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Falcons open camp with questions about hiring of…

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

PHOTOS: Tokyo 2020 _ Japan's capital 1-year until Olympics

Tokyo 2020: Japan's sprawling capital _ a dense mix of the traditional and the eccentric

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split…

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

3-time Grand Slam doubles winner Peter McNamara dies at 64

Peter McNamara, an Australian tennis player who won three grand slam doubles titles and reached a highest singles ranking of No. 7, has died

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NFL suspends Seahawks DL Reed for 6 games

Seattle defensive lineman Jarran Reed has been suspended for six games by the NFL for violating the personal conduct policy

Year to go to Tokyo Games, with costs, ticket demand rising

Year to go: Scandals, rising costs do not deter interest in Japan for Tokyo Olympics

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

Peaty, Hosszu extend dominance at world swim…

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

Tokyo 1-Year Out: Scandal, high costs but unrivaled demand

Scandals and rising costs have not deterred interest in Japan in the Tokyo Olympics

US tennis player Tatishvili wins appeal of French Open fine

US tennis player Anna Tatishvili wins appeal over loss of French Open prize money

Horton applauded by fellow swimmers for stand…

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.

Olympic robots offer 'virtual' attendance, help…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mariano Rivera closes Hall of Fame induction…

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

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

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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

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