PHOENIX (AP) — J.D. Davis had the go-ahead RBI double in the ninth, Shelby Miller pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief in his season debut and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Friday night.
BERLIN (AP) — For Spain, almost all of the names on the national team’s roster have changed in recent years.
The expectations didn’t. And neither did the results.
Juancho Hernangomez of the Toronto Raptors scored 27 points, his brother Willy Hernangomez added 14 and won tournament MVP honors, and Spain topped France 88-76 on Sunday to win the EuroBasket gold medal.
MADRID (AP) — A goal in stoppage time by 37-year-old Álvaro Negredo gave Cádiz a much-needed 1-0 win at Valladolid in the Spanish league on Friday.
It was Cádiz’s first goal of the season and its first victory after it lost the first five games by a combined score of 0-14.
FC Cincinnati (10-8-12, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (11-9-10, seventh in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Saturday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Real Salt Lake -109, FC Cincinnati +259, Draw +277; over/under is 2.5 goals
SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau insisted he has no regrets about his decision to jump from the PGA Tour to the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series.
PHOENIX (AP) — Sergio Alcántara used a translator for most of his postgame interview following his three-run homer in the 10th inning that lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Real Salt Lake (11-9-10, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Austin FC (15-9-6, second in the Western Conference)
Austin, Texas; Wednesday, 9:15 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Austin FC -111, Real Salt Lake +256, Draw +286; over/under is 2.5 goals
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Italian president Sergio Mattarella on Friday joined a long list of officials voicing support for North Macedonia joining the European Union together with other Western Balkan countries.
MILAN (AP) — Max Verstappen's five-place grid penalty for the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday will hamper his chances of taking a first ever Formula One podium at Monza.
Verstappen, who has never finished higher than fifth at the circuit dubbed ‘The Temple of Speed,’ was handed the penalty on Friday for exceeding his allocation of internal combustion engines.
DC United (7-17-5, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (11-9-9, sixth in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Saturday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Real Salt Lake -165, DC United +394, Draw +313; over/under is 2.5 goals
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — When Rory McIlroy runs into some of his former Ryder Cup teammates at Wentworth this week, don’t expect them to spend much time reminiscing about fond memories.
European Ryder Cup stalwarts Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter are among the contingent of LIV Golf players who are competing at the BMW PGA Championship this week, much to the dismay of McIlroy and the others who have resisted the financial gains of joining the Saudi-backed breakaway series.
Max Verstappen stood on his car to milk the applause as the 100,000-strong Orange Army engulfed their national hero in a sea of their favorite color after he won the Dutch Grand Prix on Sunday.
A second straight win at the Zandvoort track by the seaside; a fourth straight win for the first time in his career and already a 30th overall; a 109-point lead with only seven races left.
ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — Max Verstappen produced a brilliant final lap to take pole position for Sunday's Dutch Grand Prix just ahead of Charles Leclerc.
The Red Bull driver edged Leclerc's Ferrari by just .021 seconds on Saturday to huge roars from Verstappen's Orange Army of fans.
Real Salt Lake (11-8-9, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles FC (18-7-3, first in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: LAFC -238, Real Salt Lake +568, Draw +375; over/under is 3.5 goals
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City has secured defensive cover by signing center back Manuel Akanji from Borussia Dortmund for 17.5 million euros ($17.5 million) on Thursday.
City has a glut of center backs in the squad, with Akanji joining Ruben Dias, John Stones, Aymeric Laporte and Nathan Ake as options for Pep Guardiola.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Sergio Cordova, Jefferson Savarino and Anderson Julio each scored as Real Salt Lake earned a 3-0 win over Minnesota United on Wednesday night.
Cordova opened the scoring in the seventh minute and Savarino made it 2-0 in the 23rd.
Erling Haaland is taking English soccer by storm.
Back-to-back hat tricks. Nine goals in five games. No player has ever made as good a start to the Premier League as the towering Norway striker.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man faces three felony charges of communicating a bomb threat after allegedly driving his truck into a secure area of of the Las Vegas airport last week and producing a fake bomb.
ATLANTA (AP) — Rory McIlroy set the tone for a contentious week at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship when he contemplated 18 players from Saudi-funded LIV Golf who have entered the European tour's flagship event.
Minnesota United FC (13-9-5, third in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (10-8-9, fifth in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Real Salt Lake -105, Minnesota United FC +259, Draw +266; over/under is 2.5 goals
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake McCarthy hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep of the struggling Chicago White Sox with a 3-2 victory Sunday.
Diamondbacks rookie Stone Garrett launched his first major league home run and Sergio Alcántara also went deep for Arizona, which earned its first interleague sweep since 2019.
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen quickly carved his way through the field from 14th to win the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday and widen his lead in the title race.
Real Salt Lake (10-8-8, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. FC Dallas (11-8-9, third in the Western Conference)
Frisco, Texas; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FC Dallas -105, Real Salt Lake +267, Draw +257; over/under is 2.5 goals
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Julian Gressel scored the tying goal for the Vancouver Whitecaps in a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
Gressel’s game-tying goal came in the 87th minute for the Whitecaps (9-11-7).
