BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
JUL 20, 2014 11:53a ET
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Sunday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. EDT:
- HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy's lead is cut from six to three strokes through 10 holes of the final round of the British Open. McIlroy is bidding for his third major title, with Sergio Garcia his closest pursuer.
- HOYLAKE, England - Tiger Woods has his worst 72-hole finish in a major, finishing at 6 over par at the British Open. Woods, playing his first major of the year, says he would still pick himself for the Ryder Cup.
- NIMES, France - Italy's Vincenzo Nibali has the yellow jersey again entering the 15th stage of the Tour de France, which offers the pack some relief after two agonizing rides in the Alps.
- TORONTO - After a rare rainout, IndyCar gets a Toronto doubleheader. Sebastien Bourdais is on the pole for the first race, Helio Castroneves for the second. First race 10:30 a.m., second race 4:15 p.m.
- HOCKENHEIM, Germany - Nico Rosberg captures the German Grand Prix to stretch his lead in the Formula One championship over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th.
- OAKLAND, Calif. - The Athletics, with the best record in the majors, play the AL East-leading Orioles. On the mound are Sonny Gray of Oakland and Kevin Gausman of Baltimore. Game starts 4:05 p.m.
- SYLVANIA, Ohio - Lee-Anne Pace and Laura Diaz share the lead entering the final round of the Marathon Classic. Sixteen players are within four strokes of the leaders.
- GREENSBORO, N.C. - There is plenty of buzz to ACC football this season: The league has the defending national champion, a Heisman Trophy winner and a national coach of the year.
- NFL preseason team previews on teams from the AFC East and NFC East.