The Atlanta Falcons have brought in former Maryland coach DJ Durkin to serve as a guest coach during training camp, drawing immediate scrutiny over the wisdom of taking on someone who was fired from his previous job after the death of a player
Adam Peaty became the first man to win a third 100-meter breaststroke title at the world swimming championships. Canadian teen Margaret MacNeil won women's 100 butterfly title
Mack Horton walked into the dining room at the athletes' village and the applause began for the Australian swimmer following his personal protest against China's Sun Yang at the world championships.
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
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
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
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
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