News archive from 18 July 2016

Britain faces Argentina in Davis Cup semis; France advances

Britain faces Argentina in Davis Cup semis; France advances

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray joined in the celebrations — if not the matches — as defending Davis Cup champion Britain beat Serbia 3-2 Sunday to set up a semifinal against Argentina, which handed Italy its first home loss in the tournament in seven...

Usa Today, 19:18 in Sport
 
Tony Stewart nearly crashes Kenseth, Toyota party at New Hampshire

Tony Stewart nearly crashes Kenseth, Toyota party at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. — Tony Stewart almost crashed the Toyota party. On a Sunday in which Toyotas led all but two laps of the New Hampshire 301, Matt Kenseth, in one of the Toyotas, won the race with Stewart filling up his rear view mirror over the closing...

Usa Today, 19:20 in Sport
 
Wolff: The rise of rebel politicians

Wolff: The rise of rebel politicians

What is even more upset than politics itself is our idea of what a politician is. Donald Trump not only lacks political coherence but, too, a political organization, and yet, ever dismissed by political professionals, he rises again — once again...

 

UK Parliament to vote on renewing nuclear weapons arsenal

LONDON –  British lawmakers are due to vote on whether to replace the country's fleet of nuclear-armed submarines, a powerful but expensive symbol of the country's military status. The Conservative government is determined to maintain Britain's...

 
Nightengale: Marlins no longer the circus clowns of MLB

Nightengale: Marlins no longer the circus clowns of MLB

ST. LOUIS -- Major League Baseball’s carnival act, which has amused us for years with its own version of clowns, fortune tellers and Tilt-a-Whirls, has left town. The Miami Marlins, before our very eyes, have become an honest-to-goodness baseball...

Usa Today, 19:32 in Sport
 

A winner in her debut: Miss Freeze takes Lynbrook Stakes

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. TOP VIDEOS Story lines to watch before the MLB trade deadline1:55Cyclones hit the field for spring football...

Usa Today, 19:32 in Sport
 

Donaldson's hit in 9th helps Blue Jays avoid sweep by A's

TOP VIDEOS Story lines to watch before the MLB trade deadline1:55Cyclones hit the field for spring football practice1:02Tom Brady Ends Four-Game Suspension Fight1:12Von Miller signs six-year contract with Broncos1:55American Star Watch: Ibtihaj...

Usa Today, 19:38 in Sport
 

Lydia Ko outlasts Jutanugarn, Lee in Marathon playoff

TOP VIDEOS Story lines to watch before the MLB trade deadline1:55Cyclones hit the field for spring football practice1:02Tom Brady Ends Four-Game Suspension Fight1:12Von Miller signs six-year contract with Broncos1:55American Star Watch: Ibtihaj...

Usa Today, 19:38 in Sport
 

'These are trying times': Birmingham leaders react to Baton Rouge police shootings

Nearly one year ago, Birmingham Fraternal Order of Police President Sgt. Heath Boackle appeared on national television to discuss the anti-police climate nationwide. What he didn't know then was just how much worse it could, and would, get. Sunday's ...

 

'These are trying times': Birmingham leaders react to Baton Rouge police shootings

Nearly one year ago, Birmingham Fraternal Order of Police President Sgt. Heath Boackle appeared on national television to discuss the anti-police climate nationwide. What he didn't know then was just how much worse it could, and would, get. Sunday's ...

 
Ray blanks Dodgers through 7, Diamondbacks win 6-5

Ray blanks Dodgers through 7, Diamondbacks win 6-5

PHOENIX (AP) — Robbie Ray pitched seven scoreless innings, Jake Lamb hit his 21st home run and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat Los Angeles 6-5 on Sunday to take two of three from the Dodgers. Los Angeles had runners at first and third with...

Usa Today, 19:47 in Sport
 
Diamondbacks eke out series-deciding win over Dodgers

Diamondbacks eke out series-deciding win over Dodgers

Robbie Ray pitched seven scoreless innings, Jake Lamb hit his 21st home run and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat Los Angeles 6-5 on Sunday to take two of three from the Dodgers. Los Angeles had runners at first and third with one out in the...

AZCentral, 19:53 in Sport
 
Marte's homer in 18th inning lifts Pirates over Nationals

Marte's homer in 18th inning lifts Pirates over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Starling Marte hit a solo home run in the 18th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 Sunday in a marathon game that lasted almost six hours. Pinch-hitter Daniel Murphy homered with two outs in the ninth...

Usa Today, 19:56 in Sport
 
Teixeira out of Yankees' lineup, CT scan on foot negative

Teixeira out of Yankees' lineup, CT scan on foot negative

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira is out of the New York Yankees' lineup because of a sore left foot. Rob Refsnyder is set to start in Teixeira's place at first base and bat eighth Sunday night against Boston left-hander David Price. The slumping Teixeira...

Usa Today, 19:56 in Sport
 

Warriors re-sign C Anderson Varejao

TOP VIDEOS Story lines to watch before the MLB trade deadline1:55Cyclones hit the field for spring football practice1:02Tom Brady Ends Four-Game Suspension Fight1:12Von Miller signs six-year contract with Broncos1:55American Star Watch: Ibtihaj...

Usa Today, 20:01 in Sport
 

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