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Matt Kuchar goes low, shooting a 29 on front side in British Open
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) -- The Latest on the British Open (all times local):...

Having a blast: Spieth, Koepka hole key bunker shots for 65s to share early lead at British Open
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) -- Two great bunker shots by Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka - one for par, one for eagle - led to a 5-under 65 for each of them in the opening round of the British Open....

Hendrick Motorsports has picked 24-year-old Alex Bowman as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement next season
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job....

O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once more as he pleads for his freedom before parole board.
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) -- Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV....

French rider Warren Barguil has triumphed on the barren slopes of the fearsome Col d'Izoard climb
COL D'IZOARD, France (AP) -- French rider Warren Barguil triumphed on the barren slopes of the fearsome Col d'Izoard climb in the Alps, winning his second stage of the 104th Tour de France while Chris Froome successfully defended his overall race lead on Thursday, putting him within touching distance of a fourth Tour crown....

A person with knowledge of his plans tells The Associated Press that Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the San Francisco Giants
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A person with knowledge of his plans tells The Associated Press that Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the San Francisco Giants....

Person familiar with situation says Marlins trade Phelps to Mariners for prospects
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins traded right-hander David Phelps to the Seattle Mariners for four prospects, including highly regarded outfielder Brayan Hernandez, a person familiar with the deal said Thursday....

The sixth hole at Royal Birkdale has played the hardest on the course in each of the last two British Opens there
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) -- Martin Kaymer was approaching the sixth tee during a practice round at Royal Birkdale when he told his playing partners that he was calling it a day....

The St. Louis Blues signed defenseman Colton Parayko to a $27.5 million, five-year contract just before the sides were set to go to arbitration
The St. Louis Blues signed defenseman Colton Parayko to a $27.5 million, five-year contract just before the sides were set to go to arbitration on Thursday....

Jozy Altidore and Omar Gonzalez were bitten by El Salvador players and Altidore's nipple was twisted by defender Henry Romero during the United States' 2-0 win in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Skirmishing for position at the goal line ahead of a corner kick, Jozy Altidore could not believe what occurred: El Salvador defender Henry Romero bit the back of his left shoulder, then twisted his nipple....

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