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France forward Kylian Mbappe, center, and forward Ousmane Dembele sign autographs during an official reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, Monday, July 16, 2018. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)

Mbappe donates World Cup bonus to charity

PARIS — Teenage World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is giving his bonus to an association that puts sports in the lives of hospitalized children. (more…)

Jeff Van Gundy (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

USA Basketball faces Uruguay on Sept. 14

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — USA Basketball's quest to qualify for next year's FIBA World Cup will resume Sept. 14 in Las Vegas, where the Americans…

French President Emmanuel Macron's wife Brigitte Macron (L) holds the trophy next to France's midfielder Paul Pogba (R) during a reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace on July 16, 2018 in Paris, after French players won the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match. (ludovic MARIN / AFP)

France gives World Cup winners a heroes’ welcome

The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes' welcome on Monday, parading down the Champs-Elysees as hundreds of thousands of cheering fans gave…

Belgium's Eden Hazard, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the third place match between England and Belgium. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Belgium beats England, finishes 3rd at World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Belgium and England both leave the World Cup happy to have reached the semifinals. Belgium may be a little happier, though.…