Severino, Gardner lead Yankees to 4-1 win over Mariners


Luis Severino pitched around trouble to throw seven shutout innings, Brett Gardner hit a solo home run off Felix Hernandez and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1

An All-American start to the British Open

The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes

Rahm escapes a 2-shot penalty at British Open

Jon Rahm thought he was moving a loose twig, didn't realize he had violated a rule and eventually was cleared of a penalty in the opening round of the British Open.

Rosenthal late, Reyes hit in ninth lifts Mets over Cards 3-2

Cardinals pitcher Trevor Rosenthal was late covering first base on a two-out grounder by Jose Reyes that turned into a game-winning single in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets over St. Louis 3-2

Dolson hits late 3, Sky hand Sparks 1st home loss

Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 for the Sparks' first home loss of the season

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Severino, Gardner lead Yankees to 4-1 win over Mariners

Luis Severino pitched around trouble to throw seven shutout innings, Brett Gardner hit a solo home run off Felix Hernandez and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1

Rosenthal late, Reyes hit in ninth lifts Mets over Cards 3-2

Cardinals pitcher Trevor Rosenthal was late covering first base on a two-out grounder by Jose Reyes that turned into a game-winning single in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets over St. Louis 3-2

Norwich's Leone earns win as Jays top Sox 8-6

Justin Smoak hit a pair of homers and Steve Pearce drove in two runs when Boston second baseman Brock Holt lost his popup in the sun, and the Toronto Blue Jays held on to beat the Red Sox 8-6 on Thursday.

PRO BASKETBALL

Dolson hits late 3, Sky hand Sparks 1st home loss

Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 for the Sparks' first home loss of the season

AP source: Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose

AP source says Cavaliers in contract talks with Derrick Rose, former NBA MVP.

Aron Baynes, Marcus Morris join Celtics together

The Boston Celtics have signed free agent center Aron Baynes. The 6-foot-10 former Detroit Piston and San Antonio Spur has averaged 5.2 points and 4.1 rebounds in his career

PRO HOCKEY

Signings, trades shift balance of power across the NHL

The Capitals could take a step back and the Rangers and Stars improve as signings and trades have shifted the balance of power across the NHL

On Day 11, hockey players break record for longest game

Buffalo's hockey marathoners have overcome injuries, illness, fatigue and countless blisters to unofficially set the record for the longest continuous game

Stars sign Radulov to richest free agent deal of offseason

The Stars signed Alexander Radulov to a $31.25 million, five-year deal that's the richest given to an unrestricted free agent this offseason

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Sun look forward to spending time at home

The Connecticut Sun overcame youth, injuries, and more road games than anyone else in the WNBA prior to the All-Star break and are tied for third place in the league standings. They hope to benefit from playing so many games at home after the break.

Sun not themselves in loss to Liberty

The Connecticut Sun were not their usual aggressive selves on Wednesday morning and lost to the New York Liberty, 96-80, at Madison Square Garden.

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Gojowczyk upsets defending champion Karlovic in Hall of Fame tourney

Peter Gojowczyk upset defending champion Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (5), 6-7 (1), 7-6 (4) on Thursday to reach Hall of Fame Tennis Championships semifinals.

Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr. in No. 88 car in 2018

Hendrick Motorsports has picked 24-year-old Alex Bowman as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement next season

AP source: Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose

AP source says Cavaliers in contract talks with Derrick Rose, former NBA MVP.

Judge denies bail for Spanish federation president and son

A judge has denied bail for the Spanish football federation president, his son and a federation vice president arrested in an anti-corruption probe

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Auto Racing

8 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Mile-High Nationals qualifying from Denver.

9 p.m., FS1 — ARCA Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 from Brownsburg, Ind.

Baseball

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Oakland Athletics at New York Mets.

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Houston Astros at Baltimore Orioles.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Brooklyn Cyclones at Connecticut Tigers.

10 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Angels.

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners.

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: The Basketball Tournament from New York.

Cycling

8 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France.

Golf

5 a.m., Golf Channel — British Open from Southport, England.

3 p.m., FS1 — USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship from Andover, Kansas.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Barbasol Championship from Auburn, Ala.

8 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Marathon Classic from Sylvania, Ohio. (taped today)

4:30 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel — British Open from Southport, England.

Soccer

7 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Atlanta United at Orlando City SC.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Swedish Open from Bastad.

1 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Hall of Fame Championships from Newport, R.I.

8 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTT: San Diego Aviators at Springfield Lasers.

Track & Field

2 p.m., NBCSN — IAAF Diamond League from Monaco.