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The Latest: Hamlin. Larson stage early battle at…

The Latest: Denny Hamlin and Kyle Larson staged a close early battle at Bristol Motor Speedway.

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon

High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the triathlon for organizers of next year's Olympic and Paralympics

Barty upset in Cincy semifinal; Djokovic tries…

Ashleigh Barty has lost in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, missing a chance to return to No. 1 ahead of the U.S. Open. On the men's side, defending champion Novak Djokovic also reached the final

Louisville parts ways with men's coach Ecarma after 29 years

Louisville to part ways longtime men's coach Rex Ecarma after 29 years following independent investigation

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Ends Talks With U.S…

A spokeswoman for the players says the USSF and its president "fully intend to continue to compensate women players less than men."

Thomas crushes Medinah with 61 and takes 6-shot…

Justin Thomas batters Medinah with a 61 and opens 6-shot lead at BMW Championship

Can Tokyo's efficient rail system handle Olympic strain?

Tokyo's famous and efficient rail system is likely to be stressed during next year's Olympics.

Eagles lure Josh McCown out of retirement, sign…

Nick Kyrgios fined more than $100,000 for vulgar…

Nick Kyrgios fined $113,000 by ATP for expletive-filled outbursts in Cincinnati

Red Sox LHP Sale goes on IL with left elbow…

The Boston Red Sox placed left-hander Chris Sale on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation

Tokyo's summer heat forces triathlon test to be…

Tokyo's summer heat has forced an Olympic women's triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year's games

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Kokkinakis in US Open via wild card; Bellis out with injury

Thanasi Kokkinakis will play at the U.S. Open after being granted a wild card by Tennis Australia

NFL reinstates Patriots receiver Josh Gordon

Twins' Duffey awarded victory day later

Minnesota Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey was awarded a win a day after pitching in a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers

PHOTOS: Making most of small spaces in Tokyo's Golden Gai

PHOTOS: Making most of small spaces in Tokyo _ nearly 280 bars in the Golden Gai

Dodgers' Urìas to serve 20-game domestic violenc…

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urìas has accepted a 20-game suspension by MLB for a domestic violence incident and is expected to return in September

US men's volleyball team secures bid to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The U.S. men's volleyball team secured a bid to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, beating the Dutch host 25-18, 25-20, 17-25, 25-21 to go unbeaten in the round-robin Tokyo Volleyball Qualification Tournament

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Padres rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. likely out for…

Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat…

Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees again hammered away at the umpires, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team spilling onto the field, while beating the Cleveland Indians 6-5