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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Just minutes after two Slovenian riders effectively sealed their first and second places in the Tour de France on Saturday, the president of Slovenia declared it a historic day for the tiny Alpine nation.

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Chuba Hubbard was limited to 35 yards in the first half but scored on a 3-yard run on the first play of the fourth quarter to lift No. 11 Oklahoma State to a 16-7 victory over Tulsa in the season opener for both teams.

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona’s embattled club president has no intention of resigning after more than 20,000 club members signed a petition for Josep Bartomeu and his board to face a censure vote.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jamale Carothers rushed for 125 yards, Daniel Davies kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired, and Navy rallied from a 24-0 third-quarter deficit to beat Tulane 27-24 on Saturday.

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Gerrid Doaks scored four touchdowns, including a career-high three rushing TDs, and No. 13 Cincinnati beat Austin Peay 55-20 on Saturday in the Bearcats' season opener.

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Phil Jurkovec threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, Zay Flowers had 162 receiving yards, and Boston College beat Duke 26-6 on Saturday to give Jeff Hafley a win in his first game as a head coach.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, and No. 25 Pittsburgh's defense did the rest as the Panthers beat Syracuse 21-10 on Saturday.

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CARY. N.C. (AP) — Goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris had four saves and the Orlando Pride, playing their first game in nearly a year, played to a scoreless draw with the North Carolina Courage in the National Women's Soccer League on Saturday.

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United was well off the pace in its first Premier League game of the season Saturday, losing 3-1 at home to Crystal Palace in a match featuring a converted retaken penalty following an intervention by VAR.

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PARIS (AP) — Promoted Lens continued its surprisingly strong start to the season by beating Bordeaux 2-1 at home on Saturday in the French league for a third win in four games.

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A one-of-a-kind talent who scored incredible goals at the most critical moments, or an aloof loner who cared more about golf than the sport he was paid millions to play?

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City Chiefs fan who tested positive for COVID-19 one day after attending the season opener was allowed into an open-air field box in the stadium’s lower level without a negative test through a lapse in protocol, health officials say.

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — No. 11 Oklahoma State quarterback Spencer Sanders left Saturday's game against Tulsa late in the opening quarter with an apparent right ankle injury.

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Unai Emery gained his first victory as Villarreal coach as Gerard Moreno scored once and set up Paco Alcácer for another goal in a 2-1 comeback win against Eibar on Saturday.

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TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s top soccer clubs took their boycott of the new season into a second week on Saturday and called on the government to fulfill their request for more financial support.

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BERLIN (AP) — Supporters returned to the Bundesliga for the first time since coronavirus restrictions began in March but none of them saw their teams win opening games of the new season on Saturday.

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The Big Ten’s third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference’s regular-season and the latest date the rivals have ever played.

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WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Wolverhampton manager Nuno Espirito Santo said Saturday that Portugal forward Diogo Jota is joining Liverpool, a move which will add depth to the Premier League champions' attacking options in a congested season.

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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored a hat trick and James Rodriguez netted his first goal in English soccer as Everton beat West Bromwich Albion 5-2 in an incident-filled Premier League match featuring two red cards — including one for visiting manager Slaven Bilic.

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ROME (AP) — Top-seeded Simona Halep became the first semifinalist at the Italian Open when Kazakh opponent Yulia Putintseva retired midway through their match due to a lower back injury Saturday.

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Defensive lineman Isaiahh Loudermilk: "We know what pieces we have, we know what pieces are being added, some new faces coming in. Being around those guys, seeing their mentality, who they are, we have a good bond now. I’ve just got a great feeling about (this season).”