Georgia Tech’s Eubanks advances past Fritz at Atlanta Open


Georgia Tech senior Christopher Eubanks made the most of his wild-card entry into the Atlanta Open, earning an opening-round 7-6, 6-4 win over fellow American Taylor Fritz on Tuesday.

Davies, power bats launch Brewers over Nationals 8-0

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Zach Davies delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Though Zach Davies showed he’s a triple-threat, the starting pitcher’s best weapon was the one you’d least expect.

Frazier’s run-scoring triple play helps Yanks top Reds 4-2

Cincinnati Reds' Jose Peraza (9) tags out New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius on a triple play during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in New York. Matt Holliday scored on the play. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier got a welcoming introduction from the public-address announcer, a shout-out from the Bleacher Creatures and a warm ovation from his new fans.

What is the right solution to climate change?


In my last letter, I offered one solution for climate change — adapt the physical infrastructure.

Minimum wage increase needs to be addressed


As I see it, there are two sides to the $15 per hour minimum wage debate.

Prescott controls Cowboys at camp, quite a switch in a year

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott speaks during a media conference following practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dak Prescott climbed the stairs to the VIP tent that once served as Tony Romo’s perch for interviews at training camp, facing a phalanx of cameras similar to the one his predecessor and the longtime Dallas starter used to see.

Panthers’ Olsen: Holding out ‘wasn’t the right thing to do’

Carolina Panthers' Greg Olsen backs up a golf cart as he leaves the dorms as after arriving for the beginning for training camp at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers star tight end Greg Olsen chose team over himself.

Stephen Curry, Warriors finalize $201 million, 5-year deal

In this Nov. 10, 2016, file photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates after hitting a 3-point basket and drawing a foul from the Denver Nuggets during the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Denver. The 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors signed Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston, Zaza Pachulia and David West to contracts, the team announced Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry has delivered his share of success already to a franchise that desperately needed it. Now, he’s being paid for all he has done — and certainly will do.

Davis: Pelicans look good on paper, tired of losing

In this April 7, 2017, photo, New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) plays in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. Davis says a New Orleans Pelicans are "tired of losing" and have the roster to do something about it. That is, if they can find a new offensive scheme that suits their mixture of incumbent starters and recent acquisitions. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis says a New Orleans Pelicans are “tired of losing” and have the roster to do something about it.

Sporting KC’s Dom Dwyer traded to Orlando in record deal

In this April 22, 2017, file photo, Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer (14) takes control of the ball against FC Dallas defender Walker Zimmerman (25) during the first half of an MLS soccer match, in Frisco, Texas. Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer has been traded to Orlando City for what could be a Major League Soccer record $1.6 million in allocation money. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer has been traded to Orlando City for what could be a Major League Soccer-record $1.6 million.

Spain suspends football president Villar after arrest

A Tuesday, July 18, 2017 file photo showing former President of the Spanish Football Federation, Angel Maria Villar, right, as he is lead by Spanish Civil Guard policeman to enter the Federation headquarters during an anti-corruption operation in Las Rozas, outside Madrid. The opening of the disciplinary procedure on Monday, July 24, 2017, clears the way for Spain's sports authority, the Higher Council of Sport, to rule whether it will temporarily suspend Villar when they meet on Tuesday at 7 p.m. local time (1700 GMT). (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)

One week after his arrest in a corruption probe, Angel Maria Villar’s three-decade reign of the Spanish Football Federation came to an end on Tuesday when he was suspended from its presidency.

Final major for Grand Slam not easy to attain

Jordan Spieth of the United States smiles during a press conference after winning the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Sunday July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Three down, one to go for Jordan Spieth.

Lots of Love: Davis Love III, son Dru to play Wyndham

In this Dec. 13, 2014, file photo, Davis Love III, front, and his son, Dru Love, wait to hit their tee shots on the second hole during the first round of the Father/Son Challenge golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. Davis Love III will be playing against his son, Dru, in this weeks Barbasol Championship in Opelika, Ala. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — There’s going to be a whole lot of Love at the Wyndham Championship.

Penske inks NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski to multiyear extension

Brad Keselowski drives into turn one during the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Team Penske has locked up 2012 NASCAR Cup champion Brad Keselowski with a multiyear extension.

Earnhardt defends crew chief Ives in shaky final season

In this May 27, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., left, talks with crew chief Greg Ives during practice for a NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Before Dale Eanrhardt Jr. calls it a career and starts calling races for NBC, he'd like to salvage a few positive memories from this season.And he'd like fans to quit ripping his embattled crew chief. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has long reigned as NASCAR’s most popular driver. But he thinks too many of his fans have started airing in 140-character bursts a most unpopular opinion — that crew chief Greg Ives should take the blame for the No. 88’s struggles this season.

Official: Driver in smuggling attempt part of larger group

James Mathew Bradley Jr., left, arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing, Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Antonio. Bradley was arrested in connection with the deaths of multiple people packed into a broiling tractor-trailer. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that they are looking to identify and dismantle, a U.S. immigration official said Tuesday.

Guards: 2 unreported uprisings at troubled Kansas prison

This March 23, 2011, photo shows the El Dorado Correctional Facility near El Dorado, Kan. Guards at the facility say two previously unreported mass disturbances during which inmates took control for hours of parts of facility preceded a June 2017 prison uprising. Low staffing, overcrowding and general tensions have created dangerous conditions, and fears of working there have led to a mass exodus of experienced staff. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Inmates at a Kansas prison housing some of the state’s most dangerous criminals twice took control of the prison yard for hours in recent months, setting a fire, trying to create barricades and breaking into a security office, in mass disturbances not previously disclosed by corrections officials, according to prison guards who spoke to The Associated Press.

Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election looms

A fake street sign is mounted on the same pole as legitimate ones at the intersection of Cedar and Riverside Aves. Sunday, July 23, 2017, in Minneapolis. The fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer has sparked the posting of at least two fake street signs warning people of "easily startled" officers. The Star Tribune reports the signs were spotted this weekend, one in Minneapolis and one in St. Paul. The official-looking orange metal sign reads: "WARNING: TWIN CITIES POLICE EASILY STARTLED." (Erin Adler/Star Tribune via AP)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mayor Betsy Hodges had barely begun explaining why she demanded the resignation of the Minneapolis police chief following another fatal officer-involved shooting when some of the protesters who backed her decision interrupted the news conference with an ominous warning.

Police: Suspect, officers in shootout on New Mexico highway

This photo provided by the New Mexico State Police show the scene on Interstate 25 north of Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, July 25, 2017, where there was a shootout between an armed robbery suspect and law enforcement officers. Gunfire between the suspect and New Mexico officers left a stolen truck and police vehicles shot up with bullet holes but nobody was injured. (Elizabeth Armijo/New Mexico State Police via AP)

ALGODONES, N.M. (AP) — Gunfire between an armed robbery suspect and New Mexico law enforcement officers Tuesday on Interstate 25 left a stolen truck and police vehicles shot up with bullet holes but no one was injured, a New Mexico State Police spokeswoman said.

Larger New Mexico high schools continue to struggle on PARCC

This March 21, 2017 file photo, shows the entrance to West Mesa High School in Albuquerque, N.M. New results show many high schools in New Mexico's four largest cities continue to struggle with upper-level math and reading tests. An analysis by The Associated Press of data released this week on PARCC tests showed a majority of high school students in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho and Santa Fe combined didn't score proficient or better in math and reading in 2017. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Many high schools in New Mexico’s four largest cities continue to struggle with upper-level math and reading tests, according to new results released this week.


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