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LEADING OFF: Kershaw starts for Dodgers

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LEADING OFF: Aces Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber get the ball. More>>

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Rockets acquire Chris Paul from Clippers in 8-player deal

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AP Source: Rockets to acquire Chris Paul from Clippers for Beverley, Williams, Dekker and 2018 pick. More>>

A major week for the LPGA and the seniors

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The Week Ahead: Majors for the LPGA Tour and seniors, only 1 player from the top 10 on the PGA Tour and in Europe. More>>

Safe at home; MLB umpire Tumpane rescues woman on bridge

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Major League Baseball umpire John Tumpane says he's no hero after helping save a woman attempting to jump off the Roberto Clemente Bridge. More>>

Strasburg, Nats bats power past Cubs 8-4

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Stephen Strasburg leads Nationals to 8-4 win; Cubs lose Bryant to right leg injury. More>>

US Nationals win has trash-talking King tuning up for rival

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Olympic gold medalist Lilly King can prepare for another showdown with Russian rival Yulia Efimova after winning the women's 200-meter breaststroke at the U.S. National Championships. More>>

Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after dismal 3-year run

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Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are parting ways after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with Carmelo Anthony. More>>

Revere gets wacky winner in Angels' 3-2 victory over Dodgers

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Ben Revere scored the winning run from second base on a passed ball and a throwing error by Yasmani Grandal, and the Los Angeles Angels blew a ninth-inning lead before beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2. More>>

Warriors' Curry to play Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic

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Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is set to try his hand at golf. The Web.com Tour announced Wednesday that Curry, who recently won his second NBA title with Golden State, will compete in Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae from July 31-August 6. More>>

Fowler is top draw at Quicken Loans event in Woods' absence

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Rickie Fowler is top draw at Quicken Loans event in Tiger Woods' absence. More>>

Cubs see Trump in second White House trip since World Series

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President Donald Trump has welcomed the manager and several players from the World Series champion Chicago Cubs to the White House. More>>

Holliday joins Castro, Hicks on Yanks' DL; Austin next?

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Matt Holliday joined Starlin Castro, Aaron Hicks and Greg Bird on the disabled list of the slumping New York Yankees due to a viral infection. More>>

UK charges 6 in Hillsborough stadium tragedy that killed 96

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U.K. prosecutors are set to announce whether they plan to lay charges in the deaths of 96 men, women and children in the Hillsborough stadium crush in 1989. More>>

LEADING OFF: Kershaw starts for Dodgers

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LEADING OFF: Aces Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber get the ball. More>>

Group accused of shipping Colorado pot to other stares

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Dozens of Coloradans are accused of running a marijuana trafficking ring in which they pretended to be growing weed for sick people but illegally shipped the drug out of state. More>>

Ryu seeks 2nd straight LPGA major to confirm new No. 1 perch

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So Yeon Ryu poised to prove her climb to the top of the world rankings is just the beginning of a long reign. More>>

Cubs cut Montero after critical comments

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Catcher Miguel Montero tweeted his goodbyes to the Cubs and city of Chicago the day after blaming pitcher Jake Arrieta for allowing seven stolen bases in a game. More>>

Jason Williams out 6-8 months after injury in Big3 debut

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Former NBA point guard Jason Williams will miss six to eight months after sustaining a knee injury in the opening game of the Big3. More>>

Indians manager Francona returns after being hospitalized

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Indians manager Terry Francona returns from another health scare. More>>

Shattenkirk leads lean crop of top NHL free agents

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Kevin Shattenkirk and Alexander Radulov lead a lean crop of top NHL free agents that also includes big-name veterans like Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau. More>>

Mariners lose lefty Drew Smyly to Tommy John surgery

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Mariners' left-hander Drew Smyly will undergo Tommy John surgery after being diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament. More>>

Chile and Bravo grind out wins over soccer's superstars

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Chile's biggest asset at the Confederations Cup isn't the dazzling attacking skill of Alexis Sanchez, or even Arturo Vidal's creativity. More>>

