- Holmes consolidates lead, Lowry on the chargeIreland's Shane Lowry proved master of the Dunluce links for the second successive day to move into a share of the halfway lead with American J.B. Holmes at the British Open on Friday.
- Alaphilippe is Tour favorite, says ThomasDefending champion Geraint Thomas labeled Julian Alaphilippe the Tour de France favorite after the Frenchman extended his overall lead with a stunning victory in Friday's individual time trial.
- Toronto FC looks to add to Dynamo's road woesWhile Toronto FC has reason to feel good about its current form, the Houston Dynamo are again looking for any way to produce a win.
- Alaphilippe beats Thomas in time trial to extend Tour leadFrance's Julian Alaphilippe continued to amaze as he claimed an impressive victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2-km individual time trial, to extend his overall lead on Friday.
- Union acquires GK Bendik while opening international slotThe Philadelphia Union moved to solidify their spot atop the MLS's Eastern Conference, acquiring veteran goalkeeper Joe Bendik on Friday in a trade with the Columbus Crew for a second-round draft pick in 2020.
- Union face Fire looking to shake off ugly lossComing off their worst performance of the season, the Philadelphia Union look to re-establish themselves as the Eastern Conference's top team when they play host to the Chicago Fire on Saturday.