Aussie Rohan Dennis sets speed record in winning opening stage of Tour de France

UTRECHT, Netherlands - Rohan Dennis won the first stage of the Tour de France in record speed in the individual time trial on Saturday, while defending Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali gained some precious time on his main rivals.

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Late climbs in Tour de France favor Chris Froome, not defending champ Vincenzo Nibali

Chris Froome is in great form entering the Tour de France while defending champion Vincenzo Nibali is not.

FIFA says President Sepp Blatter won't attend Women's World Cup final

...Canada for Sunday's Women's World Cup final, amid criminal investigations into soccer's governing body.Secretary General Jerome Valcke will also be absent from the biggest event in women's soccer.FIFA said "due to their current commitments in Zurich...

Chargers' Antonio Gates suspended for four games

...though no other details were given."The entire NAU Athletics Family is deeply saddened by the loss of Michael," coach Jerome Souers said in a statement. "He was a well-respected young man that I was proud to have as a part of our program. Our time...

United States tops Germany in semifinals of Women's World Cup

...officials pursue a criminal investigation into the game's ruling body.Blatter's second-in-command, secretary general Jerome Valcke, also will be absent from the biggest event in women's soccer "due to their current commitments in Zurich," FIFA...

Navy veteran convicted of malice murder, given life in prison in death of his 17-month-old niece

...guilty of malice murder Thursday for the death of his 17-month-old niece.Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet sentenced Jerome Hughs, 37, to life in prison without the possibility of parole.Hughs had been free on bond since his arrest on murder charges...

Jury deliberating in murder case against Navy veteran

...than two hours Wednesday before informing the judge the jurors wanted to go home for the night, the fourth day of trial for Jerome Hughs, 37.Hughs was accused of causing the severe brain damage suffered by 17-month-old Kaidence Alexander on Feb. 20...

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...possession of a controlled substance (oxycodone; and hydrocodone), possession of a firearm during the commission of a crimeMartin Jerome Williams, 34, of the 700 block of Demaret Street, possession of cocaine, a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuanaDavid...

Graham Rahal wins wild IndyCar race in California

...championship.Buemi finished the 29-lap race, which took place in Battersea Park on the south bank of the River Thames, ahead of Jerome d'Ambrosio (Dragon Racing), Jean-Eric Vergne (Andretti), Lucas di Grassi (Virgin) and series leader Nelson Piquet...