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Germany defender Durm extends Dortmund contract

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Germany defender Erik Durm has extended his contract with Borussia Dortmund by two years.

Khedira, Boateng, Hummels out of Argentina game

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira is out of Germany's upcoming games with Argentina and Scotland due to a muscle tear in his left thigh.

Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

It was not an easy phone call for European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley — breaking the news to Luke Donald that he was being left off the team to face the United States at Gleneagles this month.

AP Nebraska high school football rankings

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's result and this week's opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

Football players cited for underage drinking

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

About two dozen University of Minnesota Duluth football players have been cited for underage drinking at a weekend party.

Bastian Schweinsteiger named Germany captain

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Bastian Schweinsteiger was named Germany captain on Tuesday, replacing the retired Philipp Lahm.

Record English spending dwarfs rivals in Europe

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

English Premier League clubs spent a record 835 million pounds ($1.38 billion) on players during the summer transfer window, almost twice as much as any of Europe's other top leagues.

World Cup slalom record holder Schild retires

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Austrian skier Marlies Schild retired Tuesday, ending a career in which she overcame several serious injuries before setting the women's record for most World Cup slalom wins.

Wisconsin police investigate soccer brawl

|Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

Police are searching for an adult soccer player who they say kicked an opponent unconscious during a brawl near Milwaukee.

North Korea athletes on mission for political gold

| |Tuesday, Sep. 02, 2014

It's a hot, sunny morning at the newly refurbished Sosan Football Stadium in Pyongyang. Two women's soccer teams head to the sidelines of the artificial turf, leaving only a row of archers to continue their practice before several senior sports ministry officials. So sure are they of their aim — or, perhaps, so impromptu is the decision to have them shoot here — that there are no barriers behind the targets, posted on simple squares of straw.