Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona

Austin Dillon, center, raises his arms to race fans to signify he was okay after he was involved in a multi-car crash in a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, July 6, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David Graham)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon’s safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

Angels finish sweep of Rangers 12-6

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols smiles while sitting in the dugout with teammates during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Pujols hit his AL-leading 25th home run, in the 12-6 win over the Rangers. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols probably didn’t need to pad his AL home run lead to have a chance to join teammate Mike Trout in the starting lineup for the All-Star game.

NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags

Confederate flags fly on top of a motor home at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. NASCAR and the speedway offered to replace any flag a race brings to the track with an American flag. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway.

After Triple Crown, a new world greets Espinoza

FILE - In this May 15, 2015, file photo, jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates aboard American Pharoah after winning the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. For the rest of his life, Espinoza will be introduced as a Triple Crown winner. He rode American Pharoah to wins in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — This is the new reality for Victor Espinoza.

U.S. women beat Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

The United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women’s World Cup title.

U.S. women hope history won’t repeat itself

Japan's Mana Iwabuchi, back, jumps onto teammates Aya Sameshima, back left, Yuki Ogimi, right, and Aya Miyama, front, during a practice session in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Canada, on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Japan and the United States are scheduled to play in the final of the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament on Sunday in Vancouver. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany.

Harper uses patriotic themed bat to help Nats win

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34) watches his two-run homer as he holds his Independence Day themed bat during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seems like every bat Bryce Harper uses this season provides fireworks for the Washington Nationals.

Jankovic tops 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday July 4, 2015. Jankovic won the match 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy.

Earnhardt to start on pole

Race fans take photos of NASCAR auto race driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., left, as he walks to the media center for a news conference at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned the pole for Sunday’s race at Daytona International Speedway because his crew chief correctly predicted the weather.

Jason Bohn tied for lead at Greenbrier

Bryce Molder tees off on the 17th hole during the third round of the Greenbrier Classic golf tournament at Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Jason Bohn’s main goal after barely making the cut at The Greenbrier Classic was to get some extra rest before the final round.

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