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Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips…

A heat wave that has gripped much of the country has affected many major league ballparks, where players and fans are trying to keep cool

Report urges new board, funding model for US…

Report urges new board makeup, end of 'money for medals' funding formula for US Olympic system

Helped by Trump's putting advice, Herman leads…

Helped by President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship

Alibaba to run Olympic ticketing for Beijing, likely beyond

The IOC says top-tier sponsor Alibaba will run ticketing services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, putting the Chinese online retail giant in line to do the same for future hosts Paris and Los Angeles

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Monmouth resumes racing after delay for fierce…

Monmouth scraps 6 races amid heat, protests; Haskell Invitational delayed

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928

It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold

British Open, glance

British Open at a glance

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal

Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games

Schauffele goes after R&A for handling of failed…

British Open notes: Schauffele hammers R&A for handling of a failed driver test

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack…

ESPN is reminding employees of the network's policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air

Shane Lowry builds 4-shot lead in British Open

Shane Lowry races out to a 4-shot lead in British Open at Royal Portrush for another shot at 1st major

Clanton, Suwannapura win LPGA Tour team event

Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura ran away with the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, shooting an 11-under 59 in best-ball play for a six-stroke victory

Bowman wrecks backup in practice, will drive…

Alex Bowman wrecks backup in practice, will drive Jimmie Johnson's spare car in New Hampshire

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Lee Westwood has up-and-down round at British Open

Lee Westwood's relaxed approach to the British Open had its ups and downs in the third round

At Tour, struggling champ Thomas no longer…

At Tour de France, struggling champ Thomas no longer touching the sky

Ex-Marine, professor, MLB draft pick among high…

A former Marine who deployed twice to Afghanistan, a patent law professor, a blind woman and two Rhodes scholars are some of the lawyers starting work this summer as law clerks at the Supreme Court.

Pagenaud chasing Newgarden, Rossi in IndyCar in…

Pagenaud hunting down Newgarden, Rossi in Iowa IndyCar race

LEADING OFF: Heat wave, surging Giants and…

LEADING OFF: Heat wave grips ballparks, Giants and Indians surging, Gio Gonzalez returns to Brewers rotation

Mariners' Leake lose perfect game try in 9th…

Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Los Angeles Angels for a 10-0 win Friday night

Following Trump's orders, Herman takes Barbasol…

Following President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship

Thurman looks to end Pacquiao's resurgent career…

Keith Thurman appears to have several physical advantages over Manny Pacquiao heading into their welterweight showdown in Las Vegas

Clanton, Suwannapura team to take 5-shot lead in…

Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event

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Yanks' Boone suspended, "not real proud" of…

Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended a game, fined for umpire rant against Tampa Bay

'I literally don't care': Westwood back in mix at…

Lee Westwood is back for another shot at erasing his "nearly man" tag in the majors

McIlroy's salvage operation falls just short at…

Rory McIlroy fell just short in his quest to make the cut at the British Open at Royal Portrush but produced a 6-under 65 that will live long in the memory