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LEADING OFF: Yanks limp into Subway Series, LA visits Biden

By The Associated Press A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ OFF TRACK The Yankees are in an unusual position entering their weekend Subway Series against the crosstown Mets — struggling underdog. The Bronx Bombers are coming off a stunning 11-8 defeat to the Los ...

WIMBLEDON 2021: Djokovic has eyes on major mark, Golden Slam

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer Men to watch at Wimbledon, which starts Monday at the All England Club: ___ NOVAK DJOKOVIC Seeded: 1 Country: Serbia Age: 34 2021 Match Record: 27-3 2021 Singles Titles: 3 Career Singles Titles: 84 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 19 — Wimbledon (5: ...

WIMBLEDON 2021: Serena Williams takes another shot at No. 24

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer Women to watch at Wimbledon, which starts Monday at the All England Club: ___ ASH BARTY Seeded: 1 Country: Australia Age: 25 2021 Match Record: 28-6 2021 Singles Titles: 3 Career Singles Titles: 11 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 — French Open ...

LEADING OFF: Cubs follow up no-hitter, Astros seek 12 in row

By The Associated Press undefined A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ DO IT AGAIN One night after Zach Davies and three Cubs relievers combined for the seventh no-hitter in the majors this year, matching the most in a season since 1900, Jake Arrieta pitches for Chicago ...

Texas defeats Virginia 6-2 to reach bracket final at CWS

By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ivan Melendez and Zach Zubia finally broke out offensively, and just in time to keep Texas alive in the College World Series. Melendez doubled and scored the Longhorns' first run, and hit the tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to help ...

George leads Clippers over Paul and Suns, 106-92 in Game 3

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — This time, Paul George didn't flinch. Playoff P showed up and dragged the Los Angeles Clippers back from the brink. George scored 27 points and the Clippers pulled away in a dominant third quarter, beating newly returned Chris Paul and the ...

Unseeded Krejcikova beats Gauff, into French Open semifinals

By SAMUEL PETREQUIN AP Sports Writer PARIS (AP) — Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova reached her first Grand Slam semifinal by coming back from an early deficit and beating 17-year-old Coco Gauff 7-6 (6), 6-3 at the French Open on Wednesday. Gauff led 3-0 at the outset, then 5-3, and held a total ...

Donovan Mitchell scores 45, rallies Jazz past the Clippers

By JOHN COON Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell did not feel like his usual self for an entire half. The Utah Jazz guard struggled with a bout of nausea and light-headedness before halftime Tuesday night. He felt even worse after his individual performance on offense ...

LEADING OFF: Cole vs Donaldson gets sticky, Texas cuts Davis

By The Associated Press undefined A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ STICKY SITUATION Yankees ace Gerrit Cole has found himself in a sticky situation. Days after Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson off-handedly alleged that Cole had been using foreign substances to ...

Softball coaches: NCAA can do better with gender equality

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma softball coach Patty Gasso has had enough. Her Sooners are closing out another dynamic season by playing Florida State in the best-of-three Women's College World Series final this week. But lately, she's had more on her mind than ...