Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–BRITISH OPEN GETS UNDERWAY AT MUIRFIELD
The British Open gets underway under clear skies at Muirfield, with a wide-open field.
–FIFA BOSS PUSHES FOR 2022 WORLD CUP DATE SHIFT TO AVOID DESERT HEAT
The chances of the 2022 World Cup being moved away from the normal northern winter timeslot have greatly increased, with FIFA boss Sepp Blatter saying he’ll push for a switch.
–FROOME FIRMS FOR TOUR DE FRANCE TITLE AFTER STAGE WIN
Chris Froome takes his third stage win at the Tour de France despite being in energy-saving mode ahead of the mountains.
–CHELSEA PUT IN BID FOR ROONEY, MANCHESTER UTD SAYS NO
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has made a formal transfer bid for unsettled Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney, but Red Devils reject it.
–TRIO OF NEW TALENT ARRIVE IN PISTONS SHAKE-UP
Detroit adds Josh Smith, Chauncey Billups and Luigi Datome in much-awaited and needed shake-up for the Pistons roster.