All-star meet gives individuals a chance to shine

With team competitions done for the season, it was time for individuals to shine Monday night at the CSRA Summer Swim League All-Star Meet at the Augusta Aquatics Center.
By Scott Rouch

US, Germany fight for spot in World Cup final

MONTREAL - The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.
By Anne M. Peterson

Newman Tennis Center's director to retire

After serving as Newman Tennis Center's manager and director for 25 years, Dick Hatfield is retiring on Tuesday.
By Wayne Staats

Serena overcomes another rocky start

The No. 1-seeded Serena Williams extended her pursuit of a fourth consecutive major title and her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam, too, by taking 11 of the last 13 games.
By Howard Fendrich

Boston's 2024 organizers release details of their $4.6 billion plan

BOSTON - The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its $4.6 billion plan it says would create thousands of jobs and housing units.
By Jimmy Golen and Philip Marcelo

Hardaway deal was designed to keep key players in Atlanta

ATLANTA - Now that he's added Tim Hardaway Jr., Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has narrowed his focus on re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap and starting guard DeMarre Carroll.
By George Henry

2002 Wimbledon champion Lleyton Hewitt loses in first round

He might have lost but he did not go gently. Felt fitting. Even to Lleyton Hewitt himself.
By Howard Fendrich

Kyle Busch wins at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Kyle Busch's comeback now includes a victory - a mere five races after he returned from serious injuries suffered the season-opening weekend.
By Jenna Fryer

Bubba Watson prevails in a playoff

CROMWELL, Conn. - Bubba Watson defeated Paul Casey on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the Travelers Championship on Sunday.
By Pat Eaton-Robb

Braves end five-game skid

PITTSBURGH - Atlanta's Alex Wood pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and Jace Peterson hit his third homer for the Braves as they ended a season-high, five-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
By Will Graves

Lloyd still making big plays for the US

MONTREAL - Carli Lloyd's career is defined by big moments. The latest came in the U.S. victory Friday over China, with a goal that ultimately sent the Americans through to the semifinals at the Women's World Cup.
By Anne M. Peterson

Heat's Wade opts out of his contract

MIAMI - Dwyane Wade has decided to forgo a $16.1 million deal with the Miami Heat for next season and become a free agent.

LSU kicks tackle off the team following his arrest

Louisiana State coach Les Miles says he has dismissed defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao from the team because of his recent arrest on allegations of hitting a woman outside a bar after she tried to stop him from robbing her unconscious boyfriend.

IndyCar needs to strike balance

Finding a balance between daredevil racing and over-the-top danger is a challenge IndyCar must unravel.
By Jenna Fryer

New-look SEC adds intrigue to next season

Southeastern Conference coaches are confident their league won't take a step back in the post-Billy Donovan era.

USC Aiken names basketball coach finalists

USC Aiken has announced the four finalists for its vacant position of head men's basketball coach.

Palace Malice pointing for Saratoga

Palace Malice is headed for Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and hopefully some better racing luck.
By John Boyette

Maggert takes US Senior Open

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Jeff Maggert won the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday for his second major victory on the Champions Tour this year.
By Antonio Gonzalez

English women hopes to inspire a nation with play

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Although they're not yet 30 years old, Jodie Taylor and Steph Houghton have already seen a revolution in English women's soccer. The Lionesses reached a new summit Saturday.
By Greg Beacham

Blatter urged to commit to leaving office

GENEVA - Sepp Blatter got a clear message on Sunday from FIFA election monitor Domenico Scala - stop flirting with the FIFA presidency and say for sure you are going.
By Graham Dunbar

Overtime

USC Aiken has announced the four finalists for its vacant position of head men’s basketball coach. They are Steven DeMeo, Joey Higginbotham, Jason Taylor and Mark Vanderslice.

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