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All ingredients in place for mouthwatering Tour de France
PARIS (AP) -- The Tour de France is like a good bouillabaisse, the traditional Mediterranean seafood stew. Take out one ingredient, and it does not taste the same....

California legislation responds to cheerleader lawsuits
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage....

US prevails in 2-0 victory over top-ranked Germany
MONTREAL (AP) -- Julie Johnston thought she had blown it....

The Latest: Wimbledon to join in minute's for Tunisia attack
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):...

AP source: Anthony Davis, Pelicans agree to max extension
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million....

AP Source: Leonard, Spurs agree on parameters of 5-year deal
Kawhi Leonard is going to be a fixture for the San Antonio Spurs for years to come....

Big names, big markets in pursuit as NBA free agency opens
Big names, big bucks and big markets in pursuit....

Struggling Padres 1-hit by Mariners rookie Mike Montgomery
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Padres are 5-9 since they fired manager Bud Black on June 15....

Sale ties strikeout record, White Sox edge Cardinals in 11th
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chris Sale forced another avalanche of swings and misses. Helping at the bat, was an unexpected bonus....

USOC leaders stay course, stick with Boston's troubled bid
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest could be as tough as actually landing the games....

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