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  • 4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds’ Frazier, too

    NEW YORK (AP) — Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City’s Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game. Todd Frazier of the host Cincinnati…

  • The Latest: Heath’s goal restores 3-goal advantage for US

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women’s World Cup final (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Just when Japan appeared to have a glimmer of hope, Tobin Heath answered back in a hurry…

  • Final All-Star Fan Voting

    To Be Held Tuesday, July 14 At Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Released July 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE CATCHERS 1. Salvador Perez, Royals, 13,747,294 2. Russell Martin, Blue Jays, 7,521,557 3. Stephen Vogt, Athletics, 6,733,782 4.…

  • Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

    CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. Devon Staples…

  • Clinton offers reassurance to gay youth in web posting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Boosting her social media outreach to younger voters, Hillary Rodham Clinton is seeking to offer reassurance to gay youth in a posting that is drawing wide online attention. On the Facebook page…

  • Daniela Iacobelli wins Symetra Tour’s Tullymore Classic

    STANWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Daniela Iacobelli birdied the final two holes Sunday for a one-stroke victory in the Symetra Tour’s Tullymore Classic. The 27-year-old former Florida Tech player closed with a 6-under 66 to finish…

  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum ‘no’ vote

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe’s common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for more austerity measures in exchange for a bailout…

  • Matz sharp, Mets feast on Dodgers pitching to take series

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Matz is having the time of his young baseball life, winning his first two career starts, including silencing the Los Angeles Dodgers’ powerful lineup. Matz scattered two hits over six…

  • Illegal fireworks suspected in factory, grass fires

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators suspect illegal fireworks sparked a fire that injured four firefighters and caused up to $3 million in damage to three warehouses in South Los Angeles. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials…

  • Royals land 4 starters in All-Star Game in Cincinnati

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The AL champion Kansas City Royals had so many starters voted into the All-Star Game on Sunday that they ran out of seats for all of them. Not that it…

  • Montgomery solid into 6th, Mariners beat Athletics

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery knew instantly that his bid for a third consecutive shutout was over, even before Sam Fuld’s first home run of the season cleared the fence in the…

  • All-Star Starters

    To Be Held Tuesday, July 14 At Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Released July 5 AMERICAN LEAGUE C: Salvador Perez, Royals 1B: Miguel Cabrera, Tigers 2B: Jose Altuve, Astros 3B: Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays SS:…

  • Trainer Brown caps big turf stakes weekend at Belmont

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trainer Chad Brown capped a big holiday weekend of turf stakes victories with Goldy Espony taking the $100,000 River Memories for older fillies and mares on Sunday at Belmont Park. It…

  • 4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds’ Frazier, too

    NEW YORK (AP) — Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City’s Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game. Todd Frazier of the host Cincinnati…

  • Tulowitzki’s homer leads Rockies to 6-4 win over D-backs

    PHOENIX (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki had a three-run homer to extend his hitting streak to 18 games, Jorge De La Rosa pitched six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on…