Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
__FROOME BUILDS LEAD IN TOUR
Chris Froome builds an almost unbeatable lead at Tour de France
__A ROD FREE TO MEET WITH MLB INVESTIGATORS
Alex Rodriguez says he’ll have a day off from his injury rehab assignment Friday — leaving him free for a possible meeting with Major League Baseball investigators.
__AP SOURCE: BYNUM TO JOIN CAVS
AP Source: Cavs, Andrew Bynum agree to 2-year deal in NBA
__RASK SIGNS LONGTERM DEAL TO REMAIN WITH BRUINS
Tuukka Rask signs an 8-year contract to stay with the Boston Bruins after a strong showing in NHL playoffs
__BOWLERS IN HOT FORM EARLY IN ASHES SERIES
England heads into the second day of the first test with a 140-run lead over Australia after a torrid opening three sessions in which 14 wickets tumbled on Wednesday. Australia resumes at 75-4, already struggling after bowling England out for 215.