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Argentina wins record 16th Copa America title, beats Colombia 1-0 after Messi gets hurt

Jul. 15, 2024 01:05 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Argentina won its second straight Copa America championship, overcoming Lionel Messi’s second-half leg injury to beat Colombia 1-0 Sunday night on Lautaro Martínez’s 112th-minute goal. Messi appeared to sustain a non-contact injury while running and...

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final with apparent leg injury, ankle swollen

Jul. 14, 2024 23:40 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi's night ended early during the Copa America final when he emotionally exited the field in the 64th minute with an apparent leg injury on Sunday night, and cameras showed him later on the bench with a badly swollen right ankle. The 37-year-old...

Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia underway following a delay of more than an hour

Jul. 14, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia got underway after a delay of more than an hour on Sunday evening because of crowd issues, including fans breaching security gates. Hours before kickoff, fans got past the gates at Hard Rock Stadium in...

Spain wins record fourth European Championship title by inflicting another painful loss on England

Jul. 14, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Spain is the king of European soccer for a record fourth time. For England, it’s another agonizing near-miss in the team’s decades-long tale of underachievement. Completing a tournament the team dominated from start to finish, Spain beat England 2-1 in the...

Australian second baseman Travis Bazzana taken by Cleveland Guardians with top MLB draft pick

Jul. 14, 2024 22:13 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Australian second baseman Travis Bazzana was taken by the Cleveland Guardians with the No. 1 pick in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft on Sunday night, and three players from Wake Forest were selected in the top 10. A former cricket, rugby and soccer...

Carlos Alcaraz wins Wimbledon by beating Novak Djokovic and now owns 4 Slam titles at age 21

Jul. 14, 2024 14:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz was ready from the get-go this time. A year ago in the Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic, Alcaraz got off to a slow start, dropped the opening set and needed five to claim his first championship at the All England Club. Sunday's rematch began with...

Novak Djokovic vows to get better after losing the Wimbledon final to Carlos Alcaraz

Jul. 14, 2024 15:00 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic vowed to get back to work after being outplayed by Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon final Sunday less than 1 1/2 months after knee surgery, with the intention of contending for a gold medal at the Paris Olympics and a record 25th Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open. ...

Jacoby Jones, a star of Baltimore's most recent Super Bowl title run, has died at age 40

Jul. 14, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former NFL receiver Jacoby Jones, whose 108-yard kickoff return in 2013 remains the longest touchdown in Super Bowl history, has died. He was 40. The Houston Texans, Jones' team for the first five seasons of his career, announced his death on Sunday. In a statement...

Yankees, Orioles both score 3 in the ninth. After all that chaos, Baltimore leads the division by 1

Jul. 14, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees were about to take first place from the Baltimore Orioles — and then they let it slip from their grasp and watched it sail away. In a wild ninth inning in which each closer allowed three runs, the Orioles took a one-game lead over New York in...

Adrián Beltré is going from All-Star Game in Texas to Hall of Fame induction in Cooperstown

Jul. 14, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrián Beltré took a side trip on the way to his induction in Cooperstown, with the third baseman going back to where he finished his Hall of Fame career. Beltré is serving as an ambassador for Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game deep in the heart of Texas,...

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Argentina wins record 16th Copa America title, beats Colombia 1-0 after Messi gets hurt

Jul. 15, 2024 01:05 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Argentina won its second straight Copa America championship, overcoming Lionel Messi’s second-half leg injury to beat Colombia 1-0 Sunday night on Lautaro Martínez’s 112th-minute goal. Messi appeared to sustain a non-contact injury while running and...

World Series MVP Seager from host Rangers added to AL All-Star roster, replacing injured Correa

Jul. 15, 2024 00:42 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time World Series MVP Corey Seager has been named to the American League All-Star roster as a replacement for injured Minnesota shortstop Carlos Correa, giving the reigning champion and host Texas Rangers a third player in Tuesday night's game. Correa...

Defending champion Argentina defeats Colombia 1-0 in Copa America final after Lionel Messi exits with apparent injury

Jul. 15, 2024 00:11 AM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Argentina defeats Colombia 1-0 in Copa America final after Lionel Messi exits with apparent injury.

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final with apparent leg injury, ankle swollen

Jul. 14, 2024 23:40 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi's night ended early during the Copa America final when he emotionally exited the field in the 64th minute with an apparent leg injury on Sunday night, and cameras showed him later on the bench with a badly swollen right ankle. The 37-year-old...

Australian second baseman Travis Bazzana taken by Cleveland Guardians with top MLB draft pick

Jul. 14, 2024 22:13 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Australian second baseman Travis Bazzana was taken by the Cleveland Guardians with the No. 1 pick in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft on Sunday night, and three players from Wake Forest were selected in the top 10. A former cricket, rugby and soccer...

Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia underway following a delay of more than an hour

Jul. 14, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia got underway after a delay of more than an hour on Sunday evening because of crowd issues, including fans breaching security gates. Hours before kickoff, fans got past the gates at Hard Rock Stadium in...

Kate, the Princess of Wales, hands Carlos Alcaraz his Wimbledon trophy in a rare appearance for her

Jul. 14, 2024 23:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Princess of Wales, handed Carlos Alcaraz the champion's trophy after the Wimbledon men's final at the All England Club on Sunday in only her second public appearance since announcing she was diagnosed with cancer. Kate, wife of heir to the throne Prince...

Lionel Messi exits Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia with apparent leg injury

Jul. 14, 2024 23:08 PM EDT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi exits Copa America final between Argentina and Colombia with apparent leg injury.

The top draft pick of the Mariners pitches lefty and righty. Jurrangelo Cijntje wants to keep it up

Jul. 14, 2024 23:07 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jurrangelo Cijntje wants to keep his options open with the Seattle organization as a pitcher who switches between throwing right-handed and left-handed. The 15th overall pick by the Mariners in Major League Baseball's amateur draft Sunday night, Cijntje...

Diego Botin steers Spain to SailGP's $2M championship against heavyweights Slingsby and Burling

Jul. 14, 2024 22:39 PM EDT

Spain's Diego Botin stunned heavyweights Tom Slingsby of Australia and Peter Burling of New Zealand by brilliantly steering Los Gallos to victory in SailGP's $2 million, winner-take-all Grand Final on San Francisco Bay on Sunday. Botin's thrilling victory in the dash across the tops...