

LONDON (AP) — Didier Drogba rejoined Chelsea on Friday, reuniting one of the sport’s most theatrical characters with flamboyant manager Jose Mourinho.

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Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

Michael Conlan of Northern Ireland, left, fights Matthew Martin from Nauru during their men's bantam weight (56kg) boxing bout at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, July, 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland’s Michael Conlan, who won unanimously on points, had blood streaming down his face.

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