HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Max Verstappen set a new lap record in leading the second practice for the German Grand Prix on Friday.
VALENCE, France (AP) — Peter Sagan won his third stage of this Tour de France, while Geraint Thomas kept the overall lead over teammate Chris Froome on Friday.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body is satisfied with the 2026 Winter Games hosting race, despite two bids dropping out in recent weeks.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The way golf has been going the last few years, it would be reasonable to see the name "Johnson" atop the leaderboard and assume it belonged to the No. 1 player in the world.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) - Whether the turf is sun-baked or rain-soaked, brown or green, no matter if players attack with driver or proceed cautiously with irons, Carnoustie showed Thursday in the British Open that it can hold its own.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward had three hits and two RBIs, Ian Happ belted a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 on Thursday night in baseball's first game after the All-Star break.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers general manager David Stearns wants reliever Josh Hader to "re-earn the trust" of his teammates when he rejoins the team Friday.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Sung Kang doesn't plan to handle rulings any differently because he doesn't think he did anything wrong when fellow PGA Tour player Joel Dahmen accused him of taking a bad drop three weeks ago.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Brooks Koepka stepped back in the sand, took a deep breath and composed himself ahead of a third shot from the greenside bunker.
Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has made a second major statement this year about how much they want to hold onto defensive coordinator Brent Venables.
ATLANTA (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Atlanta Falcons won't renegotiate Julio Jones' contract this season, casting doubts on whether the star receiver will be in training camp next week.
MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten was killed Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of lefty All-Star closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber from the San Diego Padres in exchange for catching prospect Francisco Mejia.
ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio.
Iceland's soccer team made a splash in the world cup and now Hatti Magnus talks to PodcastOne Sports Now about becoming the first in his country to play in a major championship in the British Open.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Kevin Kisner took advantage of light winds and warm temperatures to shoot a 5-under 66 and take the early lead in the British Open, where defending champion Jordan Spieth was also in the mix on Thursday.
ALPE D'HUEZ, France (AP) — Geraint Thomas is wearing the yellow jersey for the 12th stage of the Tour de France, which concludes with the famed 21 bends up to Alpe d'Huez.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The most tumultuous offseason in Gregg Popovich's two decades with the Spurs ended with the trade of star Kawhi Leonard to Toronto.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Sandy Lyle of Scotland sent a mid-iron rolling along the crusty turf of Carnoustie to start the 147th playing of the British Open.
NEW YORK (AP) - We already know that Antonio Brown has made it to the top of the NFL. Now, he's made it onto the cover of the video game he played as a youngster while dreaming of getting to the NFL.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse at the hands of a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels publicly praised Mike Trout "for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the All-Star outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would spend more time marketing himself.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has reported secondary violations to the NCAA within the football program involving multiple players.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Buried in the AL East cellar and well on their way to a second straight losing season, the Baltimore Orioles enter the so-called second half with this unavoidable realization: It's time to break up the band.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday he doesn't believe it's been proven that football causes the degenerative brain disease CTE and offered a passionate defense of a sport he believes is "under attack."
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge denied a request from the NFL on Wednesday to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league says is extensive fraudulent claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement.
ATLANTA (AP) — For all their talk about wanting what is best for players, SEC coaches draw the line at new rules pushing college football closer to free agency.