- Associated Press - Thursday, August 21, 2014

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PORTO, CELTIC WELL PLACED AFTER AWAY LEGS IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Former European champions Porto and Celtic secure good results in the away legs of their Champions League qualifiers.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/porto-celtic-well-set-champs-league-playoffs

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ANGELS PITCHER RICHARDS SUFFERS KNEE INJURY

The Los Angeles Angels’ playoff ambitions receive a hit as pitcher Garett Richards is stretchered off the field with a knee injury.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/angels-rhp-richards-taken-field-injury?utm_campaign=AP_Sports&utm;_source=SocialFlow&utm;_medium=Twitter

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WOZNIACKI, BOUCHARD MAKE EARLY EXITS FROM CONNECTICUT OPEN

Caroline Wozniacki and Eugenie Bouchard are knocked out of the Connecticut Open early, harming their U.S. Open preparations.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/wozniacki-upset-giorgi-connecticut-open

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