Your Top Plays for Today
Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
--US GIVES UP LEAD FOR DRAW, BELGIUM ADVANCES, ALGERIA WINS
The goals kept coming at the World Cup and — unfortunately for the U.S. — the scoring didn’t stop until the last 30 seconds of its 2-2 draw with Portugal. Both teams stayed alive, while Belgium advanced and Algeria won its first World Cup game in 32 years.
--MICHELLE WIE, FORMER TEEN PRODIGY, CAPTURES 1ST MAJOR US WOMEN’S OPEN
Michelle Wie bounced back from a late mistake at Pinehurst No. 2 to bury a 25-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole, sending the 24-year-old from Hawaii to her first major championship, a two-shot victory over Stacy Lewis in the U.S. Women’s Open.
--ROSBERG BEATS HAMILTON FOR ANOTHER MERCEDES 1-2 FINISH AT AUSTRIAN GP
Formula One returns to business as usual as Nico Rosberg leads Lewis Hamilton at the Austrian Grand Prix for the sixth 1-2 finish by Mercedes. Rosberg extended his lead in the drivers’ championship over Hamilton to 29 points — 165 vs. 136
--RED SOX BREAK OUT OF SCORING SLUMP IN WILD 7-6 WIN OVER ATHLETICS
David Ortiz hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6 to avoid a four-game sweep.
--KEVIN STEELMAN BIRDIES FINAL 7 HOLES TO WIN TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP
Kevin Streelman birdied the last seven holes to win the Travelers Championship by a stroke at TPC River Highlands.