AP News

Portland Timbers forward Brian Fernandez, front, celebrates with Jeremy Ebobisse, top, after Fernandez scored a goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 22, 2019 - 1:11 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Brian Fernandez only arrived in Portland a couple of months ago. He's quickly become a despised figure in Seattle. Fernandez scored his second goal of the match in the 51st minute, moments after Seattle had pulled even, and the Portland Timbers beat the Sounders 2-1 on Sunday night...
Read More
Thousands of candles are arranged in the shape of the Milky Way to celebrate Tanabata, a Japanese star festival, at Zojoji Temple in Tokyo, July 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 22, 2019 - 1:03 am
The Summer Olympics will return to Tokyo next year for the first time since 1964. The world's best athletes will be on display, of course, but so will Japan's sprawling capital — a dense mix of the traditional and the eccentric. Small shrines and ancient temples nestle alongside gleaming towers and...
Read More
July 22, 2019 - 12:00 am
Lowry wins British Open in celebrated return to Emerald Isle Mariano Rivera closes Hall of Fame induction ceremony Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4 Fan walks to plate, Hoskins HR in 11th lifts Phils over Bucs Kevin Harvick holds off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire Herman...
Read More
Atlanta Braves' Kevin Gausman pitches against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 21, 2019 - 11:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Gausman showed he has the potential to add stability to the Atlanta Braves' rotation. Just like last year. Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing more than a month, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, and the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 7-1 on...
Read More
July 21, 2019 - 10:49 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Peter McNamara, who won three Grand Slam doubles titles with fellow Australian Paul McNamee and reached a career-high No. 7 in singles, has died. He was 64. His death at his home in Germany from prostate cancer was confirmed by David Law, a family friend and tennis...
Read More
In this Thursday, July 18, 2019, photo, robots of mascots of Olympics "Miraitowa," left, and Paralympics "Someity" are shown to the media at Toyota Motor Corp. headquarters in Tokyo. The mascot robots’ eyes change to the images of stars and hearts. The Japanese automaker Toyota, a major Olympic sponsor, is readying various robots for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama)
July 21, 2019 - 10:27 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A cart-like robot scuttles across the field to bring back javelins and discuses. A towering screen-on-wheels is designed for "virtual" attendance. The cute ones are, naturally, the likeness of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots. Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp., a major Olympic...
Read More
Colorado Rockies' Daniel Murphy applies sunscreen before a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 21, 2019 - 10:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy. "Sunday has been canceled," the NYPD...
Read More
Members of the Los Angeles Angels place their jerseys with No. 45 in honor of pitcher Tyler Skaggs on the mound after a combined no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners during a baseball game Friday, July 12, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 13-0. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 21, 2019 - 10:19 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: PAYING RESPECTS Ryan Braun will miss Milwaukee's home game against the Cincinnati Reds to attend the funeral of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in a Texas hotel room on July 1. Braun and Skaggs were workout buddies...
Read More
Jim Herman kisses the trophy after winning the PGA Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club's Champions Course in Nicholasville, Ky., Sunday, July 21, 2019. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 10:10 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From President Donald Trump's putting advice to playing partner Kelly Kraft's two late bogeys, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title. He executed when he had to, too. "Really proud of how I can step up on...
Read More
New York Red Bulls' Brian White, center, celebrates his goal against Orlando City with teammates Sean Davis (27) and Derrick Etienne Jr. (7) during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
July 21, 2019 - 9:44 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brian White scored, Luis Robles had four saves and the New York Red Bulls slipped past Orlando City 1-0 on Sunday night. Robles had his fifth shutout of the season and his first since June 1 for the Red Bulls (10-8-4). He had allowed 12 goals in the previous five games. White...
Read More

Pages