Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from T - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press

Posted: Updated:

WASHINGTON (AP) - Bryce Harper has won the Home Run Derby in his home ballpark, providing another memory to Nationals fans in what could be his final season in Washington. Harper gave an uppercut fist pump after matching Kyle Schwarber's 18 homers in the championship round on the final swing of his allotted 4 minutes. Because he hit two homers over 440 feet, Harper got 30 seconds of extra time. He launched the winning blast on his second extra swing.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Simone Biles is ready to let the world in on her comeback. The reigning Olympic champion gymnast will return to competition for the first time since winning four gold medals at the 2016 Olympics when she competes in the US Classic on July 28th in Columbus. Biles took time off after collecting a record-tying five medals overall in Rio de Janeiro.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly

10 Orms Street Providence, R.I. 02904
401-453-8000

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WLNE.
All Rights Reserved.

For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.