Code of Honor wins Travers Stakes
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Trainer Shug McGaughey walked into Saratoga Race Course stoked for the 150th running of the Travers Stakes.
'Like morons': Fashion reviews dim for MLB weekend uniforms
Terry Francona took one look at Cleveland's all-black uniforms and turned into a fashionista. His review? Not good. "What's the slogan, 'Let the kids play'?" the Indians manager said.
Louisiana beats Hawaii 9-5, moves to Little League final
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Louisiana's Reece Roussel had a two-run single that broke the Little League World Series tournament record for hits with 15.
Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries
ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said.
Djokovic not worried about blisters with the US Open afoot
NEW YORK (AP) — During a break in practice two days before opening his U.S. Open title defense, Novak Djokovic pulled off his blue shoe and white sock so a trainer could look at his right foot.
Sprinter Coleman faces Sept. 4 anti-doping hearing
Sprinter Christian Coleman faces a Sept. 4 hearing at which he'll try to avoid a doping suspension after allegations he failed to provide authorities with his whereabouts so he can be tested for performance enhancers.
Column: Hope springs eternal as a sports collection is shed
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — He ambles through the sprawling house, through the trove of treasures from a most interesting life, taking one last look at the autographed baseballs and signed jerseys, boxing gloves and football helmets, Olympic pins and an oil painting of Hank Aaron.
Tennis champ, trailblazer Althea Gibson honored at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) — Althea Gibson basked in a ticker-tape parade in New York a decade before Arthur Ashe won the 1968 U.S. Open. Gibson won 11 majors in three years from 1956-58, including the French Open, Wimbledon and U.S.
Curaco beats Japan 5-4, moves to Little League title game
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Pitcher Curley Martha hit a two-run homer to center in the fifth inning to help Curacao beat Japan 5-4 and advance to the Little League World Series title game.
Panthers' Cam Newton remains in walking boot, gets treatment
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he expects injured quarterback Cam Newton to return to practice "pretty soon," without giving a timetable.
Lyles no-hits Arizona through 6 innings, Brewers win 6-1
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Even with a chance at history, Jordan Lyles didn't put up much of a fuss. Vying to become the second pitcher in Milwaukee Brewers history to throw a no-hitter, Lyles had thrown 99 pitches through six innings.
Kuzma out of World Cup with ankle injury; US roster set
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — USA Basketball said Saturday that Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers has a left ankle injury that will keep him from playing in the FIBA World Cup.
Down and out Down Under, US seem vulnerable for World Cup
The U.S. men's basketball team had never lost to Australia. It had gone nearly 13 years without losing a game with an NBA-stocked roster.
Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The World Cup is a week away, and the United States is no lock for gold. Australia delivered that message to the world on Saturday.
LEADING OFF: Braves streaking, Harper on paternity leave
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BREEZIN' Despite tying a major league record by striking out 26 times, the Braves kept their winning streak going.
Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scratching for runs while losing three straight in Oakland left the New York Yankees in a mood heading south to Los Angeles.
'I don't want no sympathy:' Football helps heal ravaged town
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it.
Hamilton, Braves outlast Mets 2-1 in 14 after deGrom shines
NEW YORK (AP) — With Jacob deGrom and the Mets hard-throwing bullpen missing bats at a historic pace, the NL East-leading Braves were ready to win with small ball Friday night.
Castro, Marlins rally from 7 runs down, beat Phillies 19-11
MIAMI (AP) — A wild victory for the Marlins was tempered by some disappointing injury news. Starlin Castro homered twice and drove in five runs, and Miami spotted the Philadelphia Phillies a seven-run lead before rallying to win 19-11 on Friday night, its highest-scoring game at Marlins Park.
Galaxy-LAFC rivalry captures Los Angeles' passion for soccer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the wordless billboards went up quietly this week on the streets around Los Angeles FC's Banc of California Stadium, their message to the city is loud and clear.
Koepka leads at East Lake as stars get some separation
ATLANTA (AP) — A storm delay at the Tour Championship slowed the momentum of Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, right when they were starting to pull ahead in the chase for the $15 million FedEx Cup.
Sánchez pitches into 9th, slugging Nats roll past Cubs 9-3
CHICAGO (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez wanted to help his weary teammates with a strong performance on the mound. The solid afternoon at the plate was an unexpected bonus.
Column: The NFL preseason shows all its ills in 1 night
Cam Newton hobbling to the locker room, the recipient of an unnecessary injury in an unnecessary game. A cash-grab in Canada, leading to what didn't even qualify as a glorified scrimmage on an 80-yard field.
NCAA clears Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus to play
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his acquittal by a jury at trial.
Put me in, coach: Youth baseball participation on the rise
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Fox and his wife, Mary Ann, have a rule for their sons, 11-year-old Dewey and 8-year-old Jimmy: They have to play a team sport.