Men's sports

June 28, 2019 - 10:42 am
The NBA told teams on Friday that coaches may challenge one call per game next season, provided the measure gets expected approval from the board of governors. According to the memo, coaches will be allowed to challenge a called foul, an out-of-bounds violation, goaltending violation or basket...
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June 28, 2019 - 6:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Baseball has never been as big as soccer or cricket in Britain, but it has deep roots — by some measure, in fact, deeper than its storied history in the United States. The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball's first games in Europe...
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Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland, right, talks to Serena Williams of the United States during a training session at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, June 27, 2019. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2019 will be held in London from 1 July to 14 July. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
June 28, 2019 - 5:58 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were set up for a potential semifinal at Wimbledon in Friday's draw, while Serena Williams was placed in what shapes up as by far the toughest quarter of the women's field. With defending champion Novak Djokovic in the top half of the men's...
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Clayton Richard, left, tags out New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton at third during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in New York. Stanton left the game after the third inning. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 27, 2019 - 10:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is more likely to return in August than July after straining the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Stanton went on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after he was hurt during an awkward headfirst slide into third base...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger hits a foul ball that struck a fan in the stands during the first inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 27, 2019 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Surrounded by sweet-swinging sluggers Christian Yelich, Cody Bellinger and Ronald Acuña Jr., All-Star stalwart Nolan Arenado is set for a new role with the National League — elder statesman. "It shows how good these young guys are," Arenado said. The five-time All-Star will be...
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Nate Lashley eyes his putt on the 18th green during the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 27, 2019 - 6:38 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Nate Lashley birdied the final three holes and five of the last six for a 9-under 63 and the first-round lead Thursday in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, the PGA Tour's first event in Detroit. The 36-year-old Lashley had the lowest score in his PGA Tour career, a day after getting a...
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Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, centre, teaches young fans during a private Baseball Clinic in London, Thursday, June 27, 2019. The Yankees are hosting for approximately 100 youth in the London community in conjunction with the London Meteorites Baseball and Softball Club this private Baseball Clinic. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 27, 2019 - 5:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — An array of retired All-Stars and Hall of Famers conducted a youth clinic. Workers put final touches on new clubhouses, batting cages and bullpens. No ducks on the pond quite yet. After flying across the pond, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox relaxed, saw a few sights and tried...
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Chicago Cubs' Daniel Descalso, left, scores on a passed ball by Atlanta Braves catcher Tyler Flowers as relief pitcher Josh Tomlin, right, looks on during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Thursday, June 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 27, 2019 - 4:43 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel dodged trouble for a save in his season debut when new teammate Anthony Rizzo dived into first base for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five runs down to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-7 on Thursday. Called up from Triple-A earlier in the day, Kimbrel struck...
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Angelique Kerber of Germany, right, shakes hands with Simona Halep of Romania, after defeating her at the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley International tennis tournament, at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Kerber won 6-4, 6-3. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 2:37 pm
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep for the first time since 2016, winning their quarterfinal at Eastbourne 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday. Kerber converted five of seven break points to reach the semifinals for the second straight tournament following...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a ball during training session at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2019 will be held in London from July 1 to July 14. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 12:35 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A glance at Wimbledon, the year's third Grand Slam tennis tournament: SURFACE Grass courts SITE All England Club SCHEDULE The 13-day tournament begins Monday. The women's singles final is Saturday, July 13; the men's singles final is Sunday, July 14. There are no night...
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