Red Sox RF Betts scratched with left side tightness

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts was a late scratch with left side tightness for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park. Betts entered the day leading the major leagues with a .359 average and was tied in homers with the Angels’...
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Froome wins Giro for 3rd straight Grand Tour victory

ROME (AP) — Chris Froome has won the Giro d’Italia for his third consecutive Grand Tour victory. The four-time Tour de France champion had no trouble protecting his 46-second lead over defending champion Tom Dumoulin in Sunday’s mostly ceremonial final stage...
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McIlroy fades at Wentworth, says game ‘not quite there’

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Even as he took apart Wentworth with one of his best rounds of 2018, Rory McIlroy knew something wasn’t quite right. “There was still enough loose shots in that first 36 holes to know that, OK, it’s not quite there,”...
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Molinari holds off McIlroy to win by 2 shots at Wentworth

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy left his victory charge too late at Wentworth as Francesco Molinari delivered a clinic in front-running to win the BMW PGA Championship by two shots with a 4-under 68 on Sunday. McIlroy, who led by three strokes at halfway,...
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Red Bull’s Ricciardo overcomes power loss to win Monaco GP

MONACO (AP) — Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo overcame a mid-race power loss to win the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday. The Australian driver showed outstanding composure and defensive driving to fend off Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari. Vettel shaved a...
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo wins Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel

MONACO (AP) — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo wins Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel….
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The Latest: Egyptian ‘lucky loser’ makes Grand Slam debut

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open, the year’s second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Mohamed Safwat is the first man from Egypt to play in a Grand Slam tennis tournament’s main draw in 22 years — and he got very little...
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Akiyoshi wins Mizuno Open to qualify for British Open

IBARAKI, Japan (AP) — Shota Akiyoshi of Japan shot a 2-under-par 70 on Sunday to win the Mizuno Open and qualify for the British Open. Akiyoshi offset three bogeys with five birdies at the Royal Golf Club in Ibaraki, Japan, to finish 1 under overall and secure his first...
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French Open set to start with Venus Williams, and rain

PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams and rain are on the schedule as the year’s second Grand Slam tournament is set to start at Roland Garros. The French Open is the only major tennis championship that begins on a Sunday, making it a 15-day event. The forecast calls for...
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Villanueva homers twice to power Padres past Dodgers 7-5

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christian Villanueva always dreamed of being the best at whatever he does as a baseball player. If he wants to become known as one of the game’s best power hitters, he’s off to a good start. Villanueva homered twice for his 13th and 14th home...
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