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World Cup resumes for the US tonight...Marlins place Furcal on DL...Rosberg wins Austrian F1 race

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 22, 2014 at 11:51 a.m.



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UNDATED (AP) — The U.S. World Cup team has its second game of the tournament today. The Americans are playing the team from Portugal and with a win the U.S. would advance to the next round of play. The Americans return to action this Thursday against Germany.

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have placed infielder Rafael Furcal (fur-KAHL') on the disabled list. He reinjured his left hamstring yesterday and could be out for an extended period. Furcal, a three-time All-Star, is hitting just .171. The Marlins signed him to a $3 million, one-year deal last offseason despite doubts about his durability.

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Nico (NEE'-koh) Rosberg finished first in today's Austrian Grand Prix. Teammate Lewis Hamilton finished second, giving Mercedes another 1-2 finish this season. The win was Rosberg's third of the year and extended his lead in the drivers' championship over Hamilton to 29 points.

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Jamie McMurray starts today's NASCAR race in Sonoma, California, from the pole. It looked like AJ Allmendinger had the pole wrapped up but McMurray locked it down with a lap at 96.350 mph in the final minute of yesterday's qualifying session. It's the first pole of the season for McMurray, 10th of his career, and third at Sonoma.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Play in the College World Series Final starts tomorrow in Omaha, Nebraska. The final two schools are Virginia and Vanderbilt and they will play a best-of-three series.

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