Rats! Koepka's late trouble leaves Hahn, Barnes atop Nelson

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Brooks Koepka leaned in for a closer look at his ball buried in deep rough when a critter he couldn't identify caused him to jump back with a bit of a startled look.

  • Written by SCHUYLER DIXON , AP Sports Writer

U20 World Cup offers glory for teams, stardom for youngsters

SEOUL (AP) — When the FIFA Under-20 World Cup kicks off in South Korea on Saturday, some of the planet's most talented young players will be looking to emulate legends such as Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi and win the tournament MVP award.

  • Written by JOHN DUERDEN

Baseball Capsules

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ryan Rua hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and the Texas Rangers stretched their MLB-best winning streak to nine games with an 8-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cubs raise new flag to honor Jackie Robinson

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have raised a new flag in honor of Jackie Robinson on the 70th anniversary of his first game at Wrigley Field.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS