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Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after being hit by the ball during an at-bat in the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
July 29, 2018 - 10:23 pm
As major leaguers Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb and Josh Hader face up to racist and homophobic tweets they sent as teenagers, publicist Lauren Walsh recalls how she dealt with a football player who had offensive Facebook posts years before he prepared for the NFL draft. She went through his whole...
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John Isner serves against Ryan Harrison during the finals of the BB&T Atlanta Open tennis tournament Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Atlanta. Isner won. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 29, 2018 - 9:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — John Isner won the BB&T Atlanta Open for the fifth time in six years Sunday, beating fellow American Ryan Harrison in the final for the second straight year. The top-seeded Isner beat the eighth-seeded Harrison 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 at Atlantic Station to join Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe...
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Kathleen Baker celebrates after her world record in the women's 100-meter backstroke final at the U.S. national championships swimming meet Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 29, 2018 - 9:40 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Simone Manuel won the 50-meter freestyle, completing a sprint sweep at the U.S. national championships Sunday night. swimming The Olympic silver medalist in Rio got to the wall first in 24.10 seconds, bettering the U.S. Open record of 24.13 set by Cate Campbell of Australia in...
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind., Sunday, July 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
July 29, 2018 - 7:48 pm
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Andrew Luck feels as sore and tired as he expected four days into training camp. He's also pain free — just as the Indianapolis Colts hoped. Luck passed his first major tests by returning to the practice field, taking all of his normal snaps during the Colts' first two...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Sean Newcomb works in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 29, 2018 - 7:15 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Sean Newcomb thought his near no-hitter would be the story of the day. Then he picked up his phone. Newcomb said he had forgotten about racist, homophobic and sexist tweets he sent as a teenager, but was quickly reminded a few minutes after speaking with the media about the Atlanta...
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Alexander Rossi celebrates winning the IndyCar Series auto race, Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
July 29, 2018 - 6:04 pm
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Rossi took a gamble Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course that paid off with his second IndyCar victory of the season and fourth overall. Starting from the pole and using a two-stop strategy while the rest of the field pitted three times, the 2016 Indianapolis 500...
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Kyle Busch celebrates in Victory Lane after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 29, 2018 - 5:57 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch had no one to bump him out of the lead this week and stormed from the bottom half of the field Sunday at Pocono Raceway on the way to his sixth NASCAR Cup victory of the season. Busch was set to start second but his No. 18 Toyota was one of 13 cars dumped to back of...
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National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Chipper Jones peaks during an induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
July 29, 2018 - 5:48 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Chipper Jones didn't bow to the pressure of the moment, and it was considerable. Jones was inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and he stood there delivering his speech with wife Taylor staring up at him, hours away from giving birth to a son to be named Cooper...
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Daniel Suarez drives down the front stretch during qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. Suarez advanced to the pole position after Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch failed tech inspection after qualifying. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 29, 2018 - 5:19 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): ___ 6:15 p.m. Kyle Busch had no one to bump him out of the lead this week and stormed from the bottom half of the field Sunday at Pocono Raceway on the way to his sixth NASCAR Cup victory of the...
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July 29, 2018 - 3:51 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Richard McEvoy won his first European Tour title at the age of 39 after a dramatic finish to the European Open in Hamburg on Sunday. The Englishman holed a 20-foot putt for birdie on the last hole to secure a one-shot victory ahead of Renato Paratore, Christofer Blomstrand...
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