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Colorado Rockies' Gerardo Parra, front, hugs Trevor Story (27) who crosses home plate after hitting a solo walkoff home run off Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Nick Vincent in the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
July 15, 2018 - 8:22 pm
DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story tuned up for the All-Star Game with one memorable swing. Story led off the ninth inning with his 20th homer, and the Colorado Rockies completed a series sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 4-3 victory on Sunday. "It was awesome. That's what you dream of, for sure," said...
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Thidapa Suwannapura kisses the trophy after winning the LPGA golf Marathon Classic, Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Highland Meadows in Sylvania, Ohio. (Kurt Steiss/The Blade via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 8:10 pm
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Thidapa Suwannapura's main focus going into the Marathon Classic was trying to put together four solid rounds that would help her keep her LPGA Tour card. She doesn't have to worry about that any longer. Suwannapura picked up her first win on Sunday, closing with a 6-under 65...
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Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty swings for an RBI-single off San Francisco Giants' Andrew Suarez in the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 15, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 15, 2018 - 8:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With a 21-6 record since mid-June, the Oakland Athletics are storming into the All-Star break on quite a roll. Their ace is pitching like he was earlier in the season and they're continuing to hit home runs on the road at a sizzling rate. Stephen Piscotty went deep for the...
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The Arc de Triomphe is illuminated with the colors of the French national flag and by fireworks set off by French soccer fans celebrating France's World Cup victory over Croatia, in Paris, France, Sunday, July 15, 2018. France won the final 4-2. The inscription in French reads : Proud to be blue (French) . (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
July 15, 2018 - 8:06 pm
PARIS (AP) — It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate in an explosion of joy. France's 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday marked the second time in 20 years that...
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CORRECTS DATE Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers to a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
July 15, 2018 - 8:03 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Lester won for the eighth time in nine starts, Jason Heyward drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs swept the San Diego Padres with a 7-4 win on Sunday. The Cubs jumped to a 5-0 lead after two innings against rookie left-hander Eric Lauer, who came within one out of his first...
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July 15, 2018 - 7:56 pm
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rallied from four points back to win his first American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe on Sunday. Romo, who retired after the 2016 NFL season and is now an NFL analyst, had 27 points on the day to beat three-time...
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French players celebrate after bursting into a press conference by France head coach Didier Deschamps after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. France won the final 4-2. (AP Photo/Ronald Blum)
July 15, 2018 - 7:50 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Didier Deschamps walked into the interview room in the bowels of Luzhniki Stadium and prepared to answer questions for the first time as coach of a World Cup champion. A noise to his right caused him to turn, and his players rushed in. A bare-chested Benjamin Mendy jumped onto the...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez hits a sacrifice fly to score Andrew Toles during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
July 15, 2018 - 7:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasmani Grandal homered, Enrique Hernandez hit a solo shot on his first pitch in the seventh inning for the go-ahead run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 5-3 win over the Angels on Sunday to gain a split in the Freeway Series. Each team won three games in the season...
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France's Antoine Griezmann celebrates with the trophy after his team won 4-2 during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
July 15, 2018 - 7:33 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Antoine Griezmann's father emigrated from Germany, and the France forward's mother is of Portuguese decent. Paul Pogba's parents arrived from Guinea. Kylian Mbappe's dad is from Cameroon, his mom Algerian. Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bonded together with...
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