Ledecky prepares for another big week at world championships

FILE – In this Aug., 24, 2016, file photo, Olympic gold-medal swimmer Katie Ledecky talks to the media before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals, in Washington. Ledecky shrugs off the notion that she’s doing anything special....

The Latest: Stenson’s house burglarized after opening round

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson lifts his cap after finishing his round on the first day of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the British Open...

The Latest: Mickelson set to miss the cut at British Open

Phil Mickelson of the United States plays out of a bunker on the 7th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the...

Nastase banned from Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019

FILE – In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Ilie Nasatse on Friday July 21, 2017 has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup...

The Latest: Kuchar gets out of the wind and posts a target

Matt Kuchar of the United States after a birdie on the 15th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the British Open...

The Latest: Rory McIlroy is starting to roar at British Open

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy speaks with his caddie JP Fitzgerald during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale,, Southport, Friday July 21, 2017. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the British Open...

The Latest: Glasgow (Kentucky) native Bulle having a ball

The flag on hole 4 on the first day of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Kent Bulle might be...

The Latest: Kuchar tries to set the target at British Open

Matt Kuchar of the United States on the 18th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times...

O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two...

Spieth expecting to battle pot bunkers and Mother Nature

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy plays out of the bunker on the 7th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth rated...