Men's sports

Tiger Woods waves to the fans after putting on the 11th hole during the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
August 02, 2018 - 3:58 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods returned to Firestone and had his lowest opening round of the year at the Bridgestone Invitational. It was barely enough to keep pace. Conditions were so soft and vulnerable Thursday that Kyle Stanley opened with a 7-under 63 among the early starters, and even that...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout (27) gets tagged out by Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Matt Duffy while trying to steal third base during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 02, 2018 - 3:57 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout missed Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays because of a bruised right wrist. Trout got hurt while sliding during a stolen base attempt of third in the first inning of Wednesday night's 7-2 defeat to the Rays. "When I slid into...
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Boston Red Sox's Ian Kinsler looks back as he rounds second base while advancing on a pick-off attempt during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 02, 2018 - 2:19 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: DEPLETED RIVALRY The Yankees and Red Sox open a four-game series at Fenway Park with the two best records in the majors, but minus key players. Chris Sale, who tops the big leagues in strikeouts and leads the AL in ERA, had been scheduled to start...
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Andy Murray, of Britain, gestures during a match against Kyle Edmund, of Britain, during the Citi Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 01, 2018 - 10:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andy Murray is showing signs of returning to his old form, right down to the return winner he delivered on the last point of his first victory over a top-20 player in more than a year. Murray took a more aggressive approach as he works his way back from hip surgery and moved into...
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Cleveland Indians Rajai Davis, right, slides ahead of the play by Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver to steal home as umpire Chris Conroy watches in the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
August 01, 2018 - 5:30 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have turned this division race into a late-summer cruise, with the Minnesota Twins already in future-planning mode. Carlos Carrasco struck out 10 while taking a shutout into the eighth inning, winning his fourth straight start since returning from the...
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FILE - This Oct. 15, 2015, file photo shows the exterior of Harrah's Resort Atlantic City in Atlantic City, N.J. Harrah’s casino plans to start taking sports bets at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, two days after its sister property, Bally’s, did. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
August 01, 2018 - 1:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Frank Sinatra impersonator asked Luck to be a lady as he bet on the New York Yankees on Wednesday and an Elvis impersonator thanked the clerk very much for handing him a similar bet slip as Harrah's became the fourth Atlantic City casino to offer sports betting. The...
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August 01, 2018 - 7:05 am
Most people who collect sports cards when they are kids usually end up storing them in boxes for years and years. That's where they stay until something prompts the desire to go through them. For a 76-year-old man from New Jersey who asked to be identified only by his first name, John, it was...
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New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes pitches in relief during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Washington. The Nationals won 25-4. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 01, 2018 - 2:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Mets have been searching for any reason to smile during a miserable season. This laugher wasn't exactly what they had in mind. In the highest-scoring game in Nationals franchise history, Daniel Murphy hit two early home runs and Washington kept pouring it on against...
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Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier grabs a line drive by the Cleveland Indians in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 30, 2018 in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 5-4. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
August 01, 2018 - 2:15 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers made another addition to their infield, acquiring power-hitting second baseman Brian Dozier from the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday for infielder Logan Forsythe and two minor leaguers shortly before the trade deadline. Dozier departed Target...
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Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, returns to Donald Young, of the United States, during the first round of the Citi Open tennis tournament Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
August 01, 2018 - 1:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stan Wawrinka's surgically repaired left knee is just fine. What's missing now for the three-time major champion as he goes through a rough season is the self-belief that comes with success. Wawrinka's latest quick exit came Tuesday night at the Citi Open, a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3)...
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