Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards grimaces as he is attended to on the field after an injury during the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) (AP)

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August 21, 2014 11:15AM (UTC)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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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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BARCELONA HIT WITH TRANSFER BAN

Barcelona is locked out of the next two transfer windows as punishment for breaking rules on signing youth players.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/fifa-rejects-barcelona-appeal-against-transfer-ban

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GIANTS WIN PROTEST, RAIN-SHORTENED GAME TO RESUME

The San Francisco Giants become the first team in 28 years to win a protest filed to Major League Baseball, forcing the resumption of a rain-interrupted game that had been awarded to the Cubs.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/giants-win-protest-rain-shortened-game-resume-0

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