Roger, Serena, Rafa bring best to Wimbledon’s Centre Court

Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina during their women's singles match, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — They roared for Roger Federer just for showing up, greeting his arrival at Wimbledon’s main stadium as if his mere presence were enough to justify the price of admission.

Froome faces challenge from BMC team at Tour de France

A bead of sweat trickles down the forehead of Britain's Chris Froome as he warms up prior to the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race, a team time trial over 35.5 kilometers (22 miles) with start and finish in Cholet, France, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

CHOLET, France (AP) — Besides still having to make up most of the 51 seconds he lost in a Stage 1 crash, Chris Froome faces another challenge as he seeks a record-tying fifth Tour de France title — Richie Porte’s BMC team.

KICKOFF: A look at what’s ahead in the World Cup

Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne leaves behind arriving Belgium coach Roberto Martinez during Belgium's official press conference on the eve of the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

MOSCOW (AP) — A look at what’s coming up at the World Cup:

Yankees split doubleheader with Orioles

New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine, left, and relief pitcher Giovanny Gallegos high-five after closing out the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, July 9, 2018, in Baltimore. New York won 10-2. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brett Gardner had four hits, homered and drove in three runs to help the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-2 Monday night for a doubleheader split.

Royals sign 16-year-old Japanese pitcher for $322,500

CORRECTS DATE - In this July 8, 2018 photo, Kaito Yuki poses for photographers at a press conference in Osaka, western Japan. Yuki is headed to the Kansas City Royals organization instead of attending high school in Japan. The team signed Yuki, a 16-year-old pitcher, out of junior high to a standard seven-year minor league contract Sunday. He is thought to be the first Japanese junior high school player to sign with a major league club. (Kyodo News via AP)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kaito Yuki is headed to the Kansas City Royals organization instead of attending high school in Japan.

Stock car racing team starts three female drivers

ARCA driver Natalie Decker, of Eagle River, Wis., stands next to her car during practice for the ARCA Series auto race, Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Decker's team, Venturini Motorsports, made stock car history on June 29th by starting three female drivers in the same race for the first time in the modern era of the sport. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Stock car racing team Venturini Motorsports has had a tradition of employing women that stretches back for decades.

Duke AD looks ahead after Blue Devils came ‘close’ in 17-18

In this March 22, 2017, photo, Duke athletic director Kevin Smith, left, and head football coach David Cutcliffe, right, speak with Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford during Duke football Pro Day at the Pascal Field House on the campus of Duke University, in Durham, N.C. Duke took a step forward during the recently completed academic year. Athletic director Kevin White thinks the Blue Devils can do even better. (Chuck Liddy/The News & Observer via AP)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke took a step forward during the recently completed academic year. Athletic director Kevin White thinks the Blue Devils can do even better.

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