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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 file photo,Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker (3) gets inside Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson (32) to drive to the basket during the second half in Game 4 of the WNBA basketball finals in Los Angeles. Parker was named Player of the Week. Parker averaged 25.3 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists to help the Sparks go 2-1 this week, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
July 18, 2018 - 9:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams. Maya Moore was the top vote-getter, but told the league she was unable to perform the captain duties. "I'm once again blown away at the support I've received through votes by our amazing basketball fans. I'm...
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Haraldur Magnus of Iceland looks along the 11th fairway during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 18, 2018 - 9:12 am
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — He comes from a place where they play midnight golf and the most precious item in the bag is a rusty "lava club," used to hit balls off rock formations strewn across the fairways. Haraldur Magnus will become the first Icelandic man to play in any of golf's four majors at...
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Boats are seen deploying spinnakers after starting off on the Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race from Port Huron, Mich., Saturday, July 14, 2018. The annual Port Huron to Mackinac Island sailboat race on Lake Huron turned out to be a slow one. The race started Saturday under light winds and the weather didn't make for quick progress. Most years the first boats make it across the finish on Sunday, but this year the first two finishers didn't reach the line until Monday morning. (Brian M. Wells/The Times Herald via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 8:40 am
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — This year's Port Huron to Mackinac Island sailboat race on Lake Huron was so slow that the awards were handed out as some competitors still were heading to the finish line. The Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race started Saturday under light winds and the weather didn't...
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Houston Astros George Springer (4) congratulates Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) on Bregman's solo home run during the tenth inning at the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 18, 2018 - 3:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 10 home runs . A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday...
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July 18, 2018 - 3:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 17 about the All-Star Game, The Associated Press reported erroneously that reliever Josh Hader had referenced the shooting of Trayvon Martin among offensive tweets. It's not clear the Martin tweet can be attributed to Hader. A corrected version of the story is...
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July 18, 2018 - 3:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 17 about All-Star reliever Josh Hader, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hader had referenced the shooting of Trayvon Martin among offensive tweets. It's not clear the Martin tweet can be attributed to Hader. A corrected version of the story is below:...
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July 18, 2018 - 1:34 am
Oklahoma is the favorite again in the Big 12 even with Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield now in the NFL. Who will be the Sooners' biggest challengers in their run for a fourth straight conference championship and third College Football Playoff appearance in the last four seasons? Max Olson of...
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American League, Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado looks over his shoulder as he walks onto the field before the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
July 18, 2018 - 1:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are making preparations to welcome Manny Machado into their pennant race. Los Angeles entered the All-Star break with a narrow half-game lead over second-place Arizona in the NL West, and there's a good chance the Dodgers will begin play Friday in Milwaukee...
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Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) hits a solo home run during the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The American League won 8-6. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 18, 2018 - 12:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 12:08 a.m. Alex Bregman has been named the All-Star Game MVP for his go-ahead homer in the 10th inning that sent the American League to an 8-6 victory. Bregman's homer was one of a record-breaking 10 in the game, but it put...
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July 18, 2018 - 12:00 am
Dodgers land All-Star shortstop Manny Machado from Orioles Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs British Open presents tough test with no clear answers Angels praise Mike Trout for 'prioritizing personal values' MLB: Hader must take sensitivity training after tweets More...
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