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NASCAR overturns victory for first time since 1960

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR overturned a victory for the first time under its toughened new policy on cheating when Brett Moffitt was declared the winner of the Truck Series race at Iowa Speedway after Ross Chastain failed a post-race inspection. Chastain led the final 141 laps of Sunday’s 200-lap race, but series managing director […]

Lloyd, a World Cup starter again, scores 2 as US beats Chile

PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory […]

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada’s first NBA championship. “We the North!” is now “We the Champs!” Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country’s first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlasting the […]

Prosecutors believe suspects in Ortiz shooting wanted in US

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — American prosecutors said Thursday that they believe two suspects in the shooting of retired Red Sox star David Ortiz are wanted for crimes in the United States, while the father of another suspect said his son belongs to a notorious Dominican gang of drug-dealing hitmen. Ortiz was shot in […]

WNBA’s Dallas re-sign AP Player of the Year, Wisconsin native, Megan Gustafson

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Wings re-signed AP Player of the Year Megan Gustafson on Thursday. Gustafson, a South Shore High School graduate, close to the northernmost point in Wisconsin in the town of Port Wing, was drafted 17th by the Wings, but was one of the final cuts from the roster before the season […]

Moustakas HR wins it for Brewers in 14th over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — On a night when the Milwaukee Brewers struck out again and again, piling up a season-high 24 Ks against the Houston Astros, one big swing by Mike Moustakas made all those whiffs way easier to swallow. Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 […]

Davante Adams embracing new leadership role with Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — With Jordy Nelson long gone and Randall Cobb in Dallas, there now is an undisputed leader in the Green Bay Packers wide receivers’ room. Davante Adams spent a portion of the team’s practice Wednesday during mandatory minicamp coaching young wideouts on routes and concepts, a role the sixth-year veteran says […]

Vikings add former tight end Steve Jordan to Ring of Honor

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will make former tight end Steve Jordan the 25th member of their Ring of Honor this season. The ceremony will be Oct. 24, at halftime of Minnesota’s game against Washington. Jordan, a seventh-round draft pick out of Brown who played all 13 of his NFL seasons with the […]

Packers S Josh Jones returns for mandatory minicamp

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Safety Josh Jones, who missed all of the voluntary organized team activities, appeared on the practice field with his teammates as the Green Bay Packers opened their mandatory minicamp. Jones, however, did not participate Tuesday. The third-year safety was sidelined with a hamstring injury, said general manager Brian Gutekunst and […]

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston’s four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Yuli Gurriel, Robinson Chirinos and Tyler White also homered for […]

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