Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--MADDUX, GLAVINE AND THOMAS INTO BASEBALL HALL OF FAME
Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine plus slugger Frank Thomas are elected to baseball's Hall of Fame, while those linked to doping investigations remain on the outer.
--TOP FIFA OFFICIAL SAYS 2022 WORLD CUP WILL BE MOVED TO END OF YEAR DATE
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held between November and January due to the heat, prompting FIFA to quickly say that is only his opinion.
--MESSI IMMEDIATELY BACK TO SCORING AFTER LONG INJURY ABSENCE
Lionel Messi scores twice in his return to action after two-month injury layoff, helping Barcelona beat Getafe in Copa del Rey.
--GERMANY'S HITZLSPERGER COMES OUT AS GAY
Former Germany international Thomas Hitzlsperger comes out as gay.
-MANCHESTER UTD'S SMALLING APOLOGIZES FOR SUICIDE BOMBER COSTUME
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling apologizes after wearing a suicide bomber costume to a private party.
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- Greg Maddux
- Tom Glavine
- BASEBALL HALL OF FAME