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Germany’s Thomas Mueller, front, arms up with teammates during a training session one day ahead of the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Monday, July 7, 2014. (Frank Augstein/Associated Press)
July 8

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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BRAZIL-GERMANY SEMIFINAL BRINGS TOGETHER WORLD CUP GIANTS

The top two teams of World Cup history to clash as Brazil takes on Germany in the semifinals.

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/brazil-vs-germany-compare-202950069--sow.html

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WORLD CUP HOSPITALITY EXEC ARRESTED IN TICKET PROBE

Executive from World Cup’s corporate hospitality provider is arrested over illegal ticket sales onto black market.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_349861/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=xNeA3ez7

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CLIPPERS SALE IN THE BALANCE AS TRIAL OVER LEGALITY BEGINS

The fate of the Los Angeles Clippers is in the hands of the court as trial begins on legality of Shelly Sterling’s attempt to offload the franchise against the wishes of husband Donald Sterling.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/clippers-sale-hangs-balance-trial-begins-0

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CAN JAMES, CAVALIERS PUT ASIDE DIFFERENCES FOR A REUNION?

The chances of LeBron James making a surprise return to play for Cleveland will depend on whether he and owner Dan Gilbert can overcome angry comments at the time of their split.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/james-cavs-owner-could-mend-differences-reunite

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PHELPS, LOCHTE SET TO COMPETE THIS WEEK

Michael Phelps will take another step in his comeback and Ryan Lochte will test his surgically repaired knee during a meet at the University of Georgia this week.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/phelps-lochte-set-compete-georgia-meet

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