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Uehara takes early lead; Wie struggles at Birkdale

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Ayako Uehara of Japan got her one mistake out of the way early and opened with a 4-under 68 to lead the Women's British Open on Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Brazil's misery worsens with Argentina in final

SAO PAULO (AP) — After their own World Cup hopes fell apart in the most humiliating way, Brazilians must now grapple with the prospect that things could get even worse.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'

WASHINGTON (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Cavaliers: 3-team trade leaves roster in good shape, no matter what LeBron James decides

CLEVELAND — Even if LeBron James spurns the Cavaliers for the second time in four years as a free agent, the franchise is in solid shape going forward.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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Simon first in NL to win 12, Reds beat Cubs 4-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alfredo Simon leads the National League in wins. He's still hoping to be added to the All-Star team.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014

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