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Giants rally with 4 runs in 9th to down Dodgers 5…

Pinch-hitter Nick Hundley hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to give the Giants the lead, and San Francisco rallied for a 5-2 victory, handing the Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen its fourth consecutive loss

IOC disappointed UN won't grant North Korea sports exemption

IOC President Thomas Bach disappointed the United Nations will not allow sports equipment to be sent to North Korea

Report: Fired Ohio State Assistant Zach Smith…

Former Ohio State assistant Zach Smith was arrested in Dublin, OH for operating a vehicle while intoxicated in February 2013, Kyle Rowland of the Toledo Blade reports.

Seahawks-Raiders at Wembley as Tottenham stadium…

The new stadium being built for English Premier League club Tottenham isn't ready to host the NFL this year

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LEADING OFF: Cano back from suspension, Acuna on…

LEADING OFF: Cano returns from suspension, Acuna on HR streak, Jansen working back, Cubs vs. Brewers, Verlander tries to bounce back

Survey: Athletes feel pressure of…

Anti-doping survey: Athletes feel pressures of win-at-all-costs culture

Broncos Fan Starts GoFundMe to cut QB Paxton Lynch

After a putrid performance in the Broncos preseason opener, an unhappy Broncos Fan has started a GoFundMe to help the team cut quarterback Paxton Lynch.

Baseball with signatures of 11 greats fetches…

Baseball with signatures of 11 original Hall of Fame inductees, including Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb, sells for $623,369

Facial recognition system set to be used in…

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games

Dwyane Wade Says If He Plays, He'll Be With Heat…

If Dwyane Wade plays this season, it will be in a Miami Heat uniform.

Nats walked off again, this time by Cards' DeJong

Paul DeJong handed the Washington Nationals their second straight walk-off loss, capping a back-and-forth finish with a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning of the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-6 victory

Fighting sex abuse in Olympic sports a difficult task

Equestrian judge assault case highlights confusion in curtailing Olympic sex abuse

Maryland Places Coach DJ Durkin on Administrative…

Maryland has placed head football coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave, after reports emerged of a toxic coaching culture following the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair in June, the university's athletic director Damon Evans announced.

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AP Source: Bears, Roquan Smith agree to deal

AP Source: Chicago Bears, LB Roquan Smith agree to contract

Kerri Walsh Jennings plans to chase gold in Tokyo…

Kerri Walsh Jennings will retire from competitive beach volleyball after the Tokyo Olympics in two years

Tom Herman Denies Story He Tipped Reporter Off…

Texas coach Tom Herman denied a report that he was involved in publicizing alleged abuse by former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith, reports ESPN.

DeGrom, backed by 5 Mets HRs, tops Severino…

Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and the New York Mets backed him in a big way, hitting five home runs while battering Luis Severino and the New York Yankees 8-5

Tokyo 2020 triathlon to start early to beat the heat

Triathlon events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be staged on the large man-made island of Odaiba in Tokyo Bay and will start early in the morning to counter the heat that is expected in the Japanese capital

Michigan Investigating Potential Shoe Resales by…

Michigan is investigating whether any student-athletes violated NCAA rules by reselling shoes, reports the Detroit Free Press.

Williams wins Cincinnati opener; Murray…

Serena Williams bounced back from the most lopsided loss of her career, cruising past Daria Gavrilova 6-1, 6-2 at the Western & Southern Open.

Yankees Restore Relationship With Papa John's

The Yankees have restored their relationship with pizza chain Papa John's after founder John Schnatter used a racial slur during a conference call in May.

Dodgers' Jansen expects early return, then…

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen expects to have a second heart surgery in the offseason but is confident he'll be able to come off the disabled list within the next few weeks

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As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake…

Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors

Ex-Tennessee star gets NFL chance after rape…

Former Tennessee star linebacker A.J. Johnson is getting a shot at the NFL a month after he was acquitted of rape charges

Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies at…

Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart has died at age 63