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Grossman homers, Tigers top punchless Rangers for 5 in row

DETROIT — Robbie Grossman and Eric Haase homered as the Detroit Tigers extended their winning streak to five games with a rain-delayed 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The Rangers have lost seven straight and been outscored 43-3 in five games since the All-Star break. They ...

Analysis: If Price isn’t right for Kraken, Holtby could be

SEATTLE — Carey Price would be an instant cornerstone for the NHL’s newest franchise if the Seattle Kraken select the Montreal Canadiens goaltender in the expansion draft Wednesday night. It is not a no-brainer decision, however. Price’s questionable injury status clouds the selection ...

Flawless finish: Morikawa wins British Open for 2nd major

SANDWICH, England — Collin Morikawa was making one of the most satisfying walks in golf, down the 18th fairway as a soon-to-be British Open champion, when he looked up at the huge grandstand surrounding the green. It was filled with spectators, who firstly were applauding and soon giving a ...

Candelario, Tigers complete sweep of Twins with 7-0 win

DETROIT — Jeimer Candelario homered, drove in three runs and started two double plays as the Detroit Tigers finished a weekend sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 7-0 win on Sunday. The game was the seventh in a row between the teams. Minnesota swept a four-game series at home immediately ...

Pandemic causes nearly 27% decrease in Packers’ revenues

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Playing home games without spectators because of the pandemic caused the Green Bay Packers’ operating revenues to drop nearly 27% during the most recent fiscal year. The Packers reported $409.8 million in expenses and $371.1 million in revenues. That’s the first ...

Oosthuizen cards 11-under to set new British Open 36-hole record

SANDWICH, England (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen set a 36-hole record at the British Open and is halfway to ending that run of near misses at the majors. Now all he has to do is hold off a cast of major champions on the weekend at Royal St. George’s. On a day of pleasant summer weather that ...