Kuchar, Spieth tied with 9 holes to play

(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) The Latest on the British Open (all times local):

4:20 p.m.

There's a tie at the top midway through the final round of the British Open.

Dempsey ties mark, US in Gold Cup final

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Clint Dempsey grew up playing youth soccer in the Dallas area, nearly 200 miles from his Texas hometown.

Back in his home state and coming off the bench, Dempsey matched the American international scoring record and sparked the U.S. to a spot in the CONCACAF Gold Cup title game. (MORE)

Neymar to PSG for $253M rumors heat up

PARIS (AP) Denials from Barcelona are doing little to halt the fervor that Brazil star Neymar could be joining Paris Saint-Germain in a transfer that more than doubles the world record.

Neymar is still playing for Barcelona, warming up for the new season by scoring twice against Juventus in a friendly on Saturday. (MORE)

Froome on yellow bike during final stage

MONTGERON, France (AP) Riding a yellow bike to match his jersey, defending champion Chris Froome set off toward his fourth Tour de France title on the final stage of this year's race.

The 32-year-old British rider started from Montgeron in the Essone suburb south of Paris as he headed to the finish 103 kilometers (64 miles) away on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees. (MORE)

Ledecky opens strong on hunt for 6 golds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Katie Ledecky started a very busy week at the world championships with a dominating performance in the preliminaries of the 400-meter freestyle Sunday.

The 20-year-old American set a meet record with a time of 3 minutes, 59.06 seconds, nearly 3 seconds ahead of the next-fastest qualifier, teammate Leah Smith (4:02.00). (MORE)

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