Pirates complete 4-game sweep of Brewers

July 21, 2017 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a 4-game sweep of the National League Central-leading Milwaukee …

Kuchar posts target on windy Birkdale

July 21, 2017 SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Matt Kuchar set the score everyone else has to chase in the wind at the British Open and Royal Birkdale.

Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach

July 21, 2017 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 …

O.J. to be paroled by October

July 21, 2017 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 …

Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4

July 21, 2017 COL D’IZOARD, France (AP) — On the highest mountain-top finish of the 104th Tour de France, in a rocky moonscape where the air thins, …

Piller shoots 63 to take Marathon lead

July 21, 2017 SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Gerina Piller shot an 8-under-par 63 on Thursday in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Women’s …

Sports Briefs

July 21, 2017 Pro basketball CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers could be adding another former MVP to their roster. Looking to close the gap on …

S-side senior wins top honor at UT camp

July 20, 2017 Emmy Clem, a senior and a returning all-state volleyball player for the Southside Lady Southerners, recently won an award for her performance in an …