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Sports Roundup for July 30

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3ICE HOCKEY

4:30 p.m. — Week 7: Team Fuhr vs. Team LeClair, Team Trottier vs. Team Carbonneau, Team Murphy vs. Team Mullen, Quebec City, Canada, CBSSN

AMATEUR BASEBALL

8 p.m. — Connie Mack World Series: TBD, Championship, Farmington, N.M., CBSSN

AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL

5 a.m. — AFL Premiership: Western at Geelong, FS1

2:30 a.m. (Sunday) — AFL Premiership: North Melbourne at Essendon, FS2

AUTO RACING

6:55 a.m. — Formula 1: Practice, Hungaroring, Mogyoród, Hungary, ESPN2

8:35 a.m. — W Series: Round 5, Hungaroring, Mogyoród, Hungary, ESPNU

9:30 a.m. — ABB FIA Formula E: The London E-Prix, Round 13, London, CBSSN

9:30 a.m — NASCAR Cup Series: Practice & Qualifying, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Indianapolis, USA

9:55 a.m. — Formula 1: Qualifying, Hungaroring, Mogyoród, Hungary, ESPN2

12:30 p.m. — NTT IndyCar Series: The Gallagher Grand Prix, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Indianapolis, NBC

2 p.m. — NHRA: Qualifying, Pacific Raceways, Kent, Wash., FS1

3:30 p.m. — NASCAR Xfinity Series: The Pennzoil 150 at The Brickyard, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Indianapolis, NBC

BIG3 BASKETBALL

1 p.m. — Week 7: Killer 3's vs. 3's Company, Power vs. Tri-State, Trilogy vs. Ghost Ballers, Dallas, CBS

BOXING

9 p.m. — WBC Championship Main Card: Danny Garcia vs. Jose Benavidez Jr. (Light-Middleweights), Brooklyn, N.Y., SHO

CFL FOOTBALL

7 p.m. — Winnipeg at Calgary, ESPN2

GOLF

6 a.m. — DP World Tour: The Hero Open, Third Round, Hillside Golf Links, Southport, England, GOLF

8:30 a.m. — LPGA & LEPGA Tour: The Women's Scottish Open, Third Round, Dundonald Links, Ayrshire, Scotland, GOLF

1 p.m. — PGA Tour: The Rocket Mortgage Classic, Third Round, Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, GOLF

3 p.m. — PGA Tour: The Rocket Mortgage Classic, Third Round, Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, CBS

6 p.m. — USGA U.S. Junior Amateur: Championship Match, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, Ore., GOLF

6 a.m. (Sunday) — DP World Tour: The Hero Open, Final Round, Hillside Golf Links, Southport, England, GOLF

GYMNASTICS

2:30 p.m. — U.S. Classic: Junior Women's Session, Salt Lake City, CNBC

7 p.m. — U.S. Classic: Senior Women's Session, Salt Lake City, CNBC

HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE (BOY'S)

8:30 p.m. — The All-America Lacrosse Classic: North vs. South, Baltimore, ESPNU

HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE (GIRL'S)

6 p.m. — The All-America Lacrosse Classic: North vs. South, Baltimore, ESPNU

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

4 p.m. — Pgf 18u Premier National Championship: TBD, Irvine, Calif., ESPNU

10 p.m. — Pgf High School Senior All American Game: East vs. West, Irvine, Calif., ESPN2

HORSE RACING

1 p.m. — NYRA: Saratoga, FS1

2 p.m. — NYRA: Saratoga, FS2

4:30 p.m. — NYRA: Saratoga, FOX

6 p.m. — NYRA: Saratoga, FS2

LACROSSE (MEN'S)

2 p.m. — PLL: Archers vs. Atlas, Frisco, Texas, ESPN2

LACROSSE (WOMEN'S)

4 p.m. — Athletes Unlimited: Team Apuzzo vs. Team Moreno, Sparks Glencoe, Md., ESPN2

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

8 p.m. — UCF 277 Prelims: Undercard Bouts, Dallas, ABC

8 p.m. — UCF 277 Prelims: Undercard Bouts, Dallas, ESPN 

MLB

1 p.m. — Cleveland at Tampa Bay, MLBN

4 p.m. — Milwaukee at Boston, FS1

7 p.m. — Regional Coverage: Minnesota at San Diego, Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, St. Louis at Washington, FOX

9 p.m. — Texas at LA Angels, FS1

SAILING

3 p.m. — Sail GP: The Great Britain Sail Grand Prix, Day 1, Plymouth Sound, England (Taped), CBSSN

SOCCER (MEN'S)

