Men's sports

Ireland's Shane Lowry walks with his umbrella on the 6th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 7:57 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Shane Lowry's lead that dropped to three shots with a bogey at the start is now double that margin as he approaches the turn, six clear of Tommy Fleetwood. Out of the mix is four-time major champion Brooks...
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United States' Katie Ledecky reacts as she leaves the pool after the women's 400m freestyle final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
July 21, 2019 - 6:27 am
GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Katie Ledecky is usually there in the end, her endurance powering her to the wall well ahead of the competition. Someone else got there first at the world championships on Sunday night. Ariarne Titmus of Australia chased down Ledecky over the last lap to win the 400-...
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San Diego Padres' Hunter Renfroe cools off in the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the Chicago Cubs during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, July 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 21, 2019 - 4:34 am
At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park. Even for a sport that promotes high heat, Saturday was a scorcher across...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry reacts to the crowd on the 18th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 21, 2019 - 2:19 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry of Ireland is one round away from capturing the British Open, and he's not afraid to think about what it could mean. Lowry is coming off the best day of his career when he shot 8-under 63 before a raucous gallery at Royal Portrush. He set the 54-hole...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2006, file photo, New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera throws a seventh inning pitch against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays during a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Rivera will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
July 21, 2019 - 12:03 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: HALL OF A DAY Will closer Mariano Rivera rattle? Will clutch hitter Edgar Martinez choke up? We'll see whether the baseball greats get overwhelmed by emotion when they're enshrined at the Hall of Fame. The induction ceremonies in Cooperstown...
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Manny Pacquiao, right, lands a punch against Keith Thurman in the fifth round during a welterweight title fight Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 20, 2019 - 10:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory Saturday night, adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old. Pacquiao (62-7-2) dropped his previously unbeaten opponent with a...
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July 20, 2019 - 6:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Welterweight champions Errol Spence Jr. and Shawn Porter will meet in a unification bout Sept. 28 in Los Angeles. Spence and Porter announced the date and location of their showdown Saturday. Spence (25-0, 21 KOs) holds the IBF 147-pound title, while Porter (30-2-1, 17 KOs) is the...
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Fans use umbrella hats to protect themselves from the sun during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Colorado Rockies Saturday, July 20, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 20, 2019 - 6:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were a tripleheader of hot on Saturday. First was the temperature: 94 degrees at game time, the highest for New York this season. Next was the offense, which torched Colorado pitching for the second straight day and romped over the Rockies 11-5 to extend the Yankees'...
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Karen Frazier of Capitol Heights, Md., right, and her son Amari Rogers, 11, left, play in a fountain in Washington, Saturday, July 20, 2019. The National Weather Service said "a dangerous heat wave" was expected to break record highs in some places, particularly for nighttime. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 20, 2019 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races, chased baseball fans out of their seats and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system. The National Weather Service said "a...
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Jim Herman tees off on the 10th during the third round of the Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Saturday, July 20, 2019. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 20, 2019 - 5:04 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Helped by President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship. "I haven't been playing bad, I just haven't been rolling the ball very well," Herman said. "So, to...
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