Aries Merritt tries to make Olympic team with new kidney

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Hurdler Aries Merritt captured a bronze medal at worlds last August with his kidneys operating at barely 10 percent. No wonder he's beaming at the prospect of competing at full health again.

  • Written by PAT GRAHAM, AP Sports Writer

Raonic beats Federer in 5 sets to reach 1st Grand Slam final

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title was cut short in the semifinals Friday by Milos Raonic, a big-serving Canadian who came from two sets to one down to win in five and reach his first Grand Slam final.

  • Written by By STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

BRITISH OPEN: The American invasion of Royal Troon

None in the crowd of roughly 10,000 suspected that when Bobby Locke of South Africa tapped in for a two-shot victory and a record score in the British Open, he would be the last player from outside the United States to hoist the claret jug at Royal Troon.

  • Written by By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer