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15-year-old Wimbledon sensation Coco Gauff headlines Week 2

WIMBLEDON, England – Mom and racket-holding Dad joined two coaches and a hitting partner at Coco Gauff’s practice session on a cloudy Sunday afternoon at the All England Club as the 15-year-old...

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Defending Tour champion Thomas opens up gaps on rivals

BRUSSELS – Just two days into the Tour de France, Geraint Thomas is already putting daylight between himself and some of the riders dreaming of dethroning the reigning champion. Thomas, who claimed...

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

US tops Netherlands for 4th World Cup title

LYON, France – The United States women’s soccer team was as good as American players promised – maybe even better. Especially Megan Rapinoe, the pink-haired captain who emerged with the Golden Ball...

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lamb hits first HR in more than a year, D-backs top Rox

PHOENIX – Jake Lamb hit his first home run in more than a year and Robbie Ray threw six strong innings to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night....

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Deals get real: Butler joins Heat, Raptors wish Kawhi well

LAS VEGAS – Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler. The Lakers finally have Anthony Davis. Free agency became real Saturday. The four-team trade that sent Butler...

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

On the eve of the World Cup final, Rapinoe calls out FIFA

LYON, France – Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women’s World Cup title match. Her criticism Saturday ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Swedes top England to take third at Women’s World Cup

NICE, France – Kosovare Asllani set Sweden on its way to a 2-1 victory over England for third place in the Women’s World Cup on Saturday night but the midfielder almost didn’t play in the bronze...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pelicans-Knicks game postponed by earthquake

The NBA Summer League game between the New York Knicks and the New Orleans Pelicans has been postponed because of an earthquake. Preliminary estimates by the U.S. Geological Survey say a 7.1...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Coco Gauff goes for more glory at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England – It was easy to forget that Coco Gauff is still just 15 as she stood on the grass of Centre Court, pounding her chest and shouting, “Let’s go! Come on!” to celebrate a 32-stroke...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

DeChambeau dominates 2nd round of 3M Open, leads at 14-under

BLAINE, Minn. – Bryson DeChambeau figured a score well into the double digits below par could win the inaugural 3M Open. He’s already there, halfway through. DeChambeau dominated the second round,...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NASCAR ready for 1 final round of Daytona summer fireworks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The midpoint of the NASCAR season is here, making one last holiday weekend run at its birthplace, trying as always to deliver a white-knuckled thrill fest on the high banks of...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado’s Lindsey Horan hopes World Cup successes boost NWSL

LYON, France – Midfielder Lindsey Horan hopes the attention on women’s soccer and the United States’ run at the World Cup boost the professional league back home. The National Women’s Soccer League...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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