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American League pitcher Shane Bieber, of the Cleveland Indians, reacts after striking out National League's Ronald Acuna Jr., of the Atlanta Braves, to end the top of the fifth inning of the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 10, 2019 - 12:39 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley came back, took a well-deserved bow and delivered like always. Shane Bieber pitched a perfect inning and took home an MVP trophy and a shiny new pickup truck. Carlos Carrasco stood up to cancer. On an idyllic night for baseball, Cleveland connections shined...
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American League pitcher Aroldis Chapman, of the New York Yankees, throws during the ninth inning of the MLB baseball All-Star Game against the National League, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 09, 2019 - 10:08 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 11:04 p.m. Justin Verlander blazed 97 mph heat from the start, Cleveland's Shane Bieber struck out the side and the AL staff combined to fan 16, dominating a loaded NL lineup 4-3 in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night for its...
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FILE - At left, in a March 20, 2019, file photo, Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving is shown during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. At right, in a May 8, 2019, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant is shown during the first half of Game 5 of the team's second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif. Just three seasons ago, the Brooklyn Nets were the worst team in the NBA. On Sunday, June 30, they were the story of the league. They agreed to deals with superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving as part of a sensational start to free agency, giving the longtime No. 2 team in New York top billing in the Big Apple. (AP Photo/File)
July 09, 2019 - 9:07 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed. So expect changes on that front for 2020. The NBA's board of governors discussed ways Tuesday to fix that process — either by changing rules, adding rules or potentially eliminating some...
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A baseball is pictured as the American League warms-up for the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. Faced with a record onslaught of home runs and pitchers convinced baseballs are juiced, Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport has been unable to find any changes in the manufacturing process. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 09, 2019 - 8:13 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Faced with a record onslaught of home runs that has convinced many pitchers that baseballs are juiced, Commissioner Rob Manfred says the sport has been unable to find any changes in the manufacturing process. A May 2018 report to Major League Baseball by professors specializing in...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2019 file photo, John Daly drives his cart off the 16th tee during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. Organizers of the British Open have refused a request by former champion John Daly to use a golf cart at the championship in Royal Portrush this month. Daly had applied to use a cart because of his arthritic right knee. The R&A said it was declining the request because “walking the course is an integral part of the championship and is central to the tradition of links golf.” It said it was important to “ensure that, as far as possible, the challenge is the same for all players in the field.” (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, FIle)
July 09, 2019 - 4:48 pm
John Daly is free to ride a cart during the week of the British Open — just not at Royal Portrush. Daly's manager said Tuesday he is likely to play the Barbasol Championship next week in Kentucky, and the two-time major champion with osteoarthritis in his right knee already has been granted a cart...
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United States' Serena Williams and playing partner Britain's Andy Murray, top, in action against Fabrice Martin of France and Raquel Atawo of the United States in a mixed doubles match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 09, 2019 - 2:56 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The first deciding-set tiebreaker was played at Wimbledon since the tournament changed its rules for this year. In men's doubles, Henri Kontinen and John Peers beat Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury 13-12 in the fifth set of...
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Britain's Johanna Konta wipes her face during a break of a women's quarterfinal match against Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 09, 2019 - 2:48 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Johanna Konta didn't appreciate having her performance questioned after losing in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. As the last British player remaining in the tournament, Konta was the crowd favorite against Barbora Strycova on Centre Court but lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 despite...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Ugo Humbert of France in a men's singles match during day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 09, 2019 - 2:04 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY The Big Three get back on court at Wimbledon for the quarterfinals, all facing opponents who beat them the last time they played. Defending champion Novak Djokovic will be first on Centre Court against David Goffin, and...
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United States women's soccer team member Megan Rapinoe holds the Women's World Cup trophy as she poses for the media after arriving with the rest of the team at Newark Liberty International Airport, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 09, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Rapinoe stepped off the plane with champagne in hand — a fizzy souvenir from a most memorable trip overseas. "Thank you, France, for the hospitality," the U.S. soccer star said. "But wow, we are very excited to be back in America." The U.S. women's national team arrived in New...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Italy's Matteo Berrettini in a men's singles match during day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 09, 2019 - 6:34 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Big Three sure do not appear to be slowing down. If anything, they are as dominant as ever. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic head into Wednesday's quarterfinals at Wimbledon owning 14 of the last 16 championships at the All England Club. They have won the...
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