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Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, crosses the finish line to win the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 169.5 kilometers (105.3 miles) with start in Bourg d'Oisans and finish in Valence, France, Friday July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 20, 2018 - 1:25 pm
VALENCE, France (AP) — After most of the other top sprinters at the Tour de France succumbed in the Alps, Peter Sagan was in prime position to dominate Friday's flat finish. Cycling's world champion did not disappoint, timing his move to reach maximum speed as he swung past two challengers to claim...
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Kevin Kisner of the US talks to officials after hitting the ball into the water on the 18th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Friday July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 20, 2018 - 1:17 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kevin Kisner hit his approach shot into the Barry Burn at No. 18 and made double-bogey 6, dropping the American into a share of the lead on 6 under at the British Open. Kisner shot 1-under 70 to follow his...
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July 20, 2018 - 1:05 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says over 100 ex-students shared accounts of sexual misconduct by now-dead team doctor under investigation.
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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands gets a pit service during the first free practice at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018. The German Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
July 20, 2018 - 12:23 pm
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Max Verstappen set a new lap record in leading the second practice for the German Grand Prix on Friday. The 20-year-old Dutch driver clocked 1 minute, 13.085 seconds to eclipse veteran Kimi Raikkonen's time of 1:13.78 from 2004. "We have a good balance in the car, short...
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Colombia's Egan Arley Bernal Gomez, Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and Britain's Chris Froome climb alpe d'huez during the twelfth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 175.5 kilometers (109 miles) with start in Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Arcs and Alpe d'Huez, France, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 20, 2018 - 12:14 pm
BOURG D'OISANS, France (AP) — A spectator threw a smoke bomb into the Tour de France peloton as it passed by on Friday. Nobody came to any harm. Unlike on Thursday, when a fan's camera strap appeared to snag Vincenzo Nibali's handlebars on Alpe d'Huez, he slammed to the ground and broke a vertebra...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo, figure skater Denis Ten, of Kazakhstan, reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's short program figure skating, in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Prosecutors in Kazakhstan said Thursday, July 19, 2018, that Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
July 20, 2018 - 11:57 am
MOSCOW (AP) — One of two men detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of killing Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten has confessed, authorities said Friday. Prosecutor Berik Zhuyrektayev said in a televised statement that Nuraly Kiyasov "confessed his guilt in the presence of an attorney" while...
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July 20, 2018 - 11:19 am
MOSCOW (AP) — After hosting the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin says the country could bid for a future Summer Olympics. Asked about hosting a Summer Olympics in Russia for the first time since 1980, Putin says feasibility studies need to be conducted "but obviously we will organize major...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Friday July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2018 - 11:07 am
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy has the word "NASTY" written on the soles of his golf shoes and he's talking about "going out swinging" in a bid to end his four-year drought in the majors. McIlroy wants to be as aggressive as he can at the British Open this week. It just wasn't possible...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain gets a pit service during the first free practice at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018. The German Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
July 20, 2018 - 10:21 am
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Formula One has opened the tender process for its next tire supplier from 2020-23, when it will move toward narrower front tires and scrap warming blankets. The current model of tires would be kept in place for 2020, motorsport's governing body FIA said on its website,...
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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland prepares at pits during the first free practice at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018. The German Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
July 20, 2018 - 7:04 am
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Mercedes has given Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas only moderate backing by offering him a new one-year contract. Although Bottas has the option for an extra year in 2020, the Finnish driver will have to prove he deserves it with strong performances in 2019. Mercedes...
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