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  • The Latest: Contreras puts National League on the board

    The Latest: Contreras puts National League on the board

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:59:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:21:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stands with trophy before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stands with trophy before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.
    Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is defending teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason.
    Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is defending teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason.
  • Cambage scores WNBA-record 53 points for Wings over Liberty

    Cambage scores WNBA-record 53 points for Wings over Liberty

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:50:39 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:21:06 GMT
    Elizabeth Cambage sets WNBA record with 53 points to send Dallas Wings past New York Liberty 104-87.
    Elizabeth Cambage sets WNBA record with 53 points to send Dallas Wings past New York Liberty 104-87.
  • As MLB mulls rule changes, union hints at work stoppage

    As MLB mulls rule changes, union hints at work stoppage

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:17:55 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:21:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stands with trophy before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stands with trophy before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.
    Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games.
    Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games.
  • Machado trade rumors grabbing attention at All-Star Game

    Machado trade rumors grabbing attention at All-Star Game

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:07:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:21:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). American League, Baltimore Orioles Manny Machado walks on the field after batting practice ahead of the All-Star Home Run Derby Baseball event, Monday, July 16, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Sta...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). American League, Baltimore Orioles Manny Machado walks on the field after batting practice ahead of the All-Star Home Run Derby Baseball event, Monday, July 16, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Sta...
    Pending trade of Machado becomes hottest topic at All-Star Game.
    Pending trade of Machado becomes hottest topic at All-Star Game.
  • Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

    Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:08:31 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:57:23 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...(Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.
  • Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder

    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:44:43 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:57:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Britain's Anthony Joshua, rear, tries to hit New Zealand's Joseph Parker during their heavyweight title bout in Cardiff, Wales. In June, the World Boxing Association ordered Jo...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Britain's Anthony Joshua, rear, tries to hit New Zealand's Joseph Parker during their heavyweight title bout in Cardiff, Wales. In June, the World Boxing Association ordered Jo...
    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder even with different fight scheduled with Alexander Povetkin.
    Anthony Joshua can't escape talk of Deontay Wilder even with different fight scheduled with Alexander Povetkin.
  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr receives contract extension

    Warriors coach Steve Kerr receives contract extension

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:47:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:57:04 GMT
    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise's repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure.
    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise's repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure.
  • Koepka traces golfing success to Scotland, aims to win Open

    Koepka traces golfing success to Scotland, aims to win Open

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:47:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:57:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). U.S. golfer's Dustin Johnson, left and Brooks Koepka share a joke while putting on the 16th green during a practice round for the 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie golf club, Scotland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). U.S. golfer's Dustin Johnson, left and Brooks Koepka share a joke while putting on the 16th green during a practice round for the 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie golf club, Scotland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Open notes: Koepka traces roots to Scottish success, Johnson wins a trophy for being No. 1 the most weeks.
    Open notes: Koepka traces roots to Scottish success, Johnson wins a trophy for being No. 1 the most weeks.
  • Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

    Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:42:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:58:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Arizona Cardinals general manager ...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Arizona Cardinals general manager ...
    The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb.
    The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb.
  • Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

    Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:57:07 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:58:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Tiger Woods of the United States smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The Opens Golf championships start Thursday.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). Tiger Woods of the United States smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The Opens Golf championships start Thursday.
    Tiger Woods back at the British Open and liking his chances as the year of his recovery continues.
    Tiger Woods back at the British Open and liking his chances as the year of his recovery continues.
  • NFL reinstates Cowboys DE Gregory from yearlong suspension

    NFL reinstates Cowboys DE Gregory from yearlong suspension

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:52:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:34:17 GMT
    The NFL has reinstated Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory, who was suspended all of last season over multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy.
    The NFL has reinstated Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory, who was suspended all of last season over multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy.
  • Georgia reloads for another championship run under Smart

    Georgia reloads for another championship run under Smart

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:50:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 23:08:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Georgia head coach Kirby Smarts signs autographs as he arrives for Southeastern Conference Media Days Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Georgia head coach Kirby Smarts signs autographs as he arrives for Southeastern Conference Media Days Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Smart says 2017 SEC championship built confidence for Georgia to make another title run in 2018.
    Smart says 2017 SEC championship built confidence for Georgia to make another title run in 2018.
  • Usain Bolt to make run at pro soccer in Australia

    Usain Bolt to make run at pro soccer in Australia

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:13:46 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:44:48 GMT
    Trading spikes for boots, Usain Bolt ready to make run at pro soccer in Australia.
    Trading spikes for boots, Usain Bolt ready to make run at pro soccer in Australia.
  • Van Avermaet extends Tour lead as Sky bides its time

    Van Avermaet extends Tour lead as Sky bides its time

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:34:57 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:44:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena ). France's Julian Alaphilippe celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the tenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 158.8 kilometers (98.7 miles) with start in Annecy and finish in Le Grand-Bornand, France, T...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena ). France's Julian Alaphilippe celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the tenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 158.8 kilometers (98.7 miles) with start in Annecy and finish in Le Grand-Bornand, France, T...
    Julian Alaphilippe claimed the first mountain leg of this year's Tour de France on Tuesday, while Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a seventh consecutive day.
    Julian Alaphilippe claimed the first mountain leg of this year's Tour de France on Tuesday, while Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a seventh consecutive day.
  • The Latest: Oklahoma State RB offsets questions elsewhere

    The Latest: Oklahoma State RB offsets questions elsewhere

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:35:08 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:19:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cooper Neill). West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen speaks during the NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Frisco, Texas, Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Cooper Neill). West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen speaks during the NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Frisco, Texas, Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen didn't hesitate giving his blessing to a Heisman Trophy campaign for quarterback Will Grier.
    West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen didn't hesitate giving his blessing to a Heisman Trophy campaign for quarterback Will Grier.
  • Harper's future is shadow hanging over DC's All-Star moment

    Harper's future is shadow hanging over DC's All-Star moment

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:53:30 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:23:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer, left, and Bryce Harper look on at a baseball press conference to unveil the 2018 MLB All-Star Game logo, in Washington. Thirteen years after Major...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer, left, and Bryce Harper look on at a baseball press conference to unveil the 2018 MLB All-Star Game logo, in Washington. Thirteen years after Major...
    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in the All-Star Game in his current home ballpark.
    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in the All-Star Game in his current home ballpark.
  • The Latest: Johnson wins a trophy without hitting a shot

    The Latest: Johnson wins a trophy without hitting a shot

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:58:18 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:25:59 GMT
    (Jane Barlow/PA via AP). England's Justin Rose speaks during a press conference on preview day three of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Justin Rose’s best finish at a British Open remains hi...(Jane Barlow/PA via AP). England's Justin Rose speaks during a press conference on preview day three of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Justin Rose’s best finish at a British Open remains hi...
    Justin Rose's best finish at a British Open remains his tie for fourth at Royal Birkdale in 1998, when he was an amateur, and he doesn't understand why.
    Justin Rose's best finish at a British Open remains his tie for fourth at Royal Birkdale in 1998, when he was an amateur, and he doesn't understand why.
  • Machado won't let trade talk diminish his fun as All-Star

    Machado won't let trade talk diminish his fun as All-Star

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:57:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:25:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gail Burton). Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado, left, and Caleb Joseph score against the Texas Rangers in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton). Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado, left, and Caleb Joseph score against the Texas Rangers in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Baltimore.
    Machado preps for All-Star Game knowing that trade from Orioles is imminent.
    Machado preps for All-Star Game knowing that trade from Orioles is imminent.
  • Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:47:41 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:48:28 GMT
    Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

    Harper thrills home crowd and father by winning Home Run Derby over Schwarber 19-18.

  • The Latest: MLB union head hints work stoppage possible

    The Latest: MLB union head hints work stoppage possible

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:08:59 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:54:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Schwane). New York Yankees' Neil Walker celebrates with Aaron Judge (99) after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Ron Schwane). New York Yankees' Neil Walker celebrates with Aaron Judge (99) after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Head of baseball players' union favors expanding wild-card playoff from one game to a series, but says there are scheduling challenges.
    Head of baseball players' union favors expanding wild-card playoff from one game to a series, but says there are scheduling challenges.
  • Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again

    Lakers, Trail Blazers to meet for Summer League title again

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:14:26 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:35:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Los Angeles Lakers' Josh Hart, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton battle for the ball during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Monday, July 16, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Los Angeles Lakers' Josh Hart, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers' Collin Sexton battle for the ball during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Monday, July 16, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Josh Hart had 37 points and nine rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 112-109 double-overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the semifinals of the NBA Summer League.
    Josh Hart had 37 points and nine rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 112-109 double-overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the semifinals of the NBA Summer League.
  • Washington Metro workers approve strike amid rising tensions

    Washington Metro workers approve strike amid rising tensions

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:58:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:18:30 GMT
    After years without a new contract, the Washington Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball...
    After years without a new contract, the Washington Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
  • MLB union chief says discussion needed on legalized gambling

    MLB union chief says discussion needed on legalized gambling

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:39:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:18:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Fireworks are displayed before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Fireworks are displayed before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday.
    Head of baseball players' union says conversations will take place with commissioner's office over whether prohibitions against legalized gambling among his members' relatives may be needed.
    Head of baseball players' union says conversations will take place with commissioner's office over whether prohibitions against legalized gambling among his members' relatives may be needed.
  • No refuge from politics but France victory a fitting climax

    No refuge from politics but France victory a fitting climax

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:19:49 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:46:33 GMT
    This World Cup was never going to be a refuge from politics when it was being staged in Putin's Russia, but the players did their best to keep the tournament for themselves.
    This World Cup was never going to be a refuge from politics when it was being staged in Putin's Russia, but the players did their best to keep the tournament for themselves.
  • World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