Van Hees makes journey from swimsuit model to US Senior Open

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Former swimsuit model Kurt Van Hees recovered from a near-death experience to make it to the U.S. Senior Open. More>>

Chile crush Portugal on penalties to reach Confed Cup final

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Claudio Bravo made three penalty saves as Chile defeated Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shootout to reach the Confederations Cup final on Wednesday. More>>

'Big 4' given top 4 seedings at Wimbledon; Kerber also No. 1

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The "Big 4" of men's tennis were given the four highest seedings for this year's tournament at Wimbledon. More>>

Pick 6: Transfer quarterbacks who could make a big impact

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Pick 6: Transfer quarterbacks who could make a big impact. More>>

Germany coach wants clarity on Russia football doping claims

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Germany coach Joachim Loew wants more clarity from sports leaders after speculation that doping of Russia's 2014 World Cup squad was covered up. More>>

FIA to examine Vettel collision with Hamilton

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Formula One's governing body says it will take another look at Sebastian Vettel's deliberate collision with Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after the German driver escaped with only a time penalty. More>>

Tite: Brazil would have benefited from playing Confed Cup

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Coach Tite says it would have been good for Brazil to be playing in the Confederations Cup to give himself and his players more experience going into the World Cup. More>>

Cubs catcher Montero blames Arrieta for Nats' 7 stolen bases

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Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero blamed pitcher Jake Arrieta for allowing seven stolen bases in a 6-1 loss to the Washington Nationals. More>>

Davis Cup and Fed Cup to stage finals together from 2018

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The Davis Cup and Fed Cup will stage their finals at the same indoor venue in Geneva starting in 2018. More>>

A leader at 23, Draxler mentors inexperienced Germany squad

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Julian Draxler has effortlessly taken on the task of mentoring an inexperienced squad as the youngstest. More>>

Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for 1st national championship

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Florida breaks open game in 8th inning, beats LSU 6-1 for first national title in baseball. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs visit White House, Francona to return

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LEADING OFF: Cubs visit White House, Francona to return. More>>

Report finds USA Gymnastics policies muddled on sex abuse

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A former federal prosecutor says USA Gymnastics needs to undergo a "complete culture" change to become better equipped at protecting athletes from abuse. More>>

2 Climbers go missing on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

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Two mountaineers from Spain and Argentina have gone missing on Pakistan's "Killer Mountain.". More>>

FIFA publishes Garcia report on 2018-2022 World Cup bidding

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A big mystery in the recent era of corruption linked to FIFA is being revealed this week. More>>

Pacquiao camp predicting "short and sweet" WBO title fight

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Manny Pacquiao isn't saying it in public, preferring not to dwell too much on landing a knockout blow. More>>

Ellsbury ties odd Rose mark for most catcher's interference

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Jacoby Ellsbury of the New York Yankees has tied Pete Rose's obscure record for reaching base the most times in a career on catcher's interference.Ellsbury did it for the 29th time when his bat tipped the mitt of Chicago White Sox catcher Kevan Smith. More>>

Span gets RBI single in 14th, lifts Giants over Rockies 4-3

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Denard Span singled home Gorkys Hernandez with two outs in the 14th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 4-3. More>>

Maddon says Cubs making informal trip to White House

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Manager Joe Maddon and some members of the Chicago Cubs will visit the White House on Wednesday, though it's not an official visit with President Donald Trump. More>>

Maeda dominates in spot start, Dodgers beat Angels 4-0

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Kenta Maeda pitched four-hit ball over seven innings in a spot start, Joc Pederson hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Angels 4-0 at Dodger Stadium. More>>

Tebow hits St Lucie, the next step of his baseball journey

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Tebowmania doesn't need long to strike in Port St. Lucie, as fans awaited the Heisman winner. More>>

