Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–LASHAWN MERRITT WINS 400 TITLE IN AMERICAN 1-2
LaShawn Merritt takes gold in the men’s 400 at worlds, beating home American compatriot Tony McQuay.
–PGA EYES BETHPAGE BLACK AS RYDER CUP VENUE
The PGA of America president Ted Bishop says Bethpage Black is a strong contender to host the Ryder Cup.
–ISINBAYEVA DELIGHTS HOME FANS WITH POLE VAULT GOLD
Russia’s Yelena Isinbayeva lives up to expectations in front of home fans by taking gold in the women’s pole vault at worlds.
–MONTOYA DROPPED BY GANASSI, FUTURE IN DOUBT
Juan Pablo Montoya is told by NASCAR team boss Chip Ganassi that his seven-year stint with the team is over.
–MELNYCHENKO TAKES HEPTATHLON GOLD AHEAD OF EATON
Ukraine’s Ganna Melnychenko wins the heptathlon at worlds ahead of Canada’s Brianne Eaton, the new wife of decathlon champ Theisen Eaton.