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  • After Triple Crown, a new world greets Victor Espinoza

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — This is the new reality for Victor Espinoza. A half-filled white Styrofoam cup of espresso is to his left, a black Sharpie pen is in his right hand and a…

  • World Series of Poker’s championship event starts in Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The bluffing and betting began this afternoon for thousands of poker players in Las Vegas risking $10,000 each in hopes of winning several million dollars and being crowned the next champion…

  • TOUR DE FRANCE WATCH: Cavendish fuming against ‘imbeciles’

    NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — Ace sprinter Mark Cavendish’s Etixx-Quickstep team was fighting for both the stage win and the yellow jersey at the Tour de France on Sunday. It ended empty-handed. The double failure…

  • Cal Ripken to visit Connecticut to promote youth foundation

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. plans to visit two Connecticut cities where his foundation is helping to bring youth baseball to kids who would not otherwise get a chance…

  • Cincinnati offers baseball history along with All-Star Game

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The city hosting baseball’s All-Star Game this year was the home of a team that played like all-stars back in 1869. The Cincinnati Red Stockings went 57-0 that year as baseball’s first…

  • NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The Confederate flag is front and center. It’s been like that for years. And the 57-year-old…

  • Alstom Open de France Leading Scores

    Sunday At Le Golf National (Albatross Course) Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France Purse: $3.36 million Yardage: 7,331; Par: 71 Final Bernd Wiesberger, Austria 68-72-66-65—271 James Morrison, England 71-68-68-67—274 Jaco van Zyl, South Africa 68-71-64-73—276 Martin Kaymer, Germany 69-69-69-70—277…

  • All-Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

    LONDON (AP) — One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination. That’s what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams for the sixth time…

  • Hamilton wins British GP after thrilling race

    SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton seized back control of the British Grand Prix after being overtaken on the first corner to win his fifth race of the season on Sunday and strengthen his Formula…

  • The Williams Sisters Head-to-Head

    Serena leads 14-11 1998 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, R64, Venus, 7-6 (4), 6-1. 1998 Rome, clay-outdoor, QF, Venus, 6-4, 6-2. 1999 Key Biscayne, hard-outdoor, F, Venus, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. 1999 Grand Slam Cup, carpet-indoor, SF, Serena,…

  • Wimbledon Remaining Seeds

    Through Third Round (Rankings in parentheses) Men 1. Novak Djokovic, Serbia (1) 2. Roger Federer, Switzerland (2) 3. Andy Murray, Britain (3) 4. Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland (4) 6. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic (6) 9. Marin…

  • Wimbledon at a glance

    LONDON (AP) — A look ahead to Monday at Wimbledon after Sunday’s day off: Men’s fourth-round matches: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 14 Kevin Anderson, No. 2 Roger Federer vs. No. 20 Roberta Bautista…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Subway Firecracker 250 Results

    Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (7) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 104 laps, 0 points, $87,386. 2. (10) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 104, 42, $74,133.. 3.…

  • NASCAR XFINITY-Subway Firecracker 250 Results

    Saturday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (7) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 104 laps, 0 points. 2. (10) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 104, 42. 3. (11) Chase…

  • Tomic suspended from Davis Cup for Australia over comments

    SYDNEY (AP) — Bernard Tomic has been suspended from Australia’s home Davis Cup quarterfinal against Kazakhstan for his verbal attack on Tennis Australia officials, including Pat Rafter and chief executive Craig Tiley. Australian Associated Press…