BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
JUN 22, 2014 1:09p ET
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Sunday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. EDT:
- MANAUS, Brazil - The U.S. advances with a World Cup victory over Portugal, which likely will have Cristiano Ronaldo and must win or is out. Game starts 6 p.m. Belgium-Russia (noon), South Korea-Algeria (3 p.m.).
- PINEHURST, N.C. - Michelle Wie goes for her first major championship, tied for the lead with Amy Yang in the final round of the U.S. Women's Open.
- LONDON - Wimbledon begins Monday and for the first time in 17 years the reigning women's champion will not defend her title. Marion Bartoli, however, has no regrets about retiring shortly after her 2013 victory.
- OAKLAND, Calif. - A landmark antitrust trial raises the possibility of a very different future for college basketball and football players: a fat paycheck when their college days are over.
- SPIELBERG, Austria - Nico Rosberg holds off teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the Austrian GP for the sixth 1-2 finish by Mercedes this season. Rosberg extends his lead in the drivers' championship over Hamilton.
- CROMWELL, Conn. - Ryan Moore is in front entering the last round of the Travelers Championship, one stroke ahead of Aaron Baddeley. Sergio Garcia and K.J. Choi are part of a group two shots off the lead.
- OAKLAND, Calif. - The Athletics, with the best record in baseball, go for their sixth straight victory when they play a Boston Red Sox team that has lost three in a row. Game starts 4:05 p.m.
- At the NBA draft Thursday night, veterans like Kevin Love and Arron Afflalo could be traded while others like Eric Bledsoe and Kyle Lowry could influence first-round selections.
- OMAHA, Neb. - Virginia and Vanderbilt open the best-of-three College World Series on Monday.