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Jarrod Lyle opens with 67 in US return


Associated Press

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (AP) -- Jarrod Lyle shot a 4-under 67 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic, the Australian's first U.S. event since...full story
updated 2014-07-25 09:22 AM
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Jarrod Lyle opens with 67 in US return

Associated Press

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (AP) -- Jarrod Lyle shot a 4-under 67 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic, the Australian's first U.S. event since....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:22 AM

Blake Griffin withdraws from US national team

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin has withdrawn from playing for the U.S. national basketball team this summer. Griffin was one of....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Baseball Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

OAKLAND, California (AP) -- Brandon Moss hit a grand slam as the Oakland Athletics gave Jeff Samardzija more run support Thursday than he has had....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Horsfield, Crocker reach US Junior quarterfinals

Associated Press

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) -- Qualifying medalists Sam Horsfield of England and Zimbabwe's Sean Crocker each won two matches Thursday in the U.S. Junior Amateur....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Friday, August 1
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Friday, August 1, the 214th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1291 - The....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Tour de France-Largest Gaps
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The largest gaps between first and second place entering the final three stages of the Tour de France's general classification since 1994. 1994 (18 stages)....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Key senator urges Myanmar to reform constitution

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top-ranking Republican in the U.S. Senate has issued a strong call for Myanmar to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:42 AM

Starbucks US sales rise with help of revamped food

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Starbucks said Thursday its revamped breakfast sandwiches and other food offerings helped boost sales at its U.S. cafes. The Seattle-based coffee chain....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:42 AM

In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border
By LEE KEATH and MAGGIE MICHAEL
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- In the Gaza war now in its third bloody week, Hamas' battle isn't only with Israel, even though that's the country it....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:22 AM

Frank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS Frank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The newest team in Major League Soccer is doing its part to fill Yankee Stadium with stars. New York City FC introduced....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:01 AM

NSW, ACT rivalry flares in Super Rugby semifinals
By STEVE McMORRAN
Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A rapidly rising sense of confidence in Australian rugby is likely to be manifested in Saturday's Super Rugby semifinal between....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Obama, Mexico's leader plot border surge strategy

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is praising Mexico's attempts to target smugglers who are trafficking unaccompanied children from Central America through Mexico to the....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

PGA-Canadian Open Scores

Associated Press

MONTREAL (AP) -- Scores Thursday from the $5.7-million Canadian Open, played at the par-70 (35-35), 7,143-yard Royal Montreal Golf Club, Blue Course ....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Putnam, Petrovic share Canadian Open lead Putnam, Petrovic share Canadian Open lead

Associated Press

MONTREAL (AP) -- Michael Putnam and Tim Petrovic shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny conditions at....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Mayweather granted promoter's license in Nevada

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. can now organize and market fights in Nevada all on his own. The Nevada Athletic Commission voted on Wednesday....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

International Crown Results

Associated Press

OWINGS MILLS, Maryland (AP) -- Results Thursday in the International Crown, a US LPGA Tour team event at 6,628-yard, par-71 Caves Valley Golf Club: ....Fullstory

2014-07-25 09:01 AM

Visa posts higher 3Q profit, revenue Visa posts higher 3Q profit, revenue

Associated Press

FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Visa Inc. said Thursday that its profit climbed 11 percent in its fiscal third quarter versus a year earlier, aided....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:42 AM

Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss

Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) -- Shares of Amazon.com Inc. fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a deeper-than-expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:42 AM

BC-COM--Medal Standings

Associated Press

BC-COM--Medal Standings,0090 Commonwealth Games medal standings ....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:01 AM

US driver Rossi joins F1's Marussia as reserve

Associated Press

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Marussia says Alexander Rossi of the U.S. has joined the Formula One team as its new reserve driver. Rossi was in the....Fullstory

2014-07-25 06:01 AM

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