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Ozil’s angry Germany departure draws mixed response at home

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Berlin, Jul 24 (AP) - Mesut Ozil's angry departure from Germany's national team amid accusations of racism drew mixed reactions at home Monday, prompting both sharp criticism of the player and concern over the country's attitude toward Germans with foreign roots.
The Arsenal star announced his retirement from international football Sunday, weeks after Germany's first-round World Cup exit. He attacked the German football federation (DFB), its president, fans and media for what he saw as racism...
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Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Toronto next month

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Toronto, Jul 24 (AP) - Roger Federer withdrew from the Rogers Cup in Toronto next month in order to be in peak condition for the U.S. Open.
Federer is a two-time champion at the Rogers Cup, which alternates between Toronto and Montreal. He's won twice in Toronto and was runner-up last year in...
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Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

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Carnoustie, Jul 23 (AP) - Francesco Molinari didn't get the loudest cheers for the best golf at British Open.
He was overlooked for so much of Sunday playing alongside Tiger Woods, who caused pure pandemonium at Carnoustie by taking the lead in the final round of a major for the first time in...
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