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Pullman grad Hawa Mahama shines at U-20 Pan-Am Games

Pullman graduate Hawa (Mayyi) Mahama, an upcoming sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, took the silver medal in the women’s hammer throw on Sunday afternoon at the Under-20 Pan-American Games in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Sports >  MLB

‘Family’ reunion; Close ties still bind 1979 Pirates

It’s still a family affair for the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates. Forty years removed from the franchise’s last World Series title, the group that used the Sister Sledge song ‘We Are Family’ as its rallying cry remains close. Pitcher John Candelaria says the team did an excellent job of communicating with each other to make sure potential problems were nipped in the bud. Outfielder Dave Parker added the team was so loose it was hard to tell if it was getting ready for a barbeque or a game.
Sports >  MLB

Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors

A heat wave that has gripped much of the country has affected many major league ballparks, where players and fans are trying to keep cool. Temperatures are soaring to near triple digits this weekend, making it tough to play baseball and to watch it, too. The sweltering conditions are expected to continue through the weekend in some spots.
Sports >  International sports

Helped by Trump’s putting advice, Jim Herman leads Barbasol

UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019, 5:05 p.m.

Helped by President Donald Trump’s putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship. Trump’s regular golf partner while working as an assistant professional at Trump National Bedminster in New Jersey, Herman changed to a conventional putting grip and clubhead at the president’s suggestion.
Sports >  International sports

Challenge accepted: Tommy Fleetwood out to ruin Shane Lowry’s big day

Tommy Fleetwood is looking to prevent the biggest golfing party ever seen on the Emerald Isle from exploding into life at Royal Portrush on Sunday. Fleetwood is the only player who can realistically stop Ireland’s Shane Lowry from winning the British Open. The 28-year-old Fleetwood is four shots behind Lowry and will play in the last group on the final day for the first time at a major. Fleetwood shot 5-under 66.