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Spieth 1 round away from 3rd leg of Grand Slam

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Jordan Spieth shoots 65 in British Open to build 3-shot lead, move a big step closer to 3rd leg of career Grand Slam. More>>

Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

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Kris Bryant galloped home from first base on Anthony Rizzo's bloop double, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in the ever-tightening NL Central race. More>>

Kyle Busch's closing qualifying flurry lands Indy pole

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Kyle Busch won the pole position as he chases an unprecedented third consecutive Brickyard 400 victory. More>>

AP Sources: John Wall, Wiz agree to $170M, 4-year extension

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A person familiar with the deal tells the AP that All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will take effect starting in the 2019 season. More>>

Step by halting step, Nieto walks down aisle with his wife

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Step by halting step, former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto made good on his vow to walk wife Shevon down the aisle after their wedding and out the door to a waiting limousine. More>>

Scott Stallings shoots 60, takes 1-shot lead in Alabama

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Scott Stallings birdied the final hole for an 11-under 60 and a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship. More>>

They're back! Grevers, Beisel return for another worlds

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Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel both thought their careers might be over, but here they are in Budapest for another world championships. More>>

Earnhardt backs wife, blames himself for 'Clash' debate

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his own statement Saturday. More>>

Grace sets major championship record with 62 at British Open

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Amazing Grace! Branden Grace shoots 62 at British Open for lowest score in major championship history. More>>

Moore leads West past East 130-121 in WNBA All-Star Game

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Maya Moore scored 23 points, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike added 22 points and the West outlasted the East 130-121 in the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, where most of the attention was on Seattle's Sue Bird. More>>

AP sources: Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

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A person familiar with the situation says All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him. More>>

18-year-old Nelly Korda takes Marathon Classic lead

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Nelly Korda birdied the final two holes for a 5-under 66 and a two-stroke lead in the Marathon Classic. More>>

Tom Terrific! Britain's Daley beats Chinese off big tower

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China has claimed two more gold medals at the at the world championships in Budapest. More>>

The Latest: Spieth will take a 3-shot lead into final round

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The first weekend score is in the books at the British Open _ and it's a good one. More>>

Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

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Spieth, Kuchar, Koepka brace for a forecast of bad weather at British Open. More>>

7 students face hearings in Merchant Marine Academy probe

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A federal lawyer says seven suspended soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing. More>>

Judge nearly leaves yard in Yankees' 5-1 win over Mariners

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Aaron Judge hit a colossal three-run homer that nearly left Safeco Field, and CC Sabathia allowed one run while pitching into the sixth inning of the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. More>>

Braves beat Dodgers 12-3 after Wood unravels in 1st loss

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Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia hit a grand slam off previously unbeaten Alex Wood to highlight Atlanta's 12-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. More>>

LEADING OFF: Trout vs Price; JD in desert; Wrigley rivalry

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LEADING OFF: Trout vs Price; JD in desert; Wrigley Field rivalry; McHugh makes season debut, Salazar also returns from DL. More>>

Arizona starts with 3 homers, finishes 6-5 win in the 9th

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The Arizona Diamondbacks opened the game with three straight home runs off Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer and ended it with Brandon Drury's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 6-5 victory. More>>

Matt Luke tries to pull together shattered Ole Miss program

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Luke tries pulling together shattered Ole Miss program. More>>

Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

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Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi's football coach when he took the job, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall. More>>

Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones suspended 1 game

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Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has been suspended for the regular-season opening game after his role in an altercation at a downtown Cincinnati hotel earlier this year. More>>

AP Source: Cavs to promote Koby Altman to full-time GM

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A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Cavaliers are promoting assistant Koby Altman to be their full-time general manager. More>>

D-backs open with back-to-back-to-back HRs

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David Peralta, A.J. Pollock and Jake Lamb hit back-to-back-to-back home runs for Arizona to start the first inning against Washington star Max Scherzer, the first time the Diamondbacks have started a game with three straight homers. More>>

AP Source: Pau Gasol agrees to 3-year deal with Spurs

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A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs. More>>

