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LEADING OFF: Astros on verge of clinch, Cards…

LEADING OFF: Astros magic number 1 to clinch AL West, Cardinals baffling Cubs at Wrigley Field, Brewers and Nats hold wild-card spots, Alonso chasing Judge's rookie HR mark

AP Source: Altered doping data could restart…

Russia's anti-doping agency could face another suspension over manipulated data, a person familiar with the case tells The AP

Federer, McEnroe push for Laver Cup's place in team tennis

Team events are having quite the resurgence on the men's tennis circuit, with three different competitions scheduled in the four months

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Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah…

Matt Fink took over on the third play of the game and passed for 351 yards in Southern California's 30-23 victory over No. 10 Utah

Russian anti-doping CEO says track ban won't be lifted soon

The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency has predicted that the country's track team won't be reinstated in time for the upcoming world athletics championships

Big 2nd half leads No. 20 Boise State past Air…

Hank Bachmeier threw for 263 yards and two touchdowns, Robert Mahone rushed for a pair of TDs in the fourth quarter, and No. 20 Boise State pulled away in the second half for a 30-19 win over Air Force

Roger Federer to decide soon on Tokyo Olympic plans

Roger Federer says he will soon decide if he will play at next year's Tokyo Olympics

Correa HRs twice, Astros magic number at 1 for AL…

Carlos Correa hit two home runs, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman also connected and the Houston Astros dropped their magic number to clinch the AL West to one by beating the Los Angeles Angels 6-4

Alonso hits 50th homer; deGrom, Mets beat Reds 8-1

Pete Alonso hit his major league-leading 50th home run, Jacob deGrom pitched shutout ball for seven innings and the New York Mets beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-1

Russian anti-doping CEO says track team set to miss worlds

The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency has predicted that the country's track team won't be reinstated in time for the upcoming world athletics championships

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Holding court: It's Bianca Andreescu Day in Toronto

Andreescu now has a day named in her honor to go with her US Open title

Braves clinch 2nd straight NL East title…

The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's last year as San Francisco manager

Page out as US Olympic sailing boss 10 months…

US Sailing says Malcolm Page is out as chief of Olympic sailing less than a year before the Tokyo Games

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual…

The New England Patriots have released receiver Antonio Brown after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct

A first: 18 Olympic rugby players competing at World Cup

Fiji captain Leone Nakarawa has made the transition from 15-a-side to rugby sevens to pick up an Olympic gold medal and now he's back again in the traditional format aiming to take his country further than ever at the World Cup

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Immaculate: Franco Harris' TD catch voted…

Immaculate: Franco Harris' TD catch voted greatest NFL play

A panda is the mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter…

A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing