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Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) waves to the crowd before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: Harper advances in Home Run Derby at home parkBryce Harper has advanced at the Home Run Derby with a showy display of power at his home stadium
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
MLB All-Star starters by position
Harper's future is shadow hanging over DC's All-Star momentNationals outfielder Bryce Harper will bat sixth for the National League in the All-Star Game in his current home ballpark
The Associated Press1 hour ago
National League, Washington Nationals Bryce Harper, center, smiles as players mingle during a team photo, Monday, July 16, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Baseball's shifting culture set to play out in All-Star GameFans tuning into the baseball All-Star Game will get to see the shifting culture of the sport
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applicationsAPNewsBreak: New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado follows through on a solo home run against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Machado won't let trade talk diminish his fun as All-StarMachado preps for All-Star Game knowing that trade from Orioles is imminent
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during NCAA college football SEC media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Sankey: New gambling laws could result in SEC injury reportsSoutheastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling on gambling could cause the league to require schools to release reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In a Monday, April 5, 2004 file photo, riders wait to board an arriving train at the D.C. Metro Center, in Washington. Metro’s largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation’s capital for the July 17, 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Union leaders said they would wait on Monday’s expected response from Metro’s management after Sunday’s vote authorizing a strike.  (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
Washington Metro workers approve strike amid rising tensionsAfter years without a new contract, the Washington Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League Baseball All-Star Game
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Security stewards remove people who ran onto the pitch and briefly stopped the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans4 protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final have been sentenced to 15 days in jail
The Associated Press4 hours ago
DELETS REFERENCE TO JR. - Texas A&M linebacker Erik McCo is interviewed during NCAA college football Southeastern Conference media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Fisher's new challenge: Make Aggies tough, SEC championsJimbo Fisher working to add toughness to new Texas A&M team as he looks to build championship team in demanding SEC West
The Associated Press4 hours ago
France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the World Cup trophy next to Olivier Giroud during an official reception at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, Monday, July 16, 2018. France is readying to welcome home the national soccer team for a parade down the Champs-Elysees, where tens of thousands thronged after the team's 4-2 victory over Croatia Sunday. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boostThe welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France's victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sex abuse of diversTwo former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Michigan State University new athletic director Bill Beekman speaks at an introductory press conference in East Lansing, Mich., Monday, July 16, 2018. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
New AD taking charge at Michigan St: 'We must do better'Michigan State has officially introduced Bill Beekman as its new athletic director, giving him the job he's held on an interim basis since early February
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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