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    The Latest: State gets 5 more sports betting applications


    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on gambling companies applying for permission to offer sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts (all times local):7:15 p.m.Two casino companies say they are among those...

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on gambling companies applying for permission to offer sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts (all times local):7:15 p.m.Two casino companies say they are among those that...

    Basketball New Zealand claims its digital space


    Following the lead of Basketballs world body FIBA, Basketball New Zealand has joined the digital revolution and claimed its .basketball Top Level Domain (TLD). Basketball New Zealand is now working with other entities within the...

    Following the lead of Basketballs world body FIBA, Basketball New Zealand has joined the digital revolution and claimed its .basketball Top Level Domain (TLD). Basketball New Zealand is now working with other entities within the New...

    Hall of Fame Open Results


    Denis Kudla (8), United States, def. Ruben Bemelmans, Belgium, 6-3, 6-4.Vasek Pospisil, Canada, def. Donald Young, United States, 7-6 (5), 6-1.Jordan Thompson, Australia, def. James Duckworth, Australia, 6-4, 6-3.Tim...

    Denis Kudla (8), United States, def. Ruben Bemelmans, Belgium, 6-3, 6-4.Vasek Pospisil, Canada, def. Donald Young, United States, 7-6 (5), 6-1.Jordan Thompson, Australia, def. James Duckworth, Australia, 6-4, 6-3.Tim Smyczek,...

    Croatia Open Results


    Guido Pella, Argentina, def. Taro Daniel, Japan, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3.Laslo Djerre, Serbia, def. Pablo Cuevas, Uruguay, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3.Maximilian Marterer, Germany, and Hans Podlipnik-Castillo, Chile, def. Marco Cecchinato, Italy,...

    Guido Pella, Argentina, def. Taro Daniel, Japan, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3.Laslo Djerre, Serbia, def. Pablo Cuevas, Uruguay, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3.Maximilian Marterer, Germany, and Hans Podlipnik-Castillo, Chile, def. Marco Cecchinato, Italy, and...

    Machado won't let trade talk diminish his fun as All-Star


    WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night of the All-Star Game, Manny Machado will proudly represent the Baltimore Orioles, the only team he's played for in the big leagues.It just might be his final appearance in an Orioles uniform....

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night of the All-Star Game, Manny Machado will proudly represent the Baltimore Orioles, the only team he's played for in the big leagues.It just might be his final appearance in an Orioles uniform. With...

    Eagles QB Wentz weds girlfriend in lakeside ceremony


    PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony that thrilled some fans in boats.The two were wed at the Lake House Inn in Bucks County on...

    PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony that thrilled some fans in boats.The two were wed at the Lake House Inn in Bucks County on Sunday,...

    Houston, Phoenix among future Final Four sites


    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.The NCAA announced the sites for 2023-2026 on Monday, with all four cities recently hosting the finale of the NCAA...

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.The NCAA announced the sites for 2023-2026 on Monday, with all four cities recently hosting the finale of the NCAA Tournament.Houston,...

    Bucharest Open Results


    Arantxa Rus, Netherlands, def. Mariana Duque-Marino, Colombia, 6-2, 6-4.Wang Yafan, China, def. Miriam Bulgaru, Romania, 6-1, 6-3.Tamara Zidansek, Slovenia, def. Rebecca Peterson, Sweden, 7-5, 6-0.Maryna Zanevska, Belgium,...

    Arantxa Rus, Netherlands, def. Mariana Duque-Marino, Colombia, 6-2, 6-4.Wang Yafan, China, def. Miriam Bulgaru, Romania, 6-1, 6-3.Tamara Zidansek, Slovenia, def. Rebecca Peterson, Sweden, 7-5, 6-0.Maryna Zanevska, Belgium, def....

    SANZAAR to review use of TMOs in Super Rugby


    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Governing body SANZAAR has ordered a review of the use of television match officials in Super Rugby, saying the "practical implementation" of the video referee protocols has become an area of...

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Governing body SANZAAR has ordered a review of the use of television match officials in Super Rugby, saying the "practical implementation" of the video referee protocols has become an area of "major...

    Kelly Clarkson to serve as headline act at US Open


    NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Kelly Clarkson will headline opening night at the U.S. Open.The U.S. Tennis Association said Monday the Grammy Award winner will perform at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Aug. 27.This is the 50th anniversary...

    NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Kelly Clarkson will headline opening night at the U.S. Open.The U.S. Tennis Association said Monday the Grammy Award winner will perform at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Aug. 27.This is the 50th anniversary of...

    Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sex abuse of divers


    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of...

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic...

    USA Basketball to face Uruguay on Sept. 14 in Las Vegas


    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) — USA Basketball's quest to qualify for next year's FIBA World Cup will resume Sept. 14 in Las Vegas, where the Americans will face Uruguay.That will be the first U.S. game in the second...

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) — USA Basketball's quest to qualify for next year's FIBA World Cup will resume Sept. 14 in Las Vegas, where the Americans will face Uruguay.That will be the first U.S. game in the second qualifying...

    Adam Henrique signs $29.1M, 5-year extension with Ducks


    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Center Adam Henrique has signed a $29.1 million, five-year contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks.The deal announced Monday runs through the 2023-24 season and allows Henrique to avoid free agency...

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Center Adam Henrique has signed a $29.1 million, five-year contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks.The deal announced Monday runs through the 2023-24 season and allows Henrique to avoid free agency next...

    World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans


    MOSCOW (AP) — The four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final in Moscow have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.The protesters, members of the Pussy Riot punk collective, ran onto the pitch at Luzhniki...

    MOSCOW (AP) — The four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final in Moscow have been sentenced to 15 days in jail.The protesters, members of the Pussy Riot punk collective, ran onto the pitch at Luzhniki Stadium...

    The Latest: Storms threaten All-Star festivities in DC


    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local):5 p.m.Dark clouds have rolled over Nationals Park on a hot and humid afternoon, and the grounds crew is poised to cover the field with a tarp as storms...

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local):5 p.m.Dark clouds have rolled over Nationals Park on a hot and humid afternoon, and the grounds crew is poised to cover the field with a tarp as storms threaten...

    Harper's future is shadow hanging over DC's All-Star moment


    WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Bryce Harper gets to the plate at the All-Star Game, Max Scherzer could already be out of the game.Harper is batting sixth in his fifth All-Star start, the lowest he has been in the National...

    WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Bryce Harper gets to the plate at the All-Star Game, Max Scherzer could already be out of the game.Harper is batting sixth in his fifth All-Star start, the lowest he has been in the National League...

    Column: Tiger and Phil in prime time? Great idea in 1999


    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — As golf exhibitions go, this probably once seemed like a good idea.Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in a prime-time television special playing 18 holes for — and let's pause for a moment here — a cool...

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — As golf exhibitions go, this probably once seemed like a good idea.Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in a prime-time television special playing 18 holes for — and let's pause for a moment here — a cool $10...

    Ladies Championships Gstaad Results


    Mona Barthel, Germany, def. Natalia Vikhlyantseva, Russia, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.Veronika Kudermetova, Russia, def. Jil Teichmann, Switzerland, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.Marketa Vondrousova, Czech Republic, def. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, 6-3,...

    Mona Barthel, Germany, def. Natalia Vikhlyantseva, Russia, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.Veronika Kudermetova, Russia, def. Jil Teichmann, Switzerland, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.Marketa Vondrousova, Czech Republic, def. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, 6-3, 6-3.Rika...

    Swedish Open Results


    Matteo Berrettini, Italy, def. Leonardo Mayer (6), Argentina, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.Casper Ruud, Norway, def. Jaume Munar, Spain, 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-0.Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Philipp Oswald (1), Austria, def. Roberto Carballes Baena,...

    Matteo Berrettini, Italy, def. Leonardo Mayer (6), Argentina, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.Casper Ruud, Norway, def. Jaume Munar, Spain, 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-0.Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Philipp Oswald (1), Austria, def. Roberto Carballes Baena, Spain,...

    The Latest: French leader to soccer team: 'Don't change'


    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France celebrating team's World Cup victory (all times local):8:35 p.m.France's World Cup champions are sharing their win on the soccer field with hundreds of youth at the presidential Elysee...

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France celebrating team's World Cup victory (all times local):8:35 p.m.France's World Cup champions are sharing their win on the soccer field with hundreds of youth at the presidential Elysee Palace...