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WADA welcomes Armstrong meeting with cycling panel

In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Lance Armstrong pauses during an interview in Austin, Texas. Lance Armstrong met in May with the panel investigating cycling’s doping past in a meeting set up by the cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life over his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Armstrong attorney Elliot Peters declined to reveal specifics of what was discussed in the seven-hour meeting on May 22 at a hotel outside Dulles Airport in Washington. Peters told The Associated Press on Thursday, July 17, 2014 that “Lance answered all their questions.”  (AP Photo/Thao Nguyen, File)

LONDON (AP) — Lance Armstrong’s meeting with an independent panel investigating cycling’s doping past was welcomed by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday as a positive step in getting to the bottom of the drug culture which ravaged the sport.

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Open lives up to unpredictable weather reputation

Brandt Snedeker of the US walks past a digital sign showing a weather warning on the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The British Open once again lived up to its unpredictable weather reputation, and doesn’t half the field at Royal Liverpool know it.

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UK court orders ‘Glee’ name change in legal row

FILE  - In this 2010 publicity file image released by Fox, the cast of "Glee," front row from left, Cory Monteith, Kevin McHale and Lea Michele, center row from left, Jenna Ushkowitz, Dijon Talton, Mark Salling and Dianna Agron, back row from left, Heather Morris, Chris Colfer, Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr. and Naya Rivera perform "Don't Stop Believing" in the season finale episode of the series which aired on June 8, 2010. Glum news for "Glee" — Britain's High Court on Friday, July 18, 2014 says the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs. A judge has told Twentieth Century Fox that it must re-name the series in Britain, though the order won't take effect until an appeal has been heard.  (AP Photo/Fox, Adam Rose, File)

LONDON (AP) — Glum news for “Glee” — Britain’s High Court ruled Friday that the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs.

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British Open underway with all eyes on Tiger

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot off the 4th tee during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tiger Woods is back at the majors.

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Van Gaal needs time to impose philosophy at United

Manchester United's new manager Louis van Gaal speaks during a press conference at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. The new manager takes over after recently guiding Holland to third place at the 2014 World Cup. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

While avoiding starting his Manchester United reign with any bold predictions or statements of intent, Louis van Gaal still projected an aura of authority and conviction in his ability to take on one of the biggest jobs in football.

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