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July 17, 2018 - 2:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Joshua's heavyweight title defense against Alexander Povetkin will be aired on the streaming platform DAZN on Sept. 22 as part of the U.S. debut of the service, promoters announced Tuesday. The fight will be the first of a promised 70 live events on the service over the next...
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France forward Kylian Mbappe, center, and forward Ousmane Dembele sign autographs during an official reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, Monday, July 16, 2018. France is readying to welcome home the national soccer team for a parade down the Champs-Elysees, where tens of thousands thronged after the team's 4-2 victory over Croatia Sunday. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
July 17, 2018 - 1:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — Teenage World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is giving his bonus to an association that puts sports in the lives of hospitalized children. The head of Premiers de Cordee (First in Line), Sebastien Ruffin, says two weeks before France clinched the World Cup he was informed that Mbappe would...
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Patrick Reed of the United States listens to a question at a press conference during at the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The Open Golf championships start Thursday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 17, 2018 - 1:22 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Patrick Reed would figure to be a player British fans love to hate, largely due to his passionate play for the other side in the Ryder Cup. But at least one Scot found something to like Tuesday as the Masters champion tried a variety of shots in a British Open practice...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 2, 2016 file photo, Dallas Wings' Odyssey Sims (0) defends as Connecticut Sun's Alex Bentley (20) moves to the basket in the second half of an WNBA basketball game in Arlington, Texas. Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut on Monday, July 9, 2018. The former All-Star guard had spent the past five seasons with the Sun after getting traded there from Atlanta following her rookie season. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
July 17, 2018 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut last week. The former All-Star guard had spent the past five seasons with the Sun after getting traded there from Atlanta following her rookie season. She'll get a...
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Dustin Johnson of the United States on the 18th green during a practice round for the 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie golf club, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17th 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 17, 2018 - 1:16 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest from the British Open (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Dustin Johnson won another trophy on Tuesday without even hitting a shot. Johnson was presented the Mark H. McCormack Award for being No. 1 in the world ranking for the most weeks last year. Johnson reached No...
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July 17, 2018 - 1:09 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Open women's and men's singles champions will each get $3.8 million and the Grand Slam tennis tournament's total prize money will rise to $53 million. The U.S. Tennis Association says Tuesday that other increases include $700,000 for the winning teams in men's and...
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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)
July 17, 2018 - 12:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Players consider teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason "a direct attack" on their rights, according to union head Tony Clark. He hinted that the sport's quarter-century of labor peace could end if...
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Tiger Woods of the United States walks the 3rd hols during a practice round for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The Open Golf championships starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 17, 2018 - 11:58 am
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods doesn't feel as old at the oldest championship in golf. Back at the British Open for the first time in three years, Woods broke from his tradition on Tuesday morning. Instead of being among the first on the tee for practice, he didn't show up at Carnoustie...
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The "Holy Grail" of baseball cards, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle that is valued at more than $10 million, is put on display as part of baseball memorabilia exhibit at the Colorado History Museum Monday, July 16, 2018, in Denver. The pristine card, one of three known to still be in existence, is owned by Denver lawyer Marshall Fogell. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
July 17, 2018 - 11:38 am
DENVER (AP) — The "Holy Grail" of baseball cards, a pristine 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle valued at several million dollars, was delivered to the History Colorado Center on Monday via armored truck for a 72-hour public display. "I want the community to enjoy looking at the card," said its owner,...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo, former Olympic and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt controls the ball during a charity soccer match between members of the 1998 World Cup winning French team and a team of international veteran players who were also involved in the same tournament, at the U Arena in Nanterre, north of Paris, France. Bolt is making a run at professional soccer in Australia. Now, at 31, he will try out for six weeks with the Central Coast Mariners starting next month. If all goes well, he could play for a season in Australia's A-League. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
July 17, 2018 - 11:29 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Usain Bolt is making a run at professional soccer in Australia. The Olympic sprint great has long expressed his love of the game. Since his retirement from track, he has tested himself with Germany's Borussia Dortmund and the Norwegian club Stromsgodset. Now, at 31, he will try out...
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