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Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez, right, and Matt Kemp, left, celebrate after they defeated the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)
July 15, 2018 - 8:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw has returned to form since coming off the disabled list and the Los Angeles Dodgers are leading the NL West after a disappointing start to the season. They can't wait for the second half. "Now it's kind of a sprint to the finish," Kershaw said. "We like where we'...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2011 file photo Chicago Blackhawks goalie Ray Emery keeps his eyes on a shot by the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Tampa, Fla. Emery has drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35. Hamilton Police confirmed Emery was identified as the victim of the swimming accident Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, file)
July 15, 2018 - 7:09 pm
Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35. Hamilton Police said Emery was identified as the victim of a swimming accident in the harbor...
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Michael Kim hits off the second tee during the final round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 15, 2018, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 15, 2018 - 6:57 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Michael Kim didn't just win his first PGA Tour event on Sunday. He dominated in a fashion never seen at TPC Deere Run. Kim's prizes? A little over a million bucks, a two-year exemption on tour and a trip to the British Open. Kim shot a final-round 66 on Sunday to win the John...
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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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July 13, 2018 - 7:04 pm
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Scott Parel walked off the course thinking somebody would overtake him. Instead, he's halfway to his first PGA Tour Champions victory — and it happens to be a major. Parel grabbed a one-stroke lead in the Constellation Senior Players Championship, shooting a 6-under 66 in...
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July 13, 2018 - 3:24 pm
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Robert Rock was already heading to Carnoustie next week to work at the British Open in a coaching capacity. He might now have to take his clubs. Rock, ranked No. 244, set the record for the lowest 36-hole total since the Scottish Open was launched by the European Tour in...
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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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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley is shown before an NBA basketball game between the Knicks and the Cleveland Cavaliers, in Cleveland. Casino regulators in Nevada are accusing former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley of gambling fraud. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Thursday, July 12, 2018, said Oakley was arrested Sunday at the Cosmopolitan casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip on suspicion of committing or attempting to commit a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
July 12, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley is being accused of gambling fraud after a wager at a Las Vegas casino last weekend, casino regulators said Thursday. Oakley was arrested Sunday at the Cosmopolitan casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip on suspicion of committing or...
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Uruguay players protest to referee Nestor Pitana of Argentina that France's Kylian Mbappe, on the ground, is overreacting after taking a dive during the quarterfinal match between Uruguay and France at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Friday, July 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
July 12, 2018 - 2:07 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 9 p.m. FIFA has selected Nestor Pitana to referee the World Cup final between France and Croatia on Sunday. The Argentine referee will blow the final whistle at Luzhniki Stadium on a tournament he began there by handling the...
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Croatia's Ivan Perisic gestures during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 11, 2018 - 6:16 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Ivan Perisic recalls being a little boy wearing his red-and-white checkered shirt as he watched Croatia previous World Cup semifinal against France in 1998.He says he watched on TV in Split when Croatia lost to the...
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