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Review: Ballads predominate on ABBA’s comeback album

“Voyage,” ABBA (Capitol Records) A bouncy, synthy beat bridges the decades and brings ABBA into the present. “You look bewildered,” Agnetha Fältskog sings above the...

Another rough outing for Darvish as Padres lose at Miami 9-3

MIAMI (AP) — The Padres totaled five hits against seven pitchers. They had one runner thrown out at the plate, and another erased between second and third to short-circuit a rally. A leisurely throw t...

Duke Slater, NFL's 1st Black lineman, is now Hall of Famer

Duke Slater was so good the NFL couldn't keep him out. For a Black player in the 1920s and ‘30s, that was a remarkable achievement. And now Slater is going into t...

Not just another Manic Monday: Federer, Djokovic, Kerber win

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Excitement and adoration greeted every point claimed by Roger Federer — “aaahs” and applause for a sliced backhand return or a 94 mph sliding wide ace, an unreachable drop vo...

With family ties, Korda of US heads to Wimbledon's 4th round

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — When Sebastian Korda struck his last competitive shot as a 20-year-old — an overhead winner that closed out a third-round victory over Wimbledon's No. 22 seed on Friday — the...

Less than a month after surgery, Fritz winning at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Taylor Fritz left the court in a wheelchair after his French Open loss less than a month ago. Days later, he had surgery on his right knee. And now, not on...

Back at Centre Court, Coco Gauff impresses Dad with poise

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Do not get the wrong idea about Coco Gauff and assume that, just because she’s already displayed so much talent and promise by age 17, occasions such as Thursday's, when she ...

Coco Gauff, 17, Jennifer Brady lead US Olympic tennis team

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Coco Gauff and Jennifer Brady will lead a U.S. Olympic tennis team that will go to the Tokyo Games without any of the country's two highest-ranked women or four top men, acco...

Kyrgios 'not bad for a part-time player' in Wimbledon win

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Nick Kyrgios was back on the scene at Wimbledon, offering his inimitable brand of showmanship and shot-making, with tennis by turns exhilarating and exasperating. ...

Zhang of China makes breakthrough despite loss at Wimbledon

The first man to represent China in the main draw at Wimbledon during the Open era was eliminated in the opening round Tuesday. Zhang Zhizhen lost to Antoine Hoang of France, 4-6, 7-...

No fuss: Scherzer goes 6 to help Nationals beat Marlins 5-1

MIAMI (AP) — This time, Max Scherzer didn’t come unbuckled. The Nationals' ace allowed one run in six innings and passed two umpire inspections without a fuss, helping Washington bea...

Ray helps Blue Jays win 4th straight by beating Marlins 3-1

MIAMI (AP) — Held homerless during a two-game visit to Marlins Park, the high-scoring Toronto Blue Jays departed from their blueprint and won with pitching. Robbie Ray allowed one ru...

Gurriel hits RBI double in 9th, Blue Jays beat Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays' bats came alive as soon as they had a chance to face someone other than Sandy Alcantara. Cavan Biggio and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. doubled on consecuti...

Springer finally healthy and joins Blue Jays' potent lineup

MIAMI (AP) — Outfielder George Springer was in the Toronto Blue Jays' lineup Tuesday night for only his fifth game this year, and this time he hopes to stay a while. The three-time A...

Another 1-run loss for Braves: Alcantara and Marlins win 4-3

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins won by one for a change, and the Atlanta Braves again came up just a little bit short. Yimi García worked around a leadoff single and a two-out walk in...