Ledecky prepares for another big week at world championships

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Katie Ledecky is preparing to swim 6,300 meters at the world swimming championships in Budapest, but she shrugs it off as no big deal. More>>

McGregor completes community service for pre-fight fracas

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UFC star Conor McGregor has completed the 25 hours of community service imposed by Nevada officials following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas. More>>

Chad Collins misses 59 chance, parring final 2 holes for 60

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Chad Collins missed a chance for the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history and third of the season, parring the final two holes for an 11-under 60 in the Barbasol Championship. More>>

Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about '09 loss than '03 win

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Andy Roddick says he gets asked more about his loss to Roger Federer in the 2009 Wimbledon final than his victory in the 2003 U.S. Open final. More>>

Gerina Piller maintains 1-shot lead in Marathon Classic

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Gerina Piller followed her opening 8-under 63 with a 68 to maintain a one-stroke in the Marathon Classic. More>>

Vets of the West vs. youth of the East in WNBA All-Star Game

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The WNBA has brought its All-Star Game to Seattle for the first time and it's probably appropriate the event is taking place out West where most of the league's big-name stars play. More>>

Cardinals score 9 in 8th, cool off Cubs with 11-4 win

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St. Louis Cardinals score 9 in 8th inning, cool off Chicago Cubs with 11-4 win. More>>

O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole Video included

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Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months. More>>

The Latest: Spieth leading going into weekend at Birkdale

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Matt Kuchar is trying to set the target in blustery conditions at the British Open. More>>

Nastase banned from Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019

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Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's captain during a Fed Cup match against Britain. More>>

AP source: Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose

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AP source says Cavaliers in contract talks with Derrick Rose, former NBA MVP. More>>

Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons

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Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons; assistant Matt Luke named interim coach. More>>

Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr. in No. 88 car in 2018

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Hendrick Motorsports has picked 24-year-old Alex Bowman as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement next season. More>>

Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

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Biting criticism for El Salvador players, a day after pair of Americans gnawed on during CONCACAF Gold Cup match. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns

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LEADING OFF: Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns. More>>

Braves end Dodgers' 11-game winning streak with 6-3 victory

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Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves finally cooled off the sizzling Los Angeles Dodgers with a 6-3 victory that snapped their 11-game winning streak. More>>

Polanco homers, Pirates beat Brewers 4-2 for 4-game sweep

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Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory. More>>

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star Video included

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O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. More>>

'Juice' will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once more as he pleads for his freedom before parole board. More>>

The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson's supporters have arrived at a Nevada prison where the incarcerated former football star will ask a parole board for his freedom. More>>

An All-American start to the British Open

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An ominous start to the British Open with rain, wind and big numbers. More>>

AP source: Sandoval to sign minor league deal with Giants

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A person with knowledge of his plans tells The Associated Press that Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the San Francisco Giants. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns

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LEADING OFF: Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns. More>>

Marlins trade RHP David Phelps to Mariners for 4 prospects

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Person familiar with situation says Marlins trade Phelps to Mariners for prospects. More>>

The Alps behind him, Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4

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French rider Warren Barguil has triumphed on the barren slopes of the fearsome Col d'Izoard climb. More>>

Bartomeu tells AP that Xavi will coach Barcelona some day Video included

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AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu expects Xavi Hernandez will return to Barcelona and eventually coach the team he helped lead to 15 major titles. More>>

Capitol Hill Buzz: Miami fan Rubio ponders a Brady-free NFL

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Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a lifelong fan of the Miami Dolphins, has grown weary of watching the New England Patriots rack up Super Bowl wins while his team watches from afar. More>>

The Latest: Official: NFL arena has panels like London tower

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Cleveland's chief building official says panels used on a city-owned NFL stadium are "similar if not identical" to those used on a London apartment tower that burned. More>>

Pep talk from caddie inspires McIlroy at British Open

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A pep talk by his caddie inspired Rory McIlroy's turnaround in his first round at the British Open. More>>

The Latest: Rahm escapes penalty for moving vine at Open

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Royal Birkdale bares its teeth as players find going difficult in early play. More>>

AP Interview: Barcelona says Neymar will not be sold

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AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu says Neymar will not be sold and that activating his release clause would cause any club to violate UEFA financial fair play rules. More>>

