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Roger Federer hopes to play 'one more time' at Wimbledon

Jul. 03, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer did make his way to Wimbledon this year, after all — not to compete, mind you, but to take part in a ceremony marking the centenary of Centre Court on Sunday — and declared his intention to try to return in 2023 with a racket in hand. ...

Tsitsipas calls Kyrgios bully after Wimbledon hubbub, loss

Jul. 03, 2022 05:10 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Nick Kyrgios cursed at the Wimbledon chair umpire and asked, “Are you dumb?” He demanded to see a Grand Slam supervisor after questioning why his opponent, Stefanos Tsitsipas, didn’t forfeit their ever-contentious, never-boring match for angrily hitting a ball into...

Ostapenko loss leaves just one GS women's champ at Wimbledon

Jul. 03, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Tatjana Maria pulled off another upset at Wimbledon to reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the age of 34 on Sunday. She'll face not another high-seeded opponent but 22-year-old Jule Niemeier, who is making her All England Club debut, in an...

Wimbledon updates | Britain's Cam Norrie reaches quarters

Jul. 03, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 6:05 p.m. Cam Norrie became the first British man in five years to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals, beating Tommy Paul in straight sets on No. 1 Court. The...

Zhou involved in frightening 1st-lap crash at British GP

Jul. 03, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Zhou Guanyu was involved in a frightening first-lap crash Sunday that brought the British Grand Prix to an immediate halt as safety crews attended to the only Chinese driver in Formula One. Zhou's car slid upside-down across the gravel and his Alfa...

Boy helps Brown put new spin on 'Let's go, Brandon' chant

Jul. 03, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Brandon Brown wanted a way to change the narrative behind the “Let’s go, Brandon” message after his first career NASCAR victory inadvertently fostered a chant that has been used to insult President Joe Biden. Brown found that new message thanks to...

Sainz Jr. wins 1st career F1 race with British GP victory

Jul. 03, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Carlos Sainz Jr. won his his first career Formula One race on Sunday with a victory at the British Grand Prix — the most dramatic race so far this season. It began with a frightening first-lap crash and ended with intense wheel-to-wheel battles for the podium...

Agent: Williamson agrees to 5-year, $193M extension

Jul. 02, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson’s lost season to injury and unusual absence from the New Orleans Pelicans during his recovery didn’t stop the club from betting big on their long-term future together. The star forward agreed Saturday to a five-year, $193 million extension...

Arenado, Cards hit 4 straight HRs in 1st; late HR tops Phils

Jul. 02, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nolan Arenado sparked a record barrage of four straight home runs by St. Louis in the first inning, then hit a tiebreaking drive in the ninth that sent the Cardinals over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 Saturday. With two outs in the first, Arenado, Nolan Gorman,...

Volkanovski, Adesanya easily defend their titles at UFC 276

Jul. 03, 2022 02:50 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alexander Volkanovski left no doubt about his supremacy in the UFC featherweight division while wrapping up his trilogy against Max Holloway with style. Volkanovski defeated Holloway for the third time Saturday night, defending his 145-pound title by unanimous...

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Jays coach Budzinski leaves team following daughter's death

Jul. 03, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Mark Budzinski will be away from the team following the death of his eldest daughter, Julia. “The Budzinskis have been part of our Blue Jays family over the last four seasons,” general manager Ross Atkins said in a statement on...

Ostapenko loss leaves just one GS women's champ at Wimbledon

Jul. 03, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Tatjana Maria pulled off another upset at Wimbledon to reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the age of 34 on Sunday. She'll face not another high-seeded opponent but 22-year-old Jule Niemeier, who is making her All England Club debut, in an...

Guardians place LHP Gose on IL, activate RHP Karinchak

Jul. 03, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians reliever James Karinchak is back with Cleveland after being sidelined all season with a shoulder strain suffered during spring training. Karinchak was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Sunday when the Guardians placed left-hander Anthony Gose on the...

Wimbledon updates | Britain's Cam Norrie reaches quarters

Jul. 03, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 6:05 p.m. Cam Norrie became the first British man in five years to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals, beating Tommy Paul in straight sets on No. 1 Court. The...

Sainz Jr. wins 1st career F1 race with British GP victory

Jul. 03, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Carlos Sainz Jr. won his his first career Formula One race on Sunday with a victory at the British Grand Prix — the most dramatic race so far this season. It began with a frightening first-lap crash and ended with intense wheel-to-wheel battles for the podium...

Yankees place Marinaccio on injured list with shoulder issue

Jul. 03, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees rookie reliever Ron Marinaccio was placed on the 15-day injured list Sunday with shoulder inflammation, leaving New York's solid bullpen without a key piece nearing the season's halfway point. Marinaccio felt discomfort in his shoulder after pitching in...

French soccer tournament celebrates diversity, fights racism

Jul. 03, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

CRETEIL, France (AP) — An amateur soccer tournament in France aimed at celebrating ethnic diversity is attracting talent scouts, sponsors and increasing public attention, by uniting young players from low-income neighborhoods with high-profile names in the sport. The National...

Zhou involved in frightening 1st-lap crash at British GP

Jul. 03, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Zhou Guanyu was involved in a frightening first-lap crash Sunday that brought the British Grand Prix to an immediate halt as safety crews attended to the only Chinese driver in Formula One. Zhou's car slid upside-down across the gravel and his Alfa...

A July 4th, in Cuba, next for USA Basketball World Cup team

Jul. 03, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It has taken place at thousands of basketball games in Jim Boylen’s long career as a player and coach. Moments before a game begins, the two teams line up on the court for the traditional playing of the national anthem. Often, it’s not overly memorable. ...

Roger Federer hopes to play 'one more time' at Wimbledon

Jul. 03, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer did make his way to Wimbledon this year, after all — not to compete, mind you, but to take part in a ceremony marking the centenary of Centre Court on Sunday — and declared his intention to try to return in 2023 with a racket in hand. ...