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September 12, 2013 - 2:35 AM
Italy F1 Ferrari Raikkonen

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2009 file photo, then Ferrari Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen gives the thumbs-up during a news conference in Madonna di Campiglio, northern Italy. On Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, Ferrari announced that Raikkonen will return as a replacement for outgoing Brazilian driver Felipe Massa, giving the Formula One team a new partner for their Spanish driver Fernando Alonso and two top drivers starting next season. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

--NEW IOC BOSS WANTS TO OVERHAUL OLYMPIC BIDDING

Newly elected IOC president Thomas Bach wants future Olympic bids to put an emphasis on sustainable development and public support.

http://apne.ws/1eEPRA2

--FERRARI ANNOUNCES RAIKKONEN RETURN

Ferrari has confirmed the return of Kimi Raikkonen to the Formula One team next season, forming a potentially combustible combination with current top driver Fernando Alonso.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ferrari-announces-raikkonen-return-2-year-deal

--YANKEES SKIPPER JETER OUT FOR SEASON

After a stop-start, injury-riddled year, Yankees captain Derek Jeter concedes and will sit out the rest of the season.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/yankees-ss-jeter-done-year-ankle-injury

--TRAPATTONI OUT AS IRELAND COACH

One of the sport's great coaching careers may be at an end as Ireland dismisses Giovanni Trapattoni following a loss in World Cup qualifying.

http://apne.ws/180w9rx

--MEXICO DESPAIRS OVER VANISHING WORLD CUP HOPES

Mexico's slip to the precipice of World Cup elimination has plunged El Tri's vast fanbase into despair and recriminations.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/despair-frustration-follow-mexicos-loss-us