Sports study: High school athletes not being fully protected

By BARRY WILNER AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute shows that many individual states...

Colts looking for defensive investment to finally pay off

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Johnathan Hankins looks like a perfect fit with the Indianapolis Colts. He’s big enough to stuff the run,...

Votto helps drive Reds over Cardinals 3-2

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Asher Wojciechowski frustrated St. Louis for five innings, and that was enough. The right-hander gave one of his...

Murphy hits 2 homers, Nationals beat Cubs 4-2

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Postseason or regular season, Daniel Murphy keeps crushing the ball at Wrigley Field. Murphy hit two home runs...

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows...

Kim wins Marathon Classic; 2nd 2-time LPGA winner this year

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — In-Kyung Kim rallied to win the Marathon Classic on Sunday to become the second two-time winner this season on the...

VanMeter, Long provide sparks in Wahoos’ 5-2 victory

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Pensacola Blue Wahoos’ Josh VanMeter and Shed Long both belted pitches from Atlanta Braves’ top pitching prospect Kolby Allard out of...

Will Dodgers win 100 games?

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The century mark is in sight for the Los Angeles Dodgers heading into the second half...

Venus Williams reaches her ninth Wimbledon final; to face Muguruza

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer LONDON (AP) — All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams. With her latest display of...

Joe Gibbs Racing to replace Matt Kenseth with Erik Jones

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing is replacing NASCAR’s oldest full-time driver with one of the youngest as...