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Yankees get slugger Encarnación in trade with…

New York Yankees acquire slugger Edwin Encarnación in trade with Seattle Mariners

2012 Olympic silver medalist disqualified for steroid use

Olympic canoe silver medalist Jevgenij Shuklin has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping

Tyson Fury stays unbeaten, stops Tom Schwarz late…

British heavyweight Tyson Fury stopped Tom Schwarz with 6 seconds left in the second round Saturday night to remain unbeaten

Vekic eases into Nottingham Open quarterfinals

Former champion Donna Vekic eased past Chloe Paquet 6-1, 6-2 to book her place in the Nottingham Open quarterfinals on Thursday

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Maurizio Sarri leaves Chelsea to take charge of Juventus

Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea after one season to return to Italy to manage Juventus

Swedish regions show support for 2026 Winter Olympics

All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time

Márquez wins Catalonia GP after crash takes out challengers

Marc Márquez won the Catalonia Grand Prix to strengthen his lead of the MotoGP points race after his top challengers crashed out

Tokyo Olympics next year: Faster, Stronger, but…

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds potential visitors that cannabis is banned in Japan

OJ Simpson on Twitter: 'I got a little gettin…

O.J. Simpson confirmed to The Associated Press that he has launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at…

Human-rights watchdog group asks IOC, Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win…

James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams' debut in the South American tournament

USOC seeks to keep pregnant athletes from losing insurance

The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working on reforms that will prevent pregnant athletes from losing health insurance coverage

Mariners lose to A's 11-2; Encarnación traded to…

Frankie Montas posted his team-leading ninth win and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 11-2 on a night the Mariners traded AL home run leader Edwin Encarnación to the Yankees

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Rizzo's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Cubs over…

Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers

Hernández delivers 2-run single, Phillies rally…

César Hernández singled in two runs off Luke Jackson in the ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a one-run deficit to snap the Atlanta Braves' eight-game winning streak with a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves

Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open

Pebble and pressure all that stands in the way of Woodland, Rose and perhaps another US Open title for Koepka

Parrish pitches gem in FSU's 1-0 win over…

Drew Parrish outduels Isaiah Campbell in Florida State's 1-0 win over Arkansas at College World Series

Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its 1st CWS game…

Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its first College World Series appearance since 1984

Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.64…

A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.64 million

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony…

Several people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for three players and three first-round picks.

Morton's streak ends as Angels beat Rays 5-3

Charlie Morton lost for the first time in 22 starts as David Fletcher, Justin Bour and Kevan Smith homered to lead the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday

Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on…

Phil Mickelson failed to drain birdie putts early and self-destructed late to finish with a 75 and another disappointing weekend at the U.S. Open

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Henderson lead Meijer LPGA Classic; Thompson makes big move

Brooke Henderson birdied the final three holes for a 3-under 69 and a two-stroke lead over Annie Park in the Meijer LPGA Classic, with Lexi Thompson three shots back after matching the course record with a 62

United States face Chile with chance to advance…

The United States gets back on the field at the Women's World Cup just as the uproar following its opening 13-0 win is quieting down

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand

Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand.