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Spieth is racking up the points with two majors remaining

Jordan Spieth already has accumulated the second-most FedEx Cup points in the regular season, and there’s still two majors, a World Golf Championship and the John Deere Classic on his schedule before the playoffs begin.

Athletes adjusting to cameras all over arenas, stadiums

When LeBron James pulls into the parking lot at Quicken Loans Arena, there are cameras waiting.

Blatter not traveling to Women's World Cup final

FIFA president Sepp Blatter will skip the Women’s World Cup final in Canada, avoiding a visit to North America at a time when U.S. officials are pursuing a criminal investigation into the game’s ruling body.

Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.

Zverev tries to join exclusive group

Since 2006, only five teenagers have managed to reach the men’s third round at Wimbledon — and three of them went on to become Grand Slam champions: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Marin Cilic.

Tuesday's MLB Capsules

Games played on June 30, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Mitch Moreland hit two home runs for the second straight game, and the Rangers celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton with a road win.

Tuesday's WNBA Capsules

Games played on June 30, 2015

WNBA ROUNDUP: Tina Charles had a season-high 26 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, and Candice Wiggins hit all five of her 3-pointers, to lead the New York Liberty to an 89-81 win over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night.

Man pleads guilty to using Allenby’s credit cards

A Hawaii man pleaded guilty Tuesday to using Robert Allenby’s credit cards after the professional golfer said he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu.

Goosen qualifies for British Open

Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen made birdie on the first playoff hole to qualify for the British Open.

Berhorst takes title in BFL event

Dennis Berhorst of Holts Summit weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Ozark Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Truman.

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Sale ties strikeout record, White Sox edge Cardinals in 11th

Chris Sale matched a major league record by striking out at least 10 in eight straight starts, and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 11 innings Tuesday night on a home run by Tyler Flowers.

Murray fights off the heat, Kukushkin in Wimbledon opener

It’s not necessarily the heat, and it’s not necessarily the humidity. When it comes to playing through high temperatures at Wimbledon, a tournament known more for its rain delays than its sunny disposition, it’s about keeping the points short.

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Keuchel dominates again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0

Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

Bouchard, Halep fall in openers

A year ago at Wimbledon, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep met in a semifinal showcasing two of tennis’ up-and-coming stars.

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Missed penalty kick costs Germany in 2-0 loss to US

Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.

Garcia questionable for Thursday, Belisle placed on DL

The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-handed reliever Matt Belisle on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation, retroactive to June 28. Meanwhile, Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia is a question mark for Thursday's start, still struggling to return from a groin cramp in his last start.

IndyCar must balance daredevil vs. dangerous racing

NASCAR returns this week to Daytona International Speedway, where 43 drivers are likely to race bumper to bumper for 400 white-knuckle miles.

2002 champ Hewitt loses in first round at Wimbledon

The last Wimbledon singles contest of 2002 champion Lleyton Hewitt’s career was a back-and-forth, four-hour tussle in which he saved three match points before finally succumbing 11-9 in the fifth set.

Serena’s Wimbledon starts slow, ends in win

As has become customary for Serena Williams of late, she got off to a rocky start.

U.S.-Germany semifinal features world’s top keepers

The Women’s World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.