A pair of former U.S. Open champs have agreed to play in Reno next week at the PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship.

The Emmy still sits in a box on Jesse Kurtz's desk, a symbol that the journey in this case has overshadowed the destination.

New Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana is set to miss the start of the Premier League after injuring a knee in training during a preseason tour of the United States.

Riders are setting off one-by-one in the Tour de France's Stage 20 time trial, with two places on the final podium beneath yellow-jersey holder Vincenzo Nibali up for grabs.

For the past two months, Felix Hernandez has given the Seattle Mariners a great chance to win every time out.

The massive men ran from one station to the next, barely taking a second to catch their breath between rounds of sit-ups, push-ups and throwing weighted balls against a wall.

Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania led a late breakaway in a downpour to win the 19th Stage of the Tour de France on Friday after hitching a ride with his Garmin-Sharp teammates.

Gregor Blanco was busy in center field for the San Francisco Giants for all the wrong reasons.

David Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double and the Tampa Bay Rays earned their eighth straight victory, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.

When Drew Smyly struck out six straight Angels early on, even the Detroit Tigers were dazzled by their left-hander's dominance.

Yasiel Puig was excited for his first start of the season in center field because it gave him more room to run and show off his unbelievable athleticism.

After leading the majors with 53 homers and 138 RBIs last year, Chris Davis has struggled to follow up his huge season at the plate.

For most major college football programs, summer is a time for players to load up on classes and concentrate on conditioning for the upcoming season.

For the second straight game, Cleveland reliever John Axford gave up the winning hit.

For the first five innings, the Los Angeles Angels barely had a chance against Detroit's Drew Smyly.

Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros hope his latest start is a big step in the right direction.

This time the Pittsburgh Pirates could not overcome a great outing from Brett Anderson.

Joe Torre still needs a pinch or two, just to make sure.

July 27

Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.

A look at Hall of Fame inductees Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox going into Sunday's induction ceremonies:

Too bad for Kevin Correia, it was a good night for hitting at Target Field.

July 27

Sisters Courtney and Brittany Force topped qualifying Friday night after the first two sessions in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals.

David Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double and the Tampa Bay Rays earned their eighth straight victory, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.

The Colorado Rapids beat Chivas USA 3-0 in Major League Soccer on Friday for their first victory in nearly a month.

Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke was feeling pretty good Friday night.

Wade Miley was on a roll in July until he cooled off against the Phillies.

Jason Hammel, the other pitcher the Oakland Athletics got in the trade with Jeff Samardzija , is still adjusting to his new team. And is still without a victory.

Kaylin Whitney of Florida overcame a yellow card to win the 200 meters Friday night in the IAAF world junior championships at Hayward Field.

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