GOLF: BRITISH OPEN

South Africa’s golden summer

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — South Africa’s summer takeover of golf in Scotland could yet yield the … Read more

GOLF ROUNDUP

Johnson and Kisner, housemates and leaders at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight … Read more

RUGBY

A Rugby World Cup raises hopes for a boom in the sport nationally

SAN FRANCISCO — This summer, it is the “other World Cup.” One week after soccer’s … Read more

CYCLING: TOUR DE FRANCE

Sagan takes third win at Tour, Thomas keeps lead

VALENCE, France — After most of the other top sprinters at the Tour de France … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

Standings, box scores and summaries … Read more

Sports in brief

BASEBALL

Mariners extend manager Servais — The Seattle Mariners announced a multiyear contract extension for … Read more

On the air

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MLB

Mariners poised to end drought

SEATTLE — At some point it is going to end. The feeling of imminent failure … Read more

WCL BASEBALL

Elks edged late by Falcons

KELOWNA, British Columbia — Bend led for a majority of the game but its bullpen … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Sox, Yanks heading for compelling AL East finish

CHICAGO — Mookie Betts and the major league-leading Boston Red Sox are on pace for … Read more

SURFING

Bethany Hamilton back surfing after giving birth to 2nd son

SAN DIEGO — Surf’s up again for Bethany Hamilton, who is back to riding waves … Read more

Ted Williams’ heritage explored in PBS film

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over … Read more

GOLF: BRITISH OPEN

Vegas takes wild journey to British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Jhonattan Vegas was forced to do plenty of scrambling before he even … Read more

GOLF ROUNDUP

Kisner leads at Carnoustie; Lincicome struggles

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Kevin Kisner spent the night before Thursday’s first round of the British … Read more

CYCLING: TOUR DE FRANCE

Rowdy fans tarnish win for Thomas atop Alpe d’Huez

ALPE D’HUEZ, France — One of cycling’s big attractions is that fans do not have … Read more

Sports in brief

SOCCER

U.S. Open Cup on hold as officials figure out the rules — Though the … Read more

On the air

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MLB

Mariners’ trade set course for franchise

WASHINGTON — Mitch Haniger’s first reaction was pure shock. Jean Segura’s was pure joy. It … Read more

WCL BASEBALL

Sprinkler snafu suspends play

KELOWNA, British Columbia — The Bend Elks and the Kelowna Falcons will decide the outcome … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

A’s crashing the playoff race again

HOUSTON — The baseball schedule resumes in full on Friday, and the National League is … Read more

RUNNING

Will Nike’s shoes help you run faster?

If a running shoe made you 25 percent faster, would it be fair to wear … Read more

GOLF: BRITISH OPEN

The challenge: Try not to do too much, or too little, to the course

Martin Slumbers, the chief executive of the R&A, has a particular memory of the moment … Read more

GOLF: BRITISH OPEN

Knox feels like gold with spot in Open, pairing with Tiger

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Getting into the British Open was a reward in itself for Russell … Read more

Cycling: Tour de France

Constant action, same result: Sky domination

LA ROSIERE, France — If the idea behind a short but almost entirely mountainous stage … Read more

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

The Spurs finally succumb to the chaos they managed to avoid for so long

For the overwhelming part of two remarkable decades, the San Antonio Spurs operated inside an … Read more

YOUTH SPORTS

Parents caught behaving badly: Will shaming videos help curb a crisis?

TULSA, Okla. — In one video, a fan at a youth soccer game bellows profanities … Read more

Sports in brief

OLYMPICS

IOC adds 7 medial events to ’22 Winter Games — The International Olympic Committee … Read more

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TEE TO GREEN

Summit grad faces choice between ‘real job’ or pursuing a professional golfing career

This is a “weird year,” according to Madison Odiorne. Certainly she has always aspired to … Read more

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