• NBA to send Pacers, Nuggets to London for January game

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has announced that the Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggets will pay in London on Jan. 2.

  • Ex NY basketball coach indicted on forged-transcript charges

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former head basketball coach of a New York community college has been indicted on charges he used forged transcripts to help star players transfer to NCAA Division I colleges, prosecutors said Thursday.

  • Argentinian striker Gonzalo Higuain arrives in the team headquarters in Turin, Italy, Wednesday July 27, 2016. Italian champion Juventus said Tuesday it has signed  Higuain from Serie A rival Napoli for 90 million euros ($99 million). (Alessandro Di Marco/Ansa via Ap)

    Higuain sets sights on Champions League title at Juventus

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — After joining Juventus in the most expensive transfer in Italian football history, Gonzalo Higuain has already set his sights on a Champions League title.

  • Jimmy Walker reacts to his putt on the seventh hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Final major of the year starts at Baltusrol

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the “frat house” at Royal Troon with Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson.

  • Rob Labritz watches his approach shot on the 17th hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Club pros get a taste of tour life at PGA Championship

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jason Day and Jordan Spieth are at Baltusrol. So are 20 club pros, who for one week of the year get treated on equal ground as the best golfers in the world.

  • Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia, right, argues with umpires during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The Angels played the game under protest. The Royals won 7-5. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Scioscia protests Angels’ 7-5 loss to Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Manager Mike Scioscia is not ready to acknowledge his Los Angeles Angels lost Wednesday night.

  • Milwaukee Brewers' Jimmy Nelson pitches to an Arizona Diamondback batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

    Brewers outpitched and sloppy in 8-1 loss to Diamondbacks

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell understands errors happen. Baserunning blunders shouldn’t.

  • Minnesota Twins pitcher Tyler Duffey throws against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Duffey, Twins fall 9-7, swept in 2-game series by Braves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One night after a Minnesota starting pitcher went the distance, Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey barely lasted an inning.

  • Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, left, is congratulated by Gordon Beckham after Freeman's two-run home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Tonkin during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Freeman HR, 5 RBIs as Braves top Twins for 2-game sweep

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Braves have struggled to score runs this year, ranking last in the majors in that department. As a result, it’s been rare that an Atlanta starting pitcher has been gifted an early lead to work with.

  • Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers throws against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/George Bridges)

    Yankees fanned season-high 15 times in 4-1 loss to Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) — The New York Yankees had trouble with Lance McCullers’ curveball on Wednesday night and it led to a 4-1 loss to the Houston Astros.