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__ GAY, POWELL TEST POSITIVE FOR BANNED SUBSTANCES
Track and field is in turmoil after U.S. champion Tyson Gay and Jamaican pair Asafa Powell, the former world-record holder for the 100 meters, and Olympic champion Sherone Simpson return positive tests for banned substances.
__ TEENAGER SPIETH IS YOUNGEST PGA WINNER IN 82 YEARS
Jordan Spieth, 19, beats David Hearn and Zach Johnson on the fifth hole of a playoff to win the John Deere Classic, becoming the youngest winner on the PGA Tour in 82 years.
__ MICKELSON WINS SCOTTISH OPEN AFTER PLAYOFF
Phil Mickelson birdies the first playoff hole to win the Scottish Open, ending his 20-year wait for a victory in Europe.
__ FROOME TIGHTENS GRIP ON TOUR DE FRANCE LEAD
In a display of cycling power that stunned seasoned cycling observers, Chris Froome tamed the mountain climb up Mont Ventoux in Provence to tighten his grip on the yellow jersey in a relentless ride toward victory at the 100th Tour de France.
__ BAYERN SECURES TRANSFER OF THIAGO FROM BARCELONA
Bayern Munich secured the transfer of midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Barcelona on Sunday, reuniting him with coach Pep Guardiola.