Tour de France

Britain's Luke Rowe competes in the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 22.5 kilometers (14 miles) with start and finish in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
July 22, 2017 - 9:02 am
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — The Latest on the Tour de France time trial in Marseille (all times local): ___ 3:00 p.m. Asked by local broadcaster France Televisions about the time trial course, Taylor Phinney said it will suit Chris Froome because it is fast and features a tricky ascent: a short but...
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Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, climbs during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 222.5 kilometers (138.3 miles) with start in Embrun and finish in Salon-de-Provence, France, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 22, 2017 - 8:43 am
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — The Latest on the Tour de France time trial in Marseille (all times local): ___ 2:35 p.m. American Taylor Phinney has posted the best provisional time in the Marseille time trial, in 29 minutes and 21 seconds. Phinney, a former pursuit specialist whose career was almost...
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July 22, 2017 - 8:41 am
GOLF-BRITISH OPEN Norris goes low in first Open round of day SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The first weekend score is in the books at the British Open — and it's a good one. Shaun Norris, playing with a marker after making the cut on the number, shot a 5-under-65 on Royal Birkdale, setting the pace for...
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July 22, 2017 - 8:09 am
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Annemiek van Vleuten has won La Course after maintaining her lead in the final pursuit stage in Marseille. The Dutch rider had won the first leg of the women's race earlier this week after launching an attack on the climb to the Col d'Izoard pass in the Alps and soloing to...
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Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, climbs during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 222.5 kilometers (138.3 miles) with start in Embrun and finish in Salon-de-Provence, France, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 22, 2017 - 8:01 am
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — The Latest on the Tour de France time trial in Marseille (all times local): ___ 1:50 p.m. The riders are setting of in reverse order according to their placing in the general classification. Last-placed Luke Rowe, a teammate of Chris Froome at Team Sky, has been the first...
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July 22, 2017 - 7:01 am
MLB-SCHEDULE-YANKEES-MARINERS Judge launches upper-decker in Yankees' 5-1 win over Mariners SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a colossal three-run homer that nearly soared out of Safeco Field. And CC Sabathia allowed one run while pitching into the sixth inning of the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over...
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Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, climbs during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 222.5 kilometers (138.3 miles) with start in Embrun and finish in Salon-de-Provence, France, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 22, 2017 - 6:24 am
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Defending champion Chris Froome looks to seal his fourth Tour de France title in a time trial in Marseille, the penultimate stage of this year's race. The Team Sky leader has a 23-second lead over Romain Bardet and is better than his French rival in the race against the...
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July 21, 2017 - 10:41 am
MLB Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns Rolling into Wrigley UNDATED (AP) — The Cubs have won six straight and are just a game behind slumping Milwaukee in the NL Central as they begin a home series against St. Louis. Chicago right-hander Jake Arrieta (9-7, 4.17) has trimmed half a run off...
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Britain's Chris Froome, puts on the overall leader's yellow jersey on the podium after the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 179.5 kilometers (111.5 miles) with start in Briancon and finish on Izoard pass, France, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 21, 2017 - 6:45 am
SALON-DE-PROVENCE, France (AP) — The 19th Stage of the Tour de France, the longest of this year's race, is underway with Chris Froome in the overall lead. The 222.5-kilometer ride from Embrun in the Alps through Provence has three moderate climbs but should pose no major difficulties for the top...
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Britain's Chris Froome, puts on the overall leader's yellow jersey on the podium after the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 179.5 kilometers (111.5 miles) with start in Briancon and finish on Izoard pass, France, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 20, 2017 - 3:20 pm
COL D'IZOARD, France (AP) — On the highest mountain-top finish of the 104th Tour de France, in a rocky moonscape where the air thins, only the hardiest organisms survive. A few pine trees, tough old grasses, some stubborn flowers and, now joining that rare breed, Chris Froome. Putting one hand on...
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