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Pettersen tames Turnberry, sets 2nd-round lead

By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) -- Suzann Pettersen was the only player to break par in tough conditions for the early starters at the Women's British Open...full story
updated 2015-07-31 10:22 PM
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Pettersen tames Turnberry, sets 2nd-round lead
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) -- Suzann Pettersen was the only player to break par in tough conditions for the early starters at the Women's British Open....Fullstory

2015-07-31 10:22 PM

England chasing 121 to win 3rd Ashes test
By BRIAN CHURCH
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) -- England needs 117 more runs to win the third Ashes test after dismissing Australia for 265 in its second innings on....Fullstory

2015-07-31 09:01 PM

BC-TEN--Baku Cup Results

Associated Press

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2015-07-31 05:01 PM

Almaty, Beijing make final pitches ahead of '22 Olympic vote
By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- The Kazakh city of Almaty and Beijing are making their final pitches to the International Olympic Committee ahead of the....Fullstory

2015-07-31 11:01 AM

Azarenka pulls out of Citi Open hard-court tournament in DC

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former No. 1 and two-time major champion Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of next week's Citi Open hard-court tournament because of an....Fullstory

2015-07-31 09:01 AM

Denis Kudla beats Jack Sock 7-6 (6), 6-3 in Atlanta Open
By MATT WINKELJOHN
Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- Ukrainian qualifier Denis Kudla upset third-seeded Jack Sock 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Thursday in the Atlanta Open, and No. 6 Steve Johnson....Fullstory

2015-07-31 09:01 AM

IndyCar president of competition Walker resigns

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- IndyCar president of competition Derrick Walker took the fall Thursday for technical issues that have plagued the series this year and said....Fullstory

2015-07-31 06:01 AM

Europa League Results

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2015-07-31 06:01 AM

2nd seed Knapp cruises into Baku Cup last 8

Associated Press

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) -- Second-seeded Karin Knapp of Italy swept into the Baku Cup quarterfinals with a 46-minute rout of Anett Kontaveit of Estonia on....Fullstory

2015-07-31 03:22 AM

French soccer referee gets 4-month suspension

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Referee Said Ennjimi has been handed a four-month suspension by the French football federation after criticizing his superiors following an incident in....Fullstory

2015-07-31 03:22 AM

SANZAR appeals Australia flanker Hooper's 1-week ban
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

SANZAR has appealed against the decision of its own judicial officer to suspend Australia forward Michael Hooper for one week for hitting an opponent, allowing....Fullstory

2015-07-31 10:22 PM

Questions remain after Boston's 2024 Olympics bid ends
By PHILIP MARCELO
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics flamed out in spectacular fashion this week, with local organizers and the U.S. Olympic Committee....Fullstory

2015-07-31 08:01 PM

Giteau returns to Wallabies squad ahead of Bledisloe Cup

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Matt Giteau has recovered from a sternum injury and has been named in an extended 31-man Australia squad preparing for the Rugby....Fullstory

2015-07-31 03:22 PM

Baseball Capsules

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Justin Upton hit a three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning as the San Diego....Fullstory

2015-07-31 09:01 AM

Flyers, Voracek agree to a multiyear contract extension

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers and right wing Jakub Voracek have agreed to a multiyear contract extension. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed Thursday. The 25-year-old....Fullstory

2015-07-31 09:01 AM

PGA Tour presents packed 2016 schedule in Olympic year
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

Jordan Spieth might have no choice but to miss the John Deere Classic next year. It's the same week as the Olympics. The PGA Tour released....Fullstory

2015-07-31 06:22 AM

Europa League Glance

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2015-07-31 06:01 AM

Elite cycling spotlight finally shines on North America
By DAVE SKRETTA
Associated Press

The Tour de France dominates the landscape of professional cycling, a three-week behemoth that draws the attention of fans worldwide. Now that it's over, the spotlight....Fullstory

2015-07-31 06:01 AM

US PGA Tour presents packed 2016 schedule in Olympic year
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

Jordan Spieth might have no choice but to miss the John Deere Classic next year. It's the same week as the Olympics. The U.S. PGA Tour....Fullstory

2015-07-31 03:22 AM

BC-TEN--German Open Hamburg Results

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BC-TEN--German Open Hamburg Results German Open Hamburg Results HAMBURG, Germany (AP) -- Results Thursday from the German Open Hamburg at Rothenbaum Sport GmbH (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2015-07-31 03:22 AM

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