LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for Giants, Paddack…

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for resurgent Giants, Paddack faces Alonso in matchup of top rookies, Strasburg tries for 13th win

1 forecast shows US topping medal table at Tokyo Olympics

The United States would lead the medal table if the Tokyo Olympics opened today

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split…

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

Martinez lifts Boston 9-4; Rays pitch position…

J.D. Martinez homered and drove in four runs, including an RBI double in the ninth inning following Tampa Bay's curious decision to put a position player on the mound, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Rays 9-4

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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

Panik's double caps 3-run 8th as Giants rally…

Joe Panik hit a go-ahead double with two outs in a three-run eighth inning, and the San Francisco Giants continued their winning ways since the All-Star break by rallying past the Chicago Cubs 5-4

Twins hit 5 homers, turn triple play in 8-6 win…

Garver hits pair of homers as Twins go deep 5 times, hang on for 8-6 win vs Yankees

Australia's Queensland state to fund 2032 Olympic bid study

Australia moved closer to launching a bid for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympic Games after the Queensland state government announced it would help fund a study into how much the events would cost taxpayers

Twins outslug Yankees, then hold on for win

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

Angels' Skaggs remembered and praised at memorial…

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs has been remembered at a memorial service

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

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Ledecky withdraws from 2 events at worlds due to…

Katie Ledecky has withdrawn from the 200-meter freestyle and 1,500 free final at the world swimming championships because of illness

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

Twins turn 3 vs. Yankees on Encarnación's grounder

Twins turn 1st triple play in 2 years, vs Yankees in 1st inning on Encarnación's grounder

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

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

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White Sox host 1st MLB game with foul…

The Chicago White Sox have become the first team in the major leagues to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole, starting with their game against the Miami Marlins

Olympic robots offer 'virtual' attendance, help…

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