By Chris Lehourites
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

All dressed in black, Phil Mickelson walked out onto the first tee at the Old Course with only a few hundred fans watching nearby and several boisterous seagulls cackling above. His golf week was about to begin – a few days later than normal for a British Open champion at […]

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Gyasi Zardes scored in the second half to help the Colorado Rapids earn a 1-1 draw with Orlando City FC on Wednesday night. Zardes’ second goal of the season for Colorado (5-8-6) came in the 65th minute with assists from Michael Barrios and Diego Rubio. Orlando City (8-7-5) grabbed a […]

By Joshua Clipperton
THE CANADIAN PRESS

Hockey Canada says it is in the process of making changes. Whether those moves will be enough to satisfy the general public, fans, federal government and corporate sponsors remains to be seen. The sport’s under-fire national federation made a series of announcements in an open letter to Canadians published Thursday, […]

By Danica Kirka
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says he was illegally brought to the U.K. as a young boy and forced to care for other children before he escaped a life of servitude through running. In a new documentary, Farah says his real name is Hussein Abdi Kahin and that he was […]

By Steve Douglas
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Keen to immerse himself in the history of the Old Course at St. Andrews, Jon Rahm attempted to pick the brains of the great Lee Trevino at the home of golf this week. Rahm was fascinated to learn, for example, that the storied course was meant to play clockwise rather […]

By Daimon Eklund
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had a throw bust through the webbing of his glove and the Seattle Mariners took advantage for their eighth straight win, beating Toronto 6-5 Sunday on two home runs by Carlos Santana. “Baseball can be cruel sometimes when things aren’t going right,” Toronto […]

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Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will be charged with fraud by false representation following a government investigation into his overseas assets, British prosecutors said Monday. Chief Crown Prosecutor Andrew Penhale said after reviewing evidence from the tax office, authorities have authorized a charge against Ecclestone over his failure to […]

By Howard Fendrich
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Roger Federer dropped out of the ATP rankings entirely for the first time in a quarter-century on Monday, while Novak Djokovic slid four spots to No. 7 a day after winning Wimbledon for the seventh time. Federer had appeared in the singles rankings every week since he made his debut […]

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Sari van Veenendaal, goalkeeper and captain of the defending champion Netherlands, has been ruled out for the remainder of the Women’s European Championship after injuring her shoulder in her team’s 1-1 draw with Sweden in their Group C opener. Van Veenendaal will return to the Netherlands on Monday and be […]

By Jake Seiner
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The executive director of the nonprofit Advocates for Minor Leaguers has recommended Congress enact legislation nullifying Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption as it applies to minor league players. Harry Marino on Wednesday asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to pursue a “Minor League Curt Flood Act” in response to a letter […]