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WNBA suspends Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:45 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident.

Swinney: WR Rodgers ahead of schedule in ACL recovery
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:45 pm

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starting receiver Amari Rodgers is ahead of schedule following a torn ACL last March.

CORRECTS: WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence incident
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:45 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — CORRECTS: WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence incident. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said it was the longest suspension in league history )

Clemson needs to fill major holes on defensive line
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:45 pm

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hears so many questions about the Tigers' defensive losses that he has lost count.

Indians option Bobby Bradley, recall Zach Plesac to start
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:45 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have optioned first baseman Bobby Bradley to Triple-A Columbus and recalled right-hander Zach Plesac to start Tuesday night against Detroit.

Lawyer sentenced to 5 years for scamming Barkley, others
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer convicted of swindling NBA star Charles Barkley and using the name of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to bolster an investment scam was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday.

Big 12 Notebook: 'Horns down' on deck at Big 12 media days
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — So when is flashing "horns down" considered a penalty and should it always draw a flag?

The Latest: New-look Tennessee seeking improved offense
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:32 pm

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on SEC media days (all times local):

Blackhawks trade center Artem Anisimov to Ottawa for Smith
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:32 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks traded Artem Anisimov to Ottawa on Tuesday in exchange for Zack Smith, a swap of 31-year-old forwards.

Wong's single leads Durham to 7-1 win over Toledo
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:15 pm

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Kean Wong hit a run-scoring single in the third inning, leading the Durham Bulls to a 7-1 win over the Toledo Mud Hens on Tuesday.

Beracierta, Lugo lift GCL Mets over GCL Astros in a 16-7 slugfest
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm

ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Raul Beracierta doubled and singled three times, driving in three runs as the GCL Mets beat the GCL Astros 16-7 on Tuesday.

Disney, Sangmeister back on land after rescue in Transpac
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Friends and sailing rivals Roy Disney and John Sangmeister were back on land Tuesday rather than racing toward Hawaii after Disney's crew rescued Sangmeister's crew from its sinking yacht in the 50th Transpac Race.

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:03 pm

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — New York joined the growing list of states allowing wagering on sports after an upstate casino cut the ribbon on a new betting lounge Tuesday and took its first bet — $20 on the Seattle Mariners.

Infante's single leads GCL Marlins over GCL Nationals in 10 innings
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Julian Infante hit an RBI single in the top of the 10th inning to lead the GCL Marlins to a 4-3 win over the GCL Nationals on Tuesday.

Muller helps to shut out Jacksonville, Mississippi wins 5-0
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 2:20 pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Kyle Muller and three other pitchers combined for a shutout as the Mississippi Braves defeated the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 5-0 on Tuesday. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Braves and a four-game winning streak for the Jumbo Shrimp.

Leon hits grand slam, leads Mobile over Tennessee
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 2:20 pm

KODAK, Tenn. (AP) -- Julian Leon hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, leading the Mobile BayBears to an 8-3 win over the Tennessee Smokies on Tuesday.

Kings sign free agent F Richaun Holmes
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 2:16 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings have signed free agent forward Richaun Holmes.

Back-to-back homers by Fargas, Arenado fuel Richmond win
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:47 pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Johneshwy Fargas and Jonah Arenado connected on back-to-back homers in the second inning to help lead the Richmond Flying Squirrels to a 7-4 victory over Hartford Yard Goats on Tuesday.

Mezquita's run leads GCL Braves to 9-6 win over GCL Pirates
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:47 pm

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) -- Joel Reyes hit a run-scoring fielder's choice in the sixth inning, leading the GCL Braves to a 9-6 win over the GCL Pirates on Tuesday.

Roach, Jackson praise boxing training to fight Parkinson's
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 2:09 pm

Fight trainer Freddie Roach and the Rev. Jesse Jackson — a recent convert to boxing training — talk about how their sessions together have helped both men offset some of the devastating effects of Parkinson's disease.

Cameroon fires Seedorf after early exit at African Cup
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 2:09 pm

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon has fired coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant coach Patrick Kluivert after the defending champion's early exit at the African Cup of Nations.

The Latest: Baylor seeks next Big 12 step climbing to 7 wins
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:32 pm

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the second day of Big 12 football media days Tuesday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local):

Knicks finalize contracts with Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 2:07 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have finalized contracts with Marcus Morris and Reggie Bullock, two of their offseason additions.

Missouri State volleyball program under investigation
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 2:07 pm

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Missouri State volleyball coach Melissa Stokes has been placed on paid administrative leave while the university investigates "allegations involving the program."

Rodriguez's run leads DSL Marlins to 20-8 win over DSL Rays1
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:30 pm

, (AP) -- Cristhian Rodriguez and Jandel Paulino scored on an error in the fourth inning to help the DSL Marlins secure a 20-8 victory over the DSL Rays1 on Tuesday. With the victory, the DSL Marlins swept the short two-game series.

German Ensan leads 3 finalists at World Series of Poker
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:30 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — German Hossein Ensan leads a field of three finalists at the World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas.

Bericoto's run leads DSL Giants to 15-7 win over DSL Mariners
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:30 pm

, (AP) -- Victor Bericoto scored when Diego Verbel was hit with a pitch in the first inning, leading the DSL Giants to a 15-7 win over the DSL Mariners on Tuesday.

Burgess' homer leads GCL Orioles to 2-0 win over GCL Red Sox
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:15 pm

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Christopher Burgess hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, leading the GCL Orioles to a 2-0 win over the GCL Red Sox on Tuesday.

Rivera's single leads GCL Twins to 2-1 win over GCL Rays
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:15 pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Erick Rivera hit a run-scoring single in the fourth inning to give the GCL Twins a 2-1 win over the GCL Rays on Tuesday.

Sanchez, Laureano lift DSL White Sox over DSL Orioles1 in an 11-7 slugfest
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:15 pm

, (AP) -- Yolbert Sanchez doubled three times, scoring three runs and driving home a couple as the DSL White Sox beat the DSL Orioles1 11-7 on Tuesday. With the victory, the DSL White Sox swept the short two-game series.

American Commissioner Aresco: No plans to replace UConn
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:15 pm

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Schools interested in joining the American Athletic Conference after Connecticut leaves can call Commissioner Mike Aresco. The AAC will not be soliciting applications for membership.

Batista's triple leads DSL D-backs1 to 8-5 win over DSL Blue Jays
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:01 pm

, (AP) -- Juan Batista hit a two-run triple in the seventh inning, leading the DSL D-backs1 to an 8-5 win over the DSL Blue Jays on Tuesday. With the victory, the DSL D-backs1 swept the short two-game series.

Baez leads DSL Twins to 12-7 win over DSL Nationals
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:01 pm

, (AP) -- Luis Baez tripled and singled twice, as the DSL Twins exploded for a season-high in runs in a 12-7 win over the DSL Nationals on Tuesday.

Lora's single leads DSL Reds to 5-2 win over DSL Padres
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 2:01 pm

, (AP) -- Thomas Lora hit a run-scoring single in the fifth inning, leading the DSL Reds to a 5-2 win over the DSL Padres on Tuesday. With the victory, the DSL Reds swept the short two-game series.

Rincones leads DSL Mets1 to 4-0 win over DSL Phillies Red
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 1:20 pm

, (AP) -- Ronny Rincones allowed just two hits over five innings, leading the DSL Mets1 over the DSL Phillies Red in a 4-0 win on Tuesday.

Medina's double leads DSL Braves to 3-2 win over DSL Royals1
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 1:20 pm

, (AP) -- Yerangel Medina hit a two-run double in the seventh inning, leading the DSL Braves to a 3-2 win over the DSL Royals1 on Tuesday.

