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Wings get first season series win against Sun, 82-71

Jul. 05, 2022 22:17 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 points, Teaira McCowan had 14 points, seven rebounds and four blocks and the Dallas Wings beat the Connecticut Sun 82-71 on Tuesday night. Ogunbowale sank a 3-pointer for an 80-69 lead and McCowan blocked Brionna Jones’ layup...

Loyd scores 25 points, Storm beat Fever 95-73

Jul. 05, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 25 points, Tina Charles had 13 points and eight rebounds, and the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 95-73 on Tuesday night. Seattle (14-8) got its 400th regular-season win. Gabby Williams added 14 points, Ezi Magbegor had 12...

Allyson Felix gets mixed relay nod, heading to 10th worlds

Jul. 05, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Allyson Felix was named to her 10th world championship team, where she will have a chance to run in the mixed relay event and add to her record medal collection. Felix, whose 18 medals are the most in world-championship history, has announced that this will be...

White House: Biden has read Griner letter pleading for help

Jul. 05, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

Brittney Griner's appeal to President Joe Biden in a handwritten letter continued to garner reaction Tuesday after the WNBA All-Star acknowledged she feared never returning home and asked Biden not “ forget about me and the other American Detainees.” Griner's letter was delivered...

2 sets down, Djokovic wins 26th consecutive Wimbledon match

Jul. 05, 2022 17:53 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 never seemed insurmountable. Not to him. Not to anyone watching. Says a lot about his history of overcoming that sort of deficit. A lot about...

Ons Jabeur makes more history for Arab women at Wimbledon

Jul. 05, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — To the many “firsts” filling Ons Jabeur’s résumé, add a new one: First Arab woman to reach the semifinals at a Grand Slam tournament. The third-seeded Tunisian improved on last year's quarterfinal run at Wimbledon by doing one better on Tuesday at...

Jessica Campbell hired as 1st female assistant coach in AHL

Jul. 05, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — The Coachella Valley Firebirds have hired the American Hockey League’s first female assistant coach. Jessica Campbell is ready for the opportunity. “I’ve been spending a little bit more of my time on the development side the past...

Wimbledon updates | Ons Jabeur advances to 1st GS semifinal

Jul. 05, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Third-seeded Ons Jabeur advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Marie Bouzkova on Centre Court at Wimbledon. The...

Surging Sparks on roll behind play of Ogwumike, Cambage

Jul. 05, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Sparks have been on roll lately, battling their way to just below .500 after a slow start to the season. Los Angeles (10-11) has won four of its past five games and a big reason why is the play of All-Star Nneka Ogwumike and free agent signee Liz Cambage. ...

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...