LA MONGIE, France (AP) — The first super-tough 2,000-meter (6,500-foot) climb of the Tour de France proved to be no obstacle for Julian Alaphilippe, the race leader who kept his yellow jersey while defending champion Geraint Thomas struggled up the Tourmalet pass and lost time on Saturday.

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Royal Portrush had all of Saturday morning to recover from the reality that Rory McIlroy is no longer part of this British Open.

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BE CAREFUL The extreme heat gripping much of the country is having an effect around the major leagues.

SEATTLE (AP) — A week after the worst start of his career, Mike Leake came back with his best. Shockingly so. Leake took a perfect game into the ninth inning, losing his bid at baseball immortality when rookie Luis Rengifo hit a leadoff single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-0 Friday night.

SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners is pitching a perfect game through eight innings against the Los Angeles Angels.

CINCINNATI (AP) — Even from the training room, Adam Wainwright could sense something brewing. "You just had that feeling," he said.

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jim Herman took the Barbasol Championship lead — with some help from President Donald Trump. Trump's regular golf partner while working as an assistant professional at Trump National Bedminster in New Jersey, Herman changed to a conventional putting grip and clubhead at the president's suggestion.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Keith Thurman certainly seems like more than the modern Manny Pacquiao should be able to handle. Thurman (29-0, 22 KOs) is a decade younger, certainly more powerful and maybe even a bit faster than his famously speedy opponent.

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play Friday to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event.

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone expected to be suspended following his profane rant at a rookie umpire and opted to serve his one-game ban against the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rory McIlroy's salvage operation began as a quest to regain respectability. Keeping his ball in play off the first tee was a good way to start.

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Everyone in the massive grandstand rose to cheer and celebrate a bold performance by Rory McIlroy, who longed for such support and affection on his walk toward his final hole at Royal Portrush in the British Open.

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Maximum Security is going to have to share top billing in the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park with an unexpected foe — broiling heat.

CHICAGO (AP) — The two most important spots on a football team are the coach and the quarterback. Ohio State has questions at both.

PAU, France (AP) — If there was a smiley-face jersey for the happiest rider at the Tour de France, to go alongside the wearer of the iconic yellow shirt, Canadian Mike Woods would be in the running for it.

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rory McIlroy made a charge that delighted the hometown fans, but it may not have been enough to make the cut in the British Open.

PAU, France (AP) — A question that first seemed pie-in-the-sky is growing in credibility with each additional ride that takes him toward Paris: Could Julian Alaphilippe carry the yellow jersey glued ever more firmly to his shoulders all the way to the Tour de France finish on the Champs-Elysees? With the Tour's toughest climbs looming from Saturday, Alaphilippe pretends not.

DENVER (AP) — A report examining the U.S. Olympic system urges a move away from the "money for medals" funding system and a reconfigured board of the U.S.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who went on to a three-year NFL career that included a Super Bowl win with the New York Giants, has died.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyreek Hill has been cleared to report to Chiefs training camp next week after the NFL said Friday it would not suspend the star wide receiver under its personal conduct policy after a domestic violence case involving his 3-year-old son.

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — So now we know. Tiger Woods isn't done, no matter what it looked like on his slog through the only two rounds he'll play in this British Open.

GENEVA (AP) — China's star swimmer Sun Yang wants a public trial at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in September to defend himself against alleged doping rule violations that risk a ban from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Jordan Spieth knows he can win the big ones. Perhaps that's why he saves his best golf for them.

PAU, France (AP) — There is nothing bigger for male riders than victory at the Tour de France. It's the pinnacle of cycling. But there is no such prize for female riders.