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NEW YORK (AP) — Rick Shapiro left his job as a top negotiator for the Major League Baseball Players Association on Friday after 9½ years.He worked as a consultant on salary arbitration starting in the 1980s and joined the staff full time in 2010, a month after Michael Weiner succeeded …
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials have canceled an outdoor festival featuring soccer star Megan Rapinoe, musician John Legend and "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah because of the heat forecast for the weekend.OZY Fest had been scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Central Park. Mayor Bill …
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security is going to have to share top billing in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park with an unexpected foe — broiling heat.The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the Monmouth County through Sunday night, …
CHICAGO (AP) — The two most important spots on a football team are the coach and the quarterback. Ohio State has questions at both.The Buckeyes aren't the only powerhouse program with uncertainty in the Big Ten's East Division. Michigan and Michigan State each have a new offensive …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials have raised the budget to $1.9 billion for the 65,000-seat Las Vegas Stadium being built for the NFL's relocated Raiders and UNLV football.The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the stadium authority board on Thursday approved $40 million in construction additions. …
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A look at the key hole Friday in the second round of the British Open:Hole: 18Par: 4Yards: 474Stroke average: 4.2Ranking: 3rdKey Fact: Rory McIlroy came to the 18th needing a birdie to play on the weekend. He settled for par to finish off a 6-under 65 that …
PAU, France (AP) — If there was a smiley-face jersey for the happiest rider at the Tour de France, to go alongside the wearer of the iconic yellow shirt, Canadian Mike Woods would be in the running for it.A rookie at cycling's greatest race at an unusually ripe age — 32 — and …
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Simon Pagenaud will start first in Saturday's IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway after winning the pole for the second week in a row.Pagenaud, who won in Toronto last weekend starting from the front row, posted an average speed of 180.073 mph to capture his third pole of 2019 …
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):8:10 p.m.Rory McIlroy made a charge that delighted the hometown fans, but it may not have been enough to make the cut in the British Open.A day after he imploded with a 79 that began with his first tee shot …
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina guard Seventh Woods can't take a few steps around town these days without someone telling him it is good he came home. The former North Carolina player is happy with his latest choice, too."It's been great," Woods said Friday. "Family's here, friends …
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' revamped offense features a half-dozen key players coming back from injuries that ended their 2018 seasons prematurely.Advantage Broncos?Right guard Ronald Leary thinks so.Like receiver Emmanuel Sanders, Leary is coming off a torn Achilles …
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone has been suspended for one game for his rant that followed his ejection in a doubleheader opener against Tampa Bay.MLB executive Joe Torre also said Friday that Boone has been fined.Boone was ejected in the second inning Thursday for arguing from …
PAU, France (AP) — A question that first seemed pie-in-the-sky is growing in credibility with each additional ride that takes him toward Paris: Could Julian Alaphilippe carry the yellow jersey glued ever more firmly to his shoulders all the way to the Tour de France finish on the …
DENVER (AP) — A report examining the U.S. Olympic system urges a move away from the "money for medals" funding system and a reconfigured board of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee that would give more power to athletes.The document was requested by the USOPC and was delivered this …
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who went on to a three-year NFL career that included a Super Bowl win with the New York Giants, has died. He was 32.Pulaski County Coroner Gerone Hobbs said Petrus died of heat stroke Thursday night at a North …
PAU, France (AP) — A classic base camp at the Tour de France, the city of Pau is a food lovers' paradise.Visited on Friday by the Tour peloton for the 71st time after hosting the race for the first time in 1930, the birthplace of 16th-century king Henri IV is stuffed with restaurants …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyreek Hill has been cleared to report to Chiefs training camp next week after the NFL said Friday it would not suspend the star wide receiver under its personal conduct policy after a domestic violence case involving his 3-year-old son.The league spent eight hours …
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Families will be at the forefront for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's induction ceremonies next month.Four of the eight members of the class of 2019 will have relatives present them for induction on Aug. 3: Kevin Mawae, Johnny Robinson, Ed Reed and Tony Gonzalez.Mawae, a …
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan hasn't played a game outside the United States in more than a century but coach Jim Harbaugh said that will change soon.Asked about the possibility of playing a game in Mexico, Harbaugh tipped an upcoming international date."We're close to announcing playing a team …
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — So now we know.Tiger Woods isn't done, no matter what it looked like on his slog through the only two rounds he'll play in this British Open. He's also not in danger of being put in traction anytime soon, no matter how many times he is asked about his …

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