7 a.m. — SPFL: Rangers at Livingston, CBSSN

3 p.m. — MLS: Portland at Minnesota United FC, ABC

10 p.m. — Club Friendly: Real Madrid vs. Juventus, Pasadena, Calif., FS2

SOCCER (WOMEN'S)

7:45 p.m. — The America Cup: Colombia vs. Brazil, Final, Bucaramanga, Colombia, FS2

SWIMMING

1 p.m. — U.S. Swimming National Championships: Day 4, Irvine, Calif. (Taped), CNBC

TBT BASKETBALL

4 p.m. — TBT Tournament: TBD, Semifinal, Dayton, Ohio, ESPN

6 p.m. — TBT Tournament: Aftershocks vs. Americana For Autism, Semifinal, Dayton, Ohio, ESPN

TENNIS

7:30 a.m. — Kitzbuhel-ATP Final; Atlanta-ATP, Umag-ATP, Prague-WTA, Warsaw-WTA Semifinals, TENNIS

7 p.m. — Atlanta-ATP Semifinals, TENNIS

TRACK AND FIELD

11:30 a.m. — ATL: The Ed Murphey Classic, Memphis, Tenn., ESPN2

WNBA

Noon — Seattle at Washington, ESPN

7:30 p.m. — Dallas at Atlanta, NBATV

Newgarden overcomes injury to qualify 5th at Indianapolis

Josef Newgarden kept the focus simple all week. He ignored the cell phone, avoided social media and spent 48 hours resting, hopeful it would help him recover from the head injury he suffered last weekend and stay in the IndyCar championship hunt. Now all he needs is another strong finish Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Less than two hours after series officials medically cleared the 31-year-old driver, the two-time IndyCar champ qualified fifth with a fast lap of 1 minute, 10.6968 seconds on the Brickyard's 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course.

Newgarden's availability became uncertain after the suspension on the No. 2 Chevrolet apparently broke, sending the race leader spinning hard into the wall at Iowa. Doctors examined and cleared Newgarden at the infield care center, but he later collapsed in his motorhome and struck his head hard.

The Tennessean was then airlifted from the track to a nearby hospital to avoid post-race traffic and additional tests came back negative. On Tuesday, Newgarden informed Team Penske president Tim Cindric he was ready to race.

Following three qualifying rounds, Newgarden said he didn’t feel light-headed before passing out, didn’t know the cause, was not officially diagnosed with a concussion and did not suffer typical concussion-like symptoms such as sensitivity to light.

He posted second-fastest lap in practice, passed the exam and then advanced easily through the first two rounds of qualifications before finishing one spot behind teammate Will Power, the 2014 series champ and 2018 Indianapolis 500 winner.

Stenson shares LIV lead with Reed as Mickelson has rough day

Henrik Stenson had a happy return to golf after being removed as European Ryder Cup captain, making eight birdies in his LIV Golf Invitational debut at Bedminster for a 7-under 64 to share the 18-hole lead with Patrick Reed.

Phil Mickelson's return to the area wasn't entirely happy. As he was teeing off at Trump National Bedminster, a spectator yelled out, “Do it for the Saudi royal family!”

Mickelson is immensely popular in the New York area, winning a PGA Championship at nearby Baltusrol and finishing as a runner-up four times at U.S. Opens in New York. He now is seen as the chief recruiter for Greg Norman and the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series. He sat out four months earlier this year after disparaging remarks about the Saudis and the PGA Tour.

The rest of his day did not get much better, particularly the end. He missed a 12-foot birdie putt on his final hole, then ran the 3-footer for par some 6 feet by the hole.

Stenson was among four new players added to the 48-man field for the third LIV Golf event. He had pledged full support to the European tour in March when he accepted the Ryder Cup captain's job, and then signed on with LIV Golf for a fee reported to be about $50 million.

Reed also had a 64 in his second LIV Golf event. His round featured six birdies in a seven-hole stretch during the shotgun start.

Blinken off to Asia, Africa as Russia, China tensions rise

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is headed to Asia and Africa, the State Department said Friday, as the U.S. and rivals China and Russia intensify their battle for global influence amid deepening divisions over Taiwan and Russia's war in Ukraine.

Blinken will begin a five-nation tour of the two continents next week, starting in Cambodia where he will attend a Southeast Asian regional security forum at which both the Chinese and Russian foreign ministers are also expected to attend. Blinken will then visit the Philippines, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.

There was no immediate indication that Blinken would meet separately in Phnom Penh with either Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov or Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. On Friday, Blinken spoke to Lavrov by phone and urged Moscow to accept a U.S. offer to release WNBA star Brittney Griner and another American detainee, Paul Whelan.

The conversation ended months of diplomatic estrangement between the men, who had last spoken in February before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.