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Serena Williams hosts an ESPY awards show celebrating landmark year for women's sports

Serena Williams hosts an ESPY awards show celebrating landmark year for women's sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led by host Serena Williams, The ESPYS celebrated a landmark year for women's sports, with Simone Biles, A'ja Wilson, Caitlin Clark, Dawn Staley and JuJu Watkins among the honorees on Thursday night.
Argonauts snap Alouettes win streak with 37-18 victory as Fajardo exits with injury

Argonauts snap Alouettes win streak with 37-18 victory as Fajardo exits with injury

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes suffered defeat for the first time in 300 days — and lost their star quarterback in the process.
Rays beat Yankees 5-4 as Arozarena homers, take 2 of 3 in New York's 8th straight winless series

Rays beat Yankees 5-4 as Arozarena homers, take 2 of 3 in New York's 8th straight winless series

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit a first-inning home run in a 5-4 victory for the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night as they took two of three from the Yankees and extended New York’s streak of winless series to eight.
Justin Steele baffles Orioles for 7 innings as Cubs complete sweep with 8-0 rout

Justin Steele baffles Orioles for 7 innings as Cubs complete sweep with 8-0 rout

BALTIMORE (AP) — Justin Steele pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Seiya Suzuki had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the Baltimore Orioles 8-0 Thursday night for a three-game sweep.
All-Star Tanner Houck limits A's to 2 hits in 6 innings, Red Sox win 7-0

All-Star Tanner Houck limits A's to 2 hits in 6 innings, Red Sox win 7-0

BOSTON (AP) — All-Star pitcher Tanner Houck limited Oakland to two hits in six innings and Connor Wong, Wilyer Abreu and Masataka Yoshida homered to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Athletics 7-0 on Thursday night.
Longtime NFL assistant coach and defensive mastermind Monte Kiffin dies at age 84

Longtime NFL assistant coach and defensive mastermind Monte Kiffin dies at age 84

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Monte Kiffin, the longtime NFL and college assistant coach whose Tampa Bay defenses routinely ranked among the league’s best, died Thursday. He was 84.
Canada's Emma-Jayne Wilson sets all-time purse earnings record by a female jockey

Canada's Emma-Jayne Wilson sets all-time purse earnings record by a female jockey

TORONTO — Emma-Jayne Wilson is alone at the top. The Canadian surpassed Hall of Fame thoroughbred racer Julie Krone for all-time purse earnings by a female jockey Thursday with a victory at Woodbine Racetrack.
Veteran guard Kyle Lowry says he's re-signing with his hometown Philadelphia 76ers

Veteran guard Kyle Lowry says he's re-signing with his hometown Philadelphia 76ers

Kyle Lowry says he is re-signing with his hometown Philadelphia 76ers. The six-time All-Star guard announced his decision on Instagram on Thursday. ESPN reported that the 38-year-old Lowry is agreeing to a one-year deal.
Thomas opens with 62 to lead Scottish Open by 1 with McIlroy 3 shots behind

Thomas opens with 62 to lead Scottish Open by 1 with McIlroy 3 shots behind

NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Justin Thomas dressed in tartan-patterned trousers and played the part Thursday in the Scottish Open with an 8-under 62, his lowest opening round on the PGA Tour since his 59 in the Sony Open seven years ago.
Jasmine Paolini wins Wimbledon's longest women's semifinal and faces Barbora Krejcikova next

Jasmine Paolini wins Wimbledon's longest women's semifinal and faces Barbora Krejcikova next

LONDON (AP) — Jasmine Paolini kept coming back, kept coming back, kept coming back, against Donna Vekic in what would become the longest Wimbledon women's semifinal on record — after dropping the opening set, after being two games from defeat in each
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