Garcia ties course record 61 for WGC lead in Akron

- Spaniard Sergio Garcia birdied the final seven holes to match the course record and storm to a three-stroke lead after the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio on Friday.

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Goodell defends Rice punishment deemed 'light' by critics

- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday defended the league's decision to suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games for violating the league's personal conduct policy in a domestic abuse incident.

01 Aug 2014

Parker signs extension with champion Spurs

- All-Star point guard Tony Parker, who won his fourth NBA championship ring this past season with San Antonio, has signed a multi-year extension to remain with the Spurs, the team announced on Friday.

01 Aug 2014

Popular Del Mar track suspends turf racing after horse injuries

SAN DIEGO - The Del Mar horse track in Southern California has suspended racing through this weekend on its new turf course after a thoroughbred was badly injured and eight other horses died in the last two weeks, race officials said.

01 Aug 2014

Serbia will struggle to repeat Yugoslav-era success, says coach

BELGRADE - Accustomed to basketball glory when they were part of the former Yugoslavia, Serbia will struggle to be more than also- rans as an independent nation at this year's World Cup in Spain, their coach Aleksandar Djordjevic said.

01 Aug 2014

Settlement of German Ecclestone bribery case possible: court

MUNICH - A bribery trial against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone that has been threatening his hold over the motor sport may end early with a settlement, a Munich court spokeswoman said on Friday, after Ecclestone's lawyers held talks with prosecutors.

01 Aug 2014

Neymar aiming to return to action with Barca on Aug 18

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Barcelona's Pique relishing return of 'angry' Suarez

MADRID - Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes an "angry" Luis Suarez will be desperate to prove himself when he has served out a four-month ban for a biting incident at the World Cup.

Argentine FA chief, FIFA executive Grondona dies

BUENOS AIRES - Argentine Football Association president Julio Humberto Grondona died in hospital on Wednesday at the age of 82, South American soccer's governing body CONMEBOL said.


Best of Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali wins the Tour de France.


McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins the British Open.