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July 16, 2019 - 11:10 pm
Glenn Sparkman pitched a five-hitter for his first career complete game, Whit Merrifield and Hunter Dozier both had three hits including a home run, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White sox 11-0 Tuesday night. Sparkman (3-5) walked one and had a career-high eight strikeouts in the...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius, right, restrains Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in New York. Sabathhia and Rays' Avisail Garcia had words, then benches and bullpens cleared. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 16, 2019 - 10:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Benches cleared but no punches were thrown following a shouting match between Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and Tampa Bay Rays hitter Avisaíl García during New York's 8-3 victory Tuesday night. Sabathia struck out García looking to strand two runners in the sixth inning, and the 38-...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with Gleyber Torres (25), who scored on Judge's two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 16, 2019 - 10:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius went up a few weight classes to restrain CC Sabathia, then climbed up the ladder for a slump-busting grand slam. In between, Aaron Judge delivered perhaps his most memorable moment during an injury-shortened season. Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth...
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July 16, 2019 - 9:13 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not made an announcement...
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Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger sits down for interviews during Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media day Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David Kent)
July 16, 2019 - 6:01 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tom Herman knows that Texas is probably a bit ahead of schedule after 10 wins in his second season that included making the Big 12 championship game and a Sugar Bowl victory. That doesn't necessarily mean the Longhorns are back just yet. "We weren't here to just have a...
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Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher speaks during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
July 16, 2019 - 4:02 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on SEC media days (all times local): 4 p.m. If Texas A&M is going to be among the best teams in the country this season, the Aggies are going to have to beat some of the nation's preseason favorites. Coach Jimbo Fisher said Tuesday during SEC media days that he...
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Rev. Jesse Jackson addresses the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention in Chicago, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
July 16, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Fight trainer Freddie Roach and the Rev. Jesse Jackson — a recent convert to boxing training — talk about how their sessions together have helped both men offset some of the devastating effects of Parkinson's disease. "When he got here, he could barely climb the steps to the ring," Roach tells...
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July 16, 2019 - 1:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Women's National Team claimed its fourth Women's World Cup championship title last week. Procter & Gamble -- through a full-page ad in The New York Times for its deodorant brand Secret -- made headlines by offering a donation of the team of $529,000, or $23,000 for each...
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South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout plays a shot to the 3rd green during a practice round ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 16, 2019 - 12:01 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — From developing a stutter and anxiety issues after drinking rat poison as a toddler to getting banned from golf for taking beta blockers, Christiaan Bezuidenhout has overcome plenty on the way to his first major championship. It has been quite the journey to this...
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Tiger Woods of the United States catches a golf ball as he prepares to hit practice shots ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 16, 2019 - 11:24 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tiger Woods was on the practice range when the gates at the British Open opened Tuesday, and before long he was on the tee and ready to go. He just didn't go for very long. Woods played a full round at Royal Portrush when he arrived Sunday morning, and then again...
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