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(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Argentina's Angel di Maria walks into the pitch during a training session in Vespesiano, near Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Argentina's Angel di Maria walks into the pitch during a training session in Vespesiano, near Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, July 10, 2014.
(AP Photo/John Locher). LeBron James attends the LeBron James Skills Academy Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher). LeBron James attends the LeBron James Skills Academy Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Las Vegas.
(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's Neymar wipes a tear during a press conference at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's Neymar wipes a tear during a press conference at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Thursday, July 10, 2014.
(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka watches from the dugout after leaving the game in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka watches from the dugout after leaving the game in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Cleveland.
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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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