BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
JUL 06, 2014 1:31p 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:
- LONDON - Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by holding off the Swiss star in five sets. Djokovic wasted a 5-2 lead in the fourth set but held on for a 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4 victory that returns the Serbian player to the No. 1 ranking.
- NEW YORK - The American League and National League rosters for the July 15th All-Star game are set to be announced.
- SHEFFIELD, England - Italy's Vincenzo Nibali outfoxed other Tour de France contenders to win the second stage, wresting the overall race leader's yellow jersey.
- LOS ANGELES - With the potentially record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers hanging in the balance, a trial beginning Monday will focus on whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife had the authority under terms of a family trust to unilaterally negotiate the deal.
- BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - Even without Neymar, Brazil's show must go on. The World Cup hosts, now forced to play without their injured superstar, will face Germany on Tuesday for a spot in next weekend's final.
- NEW YORK - Whether it is the calm demeanor of a Lovie Smith or Jim Caldwell, the cerebral approach of Bill O'Brien or the fiery passion of Mike Zimmer, the new NFL head coaches are stamping their personalities on their teams.
- WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Billy Hurley III tries to wrap up his first PGA Tour title at the Greenbrier Classic. He has a two-stroke lead over Angel Cabrera.
- SILVERSTONE, England - Lewis Hamilton won a crash-hit British Grand Prix to cut Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg's lead in the drivers' championship from 29 points to just four after the German had his first non-finish of the season.
- LONG POND, Pa. - Juan Pablo Montoya will start from the pole in the 500-mile race at Pocono Raceway.
- Olympic leaders meet Monday to decide which cities make the cut in the race for the 2022 Winter Games. It should be an easy choice After a series of voter rejections and city withdrawals, only three contenders are left standing - and the future of one remains uncertain. The International Olympic Committee executive board is expected to keep all three remaining candidates: Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing; and Oslo.