Men's sports

Fans buy baseball merchandise before the start of National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
July 29, 2018 - 4:46 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Baseball Hall of Fame inductions (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Jim Thome has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Emotional during a Hall of Fame visit in February to tour the museum to prepare for this day, Thome held it together despite...
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Mikey Garcia, left, hits Robert Easter Jr. with a left during the 12th round of their WBC and IBF lightweight title bout in Los Angeles, Saturday, July 28, 2018. Garcia won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
July 29, 2018 - 1:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mikey Garcia added the IBF lightweight belt to his WBC title on Saturday night, dominating the previously unbeaten Robert Easter for a clear unanimous decision victory. Garcia (39-0) knocked down Easter in the third round and controlled long stretches of the bout at Staples...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2008, file photo, Bruce Lietzke tees off on the first hole during the opening round of the Champions Tour's FedEx Kinko's Classic golf tournament in Lakeway, Texas. Lietzke, the fun-loving, draw-hitting PGA Tour winner whose practice regime — or lack of one — spawned an often-told spoiled banana story, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, of brain cancer. He was 67. Lietzke's family said he died at his Athens, Texas, ranch. (Larry Kolvoord/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 1:28 am
ATHENS, Texas (AP) — Bruce Lietzke, the fun-loving, fade-hitting PGA Tour winner whose practice regime — or lack of one — spawned an often-told spoiled banana story, died Saturday of brain cancer. He was 67. Lietzke's family said he died at his Athens ranch. "Our PGA Tour family lost a treasured...
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Kathleen Baker celebrates after her world record in the women's 100-meter backstroke final at the U.S. national championships swimming meet Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Irvine, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 28, 2018 - 11:52 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Kathleen Baker had settled for a first-place tie in the 200-meter backstroke. In the 100 back, she wanted the attention for herself. Setting a world record guaranteed it. The 21-year-old Olympian won in 58.00 seconds at the U.S. national championships on Saturday night,...
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New York Yankees' J.A. Happ looks on from the dugout before a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
July 28, 2018 - 11:52 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: HAPPENING J.A. Happ makes his Yankees debut, three days after New York got him from Toronto in a trade for Brandon Drury and minor league outfielder Billy McKinney. The 35-year-old lefty starts out at home against Kansas City. Happ has enjoyed...
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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with Mike Moustakas (8) after hitting a two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 28, 2018 - 9:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It was quite a trip for Mike Moustakas — from coast to coast, from last place to a pennant race. The power-hitting Royals third baseman was having dinner with his wife in New York on Friday night after a rainout at Yankee Stadium when told the Royals had traded him to Milwaukee...
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July 28, 2018 - 9:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Top-seeded John Isner advanced to the BB&T Atlanta Open final for the eighth time, beating fourth-seeded Matthew Ebden of Australia 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-1 on Saturday. Seeking his fifth victory at Atlantic Station in the last six years, Isner will face eighth-seeded Ryan Harrison in a...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino walks to the dugout after giving up two runs during the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, July 28, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 28, 2018 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Severino was an All-Star for the Yankees two weeks ago, but that now seems like a long time ago. Severino got hit hard in another shaky start and the Kansas City Royals, hours after trading cornerstone Mike Moustakas, beat New York 10-5 Saturday in the opener of a day-night...
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July 28, 2018 - 4:27 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau shared a one-shot lead with Richard McEvoy heading to the final round of the European Open on Saturday. Both golfers seek their first European Tour title. DeChambeau started the third round ahead by a shot. But McEvoy carded a 3-under 69 for the Englishman...
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Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey reacts as he crosses the finish line during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 31 kilometers (19.3 miles) with start in Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle and finish in Espelette, France, Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 28, 2018 - 1:05 pm
ESPELETTE, France (AP) — No longer merely a support rider for Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas is going to Paris in the yellow jersey. The Welshman with Team Sky effectively sealed his first Tour de France title by protecting his lead in the penultimate stage time trial on Saturday. Thomas takes a lead...
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