Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–FORMER BOXING GREAT EMILE GRIFFITH DIES
Emile Griffith, an elegant fighter whose career was overshadowed by the fatal beating he gave an opponent in a title bout, dies at age 75.
–BARCELONA TURN TO GERARDO MARTINO AS COACH
Barcelona pulls a surprise by appointing Argentine Gerardo Martino as new coach to replace the ailing Tito Vilanova.
–DEVILS SIGN JAGR TO MAKE UP FOR KOVALCHUK EXIT
The New Jersey Devils make up for losing their best player Ilya Kovalchuk by signing one of the NHL’s all-time greats Jaromir Jagr.
–ARMSTRONG URGES JUDGE TO DISMISS U.S. GOVERNMENT LAWSUIT
Lance Armstrong has urged a U.S. federal judge to dismiss the Justice Department False Claims Act lawsuit against him.
–F1 TO MAKE RETURN TO AUSTRIA
Formula One will return to Austria in 2014 at the Red Bull-funded Spielberg circuit, with no word yet on which race will make way.