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Ohtani a 2-way All-Star again; 6 Yankees, 5 Braves, Astros

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani repeated as a two-way All-Star when he was picked for the AL pitching staff, two days after he was elected to start at designated hitter. Pitchers Clay Holmes, Gerrit Cole and Nestor Cortes made the AL team from the Yankees along with catcher Jose Trevino, giving New York six All-Stars for the first time since...

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Ohtani a 2-way All-Star again; 6 Yankees, 5 Braves, Astros

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani repeated as a two-way All-Star when he was picked for the AL pitching staff, two days after he was elected to start at designated hitter. Pitchers Clay Holmes, Gerrit Cole and Nestor Cortes made the AL team from the Yankees along with catcher Jose Trevino, giving New York six All-Stars for the first time since 2011. Defending World Series champion Atlanta and AL champion Houston have five each. Atlanta DH William Contreras and Cubs catcher Willson Contreras become the first All-Star brothers since Aaron and Bret Boone in 2003.

Djokovic tops Kyrgios for 7th Wimbledon, 21st Slam trophy

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic has defeated Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the men’s final at the All England Club for a fourth consecutive Wimbledon championship and seventh overall. The top-seeded Djokovic has won 28 matches in a row at Wimbledon and raised his career haul to 21 major trophies. That puts him just one behind rival Rafael Nadal’s 22 for the most in the history of men’s tennis. The 35-year-old Djokovic became the second oldest Wimbledon men’s champion in the professional era. The 40th-ranked Kyrgios was trying to become the first unseeded men’s champion at Wimbledon since Goran Ivanisevic in 2001. Ivanisevic is now Djokovic’s coach and was in the Centre Court guest box for the match.

Kyrgios showed he belonged on Slam stage in Wimbledon loss

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Nick Kyrgios started things off by hitting a shot between his legs while warming up with Novak Djokovic before the Wimbledon final. Once play began, Kyrgios showed off more tricks. There was an underarm serve. Back-to-the-net shots. Thirty aces by the end. Once Djokovic began to move ahead on the scoreboard, Kyrgios began to lose focus and his play dipped. Djokovic wound up winning his seventh Wimbledon title by beating the unseeded Kyrgios 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (3). Kyrgios said he felt he showed he belonged in his first major title match.

Orioles beat skidding Angels 9-5 for 8th straight win

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles rolled to their eighth straight victory, using successive four-run innings and three RBIs by Ramón Urías to beat the road-weary Los Angeles Angels 9-5. Baltimore fell behind 2-0 before storming back to complete a 7-0 homestand and its first four-game sweep of the Angels since 2003. The Orioles had not won eight consecutive games in a season since April 22 to May 1, 2005, though they won 12 straight in late 2015 and early 2016. Urías singled in two runs during a four-run fourth and added an RBI single in the fifth to make it 8-2.

Griner’s name permeates WNBA All-Star Game, Team Wilson wins

CHICAGO (AP) — A’ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart and the rest of the WNBA All-Stars wore Brittney Griner’s name and her No. 42 on the back of their jerseys for the second half of Team Wilson’s 134-112 victory over Team Stewart. It was another moment in the league’s continued push for Griner’s release from her detention in Russia. Griner has been detained since February after police at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage. Las Vegas aces guard Kelsey Plum was named MVP after she scored 30 points for Team Wilson in her first All-Star appearance.

Schauffele wins Scottish Open, 4th victory in the last year

NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Xander Schauffele had gone more than two years without winning. Now he has four titles in the last 12 months. The latest was at the Scottish Open, and it wasn’t easy. Schauffele went from a four-shot lead to a one-shot deficit. Then he made two birdies and a key par save. He shot 70 and won by one shot over Kurt Kitayama. The consolation for Kitayama was earning one of three spots in the British Open. Schauffele won his previous start at the Travelers Championship. He goes to St. Andrews as one of the hottest players in golf.

Jerry Kelly wins Senior Players for 2nd time in 3 years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jerry Kelly won the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship for the second time in three years Sunday, breaking away with two late birdies to beat defending champion Steve Stricker by two strokes. Kelly closed with a 2-under 68, taking the outright lead with a 15-foot birdie putt from the fringe on the par-5 16th and running in a 10-footer on the par-4 17th. He finished at 11-under 269 on Firestone’s South Course. Kelly also won at Firestone in August 2020 and finished second last year. The 55-year-old from Madison, Wisconsin, has 10 PGA Tour Champions victories, also winning the Principal Charity Classic last month in Iowa, after winning three times on the PGA Tour. The 55-year-old Stricker, also from Madison, matched Kelly with a closing 68.

White Sox take advantage of error, score 2 in 8th of 4-2 win

CHICAGO (AP) — Left fielder Robbie Grossman dropped Luis Robert’s short fly with two outs in the eighth to end his record errorless streak at 440 games and set up two unearned Chicago runs that snapped a tie, lifting the White Sox to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers. Robert reached second when Grossman raced in and the ball bounced off his glove and fell in. The 32-year-old outfielder hadn’t made an error since June 13, 2018, while with Minnesota, setting a major league record for a position player. After Jose Abreu was intentionally walked, pinch-hitter A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-out RBI single that got past the reach of second baseman Jonathan Schoop to score Robert from second and put Chicago ahead 3-2.

Jungels takes 1st career Tour stage win, Pogačar keeps lead

CHÂTEL LES PORTES DU SOLEIL, France (AP) — A stunning solo attack by Bob Jungels saw him claim his first Tour de France stage victory on the first Alpine finish of this year’s race. Two-time defending champion Tadej Pogačar kept hold of the leader’s yellow jersey after the ninth stage on Sunday. The 29-year-old Jungels crossed the line 22 seconds ahead of Jonathan Castroviejo and 26 ahead of Carlos Verona. Pogačar remained 39 seconds ahead of Jonas Vingegaard but increased his advantage to 1:17 over 2018 winner Geraint Thomas. Monday is a rest day. The race ends on July 24 in Paris.

Flurry of trades, signings expected before NHL free agency

Executives around the NHL expect plenty of movement before free agency opens Wednesday. Several top players including Calgary MVP candidate Johnny Gaudreau, Colorado playoff star Valeri Nichushkin and two-time Stanley Cup champions Ondrej Palat and Jan Rutta could still sign contracts prior to hitting the open market. A big star re-upping with his team has already happened a couple of times with the Pittsburgh Penguins signing Kris Letang and the Nashville Predators signing Filip Forsberg long term. Teams aiming to bring back players or make a splash in free agency are also looking to make trades to clear salary cap space.

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