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Britain's Chris Froome, rides in the pack during the eight stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 181 kilometers (112.5 miles) with start in Dreux and finish in Amiens, France, Saturday, July 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 16, 2018 - 12:56 pm
ANNECY, France (AP) — Chris Froome believes the mountains will reveal the true Tour de France contenders as he looks forward to the first of three grueling stages in the Alps. "I'm feeling good and optimistic about the upcoming stages," the four-time champion said on Monday, the Tour's first rest...
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Formula E safety worker, right, gives a thumbs-up to drivers during the second of two auto races in the Formula E championship Sunday, July 15, 2018, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Terrin Waack)
July 15, 2018 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Unplug and go. Filling up a car is as simple as that, even if it's not gas flowing through the nozzle. Electricity is efficient. Formula E, a global electric auto racing series, steers the way — toward the future of not only its sport but also its industry. "You don't realize it,"...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures as he arrives to a news conference during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 13, 2018 - 7:24 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The boys soccer team in Thailand rescued from a flooded cave this week has been invited to FIFA's annual awards event. FIFA President Gianni Infantino says they will be invited to come to London, where the world's best player prize will be presented on Sept. 24. The 12 boys and their...
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This June 14, 2018 photo shows staff at Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport N.J. preparing to begin taking sports bets moments before it became legal in New Jersey. State gambling regulators on Thursday July 12, 2018 were to reveal how the state's sports betting market did in its first two weeks. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
July 12, 2018 - 5:47 pm
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Two casinos and a racetrack in New Jersey took in $16.4 million in sports bets during the first two weeks such wagers were legal in the state. Figures released Thursday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the Borgata and Ocean Resort casinos, in Atlantic City,...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2018, file image taken from video provided by the Thai Navy Seal, Thai boys are with Navy SEALs inside a cave in Mae Sai, northern Thailand. The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to players _ from little league, to high school, to college and even the pros _ are rarely all that groundbreaking: Try your hardest, don't lose focus, support your teammates, keep your chin up. In the case of 12 youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand, it helped save their lives. Unsure of their prospects for more than two weeks while they awaited rescue from a waterlogged cave, the group of kids and their coach found themselves in a life-and-death struggle that placed an acute focus on the value of teamwork, positive attitude and strong leadership. (Thai Navy Seal via AP, File)
July 12, 2018 - 1:36 pm
The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to players — from youth sports, to high school, to college and even the pros — are well-known: Try your hardest, don't lose focus, support your teammates, keep your chin up. Sometimes, heeding that advice can lead to winning a game or a...
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An ambulance believed to be carrying one of the rescued boys from the flooded cave heads to the hospital in Chiang Rai as divers evacuated the remaining boys and their coach trapped at Tham Luang cave in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Thai Navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their coach were rescued from the cave, ending an ordeal that lasted more than 2 weeks. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 10, 2018 - 10:24 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The youth soccer team rescued from a cave in Thailand will be unable to accept FIFA's invitation to attend the World Cup final. The last four of the boys and the team's 25-year-old coach were rescued Tuesday from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more...
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July 08, 2018 - 12:44 am
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Albert Rusnak scored on an early penalty kick, Luis Silva added a stoppage-time goal and Real Salt Lake beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Saturday night. Sebastian Saucedo drew the foul against Kellyn Acosta to set up Rusnak's goal in the 11th minute. Rusnak went low and to the left and...
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Minnesota Twins' Eddie Rosario drives in a run with a single off Baltimore Orioles pitcher Andrew Cashner during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
July 05, 2018 - 11:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aaron Slegers got his first major league win by finished six smooth innings in his first start of the season for Minnesota, and the Twins stopped their six-game losing streak by hanging on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Thursday night. Logan Morrison homered and Jake Cave...
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Fans watch a World Cup soccer match between Colombia and Poland at The Garden at Studio Square NYC in New York, Sunday, June 24, 2018. While the immigration debate occupies politicians and new policies have thrown thousands of families into disarray, the World Cup shows how much people from other countries help make up the fabric of New York.(AP Photo/Terrin Waack)
July 02, 2018 - 6:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Standing on top of a wooden picnic table amid a sea of soccer fans in a Queens beer garden, Mark Green yanks off his England jersey and trades it for a bright yellow Colombia team shirt. He congratulates his fellow World Cup devotee and gives him a quick hug. Both Colombia and...
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FILE - In this May 24, 1995, file photo, New York Rangers captain Mark Messier, left, and Stephane Matteau watch the final minute against the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in New York/ Behind them is coach Colin Campbell. For Campbell, going from Mike Keenan’s top assistant to coach of the Rangers wasn’t a big move. “I just had to move 10 feet to another office,” Campbell said. Logistically it was simple, but in every other way it was an almost impossible challenge. Campbell took over the Rangers after they ended a 54-year drought and paraded the Stanley Cup down Broadway because Keenan left in a contract dispute. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)
June 30, 2018 - 2:59 am
For Colin Campbell, going from Mike Keenan's top assistant to head coach of the New York Rangers wasn't a big move. "I just had to move 10 feet to another office," Campbell said. Logistically it was simple, but in every other way it was an almost-impossible task. Campbell took over the Rangers...
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