    World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:45:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:11:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). The name of French soccer player Kylian Mbappe is projected onto the Arc de Triomphe as soccer fans invade the Champs Elysees avenue after France won the soccer World Cup final match between France and Croatia, Sunday, July 1...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). The name of French soccer player Kylian Mbappe is projected onto the Arc de Triomphe as soccer fans invade the Champs Elysees avenue after France won the soccer World Cup final match between France and Croatia, Sunday, July 1...
    World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup _ that's all France is talking about.
    World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup _ that's all France is talking about.
  • Sankey: New gambling laws could result in SEC injury reports

    Sankey: New gambling laws could result in SEC injury reports

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:09:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:02:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during NCAA college football SEC media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during NCAA college football SEC media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling on gambling could cause the league to require schools to release reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players.
    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling on gambling could cause the league to require schools to release reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players.
  • Baseball's shifting culture set to play out in All-Star Game

    Baseball's shifting culture set to play out in All-Star Game

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:15:24 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:14:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Winslow Townson). Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez connects on a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Winslow Townson). Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez connects on a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Boston.
    Fans tuning into the baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday night will get to see the shifting culture of the sport.
    Fans tuning into the baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday night will get to see the shifting culture of the sport.
  • Spieth returns claret jug, faces tough task getting it back

    Spieth returns claret jug, faces tough task getting it back

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:17:52 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:08:34 GMT
    (Richard Sellers/PA via AP). Jordan Speith hits out of a bunker during a practice round for the The Open Championship golf tournament at Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus, Scotland, Monday July 16, 2018.(Richard Sellers/PA via AP). Jordan Speith hits out of a bunker during a practice round for the The Open Championship golf tournament at Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus, Scotland, Monday July 16, 2018.
    Spieth endures the ceremonious return of a claret jug and has to figure out Carnoustie to get it back.
    Spieth endures the ceremonious return of a claret jug and has to figure out Carnoustie to get it back.
  • The Latest: Harper wins Home Run Derby at Nationals Park

    The Latest: Harper wins Home Run Derby at Nationals Park

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:15:18 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:44:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer, left, and Bryce Harper look on at a baseball press conference to unveil the 2018 MLB All-Star Game logo, in Washington. Thirteen years after Major...(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer, left, and Bryce Harper look on at a baseball press conference to unveil the 2018 MLB All-Star Game logo, in Washington. Thirteen years after Major...
    The AL and NL All-Star managers have revealed the pitchers they'll be using immediately after starters Chris Sale and Max Scherzer.
    The AL and NL All-Star managers have revealed the pitchers they'll be using immediately after starters Chris Sale and Max Scherzer.
  • APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

    APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:13:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:41:57 GMT
    It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts.
    It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts.
  • Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sex abuse of divers

    Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sex abuse of divers

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:19:14 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-07-17 03:19:23 GMT
    Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes.
    Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes.
  • World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans

    World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:28:10 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:42:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). A steward runs after two people that invaded the pitch during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). A steward runs after two people that invaded the pitch during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Two of the four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.
    Two of the four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.
  • Eagles QB Wentz weds girlfriend in lakeside ceremony

    Eagles QB Wentz weds girlfriend in lakeside ceremony

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:29:30 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:07:59 GMT
    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony over the weekend that thrilled some fans in boats.
    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony over the weekend that thrilled some fans in boats.
  • Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

    Soccer diplomacy: World Cup host Putin gives Trump a ball

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:56:58 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 23:01:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, tosses a soccer ball to his wife first lady Melania Trump after Russian President Vladimir Putin presented it to him during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidenti...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump, left, tosses a soccer ball to his wife first lady Melania Trump after Russian President Vladimir Putin presented it to him during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidenti...
    Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
    Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a soccer ball as a gift for his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • Fisher's new challenge: Make Aggies tough, SEC champions

    Fisher's new challenge: Make Aggies tough, SEC champions

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:53:05 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:16:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher speaks during NCAA college football Southeastern Conference media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher speaks during NCAA college football Southeastern Conference media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Jimbo Fisher working to add toughness to new Texas A&M team as he looks to build championship team in demanding SEC West.
    Jimbo Fisher working to add toughness to new Texas A&M team as he looks to build championship team in demanding SEC West.
  • New AD taking charge at Michigan St: 'We must do better'

    New AD taking charge at Michigan St: 'We must do better'

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:19:46 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:30:09 GMT
    (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP). New Michigan State athletic director Bill Beekman speaks at an introductory press conference in East Lansing, Mich., Monday, July 16, 2018.(Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP). New Michigan State athletic director Bill Beekman speaks at an introductory press conference in East Lansing, Mich., Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Michigan State has officially introduced Bill Beekman as its new athletic director, giving him the job he's held on an interim basis since early February.
    Michigan State has officially introduced Bill Beekman as its new athletic director, giving him the job he's held on an interim basis since early February.
  • Houston, Phoenix among future Final Four sites

    Houston, Phoenix among future Final Four sites

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:09:05 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:11:31 GMT
    The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.
    The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.
  • Djokovic, Kerber, Williams each made a comeback at Wimbledon

    Djokovic, Kerber, Williams each made a comeback at Wimbledon

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:27:32 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:09:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the men's singles final match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Sunday July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the men's singles final match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Sunday July 15, 2018.
    From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts.
    From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts.
  • The Latest: French leader to soccer team: 'Don't change'

    The Latest: French leader to soccer team: 'Don't change'

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:19:38 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:08:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bob Edme). French goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris holds the cup as the French soccer team arrives at Charles de Gaulle airport, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Roissy, north of Paris. France prepares to welcome home the national soccer team for a...(AP Photo/Bob Edme). French goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris holds the cup as the French soccer team arrives at Charles de Gaulle airport, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Roissy, north of Paris. France prepares to welcome home the national soccer team for a...
    France's victorious World Cup team has descended upon Paris' packed Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open bus with Alpha jets streaming the national colors overhead and wild cheers of joy ringing out.
    France's victorious World Cup team has descended upon Paris' packed Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open bus with Alpha jets streaming the national colors overhead and wild cheers of joy ringing out.
  • Police: Drowning of NHL goalie Ray Emery not suspicious

    Police: Drowning of NHL goalie Ray Emery not suspicious

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:47:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:21:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, file). FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2011 file photo Chicago Blackhawks goalie Ray Emery keeps his eyes on a shot by the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Tampa, Fla. Emery has drowned in his hometo...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, file). FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2011 file photo Chicago Blackhawks goalie Ray Emery keeps his eyes on a shot by the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Tampa, Fla. Emery has drowned in his hometo...
    Police: Drowning of ex-goalie Ray Emery does not appear suspicious; call it 'case of misadventure'.
    Police: Drowning of ex-goalie Ray Emery does not appear suspicious; call it 'case of misadventure'.
  • Trout still setting the standard in AL through first half

    Trout still setting the standard in AL through first half

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:35:22 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:01:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs to first base after hitting a single during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout runs to first base after hitting a single during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    If you were voting on an AL MVP award for just the first half, you could put together an entire 10-man ballot that's just Mike Trout, plus nine players from the Red Sox, Yankees, Indians and Astros.
    If you were voting on an AL MVP award for just the first half, you could put together an entire 10-man ballot that's just Mike Trout, plus nine players from the Red Sox, Yankees, Indians and Astros.
  • Bowlsby has reasons to feel bullish about Big 12 Conference

    Bowlsby has reasons to feel bullish about Big 12 Conference

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:43:00 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:46:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cooper Neill). Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks during NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Frisco, Texas, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Cooper Neill). Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks during NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Frisco, Texas, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league these days.
    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league these days.
  • Free agency turning into bargain hunting for NBA clubs

    Free agency turning into bargain hunting for NBA clubs

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:04:56 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:40:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Monday, March 19, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Isaiah Thomas argues a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis. No fewer than 33 players wi...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Monday, March 19, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Isaiah Thomas argues a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis. No fewer than 33 players wi...
    Bargain Hunters: With a lot of money gone, NBA teams now seem to be turning their attention to finding steals of deals.
    Bargain Hunters: With a lot of money gone, NBA teams now seem to be turning their attention to finding steals of deals.
  • 33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important

    33yo Ronaldo at Juventus: Age isn't important

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:52:08 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:06:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Portuguese ace Ronaldo salutes his fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Portuguese ace Ronaldo salutes his fans as he arrives to undergo medical checks at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Cristiano Ronaldo believes age is just a number as he vows to do his best to bring Juventus the Champions League success it craves.
    Cristiano Ronaldo believes age is just a number as he vows to do his best to bring Juventus the Champions League success it craves.
  • Froome happy as Tour de France heads for the mountains

    Froome happy as Tour de France heads for the mountains

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:08:49 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:52:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Dejong). Britain's Chris Froome, rides in the pack during the eight stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 181 kilometers (112.5 miles) with start in Dreux and finish in Amiens, France, Saturday, July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Peter Dejong). Britain's Chris Froome, rides in the pack during the eight stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 181 kilometers (112.5 miles) with start in Dreux and finish in Amiens, France, Saturday, July 14, 2018.
    Chris Froome believes the mountains will reveal the true Tour de France contenders.
    Chris Froome believes the mountains will reveal the true Tour de France contenders.
  • Mets' Wilpons on brink of championship _ in esports

    Mets' Wilpons on brink of championship _ in esports

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:40:21 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:34:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, New York Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, center, talks with Michael Conforto and No. 1 draft pick Jerred Kelenic, left, before the team's baseball game against the Pit...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, New York Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, center, talks with Michael Conforto and No. 1 draft pick Jerred Kelenic, left, before the team's baseball game against the Pit...
    Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and his family are on the brink of a championship _ in esports.
    Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and his family are on the brink of a championship _ in esports.
  • Fleetwood best placed to end American dominance of majors