Blues avoid arbitration, sign Parayko to $27.5M, 5-year deal

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The St. Louis Blues signed defenseman Colton Parayko to a $27.5 million, five-year contract just before the sides were set to go to arbitration. More>>

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Nostradamus and braised beef in Provence

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TASTE OF THE TOUR: Nostradamus, red wine and braised beef for a grand day out in Provence. More>>

Fearsome 6th hole the ultimate test at Birkdale

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The sixth hole at Royal Birkdale has played the hardest on the course in each of the last two British Opens there. More>>

US survives bites, tops El Salvador 2-0 to advance

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Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj scored late in the first half and the U.S. beat El Salvador 2-0 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal in which Henry Romero appeared to bite Jozy Altidore on the back of a shoulder and pull the American forward's nipple. More>>

Dodgers win 11th straight, spoil Moncada's White Sox debut

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Kike Hernandez had two home runs to lead the surging Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-1 win in a rain-shortened game, spoiling the Chicago White Sox debut of top prospect Yoan Moncada. More>>

Dallas police suspend probe into incident involving Elliott

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Dallas police have suspended an investigation into an incident at a bar involving Ezekiel Elliott, the latest off-field issue for the Cowboys' star running back. More>>

Arenado hits 3 homers, powers Rockies past Padres 18-4

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Nolan Arenado lined three homers as part of his five-hit afternoon and tied a career-high with seven RBIs, helping the Colorado Rockies complete a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres with an 18-4 victory. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals. More>>

11 key players in OJ Simpson's parole hearing in Nevada Video included

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The Nevada parole board members who will decide if O.J. Simpson gets released from prison have experience in law enforcement, prisons, probation and social work. More>>

Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th straight

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Mike Montgomery throws 6 strong innings, hits first career HR to lead streaking Cubs to 8-2 win over Braves. More>>

Sod, silversmith and a funky clubhouse all in play at Open

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A guide to The Open, where sod, silversmith and a funky clubhouse are all in play. More>>

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star Video included

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O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. More>>

From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole Video included

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Decades after dazzling sports fans and movie audiences, an aging O.J. Simpson will ask for parole after spending more than eight years in a remote Nevada prison for armed robbery and assault with a weapon. More>>

Paxton, Gamel power Mariners to 4-1 win over Astros

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James Paxton had another strong start against Houston and rookie Ben Gamel powered the offense with a two-run homer to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-1 win over the Astros. More>>

Ginobili indicates he will return to Spurs for 16th season

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Manu Ginobili appears to be putting off retirement for at least another season. More>>

Rory McIlroy hoping to catch his wave at British Open

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Once the best in golf, Rory McIlroy hoping to reverse his form and catch another big wave at the British Open. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals. More>>

Dodgers win 11th straight, spoil Moncada's White Sox debut

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Kike Hernandez had two home runs to lead the surging Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-1 win in a rain-shortened game, spoiling the Chicago White Sox debut of top prospect Yoan Moncada. More>>

Berrios, Twins top Yankees 6-1 for elusive home series win

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Miguel Sano hit a three-run home run, Jose Berrios went strong into the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat New York 6-1 to win their first home series against the Yankees in nine years. More>>

Pirates rookie Moroff beats Central-leading Brewers in 10th

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Max Moroff got his first career game-ending hit with a single in the 10th inning, pulling the Pittsburgh Pirates closer to the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 3-2 victory. More>>

AHL allowing players on minor league deals to go to Olympics

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Players on American Hockey League contracts will be eligible to play in the 2018 Winter Olympics. More>>

Arena changes all 11 US starters for 2nd straight match

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U.S. coach Bruce Arena changed all 11 starters for the second straight game, inserting forwards Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore into the starting lineup for a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador. More>>

Eager Yankees reinforcements embolden team for pennant drive

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The New York Yankees have ignited their pennant drive despite a midseason tailspin with a trio of major acqusitions. More>>

Panthers rehire Hurney as interim general manager

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The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their interim general manager. More>>

