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The Latest: Mullen hopes Gators make big leap in…

The Latest: Florida coach Dan Mullen hoping for another leap in Year 2

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

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson wins in Jersey hometown

Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight

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Wimbledon champ Halep up to No. 4, Serena No. 9…

Simona Halep's Wimbledon championship lifts her from No. 7 to No. 4 in WTA rankings; Serena Williams rises to No. 9; Coco Gauff joins top 150

Warriors GM Bob Myers moves on from Durant with…

Golden State GM Bob Myers says he is at peace regarding Kevin Durant's departure for the Brooklyn Nets and has an appreciation for all the superstar accomplished with the franchise, even if Myers would have loved to keep KD around a little longer

Cricket, Tennis, F1: An epic day of sports in…

An epic day of sports in London came down to two unprecedented endings a few minutes apart and a few miles away from each other

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016…

Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games

Vargas grinds out decision over Kameda, keeps 122-pound belt

Rey Vargas grinded out a unanimous-decision victory over Tomoki Kameda to defend his WBC super bantamweight title

Strycova wins doubles title after semifinal loss…

Barbora Strycova won her first major title in doubles three days after losing in her first major semifinal in singles

Big 12 is a 10: Bowlsby says no talk of expanding…

Big 12 commissioner says no discussion at any level about expanding the 10-team league

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IOC lifts suspension on Kuwaiti Olympic body…

The IOC says it has fully lifted a suspension from Kuwait's Olympic committee, imposed in 2015 when the national government passed a law that compromised the independence of sports bodies

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in…

Former boxing campion Pernell Whitaker killed when struck by car in Virginia

Federer comes so close to 9th Wimbledon title…

Roger Federer won more points than Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final but lost the match in five sets

Redskins QB Alex Smith sheds leg brace 8 months…

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith has finally shed the massive brace on his right leg eight months after breaking his tibia and fibula in gruesome fashion

AP source: Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million…

Person with knowledge of situation to AP: 76ers, Simmons agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

Anti-doping advocate Beckie Scott receives Order…

Anti-doping crusader Beckie Scott receives Order of Canada for her anti-doping efforts

The Latest: Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon…

Novak Djokovic has won his fifth Wimbledon title by beating eight-time champion Roger Federer in a fifth-set tiebreaker after saving two match points

Molinari returns claret jug, faces long odds…

The least favorite tradition of British Open: Handing back the silver claret jug

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LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout…

LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI on right calf, Cubs try to make Cincy a seller, Dodgers head to Philly after late night

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for…

Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June