    Fleetwood best placed to end American dominance of majors

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:33:44 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:33:45 GMT
    (Richard Sellers/PA via AP). Tommy Fleetwood practicing during preview day one of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Britain, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(Richard Sellers/PA via AP). Tommy Fleetwood practicing during preview day one of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Britain, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Tommy Fleetwood was Two rounds of 63 made on different sides of the Atlantic over the past eight months are fuelling the belief that Tommy Fleetwood can end the American dominance of the majors at the British Open.
    Tommy Fleetwood was Two rounds of 63 made on different sides of the Atlantic over the past eight months are fuelling the belief that Tommy Fleetwood can end the American dominance of the majors at the British Open.
  • Serena Williams at No. 28 in WTA rankings, climbs 153 spots

    Serena Williams at No. 28 in WTA rankings, climbs 153 spots

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:05:23 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:13:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States is dejected after losing a point to Germany's Angelique Kerber during their women's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States is dejected after losing a point to Germany's Angelique Kerber during their women's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.
    Serena Williams climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the top 30.
    Serena Williams climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the top 30.
  • Futures Game a showcase of potential Machado trade chips

    Futures Game a showcase of potential Machado trade chips

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:25:02 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:01:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). U.S. Team Peter Alonso, of the New York Mets prepares to hit a home run against the World Team in the seventh inning of the All-Star Futures baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The the 89th...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). U.S. Team Peter Alonso, of the New York Mets prepares to hit a home run against the World Team in the seventh inning of the All-Star Futures baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The the 89th...
    New York Mets prospect Peter Alonso hit a two-run home run that reminded manager Torii Hunter of Mark McGwire as the United States beat the World 10-6 in a long-ball-filled All-Star Futures Game on Sunday.
    New York Mets prospect Peter Alonso hit a two-run home run that reminded manager Torii Hunter of Mark McGwire as the United States beat the World 10-6 in a long-ball-filled All-Star Futures Game on Sunday.
  • Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup

    Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:38:16 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:16:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Security stewards remove people who ran onto the pitch and briefly stopped the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Security stewards remove people who ran onto the pitch and briefly stopped the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Russian protest group and punk band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people who ran onto the field and disrupted the World Cup final.
    Russian protest group and punk band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people who ran onto the field and disrupted the World Cup final.
  • Russia on a high as World Cup wraps; Putin's problems remain

    Russia on a high as World Cup wraps; Putin's problems remain

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:02:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:25:49 GMT
    (Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP). Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, left, presents a T-shirt to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP). Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, left, presents a T-shirt to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    The World Cup has bathed Russians and their country in a rosy light, but after the monthlong party ends and foreigners leave, President Vladimir Putin will be left with a pension crisis and unusually low ratings.
    The World Cup has bathed Russians and their country in a rosy light, but after the monthlong party ends and foreigners leave, President Vladimir Putin will be left with a pension crisis and unusually low ratings.
  • Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:03:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Kylian Mbappe, front, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.
    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.
  • Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

    Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:32:43 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:05:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, from left, wait on the podium after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhn...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron, from left, wait on the podium after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhn...
    President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup.
    President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup.
  • Ohio honors 1st documented black pro football player

    Ohio honors 1st documented black pro football player

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:08:10 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:21:28 GMT
    The state of Ohio has approved legislation that will create a day to honor the first documented, black professional football player, known by the nickname 'the Black Cyclone.'.
    The state of Ohio has approved legislation that will create a day to honor the first documented, black professional football player, known by the nickname 'the Black Cyclone.'.
  • Deschamps joins Zagallo, Beckenbauer as champ player, coach

    Deschamps joins Zagallo, Beckenbauer as champ player, coach

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:25:19 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:45 AM EDT2018-07-16 10:45:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ronald Blum). French players celebrate after bursting into a press conference by France head coach Didier Deschamps after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunda...(AP Photo/Ronald Blum). French players celebrate after bursting into a press conference by France head coach Didier Deschamps after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunda...
    France's Didier Deschamps joined Mario Zagallo, Franz Beckenbauer as the only men to win World Cup titles as a player and coach.
    France's Didier Deschamps joined Mario Zagallo, Franz Beckenbauer as the only men to win World Cup titles as a player and coach.
  • With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory

    With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory

    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-07-15 19:49:23 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:57 AM EDT2018-07-16 08:57:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). People celebrate on the Champs Elysees avenue after France won the soccer World Cup final match between France and Croatia, Sunday, July 15, 2018 in Paris. France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 .(AP Photo/Francois Mori). People celebrate on the Champs Elysees avenue after France won the soccer World Cup final match between France and Croatia, Sunday, July 15, 2018 in Paris. France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 .
    From Napoleon's triumphal arch to hard-scrabble suburbs of Paris, France is celebrating the national soccer team's victory in the World Cup.
    From Napoleon's triumphal arch to hard-scrabble suburbs of Paris, France is celebrating the national soccer team's victory in the World Cup.
  • Dixon wins IndyCar race at Toronto for 3rd time

    Dixon wins IndyCar race at Toronto for 3rd time

    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-07-16 00:55:02 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:16 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:16:15 GMT
    (Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press via AP). Scott Dixon races down the track before winning an IndyCar auto race in Toronto, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press via AP). Scott Dixon races down the track before winning an IndyCar auto race in Toronto, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race at Toronto for his third title at the event The New Zealand native finished the 85-lap course on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place first, with Simon Pagenaud of France...
    Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race at Toronto for his third title at the event The New Zealand native finished the 85-lap course on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place first, with Simon Pagenaud of France finishing second.
  • Big Papi manages just fine, perfect fit in new All-Star role

    Big Papi manages just fine, perfect fit in new All-Star role

    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:44:45 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:51:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). World Team manager David Ortiz (34) shoots a self portrait with his team before the All-Star Futures baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tue...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). World Team manager David Ortiz (34) shoots a self portrait with his team before the All-Star Futures baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tue...
    David Ortiz manages just fine, perfect fit in new All-Star role.
    David Ortiz manages just fine, perfect fit in new All-Star role.
  • No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

    No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:57:58 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:40:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain, right, during their men's singles semifinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain, right, during their men's singles semifinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.
    Novak Djokovic will be trying to win his fourth Wimbledon championship when he faces Kevin Anderson in the men's singles final.
    Novak Djokovic will be trying to win his fourth Wimbledon championship when he faces Kevin Anderson in the men's singles final.
  • Russian women push back at shaming over World Cup dating

    Russian women push back at shaming over World Cup dating

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-07-15 06:52:26 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:52:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). English fans applaud their players after the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Belgium defeats Englan...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). English fans applaud their players after the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Belgium defeats Englan...
    Hundreds of thousands of foreign men have flooded into Russia for the monthlong World Cup, setting off a fierce debate in the host nation about the roles and rights of women.
    Hundreds of thousands of foreign men have flooded into Russia for the monthlong World Cup, setting off a fierce debate in the host nation about the roles and rights of women.
  • Vive la France! And a lot of other nations, too

    Vive la France! And a lot of other nations, too

    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:35:41 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:42:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates with the trophy after his team won 4-2 during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates with the trophy after his team won 4-2 during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    About two-thirds of France's World Cup-winning team has an immigrant background.
    About two-thirds of France's World Cup-winning team has an immigrant background.
  • The Latest: Pussy Riot charged in protest at World Cup final

    The Latest: Pussy Riot charged in protest at World Cup final

    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-07-15 12:17:38 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:41:25 GMT
    (Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hands with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shake hands with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally passed the torch to Qatar for the World Cup in 2022.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally passed the torch to Qatar for the World Cup in 2022.
  • Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

    Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, Ontario

    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:59:40 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-07-16 00:21:16 GMT
    Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery has drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario.
    Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery has drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Machado homers, exits early in Orioles' 6-5 win over Texas

    Machado homers, exits early in Orioles' 6-5 win over Texas

    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:50:09 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:25:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gail Burton). Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado follows through on a solo home run against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton). Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado follows through on a solo home run against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Baltimore.
    Machado homers, departs early from wet field as Orioles beat Rangers 6-5 to end first half.
    Machado homers, departs early from wet field as Orioles beat Rangers 6-5 to end first half.
  • John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M

    John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M

    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-07-15 12:17:55 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:55:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). John Cynn competes during the World Series of Poker main event, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). John Cynn competes during the World Series of Poker main event, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Indianapolis resident John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M.
    Indianapolis resident John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M.
  • From young Mbappe to aging keeper, the World Cup in records

    From young Mbappe to aging keeper, the World Cup in records

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:38:28 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:54:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). France's Kylian Mbappe arrives on the pitch at the start of the official training session at the eve of the final against Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/David Vincent). France's Kylian Mbappe arrives on the pitch at the start of the official training session at the eve of the final against Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018.
    Kylian Mbappe's breakout performances, 11 own goals and very few red cards despite all Neymar's dives.
    Kylian Mbappe's breakout performances, 11 own goals and very few red cards despite all Neymar's dives.
  • The Latest: Melichar, Peya win Wimbledon mixed doubles title

    The Latest: Melichar, Peya win Wimbledon mixed doubles title

    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-07-15 13:52:43 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-07-15 21:41:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to South Africa's Kevin Anderson during the men's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to South Africa's Kevin Anderson during the men's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday July 15, 2018.
    Novak Djokovic has taken the first set of his Wimbledon final against Kevin Anderson 6-2 in just 29 minutes.
    Novak Djokovic has taken the first set of his Wimbledon final against Kevin Anderson 6-2 in just 29 minutes.
  • French President Macron has plenty of fun at World Cup final

