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Williams vs. Sharapova highlights Day 1 as US…

The year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament gets started with quite a matchup: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are scheduled to face each other at the U.S. Open for the first time

Tokyo Paralympic lottery opens with 2.3M tickets available

Tokyo's Paralympics could be the big winner with Olympic tickets hard to find and costly

Kovalev stops Yarde to retain WBO light heavyweight title

Sergey Kovalev has knocked out Anthony Yarde to retain the WBO light heavyweight title in his first defense since winning back the belt in February

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Gets Trial Date For…

A judge scheduled the trial date for their pay-discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation for May 5, 2020.

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U.S. Olympic Committee Punishes Medalists For…

The U.S. Olympic Committee chief hinted at harsher penalties for athletes who stage protests at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Safe Bet: Vegas set to bid to host numerous NCAA…

Las Vegas is set to bid on nearly a half dozen different NCAA championship events, including women's basketball

Want Tokyo Olympic tickets? No problem if you have $60,000

Having trouble getting tickets for next year's Tokyo Olympics? No problem if you have $60,000

LEADING OFF: Harper returns to Phillies, Ramírez…

LEADING OFF: Oh, baby! Harper back from paternity leave for Phillies, José Ramírez has surgery, Cardinals flyin' high, Didi goes down, Donaldson powers streaking Braves into pit stop at Coors Field, Bailey faces former team

Pan Am Games protesters each get 12 months of…

Protesters at Pan Am Games receive reprimands, 12 months of probation

Big Ben makes preseason debut, Steelers beat…

Ben Roethlisberger needed three series to show he's ready for the regular season in Pittsburgh's 18-6 win over the Titans who pulled Marcus Mariota after two series to protect their quarterback

USOPC proposes more athletes on board as part of…

USOPC proposes more athlete representation as part of bylaw overhaul

Rendon leads Nationals past Cubs 7-5 for 5th…

Rendon helps Nationals beat Cubs 7-5 in 11 innings for 5th straight win

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

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McIlroy ends season with a $15 million bang at…

Rory McIlroy gets his own big moment at East Lake and wins FedEx Cup for $15 million prize

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.

Luck finds cost of football too pricey to…

Andrew Luck finds cost of football too pricey to continue playing career

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

Louisiana wins 1st Little League title, beating…

Louisiana wins Little League title for the 1st time, beating Curacao 8-0 with 10 hits and error-free defense

Man City, Spurs discover high bar for VAR on…

Manchester City beat Bournemouth 3-1 thanks to a double from Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling's strike

AP Interview: IAAF head Coe discusses Bolt…

IAAF President Sebastian Coe discusses the impact of Usain Bolt's absence from the upcoming world championships In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press

Falcons bring in Blair Walsh to compete for…

With 1 game left in preseason, Atlanta Falcons bring in former Pro Bowler Blair Walsh to compete for their kicking job

Brees breezes for TD in only series, Saints top…

Drew Brees breezes down field for touchdown in only series of preseason debut as Saints top Jets 28-13

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Golf spectators injured by lightning released…

6 injured by debris from lightning strike at Tour Championship released from hospital

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6…

Lightning hits pine tree at Tour Championship, injuring 6

LEADING OFF: Final day of funky uniforms, Yankees…

LEADING OFF: Final day of funky uniforms, Kershaw faces Yankees at Dodger Stadium, Braves rolling