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AP sources: 1 of Brown's accusers has met with NFL

AP sources: One of Antonio Brown's accusers has met with NFL investigators, no timetable for concluding sexual assault probe

A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter…

A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing

Roger Federer to decide soon on Tokyo Olympic plans

Roger Federer says he will soon decide if he will play at next year's Tokyo Olympics

PSG, Man City shine in Champions League; big…

Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City succeeded on Wednesday where storied rivals failed in their opening Champions League games

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Sex-abuse reports on rise; SafeSport Center seeks…

With sex-abuse reports on the rise, debate rages for who will pay for US Center for SafeSport

Holding court: It's Bianca Andreescu Day in Toronto

Andreescu now has a day named in her honor to go with her US Open title

Yankees get Stanton back on cusp of clinching AL…

Giancarlo Stanton has returned to the Yankees lineup with New York on the cusp of clinching a division title. Stanton will bat fifth and play left field against the Los Angeles Angels.

AP sources: Feds probe sex abuse in Olympic…

AP sources: Department of Justice investigating sex abuse in Olympic organizations

Pavlyuchenkova eases into 2nd round at Pan Pacific Open

Former finalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova needed less than an hour to beat Dayana Yastremska 6-3, 6-1 in the first round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open

Wainwright, Fowler, St. Louis top Nats 5-1; Cards…

Adam Wainwright put on another sharp performance while outpitching Max Scherzer, right fielder Dexter Fowler made a sensational catch and the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-1

USOPC working on plan to improve life for Olympic…

USOPC working on 5-year plan to improve life for Olympic athletes

Nadal to open in ATP Cup in Perth; Djokovic on east coast

U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal will start his 2020 season on the opposite side of Australia to Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer when he leads Spain in a group-stage qualifier in Perth in the new ATP Cup

Pitino settles with Louisville, ready for 'new…

Louisville, ex-basketball coach Rick Pitino settle lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school; Hall of Famer says he's ready for 'new chapter'

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SKorea asks IOC to ban 'rising sun' flag at Tokyo Olympics

South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan's brutal wartime past

HBO to follow Arizona St, Florida, Penn St…

HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State in its "24/7" documentary series

Lynx boss Cheryl Reeve chosen WNBA Executive of…

Minnesota Lynx general manager/coach Cheryl Reeve chosen as WNBA Executive of the Year

South Korea calls for ban of 'rising sun' flag at 2020 Games

South Korean Olympic officials have called on Japan to ban its "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games after claiming it represents a 'militaristic and imperial past'

Police: Pirates' Vázquez attempted to have sex…

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez told investigators he attempted to have sex with underage girl during meeting at her house in 2017, court papers say

AP Top 25 Podcast: Crunching early season numbers

Early in the season it can be difficult to know what to make of teams and results

3 dead as speedboat trying to set record crashes…

Italian firefighters say three people aboard a speedboat have been killed in Venice when their vessel crashed into a dike offshore of the lagoon city

Saints QB Brees has surgery on hand, teammates…

Saints' Drew Brees has surgery on hand as teammates move on in Seattle

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Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox…

Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of former Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, hit a solo homer in his first game in Fenway Park, and Alex Dickerson had a sacrifice fly in the 15th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 7-6 victory

Cavan Biggio hit for cycle, just like dad Craig

Toronto rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, just like father Craig, helping the Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 becoming the second father-son duo to accomplish the feat after Gary and Daryle Ward

Verlander wins 19th as Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Justin Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Houston Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night