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Down 2 sets, Djokovic tops Sinner; 26th Wimbledon win in row

Jul. 05, 2022 12:52 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It says a lot about Novak Djokovic that a two-sets-to-none hole at Wimbledon on a day he was hardly at his best likely left no one thinking the ultimate outcome was a forgone conclusion. A lot about his pre-eminence at the All England Club in recent years....

PGA Tour and Europe get together in Scotland and Kentucky

Jul. 05, 2022 12:34 PM EDT

EUROPEAN TOUR AND PGA TOUR GENESIS SCOTTISH OPEN Site: North Berwick, Scotland. Course: The Renaissance Club. Yardage: 7,237. Par: 71. Prize money: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 8:30...

Wimbledon updates | Djokovic into SF with 5-set comeback win

Jul. 05, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 5:15 p.m. Three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic recovered from two sets down to beat Jannik Sinner 5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 and advance to the Wimbledon semifinals. ...

New York Rangers give Gauthier 1-year contract extension

Jul. 05, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have given forward Julien Gauthier a one-year contract extension. Rangers general manager Chris Drury announced the move on Tuesday. Gauthier had three goals and four assists in 49 games this past season, with the goals and...

New this week: 'The Sea Beast,' early Elton John, 'Maggie'

Jul. 05, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Netflix’s “The Sea Beast” brings a “Moby Dick”-like tale down to kid size. The...

Wimbledon's all-white clothing bothers some, delights others

Jul. 05, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Before being interviewed on Centre Court about his return to the Wimbledon quarterfinals, Nick Kyrgios traded in his all-white grass-court shoes for a red-and-white pair of basketball sneakers, and swapped out his white hat for a red one. Big deal? Not to...

Oil wrestlers seek glory in Turkey's centuries-old contest

Jul. 05, 2022 03:47 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — It took nearly an hour of grappling with his opponent under the blazing Turkish sun for Cengizhan Simsek to win the tournament and join a long list of previous victors. A very long list — this was the 661st Kirkpinar oil wrestling championship, taking place in...

Nimmo, Lindor homer as first-place Mets beat Reds 7-4

Jul. 04, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Nimmo and Francisco Lindor homered, helping the New York Mets beat the lowly Cincinnati Reds 7-4 on Monday night. Taijuan Walker (7-2) struck out nine in six innings as NL East-leading New York earned its second straight win after a stretch of four losses...

Swanson's 3-run double helps Braves outlast Cardinals, 6-3

Jul. 05, 2022 01:51 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — At the midpoint of the season, manager Brian Snitker says the defending World Series champion Atlanta Braves have made an impressive recovery from a slow start. Perhaps the most impressive resurgence belongs to Dansby Swanson. Swanson hit a three-run...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns for Mets, Taillon on a roll

Jul. 05, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MAX IS BACK Mets ace Max Scherzer returns to a major league mound for the first time since May 18 when the NL East leaders play at Cincinnati. The right-hander, who turns 38 in three...