Crawford picks Timberwolves over Cavs, Warriors

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After meeting in the NBA Finals for three straight seasons, the Warriors and Cavaliers were in another duel this summer when both came calling for Jamal Crawford. More>>

Medals all around! Plenty of gold, silver, bronze at worlds

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Not everyone gets a medal at the world aquatic championships, but it sure seems that way. More>>

Aru falters, Froome soars in thin air of the Alps

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Tour de France rookie Primoz Roglic scaled the Tour de France's highest peak and then barreled down the other side while holding off the competition on the famed Galibier climb to win Stage 17. More>>

British Open hopes depend on British Open weather

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Luck of the draw: Getting the right tee time in the best of weather can make all the difference in the British Open. More>>

Big3 officials hopeful Iverson can return to court this week

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Even though its highlight player has played sparingly, the founders of the Big3 have been happy about the quality of play getting better as the league has reached the midpoint of the regular season. More>>

Former Auburn coach Tuberville joins ESPN as game analyst

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Former Auburn and Cincinnati football coach Tommy Tuberville is joining ESPN for the upcoming season as a game analyst. More>>

Helicopter carrying WWE exec makes emergency ocean landing

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The son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon was rescued unhurt from a helicopter that made an emergency landing in the ocean waters off New York. More>>

AP Exclusive: ONE Championship gets cash for major growth

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ONE Championship has secured a major equity investment from venture capital firm Sequoia India and investment firm Mission Holdings. More>>

Cubs' Bryant leaves game with sprained finger on left hand

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Cubs' Bryant leaves game against the Braves with apparent injury to his left hand. More>>

British Open officials draw line at hitting over grandstands

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Open officials call out of bounds on an idea to hit a shot over the grandstands at Royal Birkdale. More>>

USA Gymnastics names safe sport director amid abuse scandal

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USA Gymnastics is turning to a children's rights advocate and a former prosecutor to help an organization marred by a sexual abuse scandal. More>>

Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th straight

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Mike Montgomery throws 6 strong innings, hits first career HR to lead streaking Cubs to 8-2 win over Braves. More>>

Tina Charles' double-double lifts Liberty over Sun 96-80

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New York's Tina Charles has 28 points and 17 rebounds for 9th double-double of the season, leads Liberty past Connecticut 96-80 before All-Star break. More>>

Yankees get Frazier, Robertson, Kahnle from White Sox

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The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects. More>>

Diamondbacks acquire All-Star OF JD Martinez from Tigers

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The Diamondbacks acquired star outfielder J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers for a package of prospects, hoping for a playoff boost. More>>

Ramirez homers in 15th after 1 am, Red Sox outlast Jays 5-4

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Hanley Ramirez hit drive out of Fenway Park in the 15th inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in a rain-delayed game that ended after 1 a.m. More>>

Breezier All-Star game sees bump to 9.3 million viewers

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Baseball's breezier All-Star game saw a turn-around in viewership from last year's record low. More>>

For kicks: Oklahoma State punter has own Heisman campaign

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Oklahoma State's Zach Sinor is already getting a kick out of his Heisman Trophy campaign. More>>

Sun's Miller to coach East in place of Liberty's Laimbeer

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Curt Miller has led the Connecticut Sun to the top of the Eastern Conference. More>>

Foul! NJ gov Christie catches ball at Mets game, gets booed

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Fans at the Cardinals-Mets game cheered when a man neatly caught a foul ball at Citi Field, until they realized it was New Jersey governor Chris Christie. More>>

Kershaw wins 15th, Dodgers top Chisox 1-0 for 10th W in row

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Clayton Kershaw pitched seven scoreless innings for his major league-leading 15th victory and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Chicago White Sox 1-0 for their 10th straight victory. More>>

LEADING OFF: Frazier, 2 more to Yanks; JD Martinez to Dbacks

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LEADING OFF: JD Martinez joins Diamondbacks, Gray auditions. More>>

Jerry Jones: Cowboys still exploring latest Elliott incident

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the club is still gathering details over Ezekiel Elliott's involvement in an altercation at a Dallas bar, the latest off-field incident for the star running back. More>>

Astros put shortstop Correa on 10-day DL with thumb injury

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All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. More>>

