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A spectator pushes Britain's Chris Froome as he gets back on his bicycle after crashing on a cobblestone sector of 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 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
July 15, 2018 - 4:03 pm
ROUBAIX, France (AP) — Richie Porte sat on the pavement grasping his right shoulder and grimacing in pain. A fan helped Chris Froome get going after he tumbled onto grass lining the road. Romain Bardet recovered from three punctured tires. And they were only the highest-profile riders to face...
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Nicole Melichar, left, of the United States and Austria's Alexander Peya, lift the trophies after winning the mixed doubles final match against Britain's Jamie Murray and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Sunday July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 15, 2018 - 3:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Nicole Melichar and Alexander Peya became Grand Slam champions for the first time by winning the Wimbledon mixed doubles title. The 11th-seeded pair defeated defending champion Jamie Murray and his new partner Victoria Azarenka 7-...
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa loses a point to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, Pool)
July 15, 2018 - 3:38 pm
LONDON (AP) — After coming through two grueling five-setters to reach the Wimbledon final, Kevin Anderson finally ran out of steam. It wasn't just the South African's body that let him down, though, two days after a 6½-hour semifinal against John Isner that ended 26-24 in the final set. Anderson...
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Laura Davies of England hits off the first tee during the final round of the U.S Senior Women's Open golf tournament at the Chicago Golf Club, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Wheaton, Ill. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)
July 15, 2018 - 3:20 pm
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Laura Davies went virtually unchallenged in Sunday's final round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open, claiming the title by 10 strokes over Juli Inkster. The 54-year-old Davies shot a 5-under 68 to finish at 16-under 276 at Chicago Golf Club in the USGA's championship for...
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South Africa's Brandon Stone reacts after his putt for a 59 on the 18th came up just short during day four of the Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club, East Lothian, Scotland, Sunday, July 15, 2018. The elusive round of 59 on the European Tour is safe for another tournament. South African golfer Brandon Stone had an 8-foot birdie putt on No. 18 at the Scottish Open on Sunday for the first sub-60 round in the 46-year history of the European Tour. He narrowly missed it. (Kenny Smith/PA via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 3:09 pm
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Brandon Stone sank to his haunches and dropped his putter in despair after narrowly missing out on becoming the first player to shoot a round of 59 on the European Tour. It wasn't all bad for the South African golfer, though. Stone's 10-under 60 secured a four-shot victory...
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the trophy after defeating Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the men's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday July 15, 2018. (Neil Hall/Pool via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 3:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too. Could Djokovic ever return to the top of tennis? To the heights he'd already reached? Could he put aside the time lost to a painful right elbow that required surgery and the disappointment of poor-for-him results?...
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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 baseball game between the Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds Sunday, July 15, 2018, in St. Louis. The Cardinals fired Matheny after an 8-2 loss to the Reds on Saturday night with the team hovering around .500. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
July 15, 2018 - 2:20 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — As the St. Louis Cardinals took stock of their situation a day after the firing of manager Mike Matheny, some players said they bear some responsibility for Matheny's sudden dismissal. Matheny was fired Saturday night after an 8-2 loss to the last-place Cincinnati Reds. The...
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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)
July 15, 2018 - 1:26 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. is feeling confident after his most dominant performance this season. That's understandable, considering the defending Cup Series champion and his Furniture Row Racing team are slightly ahead of last season's pace, with signs of even better things to come. "I...
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July 15, 2018 - 12:54 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — France wins its 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2 in final.
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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)
July 15, 2018 - 12:19 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jon Rahm had heard about a dry summer in Scotland. It didn't really hit home until he checked into the Carnoustie Golf Hotel and caught his first glimpse of the course with a reputation as the toughest links in golf. "I forgot the fact the R&A lets Mother Nature set...
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