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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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

Pliskova overcomes rain and Martic to win Zhengzhou Open

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova overcame rain delays and an early deficit to beat Petra Martic 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Zhengzhou Open on Sunday

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Wainwright in St. Louis

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

South Korea calls for ban of 'rising sun' flag at 2020 Games

South Korean Olympic officials have called on Japan to ban its "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games after claiming it represents a 'militaristic and imperial past'

Pliskova takes on Martic at Zhengzhou Open final

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to the Zhengzhou Open final with a clinical 6-3, 6-2 victory over Ajla Tomljanovic

New York wins WNBA lottery, gets No. 1 pick in…

New York wins WNBA lottery, gets No. 1 pick in 2020 draft

ATP says top players set for ATP Cup in Australia in January

The ATP says all top 10-ranked players , including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, have committed to play in the inaugural ATP Cup in January in Australia.

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Pirates closer Vázquez arrested on child sex…

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez arrested on child sex charges

Organizers postpone Hong Kong WTA event due to protests

Local organizers and the Women's Tennis Association say the Hong Kong Open has been postponed indefinitely because of widespread protests in the region

Haaland hits 3 as Liverpool, Chelsea lose in…

On a night when Europe's biggest stars couldn't score, 19-year-old Erling Braut Haaland scored a hat trick on his debut in the Champions League