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Nationals midseason report

As the Nationals crest the halfway mark of the season, a look at what’s gone right, what’s gone wrong, and what changes may be on the horizon.

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  • Wladimir Klitschko to fight Tyson Fury in October

    LONDON (AP) — Promoters say unbeaten British boxer Tyson Fury will challenge Wladimir Klitschko for his world heavyweight titles in a bout in Germany in October. The 39-year-old Klitschko is the WBA, IBF and WBO…

  • Wladimir Klitschko to fight Tyson Fury in October

    LONDON (AP) — Promoters say unbeaten British boxer Tyson Fury will challenge Wladimir Klitschko for his world heavyweight titles in a bout in Germany in October. The 39-year-old Klitschko is the WBA, IBF and WBO…

  • Wladimir Klitschko to fight Tyson Fury in October

    LONDON (AP) — Promoters say unbeaten British boxer Tyson Fury will challenge Wladimir Klitschko for his world heavyweight titles in a bout in Germany in October. The 39-year-old Klitschko is the WBA, IBF and WBO…

  • LeBron James hosting movie screening in Ohio hometown

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is bringing a little Hollywood to his Ohio hometown. The NBA superstar is hosting a private screening of “Trainwreck,” a new comedy in which he plays himself in a supporting…

  • Tour de France Chart

    Stage-Terrain Miles Stage Winner Margin Yellow Jersey Margin 1. Ind. Time Trial 8.6 Rohan Dennis :05 Dennis :05 2. Flat 103.1 Andre Greipel - Fabian Cancellara :03 3. Hilly 99.0 Joaquim Rodriguez - Chris Froome…

  • Martin wins 4th stage of Tour and takes overall lead

    CAMBRAI, France (AP) — German rider Tony Martin won the fourth stage of the Tour de France to take the overall lead, while Chris Froome and his main rivals safely came through the treacherous cobblestones…

  • McIlroy not alone in golf in finding hazards off the course

    Rory McIlroy’s ankle injury heading into the final two majors of the year raises questions about which hobbies star athletes should avoid. It also brings to mind an entertaining conversation a decade ago among Tiger…

  • Andretti Autosport signs Justin Wilson for rest of season

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Andretti is giving Justin Wilson another shot. Andretti Autosport announced Tuesday that the 36-year-old Englishman has been hired for the final five races of the IndyCar season and will again drive…

  • Tour de France Stages

    July 4 — First Stage: Utrecht, Netherlands, individual time trial (13.8km-8.6 miles) (Stage: Rohan Dennis, Australia; Yellow Jersey: Dennis) July 5 — Second Stage: Utrecht to Zeeland, Netherlands, flat (166-103.1) (Andre Greipel, Germany; Fabian Cancellara,…

  • The Latest: Froome and Nibali escape scares

    CAMBRAI, France (AP) — The latest from the fourth stage of the Tour de France (all times local): ___ 5:14 p.m. Both Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali are showing fine bike-handling to avoid crashes in…

  • AP Source: Timberwolves give Kevin Garnett 2 more years

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett is returning for season No. 21. A person with direct knowledge of the discussions tells The Associated Press that Garnett has agreed to terms on a two-year contract to remain…

  • The Latest: Maria Sharapova advances to Wimbledon semifinals

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 4:20 p.m. Maria Sharapova is back in the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time since reaching the championship match in 2011. The fourth-seeded Russian…

  • Wimbledon Results

    Tuesday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London Purse: $42.1 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Kevin Anderson (14), South Africa, 6-7 (6), 6-7…

  • Vanuatu wins 46-0 in Pacific Games football tournament

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Vanuatu beat the Federated States of Micronesia by the extraordinary score of 46-0 in their Olympic qualifying football match at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday. Jean…

  • Djokovic beats Anderson in 5 to reach Wimbledon quarters

    LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic survived a one-set shootout with big-serving Kevin Anderson on Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals and keep up his bid for a third Wimbledon title. The top-ranked Djokovic beat the…