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Brazil, Mexico advance with wins

BRASILIA, Brazil — Neymar lived up to the expectations of the World Cup host nation Monday, scoring two goals as Brazil routed Cameroon 4-1 to reach the knockout stage as the top team in Group A.
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No deal to draw, say Germany and U.S.

PORTO SEGURO, Brazil — There won’t be friendly phone calls, there won’t be any dirty deals. That’s the promise from both sides ahead of Germany’s final Group G match against the United States.

Federer shows no mercy in opener

LONDON — The man with the most major titles in tennis came up against the player with the second-worst record in Grand Slam history.

James tells Heat he will become free agent

MIAMI — LeBron James is heading back to free agency. James has told the Miami Heat that he is opting out of the final two years of his contract, his agent, Rich Paul, told The Associated Press today. And with that, James will become a free agent on July 1.

Dodgers’ Kershaw fires no-hitter, Ks 15

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday night, striking out a career-high 15 and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 8-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies.

Defending champ Spain eliminated

RIO DE JANEIRO — Defending champion Spain, the dominant global football power for the past six years, was eliminated from World Cup contention Wednesday with a 2-0 loss to Chile.

Punches thrown at Seahawks minicamp

RENTON — The Seahawks like to talk about how competitive their practices are. That got taken to a different level during Wednesday’s minicamp, when a fight broke out between cornerback Richard Sherman and receiver Phil Bates.

Board: Redskins’ trademark should be canceled

WASHINGTON — A federal trademark board ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s trademark protections should be canceled, a decision that applies new financial and political pressure on the team to change its name.
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Mariners waste another Hernandez start in loss

SAN DIEGO — In the search for positives, the Mariners actually scored a run for Felix Hernandez while he was pitching in the game, something they failed to do in his previous two starts.
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Mexico, Brazil play to scoreless draw

FORTALEZA, Brazil — Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made a series of outstanding saves to help Mexico hold Brazil to a thrilling 0-0 draw at the World Cup on Tuesday. The result leaves both teams with four points each after two games in Group A, but Brazil is ahead on goal difference going into their decisive final matches. Croatia and Cameroon meet on Wednesday for their second games after both opened with defeats.
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M’s leadoff hitter making it look easy

As he has become more comfortable at the top of the Mariners’ lineup, and as he has reached base more consistently, James Jones has made things more uncomfortable for opposing pitchers.
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Spurs could stick around, even if Duncan doesn’t

SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan conducted his postgame interview flanked by his two children. Someday soon he may decide that they, and not Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, will be his full-time running mates.