Saturday, July 22, 2017

Sports

In this Tuesday, July 18, 2017 photo, Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze considers a response to a question as he speaks to reporters during a Rebel Road Trip to visit with alumni and athletic supporters in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi announced Thursday, July 20, that Freeze resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure.

BY DAVID BRANDT The man who Hugh Freeze replaced as Mississippi’s football coach was at least partially responsible for Freeze’s stunning downfall Thursday night. It was a recently filed civil ...
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.

BY DOUG FERGUSON SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth rated his opening 5-under 65 at the British Open as one of the top five or six rounds he has ever ...
El Salvador's Derby Carrillo (18) holds Unites States' Jozy Altidore (27) as he reacts to an incident with El Salvador's Henry Romero, lying on the ground, during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal soccer match in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

BY RONALD BLUM PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pushing and shoving? Of course. Pinching? Borderline. But biting? Retired stars Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas and Steve McManaman said lengthy suspensions are needed to ...
Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jim Johnson celebrates after the team's 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a baseball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

BY STEVE DILBECK LOS ANGELES (AP) — Something strange happened to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night. They lost a game. The Dodgers had their 11-game winning streak snapped ...
Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre watches his RBI single against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of a baseball game in Baltimore, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ ROLLING INTO WRIGLEY The Cubs have won six straight and are just a game behind slumping Milwaukee in the ...

By: Ariel Long The boys — and girls — of summer are ratcheting up the intensity as summertime winds down, with several Southwest Florida teams playing, or in San Carlos’ ...
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.

BY KEN RITTER LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole ...
France's Warren Barguil, wearing the best climber's dotted jersey celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 179.5 kilometers (111.5 miles) with start in Briancon and finish on Izoard pass, France, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

BY JOHN LEICESTER and SAMUEL PETREQUIN COL D’IZOARD, France (AP) — French rider Warren Barguil triumphed on the barren slopes of the fearsome Col d’Izoard climb in the Alps, winning ...
The pack rides next to Serre Poncon lake during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 179.5 kilometers (111.5 miles) with start in Briancon and finish on Izoard pass, France, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

BY SAMUEL PETREQUIN and JOHN LEICESTER COL D’IZOARD, France (AP) — No more mountains. It’s with great relief that Tour de France riders return in the plains on Friday after ...
In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Pablo Sandoval stands in the dugout during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles i Baltimore.

BY JANIE McCAULEY SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A person with knowledge of his plans tells The Associated Press that Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return ...
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