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Snow Sports In Africa

Visitors enjoy the snow at the Afriski ski resort near Butha-Buthe, Lesotho, Saturday July 30, 2022. While millions across Europe sweat through a summer of record-breaking heat, Afriski in the Maluti Mountains is Africa’s only operating ski resort south of the equator. It draws people from neighboring South Africa and further afield by offering a…

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Serena Williams earns first win of season in Toronto

Serena Williams, of the United States, returns the ball during a match with Nuria Parrizas-Diaz, of Spain, during the National Bank Open tennis tournament in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP) TORONTO (AP) — Serena Williams hadn’t won in so long, she said she couldn’t even remember the feeling. She…

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Cubs to cut OF Jason Heyward after the season

FILE – Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward makes a diving catch on a fly ball by Atlanta Braves’ Austin Riley in the third inning of a baseball game April 28, 2021, in Atlanta. The Cubs will cut ties with Heyward after this season, ending one of baseball’s most expensive and unproductive free-agent signings with…

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Kevin Harvick ends 65-race drought with 6th win at Michigan

Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick got his groove back, fittingly at one of his favorite tracks. Harvick ended a 65- race winless…

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Cardinals outslug Yankees 12-9 to complete 3-game sweep

St. Louis Cardinals’ Paul DeJong watches his three-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Paul DeJong both homered and drove in four runs to help the St. Louis Cardinals…

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Dominant deGrom pitches surging Mets to 5-2 win over Braves

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson) NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and carried a perfect game into the sixth inning of his second start all season, pitching…

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Griner gets 9-year sentence

KHIMKI, Russia (AP) ó A judge in Russia convicted American basketball star Brittney Griner of drug possession and smuggling Thursday and sentenced her to nine years in prison. for drug possession and smuggling. Judge Anna Sotnikova said the time Griner has served in custody since her arrest in February would count toward the sentence. Griner…

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Cubs-Cards postponed; St. Louis’ new starters prep for bows

Fans sit in the stands after a scheduled start of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in St. Louis. The game has been postponed due to weather and the two teams plan to play a doubleheader on Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) By STEVE OVERBEY Associated…

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