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Jordan Spieth has a chance to become the youngest to win a Grand Slam title in golf history. AP Photo/Chris Carlson
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Spieth already has shown a remarkable sense of the moment. He earned his PGA Tour card by holing a bunker shot on the 18th hole and winning a playoff. In the final round before the Presidents Cup selections, he shot 62 while playing with Phil Mickelson, who told U.S...
Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman (27) leaps over Carolina Panthers cornerback Cole Luke (32) during the first half of an their NFL preseason matchup on Wednesday night in Charlotte, N.C. AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Deshaun Watson reminded everyone why Panthers coach Ron Rivera — and many others — felt he should have won the Heisman Trophy last season. Watson shined in his NFL preseason debut, completing 15 of 25 passes for 179 yards and running for a score in the Houston Texans’ 27-...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casinos are slowly embracing competitive video game tournaments as a way to help their bottom lines, but the money is coming from renting hotel rooms to the young players and selling them food and drinks, not from turning them into gamblers. Like most other ways...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hours after putting All-Star Michael Brantley on the disabled list with an ankle injury, the Indians acquired Jay Bruce from the New York Mets for minor league pitcher Ryder Ryan. The Indians were quiet at last month’s trading deadline, but they were able to get Bruce after he...
LONDON (AP) — The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will travel to London in January for a game at The O2 arena. The Sixers are the home team for the Jan. 11 game. Tickets for the NBA London Game 2018 game go on sale in October. The game will mark the NBA’s eighth regular-season game in...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A man who worked at Gillette Stadium has been charged with making a false bomb threat against the home of the New England Patriots. The Sun-Chronicle reports that 25-year-old Ryan Ringuette, of Attleboro, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Wrentham District Court. Ringuette...
Aug. 15 At Tokyo, Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Luis Nery, 12, for Yamanaka’s WBC World bantamweight title. Aug. 18 At Ponce, Puerto Rico (ESPN), Alberto Machado vs. Carlos Morales, 10, junior lightweights. Aug. 19 At Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Neb. (ESPN2), Terence Crawford vs. Julius...
Boston Red Sox starter Chris Sale pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning of Tuesday's game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Sale struck out 13 batters in eight innings, the 15th time he's reached double digit strikeouts this season. AP Photo/Steve Nesius
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Working on six days’ rest, Chris Sale followed up his worst start of the season with one of his best. Sale allowed two hits and struck out 13 in eight innings, and the Boston Red Sox won their seventh straight, 2-0 over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. Last...
In this photo from last year's British Open Golf Championship, Phil Mickelson of the United States, left, talks with Ernie Els of South Africa on the 18th green. Mickelson and Els, who first faced each other in the 1984 Junior World Championship, are both playing their 100th major at the PGA Championship.  AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — On the monitor below them was a photo from the first time they met. The 14-year-old with an easy smile was holding the winner's trophy from the 1984 Junior World Championship. Next to him was the golden boy from San Diego, slightly taller at the time, holding his trophy as...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Well-known for his jocularity and peppery, occasionally off-beat comments, Dick MacPherson was beloved in Syracuse for that and so much more. Heck, he likely could have been mayor if he chose to run. Instead, he stayed on the football field and made his mark with the Orange...

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