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The flag on hole 4 on the first day of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
July 21, 2017 - 6:36 am
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Kent Bulle might be Glasgow's best hope in this British Open. Trouble is, he's from Glasgow, Kentucky. Of the 52 Americans in the field at Royal Birkdale, Bulle is the least known. The 28-year-old who went to...
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Matt Kuchar of the United States on the 18th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2017 - 4:59 am
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Matt Kuchar is trying to set the target in blustery conditions at the British Open. Of the three players who shared the lead at Royal Birkdale going into the second round Friday, Kuchar was the only one who played...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 21, 2017 - 3:13 am
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on O.J. Simpson's parole hearing (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Nine years after trying to snatch sports memorabilia in a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, O.J. Simpson will walk free as soon as Oct. 1. The former football star and one-time defendant on Los Angeles murder...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 21, 2017 - 1:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves finally cooled off the sizzling Los Angeles Dodgers, snapping their 11-game winning streak with a 6-3 victory Thursday night. The Dodgers had won 31 of their last 35 games but could not overcome another shaky start by Brandon McCarthy (6-4...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze waits to take the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
July 20, 2017 - 11:30 pm
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a call to an escort service. Freeze's resignation brings a stunning end to a five-year tenure that saw a Sugar Bowl victory...
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Jordan Spieth of the United States plays a shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 20, 2017 - 10:49 pm
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes. The British Open began Thursday with an All-American flavor. Jordan Spieth, chomping away on gum as he watched one putt after another pour into the center of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze waits to take the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
July 20, 2017 - 10:28 pm
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a call to an escort service. Freeze's resignation brings a stunning end to a five-year tenure that saw a Sugar Bowl victory...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Pablo Sandoval stands in the dugout during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles i Baltimore. The Red Sox on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, have released Sandoval because the third baseman didn't report after being designated for assignment last week. It officially ends the Boston tenure for the once-celebrated free agent, who never was healthy enough to live up to the expectations that came with the $95 million contract he signed in 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 20, 2017 - 10:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more. Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the Giants, a person with knowledge of his intentions said Thursday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the...
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
July 20, 2017 - 8:45 pm
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. Simpson, 70...
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze waits to take the field before the team's NCAA college football game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
July 20, 2017 - 8:22 pm
Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze was at Jackson Country Club on Wednesday night, giving his yearly rah-rah speech about the Rebels' overcoming adversity and getting ready for the season. Less than 24 hours later, he resigned. Ole Miss announced Freeze's resignation Thursday night, bringing a...
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