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LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Graham Rahal won the IndyCar race Sunday in his home state of Ohio, and in the process made up considerable ground on series leader Juan Pablo Montoya with two events remaining in the season. Rahal held off Justin Wilson on the final restart, on the 84th...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After more than a week of weightlifting, horseback riding, swimming, soccer matches and dozens of other competitions, 6,500 athletes from 165 countries braced themselves Sunday for perhaps the most emotional Special Olympics World Games event on their schedule...
SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) — Roope Kakko hit an eagle and seven birdies to win the Madeira Islands Open by three strokes on Sunday. The 33-year-old Finn claimed his maiden European Tour win with a final round 9-under-par 63, including an eagle on the par-4 10th. He...
MADRID (AP) — An 84-year-old yacht owner who was knocked into the storm-tossed Mediterranean Sea by a swinging boom and survived more than four hours in the water is still keen to compete in a race, event organizers said Sunday. Jacinto Rodriguez, skipper of "Duende 52," wasn't...
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Top-ranked Inbee Park shot a 7-under 65 in the final round to win the Women's British Open by three shots on Sunday, becoming the seventh female player to capture four different majors. Fellow South Korean Jin-Young Ko, the long-time leader in the...
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Sarah Sjoestrom of Sweden has set a world record in the semifinals of the 100-butterfly at the world swimming championships. Competing in the second semi on Sunday night, Sjoestrom won in 55.74 seconds. She broke the mark of 55.98 set by American Dana...
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history — win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Racing's 12th Triple Crown winner takes on seven rivals in the...
SEATTLE (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Seattle Seahawks and linebacker Bobby Wagner are close to finalizing a contract extension that would keep the All-Pro middle linebacker with the club after this season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cole Hamels understood not getting to finish the eighth inning of his debut with the Texas Rangers. Hamels, who threw a no-hitter in his final start for Philadelphia, walked off the mound with a three-run lead over the San Francisco Giants after giving up...