Primary players: All-Stars set to rock Cleveland next month

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to spice up the All-Star Game election, Major League Baseball essentially introduced a primary this year. Candidates were narrowed down in fan voting to three...

LEADING OFF: All-Star starters announced, Kimbrel joins Cubs

A look at what's happening around the majors today: STAR-GAZING Starters for the All-Star Game on July 9 in Cleveland will be announced at 7 p.m. EDT, a few hours a...

Expanding roles keeping Catchings busy in post-retirement

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tamika Catchings still follows the old routine. She works out in the morning, visits her favorite spot for a relaxing cup of tea then heads to Bankers Life Fieldh...

Cubs to add Kimbrel to major league roster Thursday

CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel will be added to the Chicago Cubs' roster Thursday before their series finale against Atlanta at Wrigley Field. The team made the announcement following ...

Keuchel gets 1st win with Braves in 5-3 victory over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel earned his first win for the Atlanta Braves and Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer Wednesday night in a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Brian McCann...

Taylor and Chapman back Mengden as A's beat Cardinals 2-0

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Beau Taylor and Matt Chapman homered, and Daniel Mengden pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 2-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night. ...

Gary Woodland adjusts to fame at Rocket Mortgage Classic

DETROIT (AP) — Gary Woodland left his news conference and resumed another interview while walking toward the Detroit Golf Club clubhouse when he was stopped in his tracks. "Hey, Gary...

Video review creates drama at Women's World Cup

PARIS (AP) — Video review has created confusion at the Women's World Cup. The Video Assistant Referee, or VAR, was integrated into the men's World Cup in Russia last year, leading to...

Notre Dame hosts US Senior Open on tricky college course

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Footballs and kicking tees are being replaced by golf balls and tees for the 40th playing of the U.S. Senior Open, which is being contested for the first time in the shadows of...

Investment pays off as Europe dominates Women's World Cup

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Even Netherlands forward Lineth Beerensteyn had to check that the number was right. "Oh my God — seven," she exclaimed. "That's a lot." Euro...

Column: World Cup is huge fun, but what about other 4 years?

The weather is supposed to heat up this week in France, appropriate since the Women's World Cup gets hot Friday with the home team meeting the U.S. in a quarterfinal matchup that will be watched eager...

Trump calls out Rapinoe for comments about White House visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called out U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a months-old video was posted on social media in which she used profanity when she said sh...

55-year-old table-tennis player wins European Games medal

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A 55-year-old table-tennis player has won a bronze medal at the European Games, 36 years after she was a world champion for China. Representing Luxembourg, vete...

Analysis: For Durant and Leonard, the move is to stay put

Toronto's Kawhi Leonard and Golden State's Kevin Durant are both very difficult to figure out. They seem to enjoy giving cryptic answers, a minimum of clues, and clearly relish having enigmatic status...

A force in IPL, Gayle aims to use knowledge against India

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chris Gayle doesn't mind disappointing his millions of fans in cricket-crazy India if it means the West Indies can continue to be contenders at the World Cup. ...