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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

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Baseball's owners and players are expected to agree in Washington to a request by Labor Secretary Robert Reich that they return to the bargaining table next week with William J. Usery, a former secretary of labor who mediated last year's coal strike. ... European soccer bosses decided Friday to dock AC Milan's Champions League points down to zero and force it to play its next two Champions League home matches at least 300 kilometers from Milan because of a bottle-throwing incident in their Sept. 28 game against Salzburg. ... Dutch international defender Stan Valckx has returned to PSV Eindhoven after two years with Sporting Lisbon, the Dutch club said Friday.