United States tops Germany in semifinals

MONTREAL - Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.
By Anne M. Peterson

Michaux: Mickelson's best scrambling skills will be required

Phil Mickelson's best scrambling skills will be required to avoid a tarnished reputation.
By Scott Michaux

Nationals beat Braves again

ATLANTA - Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.
By Charles Odum

Murray beats heat, rival at Wimbledon

LONDON - Andy Murray played through the heat on Tuesday during his 6-4, 7-6 (3), 6-4 opening round victory over Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan on Centre Court.
By Chris Lehourites

Young Wimbledon stars from 2014 make early exits

LONDON - A year ago at Wimbledon, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep met in a semifinal showcasing two of tennis' up-and-coming stars. Now they are out this year after the first round.
By Howard Fendrich

Spieth's play highlights first half of the season

The No. 1 player in golf already has three wins in 2015 and he has finished in the top 10 at both majors. Halfway through the year, however, Rory McIlroy is playing second fiddle.
By Doug Ferguson

Pre-Civil War baseball card will be auctioned

A pre-Civil War baseball card that's been in the same family for over 150 years is going on the auction block where it could bring as much as $50,000.
By Ula Ilnytzky

Antic won't be back with the Hawks

ATLANTA - Pero Antic is returning to Europe after two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks, mostly spent as a backup power forward and center.

Birdie helps Goosen qualify for British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen made birdie on the first playoff hole to qualify for the British Open.

Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A Missouri state lawmaker asked a judge to block Gov. Jay Nixon from working on plans to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis, calling the effort a misuse of taxpayer dollars for an "illegal purpose."

Chicago Blackhawks deal Saad

The Chicago Blackhawks parted with Brandon Saad in a seven-player deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

FIFA says President won't attend Women's World Cup final

ZURICH - FIFA says President Sepp Blatter will not go to Canada for Sunday's Women's World Cup final, amid criminal investigations into soccer's governing body.

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Veggie market helps Harrisburg eat healthy

The G.R.O.W. Harrisburg Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, funded with a $20,000 grant from Wholesome Wave Georgia from June through October, is the first of its kind in Georgia.