Your Top Plays for Today


Argentina’s Angel di Maria walks into the pitch during a training session in Vespesiano, near Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, July 10, 2014. On Sunday, Argentina faces Germany for the World Cup final soccer match in Rio de Janeiro. (Victor R. Caivano/Associated Press)
July 11

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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ARGENTINA WINGER DI MARIA IN RACE AGAINST TIME TO PLAY WORLD CUP FINAL

Argentina’s star winger Angel di Maria is in a race against time to prove his fitness ahead of the World Cup final.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/di-maria-racing-time-be-fit-world-cup-final

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HEAT AND CAVALIERS BRACE FOR LEBRON JAMES’ CHOICE

Miami and Cleveland fans on tenterhooks as LeBron James ponders whether he will stay with the Heat or make a sentimental return to the Cavaliers.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/lebron-decides-miami-and-cleveland-wait

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NEYMAR IN TEARS AT THOUGHT OF HOW BAD INJURY COULD HAVE BEEN

Brazil forward Neymar cries at a news conference when considering how close he came to paralysis in World Cup-ending injury.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/neymar-thankful-hes-not-wheelchair-now

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TANAKA INJURY PUTS SEASON IN JEOPARDY

Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a torn elbow ligament that will sideline him for at least six weeks and may end his brilliant first season in the majors.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268750/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=YmUIbMrz

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NIBALI RETAINS YELLOW JERSEY AT TOUR DE FRANCE

Vincenzo Nibali retains the leader’s yellow jersey at Tour de France while remaining wary of rivals.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/froome-out-tour-de-france-heads-champagne

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