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Gausman makes strong return from IL as Braves…

Kevin Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing more than a month with a foot injury, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 7-1 to protect their NL East lead

Olympic robots offer 'virtual' attendance, help…

Japanese automaker Toyota is readying various robots for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split…

Manny Pacquiao has beaten Keith Thurman by split decision in an exciting welterweight bout

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut…

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting, Jones faces former Orioles teammates, Yankees-Twins, Athletics-Astros, Woodruff injured

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Report urges new board, funding model for US…

Report urges new board makeup, end of 'money for medals' funding formula for US Olympic system

Herman rides Trump's putting advice to victory in…

Jim Herman rode President Donald Trump's putting advice to victory in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship

Alibaba to run Olympic ticketing for Beijing, likely beyond

The IOC says top-tier sponsor Alibaba will run ticketing services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, putting the Chinese online retail giant in line to do the same for future hosts Paris and Los Angeles

Kevin Harvick holds off Denny Hamlin at New…

Kevin Harvick held off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928

It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold

Mariano Rivera closes Hall of Fame induction…

Large crowd greets 6 new baseball Hall of Famers; Mariano Rivera fittingly closes induction ceremony

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal

Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games

Fan walks to plate, Hoskins HR in 11th lifts…

A fan casually walked to home plate and approached Philadelphia hitter Brad Miller for a handshake before being apprehended, and the Phillies later beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Rhys Hoskins' home run in the 11th inning

Texans' Watt, Hopkins on physically unable to…

The Houston Texans have placed star defensive end J.J. Watt and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins on the physically unable to perform list

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Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians…

Cleveland Indians star Francisco Lindor hit a foul ball that injured a child in a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals

Wojciechowski starts 1-hitter as Orioles blank…

Asher Wojciechowski took an unlikely no-hitter into the seventh inning, Trey Mancini homered twice off Andrew Cashner and the Baltimore Orioles beat Boston 5-0 to win their first series from the Red Sox in 11 tries since 2017

The Latest: Mariano Rivera inducted into Baseball…

The Latest: Mariano Rivera has been inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Ledecky stunned in 400 free at worlds; Sun wins…

Ariarne Titmus rallies to stun Katie Ledecky in 400 free at world championships

Lowry wins British Open in celebrated return to…

The long-awaited return of the British Open to Northern Ireland ends with Shane Lowry holding claret jug

'Oh, Tommy': Fleetwood fails to mount challenge…

A final charge never materialized for Tommy Fleetwood at the British Open because of a cold putter and an inspired opponent in champion Shane Lowry

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win…

Edwin Encarnación chased Anthony Senzatela with a two-run double in a five-run second inning during an 11-5 romp that extended New York's winning streak to five

Pinot strikes again in Pyrenees, Alaphilippe…

Simon Yates of Britain posted a second stage win with a solo raid during the last Pyrenean trek of the Tour de France as Thibaut Pinot gained more time on his rivals in the fight for the yellow jersey

Kane wonder strike gives Tottenham 3-2 win over…

Harry Kane smashed the winning goal from the halfway line as Tottenham beat Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus 3-2 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday

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Maximum Security wins Haskell, survives inquiry

Maximum Security wins Haskell, surviving stewards inquiry

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack…

ESPN is reminding employees of the network's policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air

Li Na sets new mark: first Asian-born player in…

Li Na breaks new ground at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, becoming 1st Asian-born player to be inducted