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Valbuena lifts Cubs to 6-4 win over Reds in 12

Cincinnati Reds’ Ryan Ludwick is caught in a rundown between Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, and catcher John Baker (12) in the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Cincinnati. Ludwick was tagged out on the play. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)...
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NBA signing day arrives, but action moves slowly

FILE – This May 13, 2014 file photo shows Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat, left, shooting over Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert during the first half of game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Indianapolis. Gortat has signed his...
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All-Star catcher Molina out 8-12 weeks

St. Louis Cardinals’ Yadier Molina, center, is checked on by manager Mike Matheny, right, and trainer Chris Conroy after injuring his hand while sliding into third during the second inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in St....
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Rollins’ single ends Brewers’ Garza’s no-hit bid

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Matt Garza throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Matt Garza throws during the first inning of a...
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McIlroy rekindles love for links at Scottish Open

Rory McIlroy tees off at the 5th during day one of the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen golf course, Aberdeen Scotland Thursday July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Kenny Smith/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT Rory McIlroy tees off at the 5th during day one of the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen golf...

Uehara’s 68 leads Women’s British Open; Wie has 75

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Ayako Uehara of Japan felt confident with the putter and played in the best weather Royal Birkdale has to offer. It was the right combination to take the lead Thursday in the Women’s British Open. And the best she could manage was a 4-under...

Police plan to re-arrest Whelan in scalping case

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police plan to re-arrest the director of a World Cup hospitality company implicated in a ticket scalping scheme. Investigator Fabio Barucke tells The Associated Press that Ray Whelan, an executive with the MATCH group, will be arrested...
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Yankees’ Derek Jeter has best-selling MLB jersey

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter throws his bat and reacts after lining out to right field in the third inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter throws his bat and...
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Greipel wins 6th Tour de France stage in a sprint

Germany’s Andre Greipel crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 194 kilometers (120.5 miles) with start in Arras and finish in Reims, France, Thursday, July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Germany’s Andre Greipel...
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Brazil’s misery worsens with Argentina in final

Soccer fans of the Argentina national soccer team celebrate their team’s victory during a live broadcast of the soccer World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands, inside the FIFA Fan Fest area on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 9,...