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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals All-Star catcher Salvador Perez is expected to be out seven to 10 days with a bruised left thigh after colliding with rookie third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert while catching a foul popup. Perez was hurt Saturday and an MRI confirmed the injury was a...
PARIS (AP) — The head of the International Tennis Federation says there is "still an awful lot of work that needs to go on" to have his sport's facilities ready for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August. ITF President David Haggerty says in an interview at the French Open on...
MONACO (AP) — After crashes, engine problems and eight races without a win, the jubilation was evident as Lewis Hamilton threw himself into the arms of his Mercedes team after winning Sunday's rainy, incident-packed Monaco Grand Prix. Despondent Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo...
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Home favorite Vincenzo Nibali clinched a second Giro d'Italia victory and a fourth Grand Tour title on Sunday as Giacomo Nizzolo won a largely ceremonial final stage. Nibali's chances of repeating his 2013 feat seemed impossible on Friday as he started the...
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Donna Johnson just wanted her five children to be safe around the pool at her Miami home. That was it, really, the first step in Ashleigh Johnson's path from prodigy to USA water polo. Swim lessons turned into meets when their instructor told Donna...
The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is in pensive mood at the Monaco Grand Prix — and with good reason. The three-time world champion has not won any of the past eight races, while his Mercedes teammate Nico...
BERLIN (AP) — A top member of a rising German nationalist party is drawing criticism for saying many people wouldn't want Jerome Boateng, a key player on Germany's national soccer team whose father was born in Ghana, as their neighbor. Alexander Gauland, deputy leader of...
One of the busiest days in motorsports has arrived. Formula One starts things off Sunday with the Monaco Grand Prix. Nico Rosberg has won the past three races in Monaco and has a 39-point lead in the drivers' standings. Rosberg and defending champion Lewis Hamilton are racing...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish hit 98 mph in the first inning of his first start in the majors in almost 22 months. Texas catcher Bobby Wilson is just glad he wasn't running to the backstop after that pitch, and a few others early in the Rangers' 5-2 interleague victory over...