Soccer: Kroos Scores Late To Give Germany 2 - 1 Win Over Sweden

Soccer: Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- The desperate world champions from Germany were seconds from losing control of their World Cup fate when Toni Kroos whispered to Marco Reus just outside Sweden's penalty area.

With the score tied in the fifth minute of stoppage time, Kroos seemed to remind Reus of a tricky set play from training that will live in World Cup lore.

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Soccer: Belgium Looks Best Yet At World Cup In 5 - 2 Rout Of Tunisia

Soccer: Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

MOSCOW (AP) -- Belgium seems to be getting better and better -- maybe even the best yet at the World Cup.

It's still early, but a hugely talented Belgian squad made a big statement on Saturday in its 5-2 rout of Tunisia. No team has scored more goals than Belgium's eight, and only Cristiano Ronaldo can match Romelu Lukaku's tally of four.

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Rugby: Japan Overpowers Georgia 28 - 0 In Rain

Rugby: Japan overpowers Georgia 28-0 in rain

TOYOTA, Japan (AP) -- Japan made light of rain and slippery conditions to steamroll Georgia 28-0 on Saturday and finish its June rugby series in style.

Conditions forced the teams to put boot to ball, and Japan was much better at it.

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Soccer: Mexico Wins Again At World Cup, Beats South Korea 2 - 1

Soccer: Mexico wins again at World Cup, beats South Korea 2-1

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) -- Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored a goal each to move Mexico closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1 Saturday at the World Cup.

Mexico, which upset defending champion Germany in its opening match, took the lead when Vela converted from the penalty spot in the 26th minute. The Mexicans were awarded the penalty after Jang Hyun-soo handled the ball while trying to stop a cross from Andres Guardado.

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Golf: Pga Tour; Brian Harman Takes 1 - Shot Lead In Travelers

Golf: PGA Tour; Brian Harman takes 1-shot lead in Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- Brian Harman shot a 4-under 66 on Friday to move to 10-under par and watched that hold up for the second-round lead in the Travelers Championship, thanks in part to a 10-second rule.

Harman finished a stroke ahead of Matt Jones and first round co-leader Zach Johnson, who lost a stroke during his round of 68 when his birdie putt hung on the lip of the cup at the third hole for longer than the maximum allowed 10 seconds before falling in, giving him a par.

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Mlb: Bellinger's Grand Slam Lifts Dodgers Over Mets For 5 - 2 Win

MLB: Bellinger's grand slam lifts Dodgers over Mets for 5-2 win

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam to break a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sinking New York Mets 5-2 on Friday night behind Alex Wood's effective pitching.

Yasiel Puig added a solo home run in the ninth, and the defending NL champions won their 10th straight against the Mets dating to May 2016. Los Angeles has outscored New York 75-20 in those games, winning each of the past eight by at least three runs -- a first in Dodgers history against any opponent, according to STATS.

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Tennis: Landmark Win As Djokovic Reaches Queen's Semis

Tennis: Landmark win as Djokovic reaches Queen's semis

LONDON (AP) -- Novak Djokovic became the 10th man to register 800 victories since the Open Era began in 1968 when he beat France's Adrian Mannarino 7-5 6-1 on Friday to reach the Queen's Club semifinals.

Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam champion, follows in the footsteps of Jimmy Connors (1,256), Roger Federer (1,156), Ivan Lendl (1,068), Guillermo Vilas (949), Rafael Nadal (903), John McEnroe (881), Andre Agassi (870), Ilie Nastase (846) and Stefan Edberg (801).

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Tennis: Kvitova Lines Up Buzarnescu Meeting In Birmingham Semis

Tennis: Kvitova lines up Buzarnescu meeting in Birmingham semis

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) -- Petra Kvitova, who hopes a successful title defense at the Birmingham Classic will help her bid to win Wimbledon for a third time, moved into the semifinals with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Germany's Julia Goerges on Friday.

The fourth-seeded Kvitova took an hour and six minutes to dispatch an opponent who reached the top 10 for the first time last month, and is one of three players to have hit 400 aces in a season.

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Tennis: Federer Again Pushed Hard, Advances To Halle Semifinals

Tennis: Federer again pushed hard, advances to Halle semifinals

HALLE, Germany (AP) -- Roger Federer defeated Matthew Ebden 7-6 (2), 7-5 to reach the semifinals of the Gerry Weber Open grasscourt event on Friday.

The defending champion was made to work hard by Ebden, who saved five of the eight break points he faced and led 5-3 in the second set.

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Soccer: Xhaka And Shaqiri Score For Swiss, Make Albanian Symbol

Soccer: Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) -- Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist symbol to their ethnic Albanian heritage.

Both players put their open hands together with their thumbs locked and fingers outstretched to make what looks like the double-headed eagle displayed on Albania's national flag. The thumbs represent the heads of the two eagles, while the fingers look like the feathers.

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Brazil Leaves It Late To Beat Costa Rica 2 - 0 At World Cup

Brazil leaves it late to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- After more than 90 minutes of aggravation and exasperation, Neymar and Brazil finally broke through Costa Rica's smothering defense.

Philippe Coutinho scored in the first minute of stoppage time, and Neymar followed six minutes later to give Brazil a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Friday at the World Cup.

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Yankees Finish Off Sweep Of Mariners With 4 - 3 Victory

Yankees finish off sweep of Mariners with 4-3 victory

NEW YORK (AP) -- Aaron Judge and Miguel Andujar hit two-run homers off James Paxton in the first inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Thursday for a three-game sweep.

Luis Severino and the Yankees boosted the best record in the majors to 50-22. They've won four in a row and 17 of 21. Seattle has lost a season-high four straight.

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