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Go the Distance: Cubs, Reds to play at 'Field of Dreams'

Aug. 10, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

David Bell's grandfather, father and brother played in the majors. Bell spent 12 years in the big leagues himself and worked as a coach and front office executive before taking over as manager of the Cincinnati Reds. So yeah, “ Field of Dreams,” a movie about family and baseball,...

Matsuyama withdraws from Memphis with neck injury

Aug. 10, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama withdrew Wednesday from the FedEx St. Jude Championship because of a neck injury, saying he is hopeful he can return in the postseason. Matsuyama, the first Japanese man to win a major championship, is a two-time winner on the PGA Tour this...

Serena's Legacy: Plenty of wins, plenty of stands on issues

Aug. 10, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

A couple of days before Serena Williams claimed the 22nd of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at Wimbledon in 2016, she was asked what she makes of it when people refer to her as one of history's greatest female athletes. Her reply: She prefers being characterized as "one of the...

High note: Mets closer Díaz trumpets saves in sound of Citi

Aug. 10, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trumpets blare, the bullpen door pops open — here comes Edwin Díaz, baseball's most dominant closer. Cue the fiesta at Citi Field. Once the regular target of angry boos, and decried a rotten egg in the Big Apple, Díaz has become the toast of the...

Korir joins Jepchirchir in defending NYC Marathon title

Aug. 10, 2022 11:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Korir is joining fellow Kenyan runner Peres Jepchirchir in attempting to defend his title at the New York City Marathon. Korir won the 50th edition of the five-borough race last November, two years after finishing second. He'll be joined in the men's field by...

FIFA looks to start World Cup in Qatar 1 day earlier

Aug. 10, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Host nation Qatar is set to play in the opening game of its own World Cup tournament after all — and on a stand-alone day being added to the schedule barely 100 days before kickoff. Soccer's marquee tournament is now set start one day earlier than originally...

Person with knowledge of proposal says FIFA looking at plan to open World Cup a day early with host Qatar facing Ecuador

Aug. 10, 2022 05:38 AM EDT
ZURICH (AP) — Person with knowledge of proposal says FIFA looking at plan to open World Cup a day early with host Qatar facing Ecuador.

Serena's Choice: Williams' tough call resonates with women

Aug. 10, 2022 04:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams said it plainly: It isn’t really fair. A male athlete would never have to make the same choice. But after a trailblazing career that both transformed and transcended her sport, Williams, who turns 41 next month, has told the world she’ll soon...

Lucky 13: Mariners top Yankees in extras for tense 1-0 win

Aug. 10, 2022 03:30 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After four hours of dominant pitching, some bad baserunning and slick defense, Luis Torrens and the Seattle Mariners finally broke through. Torrens singled with one out in the 13th inning to score Eugenio Suárez, and the Mariners beat the New York Yankees 1-0 on...

Dodgers roll past Twins to boost win streak to nine

Aug. 10, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy continued to rebound from a slow start to the season with a home run and Julio Urias pitched seven strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to a season-best nine games with a 10-3 victory Tuesday night over the Minnesota Twins. ...