Duran, Zambrano spur DSL Rangers2 to 10-3 win over DSL Mets2
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 1:20 pm

, (AP) -- Luis Zambrano had three hits and scored four runs, and Jhonny Duran allowed just two hits over five innings as the DSL Rangers2 topped the DSL Mets2 10-3 on Tuesday. The DSL Rangers2 swept the short two-game series with the win.

Stevens' single leads DSL Cubs2 to 5-3 win over DSL Cardinals Red
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 1:15 pm

, (AP) -- Felix Stevens hit a run-scoring single in the first inning, leading the DSL Cubs2 to a 5-3 win over the DSL Cardinals Red on Tuesday. With the victory, the DSL Cubs2 swept the short two-game series.

Aponte's run leads DSL Rays2 to 3-1 win over DSL Dodgers Shoemaker
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 1:30 pm

, (AP) -- Freddvil Chevez hit a run-scoring fielder's choice in the fifth inning, leading the DSL Rays2 to a 3-1 win over the DSL Dodgers Shoemaker on Tuesday. The DSL Rays2 swept the short two-game series with the win.

Leon's single leads DSL D-backs2 to 6-5 win over DSL Tigers1
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 1:30 pm

, (AP) -- Daniel Leon hit a run-scoring single in the second inning, leading the DSL D-backs2 to a 6-5 win over the DSL Tigers1 on Tuesday.

Tapia, Brito spur DSL Angels to 8-3 win over DSL Cardinals Blue
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 1:30 pm

, (AP) -- Yohan Brito had four hits and scored two runs, and Gabriel Tapia struck out nine hitters over five innings as the DSL Angels beat the DSL Cardinals Blue 8-3 on Tuesday.

Virginia looking for playmakers to help QB Bryce Perkins
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm

Ending last season on a high note gave Virginia plenty of momentum heading into the offseason, and coach Bronco Mendenhall has said the positive energy continued during spring practice and summer workouts.

DSL Tigers2 beats DSL Royals2 6-4
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm

, (AP) -- Yoneiry Acevedo scored on a groundout in the seventh inning, leading the DSL Tigers2 to a 6-4 win over the DSL Royals2 on Tuesday.

Corona's single leads DSL Phillies White to 7-4 win over DSL Brewers
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 1:03 pm

, (AP) -- Jeury Corona hit a run-scoring single in the eighth inning, leading the DSL Phillies White to a 7-4 win over the DSL Brewers on Tuesday. With the victory, the DSL Phillies White swept the short two-game series.

Carlito's walk leads DSL Colorado to 6-2 win over DSL Pirates2
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 1:03 pm

, (AP) -- Jairold Carlito drew a bases-loaded walk in the third inning, leading the DSL Colorado to a 6-2 win over the DSL Pirates2 on Tuesday. The DSL Pirates2 saw their eight-game winning streak come to an end with the loss.

Vasquez's single leads DSL Rockies to 3-2 win over DSL Yankees
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 12:30 pm

, (AP) -- Johendry Vasquez hit a run-scoring single in the second inning, leading the DSL Rockies to a 3-2 win over the DSL Yankees on Tuesday.

Baez, Montero lead DSL Pirates1 to 5-2 win over DSL Cubs1
Posted: July 16, 2019 - 12:30 pm

, (AP) -- Darwin Baez hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and Eliazer Montero had three hits and scored three runs as the DSL Pirates1 topped the DSL Cubs1 5-2 on Tuesday.

Ravel Morrison back in the Premier League at Sheffield Utd
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 12:47 pm

LONDON (AP) — Ravel Morrison, the former Manchester United player once regarded as the top English soccer talent of his generation, is back in the Premier League after signing for promoted team Sheffield United.

A capsule look at top contenders for British Open
Updated: July 16, 2019 - 12:47 pm

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the British Open, to be played Thursday-Sunday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland (listed in predicted order of finish):

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