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Montgomerie among leaders at wet Senior British Open

Torrential rain wiped out most play Friday at the Senior British Open with more than half the field still to start their second round.

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Grichuk, Cooney lead Cardinals over Braves 4-2

Randal Grichuk homered and rookie Tim Cooney threw seven solid innings to earn his first major league win, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

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Kazmir pitches well in Astros debut, beating Royals 4-0

Scott Kazmir pitched seven strong innings in his Houston debut, leading the Astros to a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.

Friday's MLB Capsules

Games played on July 24, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Justin Turner homered and drove in three runs against his former club, emergency starter Ian Thomas hurled five effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 7-2 on Friday night.

Froome calls Nibali's Stage 19 actions "unsportsmanlike"

Chris Froome always expected his rivals to throw everything at him and his Tour de France race lead. He just didn’t expect that would happen when he was stopped by the side of the road.

Friday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on July 24, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Chad Campbell shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Canadian Open to take a two-stroke lead over Brian Harman.

Astros make room for LHP Kazmir, send OF Hoes to Triple-A

The Houston Astros have cleared roster space for newly acquired pitcher Scott Kazmir by optioning outfielder L.J. Hoes to Triple-A Fresno.

Chiefs cornerback Smith suspended 3 games for DUI arrest

Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith will miss the first three games of the regular season, including matchups against the Broncos' Peyton Manning and Packers' Aaron Rodgers, after he was suspended Friday for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Cardinals bolster bullpen, get Cishek in trade with Marlins

The NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals have bolstered their bullpen, getting Steve Cishek in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

Royals recall INF Cuthbert from Triple-A, send down Coleman

The Kansas City Royals have recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha and sent down infielder Dusty Coleman.

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Travis Henke named head baseball coach at Blair Oaks

As a player, Travis Henke won a combined four state titles with the Blair Oaks Falcons. Now that his playing days have ended, he’ll try to add to that total in a different role.

Post 5 wins to open Zone Tournament

The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors opened Zone Tournament play Thursday night with a 4-0 victory against Warrenton Post 122.

SEC contenders relying on players back from injury

The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries.

Three Arkansas basketball players arrested on forgery complaint

Police arrested three University of Arkansas basketball players Wednesday, alleging they used counterfeit money to buy merchandise at three locations near campus.

NASCAR, Indy honoring Marine vet Jeff Kyle at Brickyard

Jeff Kyle raced up to 150 mph during a recent charity drive at Texas Motor Speedway, a welcome relief for the former Marine.

U.S. men disappointed after stunning Gold Cup loss

Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in U.S. men’s soccer history.

Jeff Gordon honored by boyhood home

Jeff Gordon felt right at home Thursday back in small-town Indiana.

Union offers to settle with NFL on Brady suspension

The players’ union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension last week that was “met with silence” by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal said.

Defiant Rosberg looking to put heat on F1 teammate

Lewis Hamilton’s impressive record at the Hungarian Grand Prix gives Nico Rosberg extra motivation as he tries to close the gap on his Mercedes teammate in the Formula One title race.

Froome still leads Tour halfway through Alps

The road snaked back and forth like spaghetti stuck to a wall, 18 hairpin bends, climbed for the first time in the 112-year history of the Tour de France.