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The NCAA's first girls basketball academy is being called a big success. Nearly 1,000 high school girls were in Memphis, Tennessee, for on-court and off-court activities. The event was the first of its kind for girls basketball. The NCAA paid some $4 million for the four-day event, including for the travel, food and lodging for the players and their chaperones. 

Virginia running back Mike Hollins knows he will never be the same. He also says the importance of college football has shrunk. But he can't wait to run onto the field with his teammates this season. Hollins was wounded in a shooting attack last November that left three of his teammates dead. He had a long rehabilitation but returned for spring practices. He has been an inspiration to his team. Virginia opens the season Sept. 2 against Tennessee in Nashville. 


The Twins will return to Target Field with a 4 ½-game lead in the Central Division, the largest division lead in the American League. In their past two games, they gave up just one run to the hot-hitting Philadelphia Phillies in one of baseball's best hitters' ballparks, as Pablo López and Sonny Gray combined for 12 shutout innings. Those became two of the most impressive outings from the best ...

Lucas Glover is on a roll. One week after a clutch win just to get into the FedEx Cup playoffs, Glover beat Patrick Cantlay in a playoff at the St. Jude Championship. He was looking at an early end to his season two weeks ago. Now Glover is up to No. 4 in the FedEx Cup and assured a spot in the Tour Championship. He made one clutch putt after another to stay in the game and shot 69.

Cameron Smith has won his second LIV Golf title of the year. Phil Mickelson's hope for his first title in the Saudi-backed league came to a spectacular and early end. Mickelson was three shots behind when he put two tee shots into the water on the par-3 seventh hole at Trump National. He made a quintuple-bogey 8 and was never a factor. Smith cruised to a 68 and won LIV Golf-Bedminster by seven shots over Anirban Lahiri.

INDIANAPOLIS — Michael McDowell knelt down at Indianapolis Motor Speedway's yard of bricks and delivered the sweetest kisses of his racing career Sunday.

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