    French President Macron has plenty of fun at World Cup final

    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:11:04 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:58:19 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron reacts during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron reacts during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    None of the heads of state at the World Cup final has as much fun as French President Emmanuel Macron.
    None of the heads of state at the World Cup final has as much fun as French President Emmanuel Macron.
  • Carnoustie presents a fast, brown look for British Open

    Carnoustie presents a fast, brown look for British Open

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:29:53 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:57:48 GMT
    (Richard Sellers/PA via AP). John Rahm practicing during preview day one of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Britain, Sunday, July 15, 2018.(Richard Sellers/PA via AP). John Rahm practicing during preview day one of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Britain, Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Fast and furious: Dry summer means a brown, fast British Open at Carnoustie.
    Fast and furious: Dry summer means a brown, fast British Open at Carnoustie.
  • Cardinals look for spark after manager's shock firing

    Cardinals look for spark after manager's shock firing

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-07-15 18:24:03 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:57:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak, center, speaks about the firing of Cardinals manager Mike Matheny as owner Bill DeWitt Jr., left, and interim manager Mike Shildt, right, listen before a base...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak, center, speaks about the firing of Cardinals manager Mike Matheny as owner Bill DeWitt Jr., left, and interim manager Mike Shildt, right, listen before a base...
    Some St. Louis Cardinals players say they bear some responsibility for the sudden firing of manager Mike Matheny.
    Some St. Louis Cardinals players say they bear some responsibility for the sudden firing of manager Mike Matheny.
  • Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of Tour

    Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of Tour

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:38:37 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:18:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena ). Australia's Richie Porte receives medical attention after crashing during the ninth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 156.5 kilometers (97.2 miles) with start in Arras and finish in Roubaix, France, Sunday, July ...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena ). Australia's Richie Porte receives medical attention after crashing during the ninth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 156.5 kilometers (97.2 miles) with start in Arras and finish in Roubaix, France, Sunday, July ...
    The highly awaited cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France is underway and already has claimed its first victim.
    The highly awaited cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France is underway and already has claimed its first victim.
  • Kerber set for sustained success after Wimbledon title

    Kerber set for sustained success after Wimbledon title

    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-07-15 13:57:56 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:03:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Germany's Angelique Kerber poses with the trophy after winning the women's singles final match against Serena Williams of the United States, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Germany's Angelique Kerber poses with the trophy after winning the women's singles final match against Serena Williams of the United States, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.
    The changes Angelique Kerber has made on the court helped her win a first Wimbledon title. She believes the changes she has made off the court will ensure her second coming as a dominant force in the women's game...
    The changes Angelique Kerber has made on the court helped her win a first Wimbledon title. She believes the changes she has made off the court will ensure her second coming as a dominant force in the women's game endures.
  • Stone wins Scottish Open, misses 1st 59 on European Tour

    Stone wins Scottish Open, misses 1st 59 on European Tour

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:38:49 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-07-15 20:03:13 GMT
    The elusive round of 59 on the European Tour is safe for another tournament.
    The elusive round of 59 on the European Tour is safe for another tournament.
  • Truex seeking more success after third win in 6 NASCAR races

    Truex seeking more success after third win in 6 NASCAR races

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:32:59 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-15 19:16:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley). Martin Truex Jr. raises his arms in celebration following his victory in the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Sparta, Ky.(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley). Martin Truex Jr. raises his arms in celebration following his victory in the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Sparta, Ky.
    Defending NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. aims to continue roll that has earned 3 wins in 6 starts.
    Defending NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. aims to continue roll that has earned 3 wins in 6 starts.
  • St. Louis stunner: Cards fire Matheny with club near .500

    St. Louis stunner: Cards fire Matheny with club near .500

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-07-15 03:52:22 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-07-15 18:25:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny sits in the dugout before the start of the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny sits in the dugout before the start of the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in St. Louis.
    The St. Louis Cardinals have fired manager Mike Matheny during his seventh season with the team hovering around .500.
    The St. Louis Cardinals have fired manager Mike Matheny during his seventh season with the team hovering around .500.
  • He's back: Djokovic tops Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final

    He's back: Djokovic tops Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:45:39 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:50:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Serbia's Novak Djokovic gestures after winning a point during his men's singles semifinals match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Serbia's Novak Djokovic gestures after winning a point during his men's singles semifinals match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.
    Djokovic reaches 5th Wimbledon final, tops Nadal in 5 sets in match suspended overnight.
    Djokovic reaches 5th Wimbledon final, tops Nadal in 5 sets in match suspended overnight.
  • Serena Williams set to 'be a contender to win Grand Slams'

    Serena Williams set to 'be a contender to win Grand Slams'

    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:16:17 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:49:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning a point during her women's singles final match against Germany's Angelique Kerber at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning a point during her women's singles final match against Germany's Angelique Kerber at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.
    Serena Williams is ready to look ahead to the U.S. Open after her loss to Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon final.
    Serena Williams is ready to look ahead to the U.S. Open after her loss to Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon final.
  • A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia for World Cup

    A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia for World Cup

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-14 19:16:20 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-07-15 14:01:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Samuel Umtiti, second from left, is congratulated by his teammates France's Antoine Griezmann, Raphael Varane and Paul Pogba, from left, after scoring the opening goal during the semifinal match between France and B...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Samuel Umtiti, second from left, is congratulated by his teammates France's Antoine Griezmann, Raphael Varane and Paul Pogba, from left, after scoring the opening goal during the semifinal match between France and B...
    A young France team full of speed and skill will face a veteran Croatia squad that can never be counted out in Sunday's World Cup final.
    A young France team full of speed and skill will face a veteran Croatia squad that can never be counted out in Sunday's World Cup final.
  • LEADING OFF: Cards move on from Matheny, skidding Braves

    LEADING OFF: Cards move on from Matheny, skidding Braves

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-07-15 06:48:34 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-07-15 13:55:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny tips his cap to the fans following the team's victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in St. Louis. The Cardinals have fire...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny tips his cap to the fans following the team's victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in St. Louis. The Cardinals have fire...
    LEADING OFF: Cards move on from Matheny, Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint.
    LEADING OFF: Cards move on from Matheny, Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint.
  • Indians C Yan Gomes finds out he's an All-Star while batting

    Indians C Yan Gomes finds out he's an All-Star while batting

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-07-15 03:16:59 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:18 AM EDT2018-07-15 12:18:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes hits an RBI double off New York Yankees starting pitcher Domingo German during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes hits an RBI double off New York Yankees starting pitcher Domingo German during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been named an All-Star for the first time.
    Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been named an All-Star for the first time.
  • Daly withdraws from British Open

    Daly withdraws from British Open

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-07-15 10:07:29 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-07-15 12:04:57 GMT
    John Daly withdraws from British Open because of knee injury.
    John Daly withdraws from British Open because of knee injury.
  • Truex repeats as NASCAR Cup winner at Kentucky Speedway

    Truex repeats as NASCAR Cup winner at Kentucky Speedway

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:01:49 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:43:33 GMT
    Defending champion Martin Truex Jr. is on the pole and the green flag has dropped for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
    Defending champion Martin Truex Jr. is on the pole and the green flag has dropped for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
  • Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

    Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:25:04 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-07-15 11:38:52 GMT
    (Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US returns a ball to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US returns a ball to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.

    About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber.

    About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber.

  • Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

    Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-07-14 17:26:54 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-07-15 07:30:46 GMT
    Coming home: Jabari Parker, Bulls agree to $40 million, 2-year contract.
    Coming home: Jabari Parker, Bulls agree to $40 million, 2-year contract.
  • Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

    Baez homers, drives in 5 as Cubs rout Padres 11-6

    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-07-15 06:37:24 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-07-15 06:49:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez follows through on a two-run double against the San Diego Padres during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Saturday, July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez follows through on a two-run double against the San Diego Padres during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Saturday, July 14, 2018.
    All-Star slugger Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and drove in five, Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ also went deep and the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 11-6.
    All-Star slugger Javier Baez hit a three-run home run and drove in five, Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ also went deep and the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 11-6.
  • Cole pitches into 6th inning, Astros hit 3 homers in 9-1 win

    Cole pitches into 6th inning, Astros hit 3 homers in 9-1 win

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:16:54 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-07-15 06:48:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith). Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Houston.
    Gerrit Cole struck out eight in 5 2/3 strong innings, and the Houston Astros hit three home runs in a 9-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.
    Gerrit Cole struck out eight in 5 2/3 strong innings, and the Houston Astros hit three home runs in a 9-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.
  • Red Sox beat Blue Jays 6-2 on Bogaerts' walkoff slam in 10th

    Red Sox beat Blue Jays 6-2 on Bogaerts' walkoff slam in 10th

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:56:43 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-07-15 05:09:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Winslow Townson). Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez connects on a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Boston.(AP Photo/Winslow Townson). Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez connects on a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Boston.
    Xander Bogaerts hit a game-ending grand slam with one out in 10th inning, and J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 29th homer to carry the Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
    Xander Bogaerts hit a game-ending grand slam with one out in 10th inning, and J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 29th homer to carry the Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of ASG

    LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of ASG

    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-07-15 01:56:56 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-07-15 03:32:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this June 30, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Nick Markakis follows through on a grand slam during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. Markakis kept sayi...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this June 30, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Nick Markakis follows through on a grand slam during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. Markakis kept sayi...
    LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint.
    LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint.
  • The Latest: Truex repeats at NASCAR Cup race in Kentucky

    The Latest: Truex repeats at NASCAR Cup race in Kentucky

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:56:52 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-07-15 03:17:32 GMT
    Martin Truex Jr. has won the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
    Martin Truex Jr. has won the first stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
  • Slow start by All-Star Nola as Phillies lose to Marlins 2-0

