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UEFA declines Munich application for rainbow-colored stadium

MUNICH (AP) — UEFA has declined the Munich city council’s application to have its stadium illuminated in rainbow colors for Germany’s final European Championship group game against Hungary on Wednesday. Read more

Hungary's immunity cards allow packed stands, raise concerns

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Tens of thousands of soccer fans packed the Puskas Arena in Budapest last week to attend Euro 2020 matches. It was the first full-house international soccer event in Europe in more than a year — made possible largely by Hungary's adoption of government-issued immunity cards. Read more

LEADING OFF: Franco debut, Kershaw vs Snell, Hendricks hot

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: Read more

Darvish fans 11, Padres get 2 big homers to beat Dodgers 6-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish said he never envisioned himself as an ace until recently. Read more

Sanó homer lifts Twins past Reds 7-5 in 12 innings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The longest game in the major leagues this year left the Minnesota Twins feeling emotionally spent. Read more

Astros take combined no-hitter into 8th, rout Orioles 10-2

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jake Odorizzi pitched five outstanding innings in another sign of progress after his arm issues, and Houston won its eighth straight game. Read more

Kelly helps D-backs end 17-game skid, beat Brewers 5-1

PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte camped under the high fly ball in center field and watched as it fell into his glove. Relief pitcher Joakim Soria smacked his hands together, grinned and walked toward catcher Stephen Vogt, who pumped his arms in a little victory dance. Read more

Rangers end 6-game skid with 8-3 win over Elvis and the A's

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Gibson couldn't really get comfortable on the mound, and that had nothing to do with new mandatory checks by umpires looking for foreign substances. Read more

Indians beat Cubs 4-0, lose Civale to finger injury

CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to all the pitching injuries for the Cleveland Indians, manager Terry Francona doesn't have time to feel sorry for himself. Read more

Franco's HR in 8th breaks up Houston's bid for no-hitter

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maikel Franco hit a two-run homer with one out in the eighth inning, denying the Houston Astros in their attempt to throw a combined no-hitter Monday night at Baltimore. Read more