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Nats-Orioles TV fees dispute likely to be reheard this fall

Jul. 17, 2018 9:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The long-running dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees likely will be reheard by a committee of baseball executives this fall. A New York State Supreme Court justice in 2015 threw out a 2012 arbitration decision that said the...

The Latest: Aaron Judge homer gives AL a 1-0 lead

Jul. 17, 2018 8:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Aaron Judge has given the American League a 1-0 lead in the All-Star Game with a homer off Max Scherzer. Leading off the second inning, the Yankees slugger got ahold of a belt-high 0-1 fastball from Scherzer and sent it...

Sideline reporter hit by falling railing at new DC stadium

Jul. 15, 2018 10:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The inaugural match at D.C. United's new stadium was marred by a falling railing that hit a reporter shortly before the broadcast was to begin. News outlets report the railing struck the team's director of communications and sideline reporter, Lindsay Simpson, at Audi Field on Saturday...

Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meeting

Jul. 14, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted Saturday from one of his namesake resorts, blaming his predecessor for Russian election meddling and lashing out at the free press from foreign soil. Aides...

Earnhardt leads all-analyst NASCAR booth in New Hampshire

Jul. 14, 2018 8:59 PM EDT

NBC Sports is going with an all-analyst lineup headlined by Dale Earnhardt Jr. The network will use three analysts in the broadcast booth for next week's NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Earnhardt, the 15-time most popular NASCAR driver, Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will be the only broadcasters...

The clash: World Cup, Wimbledon men's finals could overlap

Jul. 13, 2018 6:15 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Roger Federer almost sounded offended when asked whether he would be concerned about Centre Court spectators paying too much attention to the World Cup final during the Wimbledon men's singles final. "I'm more concerned the World Cup final will have issues because the Wimbledon final is going...

Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US

Jul. 13, 2018 1:40 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Budweiser has a boat on the Moscow River and a disco. Coke set up an interactive sculpture-video installation in Gorky Park and entertained 5,000 guests during the monthlong tournament. Visa built a campaign around former Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Business went on at the World Cup...

Scandal-hit USOC picks golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO

Jul. 12, 2018 7:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Sarah Hirshland's biggest coup to date as a sports executive was brokering the billion-dollar deal that moved the TV home of golf's U.S. Open from NBC to Fox. Her next mission, as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, will be more delicate — repairing a frayed relationship between...

The Latest: Croatia defender demands respect at World Cup

Jul. 11, 2018 7:43 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 2 a.m. Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says people should show him more respect now he's going to play in a World Cup final. Lovren says "I deserve this" after Croatia's 2-1 extra-time win over England, and used an expletive to...

The Latest: Comcast sweetens Sky bid after Fox raises stakes

Jul. 11, 2018 7:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the bidding battle for European pay TV service Sky (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Comcast is sweetening its bid for European pay-TV operator Sky after Fox raised the stakes. Comcast is now offering 26 billion pounds ($34 billion), trumping Fox's increased offer of 24.5 billion...