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  • @POTUS unscripted: Obama shows a looser side on Twitter

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget the prime-time interviews or the formal, choreographed news conferences. President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even Supreme Court rulings — at all hours of…

  • Williams takes on Azarenka in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    LONDON (AP) — The last time Serena Williams played Victoria Azarenka, they exchanged angry gestures, testy words — and a pair of shorts. If the rematch of that tense three-setter at the French Open is…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    MLB-SCHEDULE Cards thump Cubs…Bucs win on late hit UNDATED (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning at Wrigley Field on Monday, but the rest of the game belonged…

  • Bruce Jenner’s 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more. It’s the first major piece…

  • FSU QB Johnson off team after video shows him punching woman

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has dismissed freshman quarterback De’Andre Johnson from the team on the same day that prosecutors released video showing him punching a woman at a bar. In a statement Monday,…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed OF Nolan Reimold on paternity leave. Recalled INF Ryan Flaherty from Norfolk (IL). Agreed to terms with OF Ryan McKenna on a minor league contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS —…

  • Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the…

  • BMX pioneer Scot Breithaupt found dead; cause undetermined

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died, authorities said Monday. Breithaupt was among the first to organize bicycle…

  • South Carolina the new No. 1 in women’s hoops attendance

    South Carolina has ended Tennessee’s 11-year run atop the attendance standings in women’s basketball. The Gamecocks averaged 12,293 fans this past season at home, the most in the country. The Lady Vols were second with…

  • A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

    LONDON (AP) — Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus —…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed OF Nolan Reimold on paternity leave. Recalled INF Ryan Flaherty from Norfolk (IL). Agreed to terms with OF Ryan McKenna on a minor league contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS —…

  • Djokovic must wait to try to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

    LONDON (AP) — For two sets in Wimbledon’s fourth round on Monday, defending champion Novak Djokovic was in serious trouble, unable to solve 6-foot-8 (2.03-meter) Kevin Anderson’s big serve. Djokovic dropped both of those sets,…

  • Danny Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — A week ago at the Travelers Championship, Danny Lee became so disappointed with his driver that he gave it to a young fan in the middle of the final…

  • Williams takes on Azarenka in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    LONDON (AP) — The last time Serena Williams played Victoria Azarenka, they exchanged angry gestures, testy words — and a pair of shorts. If the rematch of that tense three-setter at the French Open is…

  • Wimbledon Show Court Schedules

    Tuesday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London Play begins on Centre Court and No. 1 Court at 8 a.m. EDT; all other courts at 6:45 a.m. Centre Court Maria Sharapova (4),…