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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, uses the beach with his family and friends at the governor's summer house at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey. Christie is defending his use of the beach, closed to the public during New Jersey's government shutdown, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply "caught a politician keeping his word." (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 10, 2017 - 2:59 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — With a new poll showing voters are disgusted, angry and outraged that Gov. Chris Christie sunned himself on a closed beach during a government shutdown, the term-limited governor started a sports radio job audition Monday by sharing he was wearing a Mets T-shirt, shorts and hat...
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American League pitcher Chris Sale, of the Boston Red Sox, left, poses with National League pitcher Max Scherzer, of the Washington Nationals after the All-Star starting pitchers were introduced at a press conference in Miami, Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Blum)
July 10, 2017 - 2:57 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Chris Sale will become the first pitcher to make consecutive All-Star starts representing different teams. The Boston Red Sox ace will start Tuesday night's game for the American League, and Washington's Max Scherzer will open for the National League. Then with the Chicago White Sox,...
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Coco Vandeweghe of the United States returns to Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their Women's Singles Match on day seven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 10, 2017 - 10:13 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 3:10 p.m. CoCo Vandeweghe is into the quarterfinals at Wimbledon for the second time after defeating fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 7-6 (4), 6-4 on No. 3 Court. The 24th-seeded American had eight aces while Wozniacki had zero...
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Venus Williams of the United States returns to Croatia's Ana Konjuh during their Women's Singles Match on day seven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2017 - 9:20 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 2:15 p.m. Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams returned to the quarterfinals at the All England Club with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over 19-year-old Ana Konjuh of Croatia. The 37-year-old Williams made her Grand Slam debut at the 1997...
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Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova returns to Croatia's Petra Martic during their Women's Singles Match on day seven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2017 - 8:43 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 1:40 p.m. Magdalena Rybarikova, who missed nearly seven months after last year's Wimbledon because of injuries, is into the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the first time. She beat Petra Martic of Croatia 6-4, 2-6, 6-3...
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July 10, 2017 - 8:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — ESPN has chosen Michelle Obama to help posthumously honor Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver. The former first lady is presenting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Shriver's son, Timothy Shriver, during ABC's broadcast of the ESPYS awards Wednesday in Los Angeles...
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Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko returns to Ukraine's Elina Svitolina during their Women's Singles Match on day seven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 10, 2017 - 8:31 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 1:30 p.m. Jelena Ostapenko needed eight match points to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. The French Open champion beat fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina 6-3, 7-6 (6) on Court 12. Ostapenko is into the quarterfinals at the All England...
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Spain's Garbine Muguruza returns to Romania's Sorana Cirstea during their Women's Singles Match on day six at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2017 - 6:51 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 11:45 a.m. Play has started on the outside show courts at Wimbledon. Top-ranked Angelique Kerber, a finalist at the All England Club last year, was first on No. 2 Court against 2015 finalist Garbine Muguruza. Another former finalist,...
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Michael Fulmer delivers in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
July 10, 2017 - 12:56 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Fulmer won't pitch in his first All-Star Game, not because he isn't worthy. Under the bright lights and on a big stage Sunday night, Fulmer again showed why he's Miami-bound. Fulmer outlasted All-Star teammate Corey Kluber, Alex Presley hit a tiebreaking, two-run double and...
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July 09, 2017 - 11:54 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout will return to the Los Angeles Angels' lineup Friday after missing 39 games with an injured thumb. Angels spokesman Tim Mead confirmed the club's plan Sunday night after Trout's fourth rehabilitation game with Class-A Inland Empire. Trout has been out since May 28...
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