    Slow start by All-Star Nola as Phillies lose to Marlins 2-0

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:37:02 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-07-15 02:52:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola ducks under a line drive by Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Miami.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola ducks under a line drive by Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Miami.
    All-Star Aaron Nola gave up two runs in the first inning and the punchless Philadelphia Phillies never recovered, losing to the Miami Marlins 2-0.
    All-Star Aaron Nola gave up two runs in the first inning and the punchless Philadelphia Phillies never recovered, losing to the Miami Marlins 2-0.
  • The Latest: Swiatek wins Wimbledon girls' title

    The Latest: Swiatek wins Wimbledon girls' title

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 12:25:09 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-07-15 01:59:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's singles semifinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men's singles semifinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.
    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have resumed their Wimbledon semifinal.
    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have resumed their Wimbledon semifinal.
  • Slow start by All-Star Nola as Phillies lose to Marlins 2-0

    Slow start by All-Star Nola as Phillies lose to Marlins 2-0

    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:31:53 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:02:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola ducks under a line drive by Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Miami.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola ducks under a line drive by Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Miami.
    All-Star Aaron Nola gave up two runs in the first inning and the punchless Philadelphia Phillies never recovered, losing to the Miami Marlins 2-0.
    All-Star Aaron Nola gave up two runs in the first inning and the punchless Philadelphia Phillies never recovered, losing to the Miami Marlins 2-0.
  • Bonifacio homers as Royals beat White Sox 5-0

    Bonifacio homers as Royals beat White Sox 5-0

    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-07-14 21:41:55 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:52:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Kansas City Royals' Jorge Bonifacio, center, celebrates with Whit Merrifield, left, and Mike Moustakas after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Saturday, July 14, ...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Kansas City Royals' Jorge Bonifacio, center, celebrates with Whit Merrifield, left, and Mike Moustakas after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Saturday, July 14, ...
    Bonifacio homers for 1st time since suspension as Royals beat White Sox 5-0.
    Bonifacio homers for 1st time since suspension as Royals beat White Sox 5-0.
  • The Latest: Martinez praises Belgians for style, substance

    The Latest: Martinez praises Belgians for style, substance

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:21:53 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:17:25 GMT
    The holes in Danny Rose's socks generated plenty of online debate during England's World Cup third-place playoff against Belgium.
    The holes in Danny Rose's socks generated plenty of online debate during England's World Cup third-place playoff against Belgium.
  • WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at the World Cup's final day

    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at the World Cup's final day

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-07-14 19:01:17 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:44:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Croatia's Luka Modric, right, celebrates with a child after winning the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). Croatia's Luka Modric, right, celebrates with a child after winning the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, July 7, 2018.
    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at the World Cup's final day.
    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at the World Cup's final day.
  • Knox's glorious summer of golf continues at Scottish Open

    Knox's glorious summer of golf continues at Scottish Open

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-07-14 19:11:16 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-07-14 21:37:17 GMT
    An 11-hour sleep and a hearty Scottish breakfast sparked the latest impressive round in Russell Knox's glorious summer of golf, putting him in contention to seal back-to-back wins on the European Tour at the...
    An 11-hour sleep and a hearty Scottish breakfast sparked the latest impressive round in Russell Knox's glorious summer of golf, putting him in contention to seal back-to-back wins on the European Tour at the Scottish Open on Saturday.
  • Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

    Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:01:50 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:57:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, and England's Danny Rose challenge for the ball during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia,...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, and England's Danny Rose challenge for the ball during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia,...

    Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

    Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.

  • Matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France, Croatia

    Matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France, Croatia

    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:23:30 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-07-14 19:17:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). France's Kylian Mbappe arrives on the pitch at the start of the official training session at the eve of the final against Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/David Vincent). France's Kylian Mbappe arrives on the pitch at the start of the official training session at the eve of the final against Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018.
    A look at the matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia.
    A look at the matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia.
  • Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa

    Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:41:00 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:31:53 GMT
    In this July 11, 2018 photo, a man holds up a Visa sign in front of a statue of Lenin, as fans arrive for the semifinal match between Croatia and England at Luzhniki Stadium, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)In this July 11, 2018 photo, a man holds up a Visa sign in front of a statue of Lenin, as fans arrive for the semifinal match between Croatia and England at Luzhniki Stadium, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
    Lenin statue outside the stadium where France and Croatia will play the World Cup final is sandwiched by ads for Budweiser and Visa, a sign of how far Russia has come from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
    Lenin statue outside the stadium where France and Croatia will play the World Cup final is sandwiched by ads for Budweiser and Visa, a sign of how far Russia has come from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
  • Blue Jays win 13-7, snap Red Sox win streak at 10 games

    Blue Jays win 13-7, snap Red Sox win streak at 10 games

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-07-14 03:09:42 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:24:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak celebrates his solo home run with Kendrys Morales (8) during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak celebrates his solo home run with Kendrys Morales (8) during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Pillar, Smoak star as Toronto Blue Jays stop Boston's 10-game win streak with 13-7 victory over Red Sox.
    Pillar, Smoak star as Toronto Blue Jays stop Boston's 10-game win streak with 13-7 victory over Red Sox.
  • Reasons why France will win the World Cup

    Reasons why France will win the World Cup

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:32:10 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:13:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). In this image taken with a slow shutter speed France's Kylian Mbappe controls the ball during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). In this image taken with a slow shutter speed France's Kylian Mbappe controls the ball during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia...
    Reasons why France will win the World Cup final.
    Reasons why France will win the World Cup final.
  • Pols play at Nationals Park; that's not Trump's game

    Pols play at Nationals Park; that's not Trump's game

    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-07-14 17:26:41 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-14 17:47:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Abe, one of the Washington Nationals' racing presidents, takes part in an activity at the PLAY BALL Park as part of the Major League Baseball All-Star game festivities, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Abe, one of the Washington Nationals' racing presidents, takes part in an activity at the PLAY BALL Park as part of the Major League Baseball All-Star game festivities, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington.
    Nationals Park has a reputation as a politics-free zone, even though it's just over a mile away from the Capitol.
    Nationals Park has a reputation as a politics-free zone, even though it's just over a mile away from the Capitol.
  • 10 months after baby, Serena in Wimbledon final vs. Kerber

    10 months after baby, Serena in Wimbledon final vs. Kerber

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:44:34 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-07-14 17:35:21 GMT
    (Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US serves to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(Neil Hall/Pool via AP). Serena Williams of the US serves to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.
    Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only the fourth tournament she's played since returning to the tour after having a baby.
    Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only the fourth tournament she's played since returning to the tour after having a baby.
  • LEADING OFF: Utley retirement tour, Gray back from minors

    LEADING OFF: Utley retirement tour, Gray back from minors

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-07-14 01:44:34 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-07-14 17:35:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley speaks during a news conference held to announce his retirement at the end of the season, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley speaks during a news conference held to announce his retirement at the end of the season, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.
    LEADING OFF: Utley retirement tour, Jon Gray returns from Triple-A, Thames hammy issue.
    LEADING OFF: Utley retirement tour, Jon Gray returns from Triple-A, Thames hammy issue.
  • Reasons why Croatia will win the World Cup

    Reasons why Croatia will win the World Cup

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:42:16 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:44:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Croatia's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Croatia's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    Don't write off Croatia in the World Cup final against France.
    Don't write off Croatia in the World Cup final against France.
  • Groenewegen wins 2nd straight stage at Tour; cobbles ahead

    Groenewegen wins 2nd straight stage at Tour; cobbles ahead

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:42:01 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:17:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena ). Netherlands' Dylan Groenewegen celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the eight stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 181 kilometers (112.5 miles) with start in Dreux and finish in Amiens, France, Saturday, ...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena ). Netherlands' Dylan Groenewegen celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the eight stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 181 kilometers (112.5 miles) with start in Dreux and finish in Amiens, France, Saturday, ...
    Dylan Groenewegen won a second consecutive stage at the Tour de France when he sprinted to the finish on Saturday, and Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a fifth consecutive day.
    Dylan Groenewegen won a second consecutive stage at the Tour de France when he sprinted to the finish on Saturday, and Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a fifth consecutive day.
  • Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup

    Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup

    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:45:13 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:02:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Croatia's Luka Modric listens to a question during a news conference of the Croatian national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Croatia's Luka Modric listens to a question during a news conference of the Croatian national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018.
    Although small in stature, Luka Modric wields a big influence when he is on the soccer field.
    Although small in stature, Luka Modric wields a big influence when he is on the soccer field.
  • The clash: World Cup, Wimbledon men's finals could overlap

    The clash: World Cup, Wimbledon men's finals could overlap

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:19:20 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:50:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Spectators attend the men's singles quarterfinal tennis match between John Isner of the United States and Canada's Milos Raonic, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Spectators attend the men's singles quarterfinal tennis match between John Isner of the United States and Canada's Milos Raonic, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.
    The clash: World Cup final between France and Croatia could overlap Wimbledon men's singles final, which starts less than 2 hours earlier.
    The clash: World Cup final between France and Croatia could overlap Wimbledon men's singles final, which starts less than 2 hours earlier.
  • The Latest: Belgium 1-0 at halftime in 3rd-place playoff

    The Latest: Belgium 1-0 at halftime in 3rd-place playoff

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:42:34 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:27:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, scores his side's opening goal against England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford as England's Danny Rose tries to defend during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer W...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Belgium's Thomas Meunier, left, scores his side's opening goal against England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford as England's Danny Rose tries to defend during the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer W...
    Thomas Meunier has given Belgium a 1-0 lead over England in the World Cup third-place playoff.
    Thomas Meunier has given Belgium a 1-0 lead over England in the World Cup third-place playoff.
  • As World Cup ends, Russia faces uncertain football legacy

