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July 12, 2018 - 11:37 am
DENVER (AP) — Sarah Hirshland is known as the tough negotiator who helped the U.S. Golf Association broker media and sponsorship deals, including its 12-year TV contract with Fox. Her next job, as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, will be a more delicate task — repairing a frayed relationship with...
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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Germany's Julia Gorges during their women's singles semifinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 12, 2018 - 10:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Serena Williams is one set away from a 10th Wimbledon final. The seven-time champion won the opening set of her semifinal, 6-2, against 13th-seeded Julia Goerges. Goerges saved a break point in her opening service game but was...
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July 12, 2018 - 10:26 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter killed in an explosion. A natural gas leak in downtown Sun Prairie led to an explosion Tuesday evening that claimed the life of Sun Prairie Fire Department Capt. Cory Barr...
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Poland head coach Adam Nawalka, left, and Japan's head coach Akira Nishino, rear, watch their players during the group H match between Japan and Poland at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 12, 2018 - 9:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Jerzy Brzeczek has been appointed to replace Adam Nawalka as Poland's head coach after the team's group-stage exit at the World Cup. Poland's football federation says the 47-year-old Brzeczek will present his plans...
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FILE - In this June 26, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. Two of the top pitchers in the American League square off when the New York Yankees begin a series in Cleveland. Kluber starts for the Indians, while the AL leader in wins, Luis Severino takes the mound for New York in a matchup of 2018 All-Stars. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
July 12, 2018 - 4:56 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PAIR OF ACES Two of the top pitchers in the American League square off when the New York Yankees begin a series in Cleveland. Two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber (12-4, 2.49 ERA) starts for the Indians, while the AL leader in wins, Luis...
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Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Carlos Rodon throws to a St. Louis Cardinals batter during the first inning of baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 12, 2018 - 12:45 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon is healthy, and showing signs of rounding into the dominant starter the Chicago White Sox hoped he'd become. Rodon pitched three-hit, shutout ball into the eighth inning to outduel Luke Weaver and lead the White Sox to a 4-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on...
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Seattle Mariners' Dee Gordon wears a "Send Segura" t-shirt, as part of a team campaign to have fans vote for Jean Segura to the All-Star game, during warmups before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
July 11, 2018 - 11:28 pm
Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura won the final two roster spots for next week's All-Star Game in Washington. Major League Baseball released the results of online balloting for the last slot in each league Wednesday night, with Aguilar drawing...
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Croatia's Mario Mandzukic, center, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal 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/Frank Augstein)
July 11, 2018 - 10:13 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Croatia's legs seemed heavy, burdened by the accumulated toll of consecutive penalty-kicks wins needed to get this far. England had gone ahead with a free kick just five minutes in, dominated play and appeared headed to its first World Cup final since 1966. Then the second half...
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England's Harry Kane plays the ball against the goal post 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/Frank Augstein)
July 11, 2018 - 7:59 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Harry Kane will likely come home from the World Cup with the Golden Boot as the tournament's top scorer and a burnished reputation as a feared forward. Had Kane added to his six goals in Russia with either of his back-to-back chances in the first half against Croatia on Wednesday,...
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July 11, 2018 - 7:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some New York Knicks fans already are reconsidering their feelings about first-round pick Kevin Knox. The No. 9 selection out of Kentucky was booed by some Knicks fans on draft night, but the 18-year-old is already showing great potential. He ended pool play as the No. 3 scorer in...
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