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Geraint Thomas and his teammates don't need a mountain to deliver a hammer blow on their rivals at the Tour de France.

By Associated Press July 15, 2019
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Golf's oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer July 15, 2019
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They'll hand out T-shirts to the Summer League winners following the championship game between Memphis and Minnesota in Las Vegas on Monday night, and then things will finally slow down a bit in the NBA. Maybe.

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer July 15, 2019
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Bob Myers has accepted Kevin Durant's departure for the Brooklyn Nets with an appreciation for all the superstar forward accomplished with the franchise, even if the Golden State general manager would have loved to keep KD around a little longer.

By JANIE McCauley, AP Sports Writer July 15, 2019
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Brandon Clarke had 15 points and 16 rebounds to lead the eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies to a 95-92 victory over the third-seeded Minnesota Timberwolves in the championship game of the NBA Summer League on Monday. Clarke, who was named overall MVP for the summer league, also had three blocks and four assists to earn the championship game MVP.

By Associated Press July 15, 2019
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Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55.

By TIM DAHLBERG, AP Boxing Writer July 15, 2019
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The Tampa Bay Rays took a combined perfect game into the ninth inning before Hanser Alberto beat the shift with a leadoff single against Ryan Yarbrough, wrecking history in the making and taking some of the edge off their 4-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

By Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Brandon Clarke made a dunk with 10.7 left in overtime and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 88-86 on Sunday in the NBA Summer League semifinals.

By W.G. RAMIREZ, Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Like a lost love, the Tour de France gains in value for riders who can't race in it.

By JOHN LEICESTER, AP Sports Writer July 14, 2019
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Adam Scott already has spent seven days at Royal Portrush, three of them with Darren Clarke, and the advice was invaluable to the end. They stood off the 18th green Sunday as Scott listened intently to a British Open champion whose game was forged on these links.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer July 14, 2019
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For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was required to settle their memorable Wimbledon final.

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer July 14, 2019
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Sylvia Fowles set a WNBA record with her 157th career double-double and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half to beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-62 on Sunday night.

By Associated Press July 14, 2019
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While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title.

By LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer July 14, 2019
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For the past three years, the only way Sergei Starodoubtsev experienced the NFL was by watching highlights of JuJu Smith-Schuster and other players on Instagram.

By Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Adam Wainwright made the most of a couple of extra days of rest.

By JOE HARRIS, Associated Press July 14, 2019
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Tyler O'Neill said it wasn't actually a promise. However, the St. Louis Cardinals' outfielder did tell cancer patient Preston Dobbs he "would try" and hit a home run for him.

By BY STEVE OVERBEY, Associated Press July 13, 2019
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Just like they showed in the District 10 tournament a couple weeks back, the Prescott Little League Major’s All-Stars are a force to be reckoned with. However, can manager Terry Magnett and his core group of players finally capture a state championship since this will be this team’s last chance to do so?

By Aaron Valdez July 13, 2019
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The Prescott Minors All-Stars let one slip away from them as they were edged out by Rio Vista 12-11 on Friday for a not-so-ideal start to the state tournament in Tempe.

By Aaron Valdez July 13, 2019
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Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry topped the John Deere Classic leaderboard Saturday, with a half-dozen guys right behind them.

By By LUKE MEREDITH, Associated Press July 13, 2019
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Kurt Busch did everything possible to get the upper hand on his little brother in a door-to-door overtime battle at Kentucky Speedway.

By By GARY B. GRAVES, Associated Press July 13, 2019
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The shrine that has become Tyler Skaggs’ locker in the Los Angeles clubhouse had a new addition Saturday — the ball from the final out of the no-hitter the Angels pitched while wearing their late teammate’s jersey.

By By JOE REEDY, Associated Press July 13, 2019

Tyler Harvey scored 20 points to lead No. 8 seed Memphis past top-seeded Boston 94-88 on Saturday night in the quarterfinals of the NBA Summer League tournament.

By Associated Press July 13, 2019
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As their country prepares to celebrate Bastille Day, Julian Alaphilippe and Thibaut Pinot were in the mood for fireworks a day in advance at the Tour de France.

By SAMUEL PETREQUIN, AP Sports Writer July 13, 2019
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Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon's champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturday's final, there already was inscribed: "Miss S. Halep."

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer July 13, 2019
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If there is any team that is feeling the utmost confidence going into the state tournament, the Prescott Valley 11U squad has a really strong case as they just beat the odds to win the District 10 title a couple weeks ago.

By Aaron Valdez July 12, 2019

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