    As World Cup ends, Russia faces uncertain football legacy

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:22:01 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:27:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 file photo a general view at top right of temporary stands in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. They were meant to show Russia was serious about saving money, bu...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File). FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 file photo a general view at top right of temporary stands in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia. They were meant to show Russia was serious about saving money, bu...
    Russia's World Cup is coming to an end, leaving the host nation with newfound confidence on the field but some host cities burdened with costly arenas.
    Russia's World Cup is coming to an end, leaving the host nation with newfound confidence on the field but some host cities burdened with costly arenas.
  • Dodgers' Chase Utley to retire at season's end for family

    Dodgers' Chase Utley to retire at season's end for family

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:23:31 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:42:54 GMT
    Chase Utley's baseball career is nearing an end.
    Chase Utley's baseball career is nearing an end.
  • Mbappe, France to face Modric, Croatia for World Cup title

    Mbappe, France to face Modric, Croatia for World Cup title

    Friday, July 13 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:28:29 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:42:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Samuel Umtiti, second from left, is congratulated by his teammates France's Antoine Griezmann, Raphael Varane and Paul Pogba, from left, after scoring the opening goal during the semifinal match between France and B...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). France's Samuel Umtiti, second from left, is congratulated by his teammates France's Antoine Griezmann, Raphael Varane and Paul Pogba, from left, after scoring the opening goal during the semifinal match between France and B...
    The speedy skills of 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe will be up against the cool control of Luka Modric when France faces Croatia on Sunday in the World Cup final.
    The speedy skills of 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe will be up against the cool control of Luka Modric when France faces Croatia on Sunday in the World Cup final.
  • Syndergaard wins in return from DL as Mets top Nationals 4-2

    Syndergaard wins in return from DL as Mets top Nationals 4-2

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:29:53 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:32:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in New York.
    Noah Syndergaard wins in return from DL as New York Mets top Washington Nationals 4-2.
    Noah Syndergaard wins in return from DL as New York Mets top Washington Nationals 4-2.
  • WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup

    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:25:55 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:31:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Belgium coach Roberto Martinez watches the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, July 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Belgium coach Roberto Martinez watches the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, July 10, 2018.
    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup.
    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup.
  • Chelsea hires Sarri as manager, replacing fired Conte

    Chelsea hires Sarri as manager, replacing fired Conte

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:29 AM EDT2018-07-14 08:29:53 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:52:32 GMT
    Chelsea has hired Maurizio Sarri as its manager on a three-year contract.
    Chelsea has hired Maurizio Sarri as its manager on a three-year contract.
  • Nadal-Djokovic match suspended at Wimbledon after 3rd set

    Nadal-Djokovic match suspended at Wimbledon after 3rd set

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:25:47 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:51:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Rafael Nadal of Spain leaves the court after play was suspended in his men's singles semifinals match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Rafael Nadal of Spain leaves the court after play was suspended in his men's singles semifinals match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.
    Wimbledon crowd left wanting more after Djokovic-Nadal semifinal suspended because of curfew.
    Wimbledon crowd left wanting more after Djokovic-Nadal semifinal suspended because of curfew.
  • Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US

    Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:51:01 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:10:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). In this July 5, 2018 photo, a helicopter sits atop the Budweiser boat, parked on the Moskva River during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). In this July 5, 2018 photo, a helicopter sits atop the Budweiser boat, parked on the Moskva River during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia.
    Business went on at the World Cup without the presence of the United States, although the tournament's visibility decreased across America.
    Business went on at the World Cup without the presence of the United States, although the tournament's visibility decreased across America.
  • The Latest: Nadal-Djokovic to resume at 1 p.m. Saturday

    The Latest: Nadal-Djokovic to resume at 1 p.m. Saturday

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:23:36 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-07-14 12:02:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). John Isner of the United States celebrates winning his men's quarterfinals match against Canada's Milos Raonic, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). John Isner of the United States celebrates winning his men's quarterfinals match against Canada's Milos Raonic, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.
    The first men's semifinal has started at Wimbledon, with Kevin Anderson of South Africa taking on John Isner of the U.S.
    The first men's semifinal has started at Wimbledon, with Kevin Anderson of South Africa taking on John Isner of the U.S.
  • Anderson tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; other SF suspended

    Anderson tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; other SF suspended

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:40:31 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-07-14 09:20:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Rafael Nadal of Spain throws his wrist bands into the crowd after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in their men's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Rafael Nadal of Spain throws his wrist bands into the crowd after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in their men's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.
    The Wimbledon semifinal between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is their 52nd tour-level meeting, more than any other two men in tennis history.
    The Wimbledon semifinal between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is their 52nd tour-level meeting, more than any other two men in tennis history.
  • Morton added to AL All-Star roster

    Morton added to AL All-Star roster

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:59:22 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-07-14 04:44:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Houston Astros starter Charlie Morton pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 1, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Houston Astros starter Charlie Morton pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 1, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Houston right-hander Charlie Morton was added to the American League All-Star team on Friday, giving the Astros a major league-leading six players in next week's game.
    Houston right-hander Charlie Morton was added to the American League All-Star team on Friday, giving the Astros a major league-leading six players in next week's game.
  • Here's the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

    Here's the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:09:21 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:30:45 GMT
    NFL game officials getting ready for another season with revamped catch rule, think they've already been calling catches the new way.
    NFL game officials getting ready for another season with revamped catch rule, think they've already been calling catches the new way.
  • Mixed emotions in Balkans over Croatia's World Cup success

    Mixed emotions in Balkans over Croatia's World Cup success

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:39:51 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-07-14 02:20:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nikola Solic, File). FILE - In this July 11, 2018 file photo, Croatian fans cheer while watching the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Zagreb, Croatia. In the Balkans, even soccer is political, so it...(AP Photo/Nikola Solic, File). FILE - In this July 11, 2018 file photo, Croatian fans cheer while watching the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Zagreb, Croatia. In the Balkans, even soccer is political, so it...
    In the Balkans, soccer is so political that it has created bitter divisions about Croatia's surprising success at the World Cup.
    In the Balkans, soccer is so political that it has created bitter divisions about Croatia's surprising success at the World Cup.
  • Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

    Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:24:35 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-07-14 01:42:21 GMT
    Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.
    Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.
  • Laura Davies, Trish Johnson share US Senior Women's lead

    Laura Davies, Trish Johnson share US Senior Women's lead

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:21:23 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:25:24 GMT
    (Joe Lewnard/Daily Herald via AP). Elaine Crosby putts on the 11th during the second round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open golf tournament in Wheaton, Ill., Friday , July 13, 2018.(Joe Lewnard/Daily Herald via AP). Elaine Crosby putts on the 11th during the second round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open golf tournament in Wheaton, Ill., Friday , July 13, 2018.
    British golfers Laura Davies and Trish Johnson tie for the lead halfway through the first U.S. Senior Women's Open.
    British golfers Laura Davies and Trish Johnson tie for the lead halfway through the first U.S. Senior Women's Open.
  • Thames leaves Brewers game with tight hamstring

    Thames leaves Brewers game with tight hamstring

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:21:29 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:24:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames watches his RBI single off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Michael Feliz during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 12, 2018. The Pirates won 6-3.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames watches his RBI single off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Michael Feliz during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 12, 2018. The Pirates won 6-3.
    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Eric Thames left his team's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday with right hamstring tightness.
    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Eric Thames left his team's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday with right hamstring tightness.
  • 2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

    2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:57:42 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:22:26 GMT
    DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL.
    DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL.
  • Nets clear point guard logjam, trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

    Nets clear point guard logjam, trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-07-13 05:27:11 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:22:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin (7) passes the ball as Philadelphia 76ers guards Ben Simmons, right, and JJ Redick (17) defend during the third quarter of a preseason NBA basketb...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin (7) passes the ball as Philadelphia 76ers guards Ben Simmons, right, and JJ Redick (17) defend during the third quarter of a preseason NBA basketb...
    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to trade Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks.
    A person with knowledge of the deal says the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to trade Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks.
  • Miami commissioners delay vote on Beckham soccer deal

    Miami commissioners delay vote on Beckham soccer deal

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:29:32 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:26:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, David Beckham poses for a photo at an event where it was announced that Major League Soccer is bringing an expansion team to Miami, in Miami. Beckham's latest soccer plan for Miam...(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, David Beckham poses for a photo at an event where it was announced that Major League Soccer is bringing an expansion team to Miami, in Miami. Beckham's latest soccer plan for Miam...
    Miami city commissioners have pushed back a vote following hours of public comment for and against David Beckham's latest soccer stadium plan.
    Miami city commissioners have pushed back a vote following hours of public comment for and against David Beckham's latest soccer stadium plan.
  • USA Gymnastics appoints 5 athletes to task force

    USA Gymnastics appoints 5 athletes to task force

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:02:47 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:22:03 GMT
    USA Gymnastics appoints 5 retired athletes to a task force to help the organization chart its course after the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal.
    USA Gymnastics appoints 5 retired athletes to a task force to help the organization chart its course after the Larry Nassar sex-abuse scandal.
  • Marc-Andre Fleury inks 3-year extension with Knights

    Marc-Andre Fleury inks 3-year extension with Knights

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:50:40 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:21:43 GMT
    (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) deflects the puck wide of the net during the first period of an NHL game against the  Winnipeg Jets, during ...(Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) deflects the puck wide of the net during the first period of an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets, during ...
    The Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to terms with three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on a three-year contract extension worth an average annual value of $7 million.
    The Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to terms with three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Marc-Andre Fleury on a three-year contract extension worth an average annual value of $7 million.
  • Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge

    Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-07-13 09:27:37 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:36:50 GMT
    Chelsea has fired manager Antonio Conte after a two-year tenure in which he won the Premier League and FA Cup titles.
    Chelsea has fired manager Antonio Conte after a two-year tenure in which he won the Premier League and FA Cup titles.
  • Correction: Braves Swoon story

    Correction: Braves Swoon story

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:36:14 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:22:06 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves' Nick Markakis is congratulated after scoring against the Toronto Blue Jays during the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Atlanta.(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Braves' Nick Markakis is congratulated after scoring against the Toronto Blue Jays during the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Young Braves still tied for NL East lead despite 'obviously struggling in a lot of different areas'.
    Young Braves still tied for NL East lead despite 'obviously struggling in a lot of different areas'.
  • The Latest: Schnatter: Comment out of context, but was wrong

    The Latest: Schnatter: Comment out of context, but was wrong

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:33:22 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:17:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2017, file photo shows signs, including one featuring Papa John's founder John Schnatter, at a Papa John's pizza store in Quincy, Mass. Papa John’s plans to pull Schnatter’s image from marketing ma...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2017, file photo shows signs, including one featuring Papa John's founder John Schnatter, at a Papa John's pizza store in Quincy, Mass. Papa John’s plans to pull Schnatter’s image from marketing ma...
    The University of Louisville is removing the Papa John's name from its football stadium.
    The University of Louisville is removing the Papa John's name from its football stadium.
  • Southgate and Martinez tackle a game no one wants to play

    Southgate and Martinez tackle a game no one wants to play

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:52:25 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:37:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends a news conference in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018, on the eve of the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup.(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). England head coach Gareth Southgate attends a news conference in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018, on the eve of the third place match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup.
    England's Gareth Southgate and Belgium's Roberto Martinez are working on a tricky coaching problem _ how to motivate a team for a game no one wants to play.
    England's Gareth Southgate and Belgium's Roberto Martinez are working on a tricky coaching problem _ how to motivate a team for a game no one wants to play.
  • Betts' slam leads Red Sox past Blue Jays 6-4 for 10th in row

    Betts' slam leads Red Sox past Blue Jays 6-4 for 10th in row

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:04:31 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:06:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, center right, celebrates his grand slam that drove in Eduardo Nunez (36), Jackie Bradley Jr., center left, and Sandy Leon during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, center right, celebrates his grand slam that drove in Eduardo Nunez (36), Jackie Bradley Jr., center left, and Sandy Leon during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays...
    Mookie Betts fouled off seven pitches before hitting a grand slam that helped the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4, extending their winning streak to 10 games.
    Mookie Betts fouled off seven pitches before hitting a grand slam that helped the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4, extending their winning streak to 10 games.
  • Pujols hits 630th HR, ties Griffey for 6th; Angels rout M's

    Pujols hits 630th HR, ties Griffey for 6th; Angels rout M's

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-07-13 05:52:20 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols hits a two-run home run during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols hits a two-run home run during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif.
    Albert Pujols hit two home runs to tie Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the career list with 630, and the Los Angeles Angels rolled to an 11-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
    Albert Pujols hit two home runs to tie Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the career list with 630, and the Los Angeles Angels rolled to an 11-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
  • Despite off-field chaos, limited resources, Croatia in final

    Despite off-field chaos, limited resources, Croatia in final

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:01:08 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:11:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Croatia players warm up during a training session of Croatian national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Croatia players warm up during a training session of Croatian national team at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Victory over France in Moscow on Sunday would hand Croatia its first major soccer title, and create a chance for the country to build its soccer infrastructure.
    Victory over France in Moscow on Sunday would hand Croatia its first major soccer title, and create a chance for the country to build its soccer infrastructure.
  • Yankees score twice in 8th off Kluber, top Indians 7-4

    Yankees score twice in 8th off Kluber, top Indians 7-4

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:37:03 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:59:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius looks toward Aaron Hicks at second base after Gregorius scored on a double by Hicks during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Cleveland.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius looks toward Aaron Hicks at second base after Gregorius scored on a double by Hicks during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Cleveland.
    Yankees score twice in 8th off Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, top Indians 7-4.
    Yankees score twice in 8th off Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, top Indians 7-4.
  • Scandal-hit USOC picks golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO

    Scandal-hit USOC picks golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:11:15 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:43:37 GMT
    Scandal-battered USOC hires golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO.
    Scandal-battered USOC hires golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO.
  • The Latest: Croatia, Sweden fined $50,000 for branded socks

    The Latest: Croatia, Sweden fined $50,000 for branded socks

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:16 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:16:51 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:17:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). FIFA President Gianni Infantino talks to journalists during a news conference during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). FIFA President Gianni Infantino talks to journalists during a news conference during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino says talks over changing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar can ease tensions with regional neighbors.
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino says talks over changing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar can ease tensions with regional neighbors.
  • CR7 ice-cream and pizza: Ronaldo mania is in full swing

    CR7 ice-cream and pizza: Ronaldo mania is in full swing

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:18:43 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:25:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 10, 2016 file photo, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo kisses the trophy at the end of the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 10, 2016 file photo, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo kisses the trophy at the end of the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of ...
    Turin now boasts CR7 ice-cream and pizza as Ronaldo mania gets into full swing in the city.
    Turin now boasts CR7 ice-cream and pizza as Ronaldo mania gets into full swing in the city.
  • LEADING OFF: Red Sox rolling, Thor returns, Bay Area battle

    LEADING OFF: Red Sox rolling, Thor returns, Bay Area battle

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:17:01 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:07:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts reacts to his grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Boston, Thursday, July 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts reacts to his grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Boston, Thursday, July 12, 2018.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns, Bay Area battle, Harvey finding his form, Buehler back for Dodgers.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns, Bay Area battle, Harvey finding his form, Buehler back for Dodgers.
  • FIFA invites rescued Thai boys to London awards event

    FIFA invites rescued Thai boys to London awards event

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:27:30 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:52:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures as he arrives to a news conference during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures as he arrives to a news conference during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018.
    The boys soccer team in Thailand rescued from a flooded cave this week has been invited to FIFA's annual awards event.
    The boys soccer team in Thailand rescued from a flooded cave this week has been invited to FIFA's annual awards event.
  • Serena Williams nears 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam overall

    Serena Williams nears 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam overall

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:53:15 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:37:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women's singles quarterfinals match against Italy's Camila Giorgi, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women's singles quarterfinals match against Italy's Camila Giorgi, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018.
    Serena Williams will attempt to reach a Grand Slam final for the 12th straight season as she faces Julia Goerges in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday.
    Serena Williams will attempt to reach a Grand Slam final for the 12th straight season as she faces Julia Goerges in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday.
  • The Latest: Pitana gets 1st and final whistles at World Cup

    The Latest: Pitana gets 1st and final whistles at World Cup

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:03:57 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:37:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne, center, and France's Samuel Umtiti challenge for the ball during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia,...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne, center, and France's Samuel Umtiti challenge for the ball during the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in, St. Petersburg, Russia,...
    Belgium outwitting Brazil in the quarterfinals has been rated by FIFA's expert panel as the best tactical success at the World Cup.
    Belgium outwitting Brazil in the quarterfinals has been rated by FIFA's expert panel as the best tactical success at the World Cup.
  • Marlins suspend business relationship with Papa John's

    Marlins suspend business relationship with Papa John's

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:53:48 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:09 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:09:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...
    The Miami Marlins have suspended their business relationship with Papa John's after the company's chairman of the board apologized for using a racial slur and resigned.
    The Miami Marlins have suspended their business relationship with Papa John's after the company's chairman of the board apologized for using a racial slur and resigned.
  • Underdog status suits Croatia perfectly for World Cup final

    Underdog status suits Croatia perfectly for World Cup final

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:43:20 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-07-13 07:23:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Croatia's Dejan Lovren celebrates after Croatia's Mario Mandzukic scored his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, We...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Croatia's Dejan Lovren celebrates after Croatia's Mario Mandzukic scored his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, We...
    A billion-dollar assembly of stars makes France the favorite for the World Cup final and that's a scenario that suits Dejan Lovren just fine.
    A billion-dollar assembly of stars makes France the favorite for the World Cup final and that's a scenario that suits Dejan Lovren just fine.
  • Player-coach bond may have saved lives in Thai cave ordeal

    Player-coach bond may have saved lives in Thai cave ordeal

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:00:55 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-07-13 07:03:55 GMT
    (Thai Navy Seal via AP, File). FILE - In this July 3, 2018, file image taken from video provided by the Thai Navy Seal, Thai boys are with Navy SEALs inside a cave in Mae Sai, northern Thailand. The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to pl...(Thai Navy Seal via AP, File). FILE - In this July 3, 2018, file image taken from video provided by the Thai Navy Seal, Thai boys are with Navy SEALs inside a cave in Mae Sai, northern Thailand. The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to pl...
    Some of the lessons of the playing field _ try your hardest, support your teammates, trust your coach _ may have helped save the lives of the 12 youth soccer players rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand.
    Some of the lessons of the playing field _ try your hardest, support your teammates, trust your coach _ may have helped save the lives of the 12 youth soccer players rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand.
  • The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

    The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:48:53 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-07-13 05:28:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 18, 1999, file photo, France's Jean Van de Velde smiles as he stands in the water of the Barry Burn that crosses the 18th fairway to see if his ball, bottom center, was playable during the final round of the 128th B...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 18, 1999, file photo, France's Jean Van de Velde smiles as he stands in the water of the Barry Burn that crosses the 18th fairway to see if his ball, bottom center, was playable during the final round of the 128th B...
    BRITISH OPEN '18: Carnoustie has reputation as toughest links and the nickname 'Car-nasty' to match.
    BRITISH OPEN '18: Carnoustie has reputation as toughest links and the nickname 'Car-nasty' to match.
  • Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

    Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:33:46 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:40:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...(AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...
    Police say they responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in...
    Police say they responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion.
  • Scherzer, HRs by Rendon, Harper lead Nationals over Mets 5-4

    Scherzer, HRs by Rendon, Harper lead Nationals over Mets 5-4

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:17:03 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:32:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers against the New York Mets during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 12, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers against the New York Mets during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 12, 2018, in New York.
    Max Scherzer made a final pitch to start the All-Star Game on his own mound, Anthony Rendon hit two homers and Bryce Harper also connected, leading the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-4.
    Max Scherzer made a final pitch to start the All-Star Game on his own mound, Anthony Rendon hit two homers and Bryce Harper also connected, leading the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-4.
  • Blackhawks unload Hossa's contract in trade with Coyotes

    Blackhawks unload Hossa's contract in trade with Coyotes

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:34:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:05:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach, File). FILE - In this March 25, 2017, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) prepares for a face off against the Florida Panthers during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Sunrise, Fla. The Chicago ...(AP Photo/Joel Auerbach, File). FILE - In this March 25, 2017, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa (81) prepares for a face off against the Florida Panthers during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Sunrise, Fla. The Chicago ...
    Blackhawks unload Marian Hossa's contract in multiplayer deal that also sends Vinnie Hinostroza to Coyotes.
    Blackhawks unload Marian Hossa's contract in multiplayer deal that also sends Vinnie Hinostroza to Coyotes.
  • Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

    Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:00:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:04:54 GMT
    Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years ago.
    Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years ago.
  • Twins put DH/1B Logan Morrison on DL with hip injury

    Twins put DH/1B Logan Morrison on DL with hip injury

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:31:24 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:34:50 GMT
    The Minnesota Twins have placed designated hitter/first baseman Logan Morrison on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip injury.
    The Minnesota Twins have placed designated hitter/first baseman Logan Morrison on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip injury.
  • Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

    Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:28:54 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:43:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley is shown before an NBA basketball game between the Knicks and the Cleveland Cavaliers, in Cleveland. Casino regulators in Nevada are acc...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley is shown before an NBA basketball game between the Knicks and the Cleveland Cavaliers, in Cleveland. Casino regulators in Nevada are acc...
    Enforcement agents with Nevada's casino regulatory agency are accusing former NBA player Charles Oakley of gambling fraud.
    Enforcement agents with Nevada's casino regulatory agency are accusing former NBA player Charles Oakley of gambling fraud.
  • Mickelson says he will try to act better on golf course

    Mickelson says he will try to act better on golf course

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:01:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:43:07 GMT
    A mulligan for Mickelson? Lefty says he wishes he could have US Open moment back.
    A mulligan for Mickelson? Lefty says he wishes he could have US Open moment back.
  • Dumoulin and Bardet lose time at Tour after bikes break

    Dumoulin and Bardet lose time at Tour after bikes break

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:03:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:42:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena ). Ireland's Daniel Martin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 181 kilometers (112.5 miles) with start in Brest and finish in Mur-de-Bretagne Guerledan, France...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena ). Ireland's Daniel Martin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 181 kilometers (112.5 miles) with start in Brest and finish in Mur-de-Bretagne Guerledan, France...
    Daniel Martin won an uphill finish to claim Stage 6 of the Tour de France on Thursday, while Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a third consecutive day.
    Daniel Martin won an uphill finish to claim Stage 6 of the Tour de France on Thursday, while Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a third consecutive day.
  • New league not trying to replace college football

    New league not trying to replace college football

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:22:24 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:50:41 GMT
    Phil Savage, the former NFL executive who has been a radio analyst for Alabama football for nine years, says the fledging Alliance of American Football league will fill a void is not trying to be an alternative to...
    Phil Savage, the former NFL executive who has been a radio analyst for Alabama football for nine years, says the fledging Alliance of American Football league will fill a void is not trying to be an alternative to college football.
  • The Latest: British hopes alive in Wimbledon mixed doubles

    The Latest: British hopes alive in Wimbledon mixed doubles

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:22:16 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:50:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women's singles quarterfinals match against Italy's Camila Giorgi, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis). Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women's singles quarterfinals match against Italy's Camila Giorgi, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018.
    The 11th Wimbledon semifinal for Serena Williams is underway on Centre Court.
    The 11th Wimbledon semifinal for Serena Williams is underway on Centre Court.
  • England, Belgium to play for 3rd place at World Cup

    England, Belgium to play for 3rd place at World Cup

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:11:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:38:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). England's Kyle Walker reacts after Croatia's Mario Mandzukic scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesda...(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). England's Kyle Walker reacts after Croatia's Mario Mandzukic scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesda...
    England defender Kyle Walker is finding meaning in the World Cup game no one wants to play.
    England defender Kyle Walker is finding meaning in the World Cup game no one wants to play.
  • Wimbledon glance: Nadal, Djokovic to renew rivalry in semis

    Wimbledon glance: Nadal, Djokovic to renew rivalry in semis

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:56:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:00:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in their men's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in their men's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.
    This is the first time all four male semifinalists at a Grand Slam tournament are in their 30s.
    This is the first time all four male semifinalists at a Grand Slam tournament are in their 30s.
  • WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup

    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:49:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:00:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Soccer fans use a giant Croatian national flag as a shelter during the rain at Manezh Square near Red Square ahead of the semifinal soccer match between Croatia and England during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Lu...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Soccer fans use a giant Croatian national flag as a shelter during the rain at Manezh Square near Red Square ahead of the semifinal soccer match between Croatia and England during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Lu...
    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup.
    WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup.
  • Pelosi says Jordan should have known about wrestlers' abuse

    Pelosi says Jordan should have known about wrestlers' abuse

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:20:24 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:53:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, arrives for a House Republican Conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 11.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, arrives for a House Republican Conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 11.
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says a Republican congressman from Ohio should have known about allegations that college wrestlers he coached were abused by their team doctor two decades ago.
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says a Republican congressman from Ohio should have known about allegations that college wrestlers he coached were abused by their team doctor two decades ago.
  • Famous dive in last France-Croatia World Cup match

    Famous dive in last France-Croatia World Cup match

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:56:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:07:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Croatia's Josip Pivaric celebrates after his team advanced to the final during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Croatia's Josip Pivaric celebrates after his team advanced to the final during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    One of the most notorious dives in soccer history took pace the last time France played Croatia in the World Cup.
    One of the most notorious dives in soccer history took pace the last time France played Croatia in the World Cup.
  • Fowler shoots 64 at Scottish Open on return to Gullane

    Fowler shoots 64 at Scottish Open on return to Gullane

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:18:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:50:35 GMT
    Rickie Fowler shot a 6-under 64 Thursday to take the clubhouse lead midway through the first round of the Scottish Open at Gullane, where he won the British Open warmup event in 2015.
    Rickie Fowler shot a 6-under 64 Thursday to take the clubhouse lead midway through the first round of the Scottish Open at Gullane, where he won the British Open warmup event in 2015.
  • Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

    Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:46:45 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:27:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Croatia's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Croatia's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    Croatia is going to its first World Cup final.
    Croatia is going to its first World Cup final.
  • J.J. Watt donates $10K to help fallen firefighter's family

    J.J. Watt donates $10K to help fallen firefighter's family

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:40:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:17:16 GMT
    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter killed in an explosion.
    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter killed in an explosion.
  • 30-love Wimbledon semifinals: Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson

    30-love Wimbledon semifinals: Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:29:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:58:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in their men's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in their men's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018.
    After so much speculation about a possible Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, 10 years after their last, the tennis world instead will get a semifinal featuring another outstanding rivalry:...
    After so much speculation about a possible Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, 10 years after their last, the tennis world instead will get a semifinal featuring another outstanding rivalry: Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic.
  • LEADING OFF: Severino vs Kluber; Red Sox go for 10th in row

    LEADING OFF: Severino vs Kluber; Red Sox go for 10th in row

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-07-12 03:42:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:43:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper strikes out on a pitch from Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Trevor Williams during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper strikes out on a pitch from Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Trevor Williams during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    LEADING OFF: Severino faces Kluber in marquee matchup between 2 of AL's best; Mad Max to the rescue for scuffling Nationals.
    LEADING OFF: Severino faces Kluber in marquee matchup between 2 of AL's best; Mad Max to the rescue for scuffling Nationals.
  • Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

    Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-07-11 13:34:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:38:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...(AP Photo/Rich Barnes, File). FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) speaks with the media following an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Orchard Park, N.Y. LeSean McCoy says an allegation ...
    The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion.
    The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion.
  • Harper headlines Home Run Derby field, will face Freeman

    Harper headlines Home Run Derby field, will face Freeman

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-07-12 05:08:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:51:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper rounds third after hitting a solo home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Monday, July 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper rounds third after hitting a solo home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Monday, July 9, 2018.
    Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper headlines Home Run Derby field.
    Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper headlines Home Run Derby field.
  • Aguilar, Segura win online vote for final All-Star spots

    Aguilar, Segura win online vote for final All-Star spots

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:02:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:44:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Seattle Mariners' Dee Gordon wears a "Send Segura" t-shirt, as part of a team campaign to have fans vote for Jean Segura to the All-Star game, during warmups before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Ca...(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). Seattle Mariners' Dee Gordon wears a "Send Segura" t-shirt, as part of a team campaign to have fans vote for Jean Segura to the All-Star game, during warmups before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Ca...
    Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura have won the final two roster spots for next week's All-Star Game in Washington.
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