BERN, Switzerland — World champion Peter Sagan claimed his third 2016 Tour de France stage victory when he pipped Alexander Kristoff on the line at the end of the 16th stage, a 209-km ride from Moirans-en-Montagne on Monday.
SOUTH AYRSHIRE, Scotland — Henrik Stenson fired a major championship record-tying 8-under round of 63 on Sunday to hold off Phil Mickelson in an epic duel and win the 145th Open Championship for his first major title.
After the Storm’s Sue Bird sank a three-pointer to cap a 25-point comeback and tie the score with 18.9 seconds left, Chicago’s Elena Delle Donne and Seattle’s Breanna Stewart squared off near the top of the key.
Poised to win a series from the team sitting directly ahead of them in the American League West standings and perhaps pick up some momentum following the All-Star break, the Mariners went out on Sunday and delivered what manager Scott Servais called “hands down, the worst game we played all year.”
TROON, Scotland — The British Open was fortified by the over-40s on Saturday as Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson produced a ding-dong tussle to turn golf's oldest major into a gripping two-man slugfest.
MIAMI, Fla. — Miami Heat president Pat Riley on Saturday said it is still too early to know when forward Chris Bosh will be able to return to the team after a recurrence of blood-clotting issues kept the 11-time All-Star on the bench for the final 29 games of the season.
SUMNER — The Wenatchee Valley Rams (7-1 Western Washington Football Alliance) defeated the Pierce County Bengals 21-6 at Sunset Stadium on Saturday to finish the WWFA regular season on a positive note and extend their winning streak to four games heading into the first round of the league playoffs.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after experiencing concussion-like symptoms, his Hendrick Motorsports team announced Thursday. Alex Bowman will be the team’s substitute driver this weekend at New Hampshire. There is no current timetable for Earnhardt’s return.
TROON, Scotland — Phil Mickelson was the improbable leader of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon Golf Club in South Ayrshire, Scotland, after he walked off the course with a major championship record-tying, 8-under-par 63 on Thursday.