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Sunday:
Manchester City aims to match Arsenal in opening the season with three straight wins in the Premier League. City, the defending champion, heads to Newcastle for a match against a Saudi-funded team which could within a few years be a serious title contender because of the wealth of its owners.
Brazil great Ronaldo was a special guest at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday and he was pictured holding up a replica No.
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane scored for the second straight game to secure a 1-0 win for Tottenham over Wolverhampton in the Premier League and maintain his team's unbeaten start to the season on Saturday.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC (9-11-6, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (10-8-7, fifth in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Real Salt Lake -166, Vancouver +442, Draw +294; over/under is 2.5 goals
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zac Gallen struck out a career-high 12 in 7 1/3 innings, extending his shutout streak and pitching the Arizona Diamondbacks past the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Thursday.
Gallen (9-2) limited the Giants to four hits and has now thrown 21 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia judge on Thursday denied bond — again — for Atlanta rapper Young Thug, one of nearly 30 people charged in a 65-count indictment alleging he is the leader of a criminal street gang.
SEATTLE (AP) — Andrew Brody's goal helped lead Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday.
Brody scored the game-winner in the 64th minute, assisted by Jefferson Savarino, putting RSL (10-8-7) up 2-1.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona said Saturday that Nico González has agreed to a contract extension, but that the promising midfielder will play this season on loan at Valencia as he seeks ensured playing time.
PHOENIX (AP) — It's been a slog of a year for Mark Melancon, a four-time All-Star who already has lost 10 games this season, which cost him his job as the primary closer for the Arizona Diamondbacks' bullpen.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Cristian Arango scored a goal in each half and Los Angeles FC cruised to a 4-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Arango's first netter gave LAFC (16-4-3) a 1-0 lead in the 9th minute, but Sergio Córdova answered three minutes later for RSL (9-8-7) to tie the match.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The market welcomed Argentina’s new Economy Minister Sergio Massa on Thursday with what appeared to be a cautiously optimistic attitude amid questions about how he would fulfill a key goal of reducing the fiscal deficit, while leftist groups criticized his initial plans they said would inevitably lead to austerity measures.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s third economy minister in a month was sworn in Wednesday, and as his first order of business Sergio Massa sought to bring down sky-high expectations for his tackling of the country's economic troubles.
Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau and nine other players who defected to the Saudi-funded LIV Golf filed an antitrust lawsuit Wednesday against the PGA Tour, the first step in a legal fight that could define the boundaries of where players can compete.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lionel Messi opened the scoring and Neymar scored twice as French champion Paris Saint-Germain beat French Cup winner Nantes 4-0 to win the Champions Trophy on Sunday.
Messi, the record seven-time Ballon d'Or winner, netted midway through the first half.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One champion Max Verstappen overcame a spin and his worst starting spot of the season to win the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. His eighth win of the season pushed Verstappen's lead to 80 points over Charles Leclerc as F1 heads into its midseason break.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One and its drivers launched a campaign Saturday to stamp out abusive behavior from fans at races and online.
Abusive behavior from spectators overshadowed the Austrian Grand Prix two weeks ago and fans — particularly women — used social media to make F1 aware of rampant harassment, sexism, racism, and homophobia.
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — The markets are cheering the arrival of Sergio Massa as Argentina’s third economy minister in less than a month, but analysts caution that more details are needed about his plans to get the South American country out of its dire economic straits.
Real Salt Lake (9-7-6, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (5-9-7, 13th in the Western Conference)
San Jose, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: San Jose +122, Real Salt Lake +201, Draw +256; over/under is 2.5 goals
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government announced the appointment of an economic “super minister” Thursday, the third economy minister in less than a month as the country struggles with high inflation and a slumping currency.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Max Verstappen supports banning abusive fans from races, but the reigning Formula One champion believes drivers have limited influence in curbing the boorish behavior seen at recent events.
ROME (AP) — Italy’s president, marking the 100th anniversary of one of the attacks that helped bring dictator Benito Mussolini to power, on Thursday encouraged Italians to reinvigorate their country’s democracy as a bulwark against fascism.
ROME (AP) — The ink had barely dried on a presidential decree putting a premature end to the Italian Parliament's term, but that didn't keep Italy's politicians from rushing into campaign mode Friday following the collapse of Premier Mario Draghi’s government.
PARIS (AP) — Red Bull team principal Christian Horner thinks fans should be able to express themselves at Formula One races because rivalries are common in sport. But Horner called on a “zero tolerance” policy for the kind of abuse and bullying witnessed at the Austrian Grand Prix.
FC Dallas (7-6-8, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (9-6-6, third in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Real Salt Lake +101, FC Dallas +258, Draw +249; over/under is 2.5 goals
ROME (AP) — Italy is headed for an early election after its president accepted Premier Mario Draghi's resignation Thursday and decided there was no possibility for cobbling together another government following the rapid collapse of the ruling coalition.