Extra! Extra! Red Sox once again playing a lot of innings

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No rest lately for Dustin Pedroia and these Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox kept up their recent rash of playing extra extra innings when they went into the 15th against the Toronto Blue Jays. More>>

Spieth feeling rested, sharp in pursuit of another major

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Spieth listed a co-favorite at Royal Birkdale as he faces a tough course and a tough field. More>>

After donning Darth Vader outfit, Gonzalez becomes force

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Asked to wear a Darth Vader costume at his introductory news conference with Pachuca, American Omar Gonzalez becomes defensive force. More>>

Wardrobe change: No home, road uniforms as NBA goes to Nike

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NBA teams are putting their traditional home and road uniforms back in the closet. More>>

Brewers catcher Vogt out at least a month with sprained knee

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Milwaukee Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt is out for at a least month with a sprained left knee following a collision at home plate. More>>

Ogwumike, Griner, Stewart headline WNBA All-Star reserves.

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Nneka Ogwumike, Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart headline the western conference WNBA All-Star reserves. More>>

Vikings to hold final Mankato training camp after 52 years

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The Minnesota Vikings' 52nd training camp in Mankato will be their last before moving to new facility in Eagan in 2018. More>>

Irwin: Elway faces long shot to play in 2018 Senior Open

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Hale Irwin says it's a long shot for John Elway to try to qualify for the 2018 U.S. Senior Open. More>>

Maui Invitational pairings announced

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The pairings for the 2017 Maui Invitational have been announced and Wichita State and Notre Dame lead the brackets. More>>

Spanish soccer executive, son arrested in corruption probe

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Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has been arrested along with his son and three more federation executives as part of an anti-corruption probe. More>>

Rhule says Baylor committed to correct wrongs of the past

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Matt Rhule says Baylor is committed to correcting the wrongs of the past while moving forward after a sexual assault scandal. More>>

Herman has to show Longhorns they are capable of winning

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New Texas coach Tom Herman knows young players don't know the winning Longhorns his generation knows. More>>

American needs new coaches to lead drive for Power 6 status

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With rising-star coaches, American Athletic Conference positioned itself to make the case it should be viewed as a peer to college football's most powerful leagues. More>>

Lego scene recreates Justin Rose's Birkdale moment

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Royal Birkdale is where it all began for Justin Rose and there's a Lego scene to prove it. More>>

Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

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Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL; get a haircut. More>>

Seeds 5, 7 upset in 1st round of Hall of Fame tournament

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Seeds 5, 7 upset in 1st round of Hall of Fame tournament. More>>

Pirates OF Starling Marte humbled in return from suspension

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Starling Marte insists he still isn't sure exactly how the illegal steroid that cost the Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder an 80-game suspension got into his system. More>>

Matthews wins Stage 16 in Tour, Froome keeps yellow jersey

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Michael Matthews won a sprint to the line on Stage 16 of the Tour de France as Britain's Chris Froome kept the race leader's yellow jersey on Tuesday ahead of two difficult days in the Alps. More>>

Final table set for World Series of Poker Main Event

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Final table set for World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. More>>

US Open singles champs to earn record $3.7 million

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Total player compensation at the U.S. Open will top $50 million for the first time this year, with a record $3.7 million going to each of the singles champions. More>>

Buy or stand pat? Surprising Brewers weigh trade deadline

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The Milwaukee Brewers are weighing their options with the trade deadline approaching as they try to hold on to their lead in the National League Central. More>>

Catch This: Astros hold mock funeral for Beltran's glove

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Carlos Beltran hasn't used his glove in a game in more than two months. So the Houston Astros gathered around their teammate in center field and laid his mitt to rest, holding a mock funeral to send it off. More>>

The Latest: Spanish soccer body cancels meetings amid crisis

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Policemen escort Angel Maria Villar into the Spanish Football Federation offices on the outskirts of Madrid several hours after he was arrested. More>>

Rahm has Eminem in his head, and winning on his mind

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Eminem is in his head, but at the British Open winning is on Jon Rahm's mind. More>>

