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A year away from golf’s return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence, IOC President Thomas Bach said it would be good if the sport had a wide range of players from as many countries as possible competing for medals. And that’s what it delivered — 41 countries in the men’s and women’s...
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Dustin Johnson started and finished the day tied with Luke List for the Canadian Open lead. The U.S. Open champion had to make up a lot of ground to do it. Johnson had a double bogey and two bogeys on his first holes Friday in windy conditions at sun-baked Glen Abbey. He...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas and NFL running back Cedric Cobbs has been sentenced to three years of probation on a drug-related charge, avoiding prison time after telling a federal judge that he’s undergoing treatment for a brain disease. Cobbs faced up to four years in prison after...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dennis Green, a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s and also coached the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67. Green’s family posted a message on the Cardinals website on Friday announcing the death. Other details were not immediately...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NFL says it is reviewing domestic violence allegations against Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott. A police report says Elliott denied allegations that he assaulted his girlfriend early Friday in Columbus, Ohio, causing bruises and abrasions. The report says he wasn’...
France’s Romain Bardet celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 146 kilometers (90.7 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, France, Friday. AP Photo/Peter Dejong
SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Rain and crashes played havoc at the Tour de France on Friday as Chris Froome hit the ground and Romain Bardet posted the first French victory at this year’s race. Froome quickly borrowed a teammate’s bike and kept his now torn yellow jersey after crossing...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis and Pocono may not be the only stops on Jeff Gordon’s comeback tour. The four-time Cup champion, who is coming out of retirement to fill in for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. the next two races, kept the door open to running more if Earnhardt doesn’t return from...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Springfield police say five members of the same family were arrested during a drug bust at a city home. Police say a 36-year-old woman, her 37-year-old husband, and the woman’s three children — an 18-year-old daughter and sons ages 15 and 17 — were arrested during the...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts police officers will soon have the authority to place into protective custody a person who’s believed to be in the throes of a drug overdose, even without their consent. Supporters of the change recently adopted by the Democratic-controlled Legislature and Republican...
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Police say two people have died in unrelated early morning accidents in Massachusetts. State police say a New Bedford man died when he lost control of his car and it rolled over onto the guardrail on Interstate 195 east in Dartmouth at about 3:30 a.m. Friday. The victim...

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