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Mon. Aug. 3 3:02 pm

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OCEANPORT, N.J. - American Pharoah turned on the speed in the stretch and easily won the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday in his first race since sweeping the Triple Crown.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Now in his eighth training camp with the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan says he has never felt better physically before the start of the season.

TURNBERRY, Scotland - As Inbee Park hunted down Jin-Young Ko in the final stretch of the Women's British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to add another chapter in golf's record book.

LEXINGTON, Ohio - Graham Rahal won the IndyCar race Sunday in his home state, and in the process made up considerable ground on series leader Juan Pablo Montoya with two events remaining in the season.

LATROBE, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Steelers have acquired cornerback Brandon Boykin from the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2016 draft. The team announced the trade Saturday night.

In Rome, Ga., Sean Furney scattered six hits over eight shutout innings and Tanner Murphy homered to lift the Rome Braves past the Augusta GreenJackets 2-0 on Sunday.

RIO DE JANEIRO - Ronda Rousey defended her bantamweight title by knocking out Bethe Correia only 34 seconds into the first round at UFC 190 on Saturday night.

GRANITEVILLE - Aiken's Brian Quackenbush and Harlem's Jay Blackburn maintained their perfect records in Peak Amateur Series tournaments this season with victories in the Orville White Cup on Sunday.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Three weeks before the world championships, athletics was thrown into turmoil by new accusations of widespread doping and experts denouncing an anti-doping system compromised by leniency.

ATLANTA - John Isner won the Atlanta Open for the third consecutive year, beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday at Atlantic Station.

KAZAN, Russia - Katie Ledecky stood on the podium, a gold medal slung around her neck. After leaving rivals in her wake in the pool, she was alone smiling on the top spot while the other medalists departed.

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