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Tokyo’s 1964 Olympics echo through the city’s 2020 games

TOKYO – Mariko Nagai walked outside Yoyogi National Stadium – the late-architect Kenzo Tange’s masterpiece from Tokyo’s 1964 Olympics – and pictured the city in that era. She was a university...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Superfan Bill Dooper missed at Hardrock 100 start line

SILVERTON – At the start line of the Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run, it’s easy to be awe struck by the world class mountain runners as they navigate the check-in line and pick up their GPS tracking...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Woods has mixed bag and another 71 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Tiger Woods didn’t entirely hurt his chances in the British Open. Better yet, he didn’t hurt anyone in the gallery. Woods still walked away Friday realizing he made it a...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Zach Johnson, Kevin Kisner share lead, and house, at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight in the afternoon took some of the sting out of Carnoustie. Just not all of it. Kevin Kisner found that out with one...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 hours 36 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cut down: 3 of top 5 players in world rankings miss the weekend at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Justin Rose made his only birdie of the day when he needed it the most, sinking an 18-footer on the final hole to make the cut Friday in the British Open. Other top players...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 hours 36 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fans getting out of control on Tour de France climbs

BOURG D’OISANS, France – A spectator threw a smoke bomb into the Tour de France peloton as it passed by on Friday. Nobody came to any harm. Unlike on Thursday, when a fan’s camera strap appeared to...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Peter Sagan charges to win in 13th stage of Tour de France

VALENCE, France – After most of the other top sprinters at the Tour de France succumbed in the Alps, Peter Sagan was in prime position to dominate Friday’s flat finish. Cycling’s world champion did...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

France’s Xavier Thevenard running alone in front at Hardrock 100

SILVERTON – France’s Xavier Thévenard took off from the front of the pack to start the Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run, and he has built a large lead. Thévenard reached the Telluride aid station at...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 hours 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dolphins may suspend players who protest during anthem

Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week. The “Proper Anthem Conduct” section is just...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

British Open at a glance

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – A brief look at Thursday’s first round of the British Open at Carnoustie Golf Links: LEADING: Kevin Kisner had a 5-under 66. TRAILING: Tony Finau, Erik Van Rooyen and...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Thunder trade Carmelo Anthony to Hawks

OKLAHOMA CITY – Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City. A person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press the Thunder are sending Anthony and a 2022 protected first-round pick to...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The case of the haves and the have-nots in MLB’s second half

CHICAGO – Mookie Betts and the major league-leading Red Sox are on pace for 100-plus wins. Same for Aaron Judge and the Yankees, and the World Series champion Astros, too. The Orioles, White Sox...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports