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Maroon celebrates Stanley Cup family style

(AP)—Patrick Maroon lifting the Stanley Cup above his head in a St. Louis Blues uniform fulfilled a lifelong dream. The moment didn’t compare to holding the Cup just low enough for his son to kiss it. Maroon will be hailed as a hometown hero for signing with the Blues and helping them ...

United States has chance to advance

PARIS (AP) — The United States gets back on the field at the Women’s World Cup on Sunday, just as the uproar following its opening 13-0 win is quieting down. Criticized for both running up the score against Thailand and celebrating each of its record-breaking 13 goals, the Americans have ...

What’s in a nickname? NFL has had great ones

By SIMMI BUTTAR Associated Press Writer NEW YORK—The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the “Steel Curtain” or “America’s Team.” And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years. Even ...

Lakers set to aquire Anthony Davis

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Several people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft ...

Runaway golf cart

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Five people were injured at the U.S. Open when one of several boxes being loaded onto a golf cart fell onto the accelerator and sent the cart into spectators. The California Highway Patrol says a vendor parked the cart near the 16th hole Friday at Pebble Beach ...

Babe Ruth jersey sells at auction for $5.6 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.6 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday’s sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth jersey from 1920 previously sold for $4.4 ...

Pirates lose early lead, fall to Marlins

By CHRISTOPHER STOCK Associated Press Writer MIAMI — For the second straight game Pittsburgh jumped on Miami, this time though the Marlins’ answered and Pablo Lopez and his teammates were able to lock down the Pirates the rest of the way. Lopez pitched seven strong innings and allowed ...

Bieber sharp, Martin steals home as Indians beat Tigers

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT—Leonys Martin noticed Victor Alcantara putting his head down while preparing to pitch. It was the right time for the Cleveland baserunner to take off for the plate. “I wasn’t afraid, man,” Martin said. Martin stole home in the eighth ...

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Mount hosting father-son camp ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union will host a father-son football camp from July 26-29. The non-contact camp is open to boys in grades 3-9 and their fathers. Cost is $250 per camper and $250 per father, which includes meals and housing in residence ...

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9 a.m. (FS1) Women’s soccer: World Cup, Sweden vs. Thailand. Noon (8, 19, 53) Women’s soccer: World Cup, United States vs. Chile. Noon (FS1) Auto racing: NASCAR Truck Series, M&M’s 250. 1 p.m. (STO) Baseball: Indians at Tigers. 1 p.m. ...