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MWR owner Kauffman wants consolidation with Ganassi - THE YUMA SUN
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman said his purchase in a share of Chip Ganassi Racing was more about consolidation than a sign he's leaving the organization. MWR fields Sprint Cup teams for Clint Bowyer and David Ragan ...
Kyle Busch wins again, taking checkered flag at Pocono - THE YUMA SUN
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch's return to the Truck Series was a triumphant one, pulling away on the final laps Saturday to win at Pocono Raceway. Busch's season debut mirrored his recent finishes in the Sprint Cup series, where he's won three ...
Warren eagles 1st extra hole to reach match play semifinals - THE YUMA SUN
ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) — Marc Warren of Scotland holed an approach shot from 59 yards for eagle on the 19th to beat Tyrrell Hatton in an action-packed quarterfinal at the Paul Lawrie Match Play on Saturday. Warren was 3 down after five holes and needed ...
Sweden's Widegren leads by 1 at Madeira Islands Open - THE YUMA SUN
SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands (AP) — Pontus Widegren of Sweden will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Madeira Islands Open, and hope of a first win on the European Tour. Widegren offset two bogeys with two eagles before the turn, and ...
Carpenter homers again as Cardinals beat Rockies 7-0 - THE YUMA SUN
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night. Jhonny Peralta added a two-run homer for the Cardinals (66-37 ...
Tig, Gasparyan reach 1st WTA final in Baku - THE YUMA SUN
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Patricia Maria Tig of Romania and Margarita Gasparyan of Russia both reached their first career WTA final Saturday after upsetting the two top-seeded players at the Baku Cup. Tig ousted No. 1-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of ...
Nadal sets up Hamburg Open final against Fognini - THE YUMA SUN
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal dismissed Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-2 to set up a Hamburg Open final against Fabio Fognoni. The fourth-seeded Fogoni beat qualifier Lucas Pouille 6-2, 7-6 (3) after saving a set point in the second set.
Take me out to the rooftop: Wrigley changes bring new looks - THE YUMA SUN
CHICAGO (AP) — Top of the first, one out. It's a Friday in July, the start of a holiday weekend, and the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Miami Marlins. Christian Yelich drives a 2-2 pitch from Jason Hammel to the second or third row in center field ...
First Take: Frontera United's team pretty fabulous - THE YUMA SUN
Tonight, Frontera United, Yuma’s amateur men’s soccer team will play the final game of its inaugural season. In my eyes, the team has been nothing but a positive addition to the local sports scene, and is something that deserves to be applauded.
Napoli home run helps Red Sox beat Rays 7-5 - THE YUMA SUN
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox held onto Mike Napoli at the trading deadline, and he responded a few hours later with a two-run homer off the top of the Green Monster that led Boston over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Friday night. The Red Sox had already blown ...
Donaldson drives in winning run, Jays beat Royals 7-6 in 11 - THE YUMA SUN
TORONTO (AP) — Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th inning and the new-look Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat Kansas City 7-6 on Friday night as Johnny Cueto failed to get a decision in his Royals' debut. After acquiring Tulowitzki and ...
Douglas appeals ruling, seeks control of education board employees - THE YUMA SUN
PHOENIX – State schools chief Diane Douglas asked the Court of Appeals on Friday to immediately intercede and declare that she has the right to control the employees of the Board of Education. Attorney Steve Tully told the appellate court that Maricopa ...
John Isner advances to Atlanta Open semifinals - THE YUMA SUN
ATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion John Isner ran his Atlanta Open winning streak to 10 matches Friday, riding his big serve to a 7-6 (4), 6-4 victory over Ricardis Berankis. The top-seeded Isner had 19 aces less than 24 hours after ripping off ...
Bouchard out of Washington even, citing abdominal injury - THE YUMA SUN
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard has pulled out of next week's Citi Open hard-court tennis tournament, citing an abdominal injury. The tournament announced the Canadian's withdrawal Friday, quoting her as saying she is "not ready to compete."
Group: Put focus on successful Arizona schools - THE YUMA SUN
State leaders in business and education say it's time to stop wasting time and money by trying to rescue failing schools. Two key supporters of the A for Arizona organization visited Yuma on Friday to encourage people -- especially business owners and ...