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July 24, 2016 - 8:33pm
6 min 17 sec ago

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A Dallas Cowboys bus collided with another vehicle on a highway in northwestern Arizona, and authorities say at least one person was killed.

Team spokesman Rich Dalrymple (DAHL'-rimp-ul) confirmed a Cowboys bus was one of two vehicles involved in a crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. 93. He didn't say if the bus was carrying players or if anyone was hurt.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the collision occurred about 30...

July 24, 2016 - 8:08pm
6 min 17 sec ago

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — John Force and Tony Schumacher raced to their first victories of the season Sunday in the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

The 67-year-old Force beat daughter Courtney in the Funny Car final between Chevy Camaros. He finished in 3.965 seconds at 319.45 mph to her performance of 3.963 at 314.75. It was the 16-time season champion's seventh victory at the track and the record-extending 144th of his career. He hadn't won since...

July 24, 2016 - 7:57pm
6 min 17 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yanina Wickmayer beat Lauren Davis 6-4, 6-2 in the Citi Open final Sunday to win the fifth WTA title of her career.

Wickmayer, a 26-year-old Belgian who was seeded No. 7 at the hard-court tournament, is the third woman to win both the singles and doubles championships at the same event this season.

She teamed with Monica Niculescu to win the doubles at the Citi Open on Saturday.

Davis is a 22-year-old American...

July 24, 2016 - 7:51pm
6 min 17 sec ago

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Mark Mulder rallied Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe to successfully defend his title in the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

The former pitcher birdied seven of his first 13 holes and finished with a 29-point round for a five-point victory over Mardy Fish in the modified Stableford event. Players received six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, zero for bogey and minus-two for double bogey or worse.

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July 24, 2016 - 7:42pm
6 min 17 sec ago

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Hard-hitting Johanna Konta whipped winners every which way and outslugged top-seeded Venus Williams to capture her first career singles title, winning the Bank of the West Classic 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 on Sunday.

Her serve and return games equally solid, Konta held on in the third set after squandering a 4-1 lead in the second. When Williams netted her forehand return on the third match point, Konta dropped her racket to the ground and covered her face in...

July 24, 2016 - 7:27pm
6 min 17 sec ago

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story lined his fourth homer in three games, Tyler Chatwood allowed one hit over five erratic innings and the Colorado Rockies swept the Atlanta Braves with a 7-2 win Sunday.

Nolan Arenado jumpstarted the offense with a three-run homer in the first and DJ LeMahieu added a solo shot in the fourth as the Rockies captured their 10th straight victory over the Braves at Coors Field.

Story launched a two-run shot in the fourth a day...

July 24, 2016 - 7:12pm
6 min 17 sec ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.

He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds. Jimmie Johnson was third, 2.638 seconds behind the defending Sprint Cup champ — thanks to the double overtime forced by three late crashes.

Busch became the first NASCAR driver to sweep the Xfinity Series and Cup poles and...

July 24, 2016 - 7:07pm
36 min 23 sec ago

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Serge Aurier scored twice and Paris Saint-Germain beat Inter Milan 3-1 on Sunday at the University of Oregon's Autzen Stadium.

Layvin Kurzawa also scored for PSG on a free kick in the 61st minute in the International Champions Cup match. Stevan Jovetic scored for Inter Milan on a penalty kick in stoppage time following the first half.

Autzen Stadium, the home football field of the Oregon Ducks, hosted the match, part of the...

July 24, 2016 - 7:02pm
36 min 23 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6438.627
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6041.594
Rochester (Twins)6043.583
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5250.510...
July 24, 2016 - 7:01pm
36 min 22 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6733.670
Trenton (Yankees)6239.614
Hartford (Rockies)5543.56111
Binghamton (Mets)4752.47519½
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