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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

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

Fury overcomes bloody cut over eye to beat Wallin

Tyson Fury overcame a bloody cut over his right eye to pound out a unanimous decision over Sweden's Otto Wallin and set up a lucrative heavyweight rematch with Deontay Wilder

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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

Teen Swimmer's 'Uniform Violation' Is A Symptom…

One swim coach has questioned why the "curvier" girl was the only athlete penalized for wearing her school's swim uniform.

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

AP sources: Feds probe sex abuse in Olympic…

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

Haney easily beats Abdullaev, bout stopped after 4 rounds

Devin Haney dominated from the start and stopped Zaur Abdullaev after four rounds to win their WBC interim lightweight bout that should catapult Haney to a fight with champion Vasyl Lomachenko

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

Twins win wild game with a hit batter, edge White…

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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

USOPC working on plan to improve life for Olympic…

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

Dellin Betances tore Achilles in return to Yankees

Dellin Betances' season appears over after just eight pitches because of a partially torn the Achilles tendon in his left foot, an injury sustained when he hopped on the mound after striking out Brandon Drury on Sunday in his season debut at Toronto

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

Yanks' Stanton to be activated Wednesday or…

New York Yankees plan to activate Giancarlo Stanton on Wednesday or Thursday in attempt to get oft-injured outfielder ready for playoffs

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

Phillies beat Braves, 5-4, get revenge against…

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

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LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Wainwright in St. Louis

LEADING OFF: Scherzer faces off with Wainwright in St. Louis