Redskins QB Cousins to play another season on franchise tag

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The deadline for Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins to sign a long-term deal has come and gone, meaning the quarterback will play a second consecutive season on the franchise tag. More>>

LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Dodgers roll, Colon makes Twins debut

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LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Dodgers roll, Colon makes Twins debut. More>>

Top of the draft board shines at Summer League

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Top rookies like Fultz, Tatum and Ball all shine over 3 weeks of summer league play. More>>

Cowboys' Whitehead: Stolen dog is safely back home

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Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead is asking for help locating his pitbull Blitz after burglars took the dog and demanded a $10,000 ransom. More>>

Houston All-Star Correa leaves game with thumb injury

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All-Star Carlos Correa has left the Houston Astros' game against the Seattle Mariners with a jammed left thumb. More>>

USF is overwhelming pick to win American Athletic Conference

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South Florida is the overwhelming choice to win the American Athletic Conference in a media vote, with Memphis favored to win the West Division. More>>

Red Sox manager Farrell says protest denied on play vs Yanks

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Red Sox manager John Farrell says Major League Baseball has denied Boston's protest over a bizarre play on the bases involving Matt Holliday of the New York Yankees last weekend. More>>

Federer tells AP he 'can't think too far ahead' nowadays

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Roger Federer said he knows he 'can't think too far ahead' nowadays. More>>

Carolina fires general manager Gettleman after 4 seasons

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The Carolina Panthers have fired general manager have fired general manager Dave Gettleman, less than two weeks before the opening of training camp. More>>

DeJong decks Mets again, Wainwright leads Cards to 6-3 win

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Paul DeJong homered against the New York Mets for the fourth straight game and Adam Wainwright hit an RBI double while winning his fourth consecutive start, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-3 victory. More>>

Yankees pitcher Pineda to have Tommy John surgery Tuesday

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New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is set to have Tommy John surgery this week, likely putting him out of action until at least late next year. More>>

Home plate umpire Chris Segal hit by Josh Donaldson's bat

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Home plate umpire Chris Segal stayed on his post after getting hit in the head by Josh Donaldson's bat in a game between the Blue Jays and Red Sox. More>>

Pierce signs with Boston to retire as member of Celtics

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The Truth is retiring as a member of the Boston Celtics. More>>

Farm to honor Tom Brady with corn maze in his image

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A Massachusetts farm is honoring Tom Brady with a corn maze designed in his image. More>>

Houston Rockets owner Alexander is selling team

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Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander is selling the team. More>>

Garcia at British Open this weekend, his wedding the next

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A sweet year for Sergio Garcia who hopes to make it even better at Royal Birkdale. More>>

Zimmerman sets franchise HR record, Nationals beat Reds 6-1

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Ryan Zimmerman set the Nationals' career home run record with a solo shot, and Bryce Harper connected again as Washington powered its way to a 6-1 victory and a four-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds. More>>

Bowlsby feels good about Big 12 despite negative perceptions

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby feels good about what the 10-team Power Five league is doing. More>>

New Knicks regime open to moving on with or without Carmelo

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The New York Knicks' new regime is ready to move on with or without Carmelo Anthony. More>>

Riley's 'whirlwind' to youngest FBS head coach with Sooners

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Lincoln Riley's 'whirlwind' to youngest FBS head coach with Sooners. More>>

Federer up to ATP No. 3 after Wimbledon; Muguruza WTA No. 5

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Roger Federer's eighth Wimbledon title pushed him back up to No. 3 in the rankings. More>>

What we learned at Wimbledon: Never count out Roger Federer

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Roger Federer's eighth Wimbledon title gave him two Grand Slam trophies in 2017. More>>

Underperforming Mets could be busy sellers at trade deadline

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When the season began, the New York Mets thought they'd be fighting for first place this time of year. More>>

Park wins US Women's Open in front of President Trump

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Sung Hyun Park won the U.S. Women's Open for her first LPGA Tour victory. More>>

Turner homers, Dodgers win 9th straight by beating Miami 3-2

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Justin Turner homered and singled to increase his batting average to .374, and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to nine games by beating the Miami Marlins 3-2. More>>

