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Giolito shows promise as Nationals blank Mets

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington's Lucas Giolito briefly showed the promise that has him regarded as baseball's top pitching prospect as he got through four scoreless...full story
updated 2016-06-29 04:22 PM
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Giolito shows promise as Nationals blank Mets
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington's Lucas Giolito briefly showed the promise that has him regarded as baseball's top pitching prospect as he got through four scoreless....Fullstory

2016-06-29 04:22 PM

Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years, but for how long?
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- For the longest time, golf's biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting a new course built....Fullstory

2016-06-29 06:01 AM

European Championship Glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

All Times GMT SECOND ROUND Saturday, June 25 At Saint-Etienne, France Poland 1, Switzerland 1, Poland advances 5-4 on penalty kicks At Paris Wales 1, Northern Ireland 0 At Lens, France Portugal 1,....Fullstory

2016-06-29 06:01 AM

Wozniacki's miserable year continues with another early loss
By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- For Caroline Wozniacki, just winning a Grand Slam match these days would be nice. The former No. 1-ranked player came into Wimbledon unseeded....Fullstory

2016-06-29 06:01 AM

Germany, Nordic group in 2024 European Championship bid race
By GRAHAM DUNBAR
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Germany and a combined Nordic nations bid currently head the possible candidates to host the 2024 European Championship. The leading contenders are clear....Fullstory

2016-06-29 03:01 AM

Baseball Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- Carlos Santana hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians won their 11th straight game, beating the....Fullstory

2016-06-29 02:01 PM

Montgomerie qualifies for British Open

Associated Press

IRVINE, Scotland (AP) -- Colin Montgomerie will play at the British Open for the first time since 2010 after qualifying for golf's oldest major on....Fullstory

2016-06-29 06:01 AM

Billy Hurley III to skip British Open for sister's wedding

Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Billy Hurley III wouldn't miss his sister's wedding for anything -- not even the British Open. Hurley won for the first time....Fullstory

2016-06-29 06:01 AM

Wimbledon at a glance
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

A look at Day 2 of Wimbledon on Tuesday: Weather: Rain. High of 68 degrees (20 Celsius). Schedule: 14 matches were suspended in progress, 17 were postponed....Fullstory

2016-06-29 06:01 AM

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