--FOND ALL-STAR FAREWELL FOR JETER, AMERICAN LEAGUE GETS BOOST FROM TROUT TO BEAT NATIONALS LEAGUE 5-3
On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the American League maintained nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game for its 13th win in 17 years.
--GERMANY WORLD CUP HEROES SHARE 4TH TITLE WITH HUGE BERLIN CROWD
At a party 24 years in the making, hundreds of thousands of Germans showed their admiration and adoration for their World Cup winners in a parade to the Brandenburg Gate. The players, in matching black T-shirts bearing the number ''1,'' lapped up the love by playing up to the estimated 400,000 people packing the ''fan mile'' in front of the landmark.
--WITH FROOME AND CONTADOR GONE, NIBALI SET TO FOLLOW IN PANTANI'S FOOTSTEPS AND WIN TOUR
With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.
--SILVER: NO GUARANTEES DONALD STERLING IS OUT AS CLIPPERS OWNER BY START OF NEXT SEASON
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he is hopeful that the proposed $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers will be completed before next season begins. But he could not guarantee that will happen because the deal is currently held up in the courts.