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Preview: Masters champion Patrick Reed eyes 2nd major win at Open

PGA Tour

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Patrick Reed would figure to be a player British fans love to hate, largely due to his passionate play for the other side in the Ryder Cup.

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Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

MLB

WASHINGTON — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

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Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

NFL

TEMPE — The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb.

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Players open to expanded DH, wild card, but MLB not keen

MLB

WASHINGTON — Baseball players are open to extending the designated hitter to the National League and to expanding the winner-take-all wild-card playoff to a multi-game series. Management has little interest.

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr receives contract extension

NBA

OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise’s repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure.

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Take that for data: NBA preps for expanded betting on games

NBA

LAS VEGAS — Here’s a scenario: LeBron James is four assists and three rebounds shy of a triple-double after three quarters.

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Preview: Scherzer vs. Sale to start All-Star Game in Washington, D.C.

MLB

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper will get to enjoy at least one more grand celebration as a hometown fan favorite at Nationals Park when he trots out to right field at the beginning of the All-Star Game.

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Hometown hero Harper wins thrilling HR Derby

MLB

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper thrilled the home crowd and surely made his father proud, winning the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night with an exceptional display of power that carried him past Kyle Schwarber of the Chicago Cubs 19-18.

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Free agency turning into bargain hunting for NBA clubs

NBA

Even after roughly $1.5 billion in new contracts were hammered out during the first two weeks of free agency, there is still plenty of shopping for NBA teams to do over the coming weeks.

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Trout still setting the standard in AL through first half

MLB

At the All-Star break last year, Chris Sale looked as if he might pull away in the American League Cy Young race. He already had 178 strikeouts with only 22 walks.

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Dahlberg: Tiger and Phil in prime time? Great idea in 1999

PGA Tour

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — As golf exhibitions go, this probably once seemed like a good idea.

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France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2

World Cup

MOSCOW — Sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France’s players acted like the youthful bunch they are.

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Teheran sharp in 6-plus innings, Braves beat Arizona

MLB

ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman likes how the Atlanta Braves are positioned with the first half of the season complete.

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Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

ATP Tour

LONDON — Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried.

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Kim wins John Deere Classic in record-breaking runaway

PGA Tour

SILVIS, Ill. — Michael Kim didn’t just win his first PGA Tour event on Sunday. He dominated in a fashion never seen at TPC Deere Run.

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Singh tops Maggert in playoff at Senior Players Championship

PGA Tour

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — Vijay Singh hit a perfect approach to set up the winning playoff birdie.

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Romo rallies to win celebrity golf tournament at Lake Tahoe

Golf

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rallied from four points back to win his first American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe on Sunday.

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Wimbledon Glance: Djokovic eyes 4th title against Anderson

ATP Tour

A quick look at Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic will be seeking a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th Grand Slam trophy when he faces Kevin Anderson in the championship match.

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Groenewegen wins 2nd straight stage at Tour

Tour de France

AMIENS, France — Dylan Groenewegen has turned the sprinting battle at the Tour de France into a three-man race.

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Truex repeats as Cup winner at Kentucky Speedway

NASCAR

SPARTA, Ky. — Martin Truex Jr. won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway, passing Brad Keselowski and then Kurt Busch late on the way to repeating as champion on Saturday night.

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Greinke again rules on road as Diamondbacks shut out Braves

MLB

ATLANTA — Arizona manager Torey Lovullo asked his team for a strong finish before the All-Star break.

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Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd title

ATP Tour

LONDON — Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final.

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Kim takes 5-shot lead at John Deere Classic

PGA Tour

SILVIS, Ill. — Michael Kim spent his 25th birthday moving within 18 holes of his first PGA Tour victory.

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Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — For Belgium and England, the third-place match at the World Cup was more like a dress rehearsal for future finals.

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Mbappe, France to face Modric, Croatia for World Cup title on Sunday

World Cup

MOSCOW — Kylian Mbappe has electrified the World Cup with his speed and youthful exuberance. Luka Modric has coolly controlled matches in Russia with his graceful play in the middle.

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