Quintana dazzles in Cubs debut, fans 12 to beat Orioles 8-0

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Jose Quintana dazzled in his debut for the Chicago Cubs, striking out a season-high 12 in seven sharp innings to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-0 for a three-game sweep. More>>

Hamlin wins at New Hampshire, ends JGR's winless streak

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Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson over the final laps to win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and send Joe Gibbs racing to victory lane for the first time this season. More>>

Bryson DeChambeau rallies to win John Deere Classic

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Bryson DeChambeau overcame a four-stroke deficit to win the John Deere Classic by a stroke for his first PGA Tour title _ and a spot next week in the British Open. More>>

Dempsey, Bradley, Howard, Altidore among US roster additions

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Forward Clint Dempsey, midfielder Michael Bradley and goalkeeper Tim Howard are among six additions to the U.S. roster for the knockout phase of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. More>>

Lakers overcome Ball's injury to beat Mavs, reach title game

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Lonzo Ball's injury short-circuits another strong game, Lakers beat Mavericks to advance to championship. More>>

Coach AI: Iverson doesn't play in Philly Big3 homecoming

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Allen Iverson walked onto a familiar court to a rousing ovation and then took an unfamiliar spot on the sideline. More>>

Bike problem nearly derails Froome on Stage 15

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Chris Froome has fought back from a bike breakdown to cling onto his race leader's yellow jersey on the treacherous Stage 15 of the Tour de France, won with a dashing solo breakaway by Bauke Mollema. More>>

LEADING OFF: Keuchel makes rehab start, Nats boost bullpen

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel makes rehab start, Nats boost bullpen. More>>

8 is enough: Federer gets record-breaking Wimbledon title

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Roger Federer is going for No. 8 at Wimbledon. More>>

Stanton loses glove over wall on triple by Dodgers' Taylor

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Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton lost his glove over the wall while trying unsuccessfully to catch a triple by the Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor. More>>

Bob Wolff, versatile and longtime sportscaster, dies at 96

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Bob Wolff, the only sportscaster to call play-by-play of championships in all four major North American professional team sports, has died at 96. Wolff broadcast the NFL's championship game, World Series, NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals. More>>

Newgarden races to second Toronto IndyCar win in 3 years

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Josef Newgarden raced to his second Toronto IndyCar title in three years, dominating on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place. More>>

McCarron stuns Langer to win Senior Players Championship

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Scott McCarron fired a bogey-free 6-under 66 and took advantage of an uncharacteristic crash by three-time defending champion Bernhard Langer to win the Constellation Senior Players Championship. More>>

Johnson waiting for his No. 1 form to return

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Dustin Johnson finding it hard work to return to form that made him No. 1 in the world. More>>

Murphy's 2 homers lead Nationals to 14-4 rout of Reds

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Daniel Murphy hit two of Washington's five home runs and had five RBIs to lead the Washington Nationals to a 14-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds. More>>

Hamilton seizes on Vettel puncture to cut F1 lead to 1 point

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Lewis Hamilton slashed Sebastian Vettel's Formula One championship lead to one point by winning a record-equaling British Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival was left reeling by a late puncture. More>>

Fendrich on Tennis: Is Muguruza heir to Williams sisters?

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Garbine Muguruza is the only player to beat each Williams sister in a Grand Slam final. More>>

Nats get Madson, Doolittle from A's for Treinen, prospects

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Looking to fortify a bullpen that has blown more than a third of its save chances, the Washington Nationals acquired relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle from the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Blake Treinen and two prospects. More>>

US routs South Africa 24-2 to begin water polo title defense

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Four-time winner United States began the defense of its women's water polo title with a 24-2 rout of South Africa at the world swimming championships on Sunday. More>>

With Trump looking on, Feng leads US Women's Open

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Front-running Shanshan Feng rolled in a shot birdie putt on the final hole to take the third-round lead in the U.S. Women's Open. More>>

Yankees top Red Sox 4-1 in 16th; Boston plays under protest

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Didi Gregorius lined a go-ahead single in the 16th inning and the New York Yankees outlasted the Boston Red Sox 4-1 in the longest game between the bitter rivals at Fenway Park since 1966. More>>

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