2 Vandy players shot in attempt to recover stolen phone

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Two Vanderbilt football players shot after 'ill-conceived plan' to recover teammate's stolen cellphone. More>>

Red Sox manager Farrell suspended 1 game after poking umpire

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Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has been suspended one game after poking umpire Bill Miller in the chest during an animated argument over the weekend. More>>

Indians manager Francona hospitalized, to return Wednesday

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Indians manager Terry Francona hospitalized for 2nd time this month; will miss game against Texas. More>>

For Bulls, blockbuster trade is all about direction

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The Chicago Bulls set a clear direction by trading All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves on draft night last week. More>>

Harrison singles to end Cobb's no-hit bid leading off 7th

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Josh Harrison has broken up a no-hit bid by Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb in the seventh inning. More>>

Father of LSU star pitcher revives man with no pulse at CWS

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Father of LSU all-time wins leader Jared Poche' helps revive elderly man slumped on concourse at College World Series. More>>

Serena's latest shot: pregnant and nude on magazine cover

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Serena Williams shows off pregnancy with nude photo on Vanity Fair cover. More>>

Growing up quick: Big spurt turns Patton into 1st-rounder

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Justin Patton almost grew too fast for his own good, but he is now a first-round pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves. More>>

Miller Time: Indiana coach cashes in with $24 million deal

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New Indiana coach Archie Miller will make $24 million under his seven-year contract and potentially even more in bonuses. More>>

With a year to go, Russia's World Cup faces challenges

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After years of controversy, Russian officials think their World Cup has weathered the storm. More>>

1 of Contador's support riders for Tour fails doping test

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One of Alberto Contador's key support riders has failed a doping test and been suspended from the Trek-Segafredo team four days before he was slated to start the Tour de France. More>>

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

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The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey's bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. More>>

Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

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Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon is the first player not picked in the first round to win NBA Rookie of the Year in the common draft era. More>>

New Zealand promises to do 'right thing' with America's Cup

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When the post-race formalities ended, feisty Emirates Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton picked up the America's Cup and carried it the few hundred yards to the team base. More>>

Nolasco ends winless drought, Angels end Dodgers' win streak

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Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his first win in almost exactly two months, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels snapped the Dodgers' 10-game winning streak, 4-0 on Monday night. More>>

LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing

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LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing. More>>

Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal

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Baylor confirms NCAA investigation after sex abuse scandal. More>>

Down 7 and missing Francona, Indians rally to top Texas 15-9

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Francisco Lindor, Lonnie Chisenhall and Carlos Santana each had three RBIs to help the Cleveland Indians rally from a seven-run deficit and beat the Texas Rangers 15-9 after manager Terry Francona left the game because he wasn't feeling well. More>>

Cubs hold on after Nationals rally for 4 in 9th, win 5-4

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Wade Davis struck out big league batting leader Ryan Zimmerman with runners on second and third to end Washington's ninth-inning rally, and the Chicago Cubs held off the Nationals 5-4. More>>

Sale gets 9 Ks, Moreland hits HR as Red Sox beat Twins 4-1

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Chris Sale pitched 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 in matchup of two of the AL's top teams. More>>

Singer's 12 Ks help Gators beat LSU 4-3 in CWS finals opener

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Brady Singer struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, Jonathan India doubled in two runs, and Florida beat LSU 4-3 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals. More>>

Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017

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Teemu Selanne and longtime Ducks teammate Paul Kariya headline the Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2017. More>>

Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe's take

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John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour. More>>

Minors Setback: Kyle Schwarber not surprised about demotion

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Slumping slugger Kyle Schwarber says that he's not surprised the Cubs demoted him, saying that "the numbers speak for themselves.". More>>

LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing

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LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing. More>>

The Latest: Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

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The NBA will announce the winner of the MVP and the other individual honors during the first NBA Awards show in New York. More>>

Marlins trade SS Hechavarria to Rays for 2 minor leaguers

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The Miami Marlins have traded shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria to the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers. More>>

