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WORLD CUP: Dads Ronaldo and Messi still seek…

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi go into their fourth World Cup as changed men each seeking to win the game's most coveted prize for the first time

USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes

NBA Draft: Why Luka Doncic Should Be No. 1 Pick

Luka Doncic has excelled in Europe and has cemented himself as a top three pick by winning the EuroLeague championship and MVP, but has he proven that he is the best possible choice for the Phoenix Suns?

Stevenson retains title with majority draw against Jack

Adonis Stevenson retained his WBC light-heavyweight title Saturday night after a majority draw with Badou Jack

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French Open organizers won't give Serena Williams…

French Open organizers will not give Serena Williams a seeding

LEADING OFF: Soto swings away, Harvey's home…

LEADING OFF: Soto swings away, Harvey's home debut with Reds

USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from…

USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes

What Does It Take to Summit Mount Everest?

Big mountain climber Adrian Ballinger guides novice climbers to the tallest peaks in the world and has summited Everest eight times in eleven attempts. He says athletic ability alone won't guarantee success.

Russell retains WBC belt with unanimous decision over Diaz

Gary Russell Jr. successfully defended his WBC featherweight championship, unanimously outpointing mandatory challenger Joseph Diaz

2016 Wimbledon runner-up Raonic pulls out of French Open

2016 Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the French Open a week before the clay-court Grand Slam tournament begins

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At age 53, Palmeiro hits 1st home run in return…

Rafael Palmeiro still has power, even at 53

Olympic observers find skepticism over…

Questions over integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes at Winter Olympics; 2 tightened bottles so tightly, they cracked caps

Patriots: Tom Brady Takes Foxboro Drama to…

The MMQB's Albert Breer assesses the significance of Tom Brady's decision to skip the start of OTAs.

Warrington relieves Selby of IBF featherweight belt

Josh Warrington has ended Lee Selby's near three-year reign as IBF featherweight champion by split decision after a 12-round thriller in Leeds

Super idea: tennis channel pushing Italian Open…

SuperTennis, a TV channel wholly owned and operated by the Italian Tennis Federation, is helping to push forward expansion of the Italian Open

Rockies edge Dodgers 2-1, move into 1st place in…

Pinch-hitter Carlos Gonzalez drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the eighth inning and the Colorado Rockies edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1

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Sex-abuse lawsuits illustrate USOC's difficult…

Sex-abuse lawsuits illustrate US Olympic Committee's difficult path forward

Could Johnny Manziel Return to NFL in 2019?

Quarterback Johnny Manziel just signed a deal with the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Would a good showing in the CFL be stepping stone to an NFL comeback?