Men's sports

August 17, 2018 - 5:15 pm
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Doug Garwood birdied the final three holes for an 8-under 64 and the first-round lead Friday in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open. The 55-year-old Garwood had nine birdies and a bogey, playing his final nine holes — the front nine at En-Joie Golf Club — in 6-under 31. He won the...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns to Leonardo Mayer, of Argentina, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 17, 2018 - 4:20 pm
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep made quick work of their rain-delayed matches Friday afternoon and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open, facing the daunting challenge of playing a few hours later in extremely humid conditions. Several...
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Man United women's team manager Casey Stoney smiles during an interview with the Associated Press at Manchester United's AON Training Complex in Manchester, England, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Stoney has rebuilt the Man United women's soccer squad and the rebooted women’s side plays its first game upcoming Sunday Aug. 19, 2018, against Liverpool, with Stoney as coach. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
August 17, 2018 - 3:08 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Within a few weeks, Casey Stoney has completed the job many soccer coaches would envy and some find daunting: Assembling a squad completely from scratch. Thirteen years after Manchester United women's team was disbanded to prioritize resources on the men, gender equality...
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August 17, 2018 - 2:41 pm
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on a plan to move the Pawtucket Red Sox from Rhode Island to Massachusetts (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Pawtucket Red Sox say they have signed a letter of intent to build a new ballpark in Worcester, Massachusetts. The Triple-A affiliate of the of the Boston...
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August 17, 2018 - 10:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An influential campaign group close to the Kremlin has called for an investigation into how stadiums and infrastructure built for the World Cup have failed to cope with floods. An embankment outside the stadium in Volgograd collapsed onto a road on the day of the final, while leaks...
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Lizette Salas chips to the 13th green during the first round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 17, 2018 - 9:18 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lizette Salas' waited 77 minutes to line up her 4-foot putt to take the lead Thursday at the Indy Women in Tech Championship. She refused to let the weather delay get to her. When the 29-year-old California player returned to the course, she quickly rolled in the birdie putt,...
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Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa (1) reacts with second baseman Yuli Gurriel (10) after fielding a ground ball by Colorado Rockies' Tony Wolters and throwing to first for the out during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Houston. The Astros won 12-1. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 17, 2018 - 6:16 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOW THE WEST IS WON All-Star outfielder George Springer is expected to come off the disabled list for the Houston Astros when the defending champions visit Oakland for the opener of a pivotal three-game series between AL West contenders. Last year...
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Texas Rangers shortstop Jurickson Profar runs to tag out Los Angeles Angels' Taylor Ward (3) for one out of a triple play on a ground ball by David Fletcher off of Texas Rangers starting pitcher Ariel Jurado during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. Fletcher and Eric Young Jr. were also out on the play. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
August 17, 2018 - 2:40 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Triple plays are rare enough to begin with. Jurickson Profar and the Texas Rangers turned one that was especially unusual Thursday night. In fact, it had been more than a century since there was another one like it in the majors. "It was an all-around heads-up play by Profar...
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Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Clay Buchholz works against a San Diego Padres batter during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in San Diego. Buchholz threw a five-hitter as the Diamondbacks won 5-1. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez)
August 17, 2018 - 2:23 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — For a player who was without a job in April, Clay Buchholz is performing like a mainstay. Buchholz pitched a five-hitter, David Peralta hit a three-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. A minor...
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Kansas City Royals' Lucas Duda hits a solo home run during the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
August 17, 2018 - 1:37 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series. Royals relievers Brian Flynn, Kevin McCarthy, Brandon Maurer and Wily Peralta shut down the...
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