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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland talks to Paul McGinley, right, on the 17th tee box during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 18, 2018 - 4:02 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Some players had to give up their drivers — at least temporarily — this week as British Open officials decided to test them to see if they were in violation of the rules. The checks came in the midst of a distance debate that previously had been centered on golf balls,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard handles a ball before an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in San Antonio. Two people familiar with the situation say San Antonio and Toronto have reached an agreement in principle on a trade that will send Kawhi Leonard to the Raptors and DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs. One of the people says the Spurs also are sending Danny Green to the Raptors as part of the deal. Both people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday, July 18, 2018, because the deal has not been finalized. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
July 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm
The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan's time in Toronto. An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off Wednesday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San Antonio. The Spurs also got center Jakob Poeltl and a...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany, speaks prior to the opening of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, executive board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 3:30 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has added seven events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, creating a program of 109 gold medals. The IOC says its executive board approved women's monobob, Big Air freestyle skiing for men and women, plus mixed team events in short...
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Tiger Woods of the US plays out of a bunker on the 13th hole during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 18, 2018 - 2:19 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The eve of the British Open felt like cramming for a final exam, a multiple choice one with no obvious answers. The wind that blows off the North Sea across the exposed links of Carnoustie has not been the primary concern during practice rounds. Players have a reasonable...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter, left, and manager Don Mattingly share a laugh as they watch batting practice before the start of a baseball game against the New York Mets, in Miami. By one reading of the Derek Jeter meter, not much has changed with the Miami Marlins since he took over. They have by far the worst run differential in the National League. But within the franchise, optimism is the highest it has been since unpopular owner Jeffrey Loria put the Marlins up for sale in early 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 18, 2018 - 1:49 pm
MIAMI (AP) — By one reading of the Derek Jeter meter, not much has changed with the Miami Marlins since he took over. They have by far the worst run differential in the National League. Their record has been the NL's worst for much of the season. They're a distant last in the majors in attendance...
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Houston Astros Alex Bregman (2) hits a solo home run during the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The American League won 8-6. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 18, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boom or bust. This is what baseball has become — and that has owners worried. "It's just kind of what it is: home runs and strikeouts," Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling said. Stripling had just given up 10th-inning home runs on consecutive pitches to Houston's Alex...
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Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader (71) throws during the eighth inning at the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 18, 2018 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to go through sensitivity training after years-old racist and homophobic tweets of his resurfaced during the All-Star Game, Major League Baseball said Wednesday. MLB announced that the commissioner's office would require Hader...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questions FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok during the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform hearing on "Oversight of FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election," on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jordan, who coached wrestling at Ohio State University, has been interviewed by the law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago. Jordan's spokesman says the congressman spoke Monday, July 16, 2018, with the firm looking into allegations against Dr. Richard Strauss and how the school responded to any complaints about Strauss. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 18, 2018 - 1:09 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, who used to coach wrestling at Ohio State University, was interviewed by a law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago, his spokesman confirmed Wednesday. The Ohio Republican spoke Monday...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2018, file photo, Russell Knox hits onto the seventh green during the first round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament, in Palm Harbor, Fla. Getting into the British Open was a reward in itself for Russell Knox. And then it got better. The R&A put Knox in the same group with Tiger Woods and Hideki Matsuyama for the opening two rounds of the British Open. "A man on form playing with his idol," Knox said Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson, File)
July 18, 2018 - 12:54 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Getting into the British Open was a reward in itself for Russell Knox. And then it got better. The text messages kept his phone buzzing — from his wife, his nephew, his brother-in-law — as he drove back to his hotel. He looked over at the screen and kept seeing the same...
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July 18, 2018 - 12:21 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade has a new contract — with his shoe company. Wade and the Chinese apparel company Li-Ning announced that the three-time NBA champion has signed a lifetime contract with the brand, which he has represented since 2012. The finalizing of that deal coincided with Wade and the...
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