Charlie Sheen owner of Ruth memorabilia up for auction

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Charlie Sheen hasn't portrayed Babe Ruth in a film, but the actor was the owner of two of the most prized items of Ruth memorabilia. More>>

Stars acquire defenseman Marc Methot in a trade with Vegas

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The Dallas Stars have acquired veteran defenseman Marc Methot in a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights. More>>

Mickelson thinks Mackay will caddie again soon

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Phil Mickelson thinks longtime caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay will have plenty of options for his next job. More>>

Brother of boxer Julio Cesar Chavez slain in home in Mexico

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Mexican authorities say the brother of legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez has been killed in his home in western Mexico. More>>

Vikings' Floyd gets 1 day in jail for flunking alcohol test

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Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd is expected to appear in an Arizona court after being flagged for failed alcohol tests that are part of his monitoring for house arrest in Minnesota. More>>

Former Packers RB Ahman Green charged with child abuse

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Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has been charged in Brown County, Wisconsin, with child abuse. More>>

Diamondbacks beat Phillies 6-1

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Zack Greinke pitched five effective innings after a shaky start, Daniel Descalso had three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled to a 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. More>>

8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left in the tank

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Dwight Howard is 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, yet the eight-time All-Star said his best basketball is ahead of him. More>>

Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

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Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the America's Cup by routing software tycoon Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA. More>>

NHL movement just getting started going into free agency

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Moves made before and at the draft were just the start of some big shakeups around the NHL going into free agency. More>>

Bolt curious about who will replace him as fastest man

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Usain Bolt is curious as to who will replace him as the world's fastest man. More>>

Appeals court dismisses minor league player suit against MLB

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An appeals court has upheld a lower ruling which dismissed a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages. More>>

So Yeon Ryu becomes No. 1 in women's golf

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Two-time major champion So Yeon Ryu has a new title _ No. 1 in the world. More>>

Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

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Westbrook turns in MVP-caliber season after Durant's departure. More>>

CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for title

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CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for national championship. More>>

New Jersey Devils putting no pressure on Nico Hischier

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As Nico Hischier is discovering, being taken No. 1 in the NHL Draft has its perks. More>>

Baylor says NCAA investigation is 'ongoing, pending'

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Baylor say the school is being investigated by the NCAA in the wake of a sexual assault scandal. More>>

FIFA accepts video reviews must improve after Russia

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FIFA's head of refereeing Massimo Busacca says video review has not always looked good in tests at the Confederations Cup. More>>

Dombrowski turns to Fister again, this time in Boston

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Doug Fister is again pitching for Dave Dombrowski, a reunion between a pitcher and an executive with plenty of history. More>>

Kevin Harvick wins at Sonoma for 1st victory of season

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Kevin Harvick raced to his first victory of the season, easily beating Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Clint Bowyer on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers try for 11th straight win, Hamels back

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers try for 11th straight win, Hamels back. More>>

Dodgers win 10th in row, beat Rockies 12-6; Bellinger 2 HRs

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The Los Angeles Dodgers found a new way to extend their winning streak to 10 games, scoring five runs on four wild pitches to go along with two more homers from rookie sensation Cody Bellinger in rallying past the Colorado Rockies 12-6. More>>

Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

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Jordan Spieth holed out from 60 feet for birdie from a greenside bunker on the first hole of a playoff with Daniel Berger to win the Travelers Championship. More>>

Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup

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Known as one of the hardest-working squads in the world, Chile feels the wear and tear of its all-out style in the Confederations Cup. More>>

Chicharito trains separately ahead of Confed Cup semifinals

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Mexico star Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez trained separately from his teammates because of muscle fatigue, the latest concern for a Mexican team that has been struck by injuries at the Confederations Cup. More>>

Soccer game turns violent as fans of Mexican teams brawl

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A friendly soccer game in California between former players of two professional Mexican soccer clubs turned violent when dozens of fans rushed the field at halftime and brawled. More>>

Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

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Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow promoted to Mets' high-A affiliate in Florida. More>>

Timo Werner abused in Germany but key to World Cup defense

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Timo Werner was the most prolific German player in the Bundesliga last season. More>>

Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

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Sportscaster Erin Andrews and former hockey player Jarret Stoll have tied the knot. More>>

Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

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Jeff Horn has been preparing for his WBO welterweight world title bout against Manny Pacquiao in the quiet, outer suburbs. More>>

Big3 begins: 3-on-3 league has close games, not much Iverson

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Basketball's newest league started with a game-winning basket and an injured former NBA player. More>>

Healthy after kidney transplant, Merritt returns to worlds

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Aries Merritt will be making a return to the world championships. More>>

Osuna back on mound, finishes off Toronto's 8-2 win over KC

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Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna struck out three in a scoreless ninth inning a day after saying he was dealing with anxiety issues, and Toronto avoided a sweep by beating the Kansas City Royals 8-2. More>>

Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

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Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand benefited from another mistake at the start by skipper Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA to win Race 7 of the America's Cup on the Great Sound. More>>

Maury Wills calls last game for North Dakota team

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Former Los Angeles Dodgers standout Maury Wills has retired again, this time from broadcasting. More>>

Diamondbacks beat Phillies 2-1 in 11 innings

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Daniel Descalso lined a run-scoring scoring single in the 11th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks extended the best start in franchise history with a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. More>>

Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5

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Mikie Mahtook drove in three runs including a tiebreaking two-run single in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers snap an eight-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over the San Diego Padres. More>>

Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2

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The Chicago Cubs squandered a fine pitching performance by Mike Montgomery, stranding 11 runners and allowing three unearned runs to lose to the Miami Marlins, 4-2. More>>

Scott Dixon spoils Penske party to win at Road America

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Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race on Sunday at Road America to spoil the Team Penske party on the rural road course. More>>

Fred Couples rallies to win Champions event in Wisconsin

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Fred Couples rallied to win the American Family Insurance Open for his second PGA Tour Champions title of the year and 13th overall. More>>

So Yeon Ryu wins in Arkansas; 1st 2-time winner this year

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So Yeon Ryu became the LPGA Tour's first two-time winner this season, taking the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship with a tournament-record 18-under 195 total. More>>

Posada makes Old Timers' debut; Raines honored ahead of HOF

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Jorge Posada, Tim Raines and 31 other former players gathered at Yankee Stadium for the 71st Old Timers' Day. More>>

Once-homeless sisters mingle with track stars at nationals

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Three once-homeless sisters from New York City were guests of USA track and field at nationals after their rise to prominence in the sport. More>>

Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race

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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo profits from the chaos to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday, while Sebastian Vettel extends his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton. More>>

FIFA's video review system under scrutiny again in Russia

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Video review has been used to show a red card to Cameroon defender Ernest Mabouka at the Confederations Cup on Sunday. More>>

Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

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Timo Werner scored his first Germany goals to send the world champions into the Confederations Cup semifinals on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Cameroon, which had a player sent off after further confusion with the experimental video replays. More>>

Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Aegon Classic final to win 1st title since playing hand injured in knife attack at her home. More>>

Sonnen tops Silva in unanimous decision at Bellator in NYC

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Ryan Bader defeated Phil Davis by split decision in his Bellator debut to win the promotion's light heavyweight championship at Madison Square Garden. More>>

Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

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Roger Federer defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open for the ninth time on Sunday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Barreto pop

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LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Barreto pop. More>>

Worth the wait: Bibens-Dirkx pitches Rangers past Yanks 8-1

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Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitched seven dazzling innings in his first shot at the New York Yankees after 12 seasons in the minors, and Carlos Gomez homered for the Texas Rangers in their 8-1 victory. More>>

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

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Alex Faedo pitched three-hit shutout ball for 7 1/3 innings in a second straight strong performance against TCU, and Florida moved to the College World Series finals with a 3-0 win. More>>

Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative

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Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. More>>

Brazilian super-volunteer is back _ at her 2nd Confed Cup

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Mathilde Molla has worked as a volunteer in World Cups, Olympic Games and Confederations Cups. More>>

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

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Jordan Spieth closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 in the Travelers Championship, giving him a one-stroke lead for the third straight round at TPC River Highlands. More>>

Russia has reasons for optimism despite Confed Cup exit

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When the anger subsides after another group stage exit and goalkeeping blunder, Russian fans might find they can be proud of their team at the Confederations Cup. More>>

European champion Portugal is not only about Ronaldo

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He may be a great player, but Portugal is not just Cristiano Ronaldo. More>>

Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

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Kiwi power: New Zealand wins 5th straight race against Oracle in America's Cup in Bermuda. More>>

Los Angeles Kings prospect raised by 2 moms

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Los Angeles Kings take C Jaret Anderson-Dolan on 2nd day of NHL draft. More>>

Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit 1st HRs, A's rout White Sox 10-2

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Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the Oakland Athletics routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2. More>>

Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

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Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory. More>>

Lester goes 7 innings to help Cubs beat Marlins 5-3

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Jon Lester gave up a three-run homer to J.T. Realmuto in the first inning and then settled down to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-3. More>>

Orioles avoid dubious pitching mark, Bundy beats Rays 8-3

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Dylan Bundy helped Baltimore avoid a dubious pitching record, throwing seven solid innings as the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3. More>>

White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

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The Chicago White Sox have held a pregame ceremony to retire the No. 56 jersey worn by former star pitcher Mark Buehrle. More>>

Castroneves leads Penske march in Road America qualifying

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Team Penske will have a stranglehold on the first two rows of the IndyCar race at Road America. More>>

Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

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Host nation Russia put on a valiant effort but could not avoid early elimination at the Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday, a result that secured the Mexicans' place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up tournament. More>>

Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

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Jason Vargas picked up his major league-leading 11th victory as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2. More>>

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

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Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna feeling 'anxious' and 'weird'; closer says he is unsettled 'mentally'. More>>

Planes provide glimpse into private Sochi training sessions

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Perhaps keeping the ball on the ground should be the order from air traffic control rather than coaches in this southern Russian coastal resort. More>>

Paul Broadhurst maintains 2-stroke lead in Wisconsin

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Paul Broadhurst shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions at University Ridge to maintain a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' American Family Insurance Open. More>>

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

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Caleb Gilbert held LSU to two hits in 7 1/3 innings, Michael Papierski homered from both sides of the plate and LSU beat No. 1 national seed Oregon State 6-1 to reach the College World Series finals. More>>

Tony Kanaan back on familiar IndyCar ground at Road America

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Tony Kanaan feels like a veteran again this weekend at Road America after being treated like a rookie last week at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. More>>

Kvitova reaches first final since attack

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova in the Aegon Classic semifinals to reach the first final since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home last year. More>>

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

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Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th international goal helped lift Portugal to a comfortable 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals. More>>

Rangers put Perez on DL after LHP hurts right thumb at hotel

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Martin Perez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list after injuring the thumb on his non-pitching hand in an accident at the team hotel, the latest setback for a depleted Texas Rangers rotation. More>>

Germany's Goretzka in demand after new diet-aided healing

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Germany coach Joachim Loew says he has offered Leon Goretzka advice on his club future as the midfielder is linked with a move away from Schalke. More>>

AP Source: Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent

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A person with knowledge of the decision says Blake Griffin has told the Los Angeles Clippers he is becoming a free agent. More>>

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

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Magic Johnson welcomed Lonzo Ball back home to Los Angeles by calling him the new face of the Lakers. More>>

Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

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The Boston Red Sox retired the No. 34 for slugger David Ortiz in a pregame ceremony before a packed Fenway Park. More>>

Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship

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Jordan Spieth shot a 1-under 69 to maintain a one-stroke lead midway through the second round of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. More>>

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

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New Jersey Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft. More>>

Dodgers' Urias to have season-ending shoulder surgery

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Left-hander Julio Urias, the Los Angeles Dodgers' top prospect, needs shoulder surgery and will miss the rest of the season. More>>

Liberty to have a float in New York pride parade

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Shavonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade for the first time. More>>

Hiddink urges FIFA to pick best referees for World Cup

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FIFA should pick the best referees for the World Cup and not limit its list to one per nation, according to coaching great Guus Hiddink. More>>

Claudio Bravo fit again, says Chile coach

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Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi says Claudio Bravo is fit again and could start in goal against Australia at the Confederations Cup on Sunday. More>>

Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade

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Activated from the disabled list and inserted into the New York Mets' starting lineup at second base rather than shortstop, Asdrubal Cabrera said he wants to be traded. More>>

Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

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Derek Carr and general manager Reggie McKenzie never had any doubt that the two sides could reach a long-term contract agreement to keep the quarterback on the Raiders before Carr's self-imposed training camp deadline. More>>

Justin Gatlin holds off youngsters to win 100 at nationals

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Justin Gatlin surges past up-and-comer Christian Coleman near the finish line to win the 100 meters at the U.S. track and field championships. More>>

TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

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Evan Skoug hit a bases-clearing double, four TCU pitchers combined on a five-hitter, and the Horned Frogs beat Florida 9-2 to force a second Bracket 2 final at the College World Series. More>>

Mejia, 3 relievers hold Indians to 4 hits in Twins' 5-0 win

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Adalberto Mejia combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in a matchup of the AL Central's top two teams. More>>

Blackhawks deal Panarin and Hjalmarsson, get Saad back

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Chicago Blackhawks re-acquire F Brandon Saad in trade with Columbus Blue Jackets. More>>

LSU beats Oregon State 3-1 at CWS, ending 23-game win streak

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Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers' 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory to set up a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series. More>>

Frustrated fan: McEnroe says Knicks a 'total train wreck'

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John McEnroe was sitting just feet away when Charles Oakley was arrested during a Knicks game last season. More>>

Bowyer hopes to take Lightning McQueen to victory lane again

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Lightning McQueen went to NASCAR's victory lane last week when Kyle Larson drove the "Cars 3" vehicle to a win. Clint Bowyer has the paint scheme and Sonoma and wants to make it 2 wins in a row for the "Cars 3" character. More>>

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

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Markelle Fultz made his official welcome to Philadelphia. More>>

California ban won't stop Alabama from hosting Fresno State

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The University of Alabama football game against Fresno State is expected to go on as scheduled this fall despite California announcing a ban on state travel to the state because of LGBT discrimination. More>>

Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

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The Detroit Tigers have released Francisco Rodriguez, one day after the 35-year-old reliever allowed a grand slam to Robinson Cano in his latest rough outing. More>>

NASCAR crew chief Knaus missing race notes after theft

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Seven-time championship winning crew chief Chad Knaus had his laptop stolen from a rental car in San Francisco, and the devise held the notes for Jimmie Johnson's race this weekend at Sonoma. More>>

Former NBA player Marcus Camby sued over nephew's drowning

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Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving. More>>

Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

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Arizona Coyotes acquire defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Chicago Blackhawks. More>>

USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

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A judge has ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. More>>

Prosecutors appeal Hernandez's voided murder conviction

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Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to overturn a ruling that erased former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction in the 2013 killing of a semi-professional football player. More>>

Study: Most of women's college coaches are white and male

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On 45th anniversary of Title IX, a 'damning' report on hiring of coaches in women's college sports. More>>

Texas ex-track coach's discrimination lawsuit can go ahead

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The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney. More>>

Sochi club withdraws from league in blow to World Cup plans

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The Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it's withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question. More>>

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