Williamson, Giants beat Yanks 2-1 in 12 innings, stop skid
NEW YORK (AP) ? Mac Williamson homered in the fifth inning and hit a tiebreaking single in the 12th, lifting San Francisco over the New York Yankees 2-1 Saturday for the Giants' first victory since the All-Star break.
At age 37, Ivo Karlovic to face Monfils in Citi Open finalWASHINGTON (AP) ? Even Ivo Karlovic willingly admits that whatever success he has on a tennis court is due mainly to his big serve.
Sheriff died doing what he's always done: helping others
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) ? The Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy killed last Sunday ran to help another officer when he could have stayed safe in the convenience store where he was working off-duty, a minister said at his funeral Saturday.
Ready or Not: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village
California wildfires burn near Los Angeles and Big Sur
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Wildfires burned out of control Saturday in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California's scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to 2,000 homes and a sanctuary for exotic animals that was being evacuated, authorities said.
British cyclist Froome the worthy successor to Indurain dynasty
As Chris Froome all but secured a third Tour de France title on Saturday, thoughts turned to the last rider to establish a Tour dynasty: Miguel Indurain. Although Lance Armstrong won seven successive Tours, his results have been stripped from the record books over doping, leaving Indurain as the last rider to have enjoyed a dynasty, winning five Tours from 1991-1995. By seeing off all comers this year, Froome also becomes the first rider since Indurain to win back-to-back titles, having triumphed last year and in 2013.
Charley Hull, England lead UL International Crown
WNBA withdraws fines for teams that wore black warmup shirts
IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.
A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'