Sharapova, Kvitova beaten at Wimbledon of upsets

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia during their women's singles match on the second day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday July 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — These are not the sorts of matches Maria Sharapova is supposed to lose, letting lead after lead slip away Tuesday against a qualifier ranked 132nd — and in the first round of Wimbledon, no less.

Red Sox win 11-4 to drop Nationals to .500

Boston Red Sox' J.D. Martinez celebrates his two-run home run during the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game at Nationals Park Tuesday, July 3, 2018, in Washington. The Red Sox won 11-4. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer during a six-run fifth inning, J.D. Martinez and Eduardo Nunez also went deep, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Washington Nationals 11-4 on Tuesday.

Xander Schauffele looks for repeat win in West Virginia

FILE - In this June 17, 2018 file photo Xander Schauffele plays his shot from the fourth tee during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship in Southampton, N.Y. Schauffele will tee off Thursday, July 5, 2018 at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. The tournament is formerly known as The Greenbrier Classic. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)

Decisions by most of the world’s elite golfers to skip the PGA Tour’s stop in West Virginia have been a boost for younger players like Xander Schauffele.

Serena wins at Wimbledon

Serena Williams of the US celebrates winning a point from Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands during the Women's Singles first round match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday July 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Now that she’s “Mrs. Williams,” per the Wimbledon chair umpire, now that she’s a mother, now that she is back on tour, Serena Williams is ready to rediscover her full complement of shots and full ability to dominate.

LeBron’s arrival transforms Lakers back into glamour show

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, right, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James hug before the start of an NBA basketball game, in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar — L.A.-Bron. The four-time NBA MVP announced Sunday night, July 1, 2018, that he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers. "Welcome to the family (at)KingJames," Bryant said on Twitter . "(hash)lakers4life (hash)striveforgreatness." (Paul Rodriguez/The Orange County Register via AP, FIle)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From George Mikan to Kobe Bryant, superstars have been the Lakers’ lifeblood for decades.

Belgium beats Japan 3-2 to reach World Cup quarterfinals

Belgium's team celebrates Nacer Chadli after he scored the decisive final goal during the round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Jan Vertonghen started Belgium’s comeback with a wild, looping header and Nacer Chadli capped it by finishing off a 10-second, end-to-end attack in the final moments.

Warriors set to add DeMarcus Cousins to lineup

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018 file photo New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins (0) shoots a free throw in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tenn. Cousins will be ready to play at some point this season. And when he is, the two-time defending NBA champions will be waiting. Adding a fifth All-Star to their already glitzy lineup, the Golden State Warriors have come to terms with Cousins on a one-year, $5.3 million deal _ not the biggest money move on Day 2 of the NBA Free Agency period, but the most intriguing. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, file)

DeMarcus Cousins will be ready to play at some point this season.

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