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Jordan Spieth of the United States putts to win the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Sunday. AP Photo/Dave Thompson
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — During one of Jordan Spieth’s many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Michael Jordan. The message: “You belong in that...
San Antonio police officers investigate the scene where eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store in stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case, Sunday, July 23, 2017, in San Antonio.  AP Photo/Eric Gay
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A man will be charged in federal court Monday following his arrest in the deaths of nine people whose “very hot” bodies were found in a sweltering tractor-trailer in a Texas parking lot alongside nearly 20 others who were still alive but in dire condition, federal prosecutors...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job. Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that the 24-year-old Bowman will replace one of the series’ biggest stars in the No. 88 car next season after Earnhardt retires. Bowman has big shoes to...
(AP) — The man whom Hugh Freeze replaced as Mississippi’s football coach was at least partially responsible for Freeze’s stunning downfall. It was a recently filed civil lawsuit from Houston Nutt — who coached Ole Miss from 2008 to ‘11 — against the university that unearthed the phone records...
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Former American Hockey League star Dick Gamble ordered a replacement for his Hall of Fame ring when it disappeared a few years ago. Soon, he’ll have one for each ring finger. A scuba-diving treasure hunter found Gamble’s lost ring in Canandaigua (pronounced kan-un-DAY’-...
(AP) — Hey, hold on. You can’t do that. Not anymore. When 10 years’ worth of labor peace came to the NFL in 2011, so did a massive change in the rules governing practice — during the season, the offseason and, most especially, in training camps. Lengthy double sessions, the dreaded by players...
(AP) — After hearing development coach Tim Taylor sing the praises of a late-blooming defenseman playing college hockey in Alaska, Doug Armstrong went to see for himself. The St. Louis Blues’ general manager and Taylor watched as Colton Parayko dominated a game at Bowling Green, and even then...
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem believes he can still play, and the Miami Heat apparently agree. The three-time NBA champion has signed a one-year, $2.3 million deal to remain with the Heat for what will be his 15th season. Haslem was already the longest-tenured player in Heat history, with all of...
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The British Open began Thursday with an All-American flavor. Jordan Spieth, chomping away on gum as he watched one putt after another pour into the center of the cup, worked some bunker magic late in the round to keep his card filled only with birdies and pars for a 5-...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more. Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the Giants, a person with knowledge of his intentions said Thursday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the...

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