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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    GOLF PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) - Shane Lowry won the British Open for his first major title. The 32-year-old Irishman held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fleetwood by 6 strokes. Lowry entered the day with a four-stroke lead. He shot 1-over 72

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    TENNIS WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday. By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) after

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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    SOCCER LYON, France (AP) - The United States won the Women's World Cup for the fourth time after beating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday night. Forward Megan Rapinoe's coolly taken penalty, following a video review, put the defending champions ahead in the 61st minute. Midfielder Rose Lavelle's fine solo goal

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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    SOCCER LAS VEGAS (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges after a woman accused the soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago, a top prosecutor said Monday. A new investigation by Las Vegas police failed to show that

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  • Wednesday Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles pitcher NoƩ Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's head, and Angels manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended a game and fined. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball

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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    WNBA NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games - nearly a third of the season - for a domestic violence incident. Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts, one involving

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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    BOXING Former boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach on Monday say Whitaker was a pedestrian when struck by the car Sunday night. The driver remained on the scene, where Whitaker was pronounced dead. Whitaker

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