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Happ slugs pair of 3-run homers as Cubs pound Phillies 10-2

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Ian Happ hit three-run homers from both sides of the plate for a career-high six RBIs, and the struggling Chicago Cubs pounded the major league-leading Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 to avoid a three-game sweep on Thursday. The Cubs came ...

Miranda’s 5 hits lead Twins to rain-shortened 12-3 win over Tigers

By PATRICK DONNELLY Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Miranda went 5 for 5 with three doubles, four runs scored and three RBIs as the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 12-3 on Thursday in a game called in the seventh inning due to rain. The start was moved up an hour with ...

Dutch sprinter Groenewegen wins Tour de France Stage 6 in a photo finish

DIJON, France (AP) — Dutch champion Dylan Groenewegen won the sixth stage of the Tour de France after a mass sprint that was decided in a photo finish on Thursday. Tadej Pogacar kept the yellow jersey after a nervous day on the bike amid crosswinds. Groenewegen earned a sixth career ...

Edmundo Sosa, Whit Merrifield drive in runs in 8th, Phillies top Cubs 5-3

By MATT CARLSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Edmundo Sosa broke a tie with a short sacrifice fly in the eighth, Whit Merrifield followed with an RBI single and the Philadelphia Phillies topped the struggling Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Wednesday night. Trea Turner easily scored from ...

Coco Gauff and Carlos Alcaraz advance at Wimbledon. Naomi Osaka loses

By KEN MAGUIRE AP Sports Writer LONDON (AP) — Coco Gauff likes No. 1 Court at Wimbledon. It's where she beat Venus Williams back in 2019 when Gauff made her Wimbledon debut at age 15. On Wednesday, Gauff beat qualifier Anca Todoni 6-2, 6-1 to advance to the third round at the All ...