Kelly Kraft leads Lahiri, Simpson by one in W.V.

Anirban Lahiri, of India, laughs with his caddie after finishing -12 in the second round of the A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier in West Virginia golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Friday, July 6, 2018. (Chris Jackson/The Register-Herald via AP)

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Kelly Kraft is about to find out whether he’s ready to handle the lead entering the weekend for the first time on the PGA Tour.

Brunson grabs record-breaking rebound in Lynx win

Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson (32) celebrates with the team following an 83-72 win over the Los Angeles Sparks in a WNBA basketball game Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rebekkah Brunson grabbed 12 boards while becoming the leading rebounder in WNBA history, helping the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 83-72 on Thursday.

Herrmann’s HR helps lift Mariners over Angels 4-1

Seattle Mariners' Chris Herrmann runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Miguel Almonte during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEATTLE (AP) — In early April, Chris Herrmann was a free-agent catcher sitting on his couch at home wondering if he was going to play baseball again.

Champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic out in Wimbledon upsets

Spain's Garbine Muguruza falls trying to return the ball to Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium, during their women's singles match, on the fourth day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

LONDON (AP) — Garbine Muguruza insisted she wasn’t thinking about attempting to collect a second consecutive Wimbledon championship. She was adamant that she was not focusing on defending her title.

Kirk shoots 10-under 62 for 1st round lead at LPGA Classic

Defending champion Katherine Kirk hits from the eighth tee during the first round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Oneida, Wis. (Jim Matthews/The Post-Crescent via AP)

ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Katherine Kirk hadn’t won a tournament in seven years until capturing last year’s inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. Now, she’s back to defend her title and end another slump.

Migrant workers key to Russia’s smooth-running World Cup

In this photo taken on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, Two municipal workers stand ready to clean an area ahead of the Denmark-France World Cup match at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Legions of migrant workers, most of them are from Central Asia and elsewhere are the unsung heroes of Russia's World Cup, endlessly cleaning stadium grounds and fan zones but unable to watch the world-class soccer unfolding in their midst. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

MOSCOW (AP) — Behind the veneer of Russia’s smooth-running World Cup are legions of migrant workers from Central Asia, who built the stadiums and keep them running, staff concession stands, and clean up after fans who revel through city streets.

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