MOSCOW (AP) — France has won its second World Cup title. France beat Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for. The French players received their medals during a downpour that drenched not only the players but also the French president, Croatia's leader and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) is a Wimbledon champion for the fourth time. The 21st-ranked Serb beat first-time Wimbledon finalist Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-2, 6-2, 7-6. It's It is Djokovic's 13th major trophy, the fourth-highest total in the history of men's tennis.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have placed infielder Jonathan Villar on the 10-day disabled list with a right thumb strain. Villar injured his thumb sliding into third base yesterday in Milwaukee's 6-3 loss in the second game of a doubleheader against the Pirates. He's expected to have an MRI today.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tampa Bay catcher Wilson Ramos will miss next week's All-Star Game after leaving yesterday's game against the Minnesota Twins with left hamstring tightness. Ramos had been named the American League's starting catcher. Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been named to the AL roster in place of Ramos.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have demoted outfielder Austin Meadows to Triple-A Indianapolis and recalled right-handed reliever Tanner Anderson. The 23-year-old Meadows was the team's first-round pick in the 2013 draft. He hit .298 in 48 games with Pittsburgh, but he has lost playing time to Corey Dickerson and Gregory Polanco.