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LEADING OFF: All-Star starters announced, Kimbrel…

LEADING OFF: All-Star starters announced, Kimbrel joins Cubs, Stanton back on IL, Rocky Mountain rematch, Rosario sprains ankle

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing…

The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games

WIMBLEDON '19: How well do you know the…

WIMBLEDON '19: See how much you know about the year's third Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz

Altidore scores in first start in 20 months, US…

Jozy Atidore scored on an overhead kick in his first start for the national team in 20 months, lifting the United States over Panama 1-0 as the Americans finished first in their CONCACAF Gold Cup group

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IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host…

The IOC is changing how and when it picks Olympic hosts and will approach candidates who can be from multiple cities or countries

Federer seeded No. 2, Nadal No. 3 at Wimbledon…

Roger Federer has been seeded at No. 2 above Rafael Nadal for Wimbledon, despite the Spaniard being higher in the rankings

Vanderbilt wins 2nd national title, beating…

Vanderbilt beats Michigan 8-2 to lock up 2nd national title

Timeline of boxing body AIBA's problems

The International Olympic Committee has kicked the International Boxing Association out of next year's Olympics after years of financial chaos and allegations of corrupt judging

Murray loses doubles match at Eastbourne

Andy Murray lost in doubles for the first time since returning from hip surgery in January

Rooney scores from 70 yards, DC United tops Orlando 1-0

Wayne Rooney sent a 70-yard shot over the outstretched hand of goalkeeper Brian Rowe in the 10th minute and D.C. United held on for a 1-0 victory over Orlando City

IOC president cautions against profit-driven sports events

IOC President Thomas Bach has called on local governments to resist promoting independently run sports events that he believes go against the Olympic ideal

Kvitova to decide this week whether to play at Wimbledon

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she will decide later this week if she's ready to play at the All England Club

Europe, you're up! Yankees top Blue Jays 8-7…

Gleyber Torres lined a game-winning single in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees hit two more big flies before jetting off to see Big Ben and the London sights, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7

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Milan-Cortina triumph highlights Italy's north-south divide

Italy's winning bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics highlighted the growing gap between the north and south of the country

Andreescu withdraws from Wimbledon

Bianca Andreescu won't play at Wimbledon as she needs more time to recover from a shoulder injury

Angels' Ohtani throws off mound for 1st time…

Shohei Ohtani has thrown off a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery

Star quality can't save Sweden from 8th Olympic bid loss

Sweden sent its heir to the throne, its prime minister, and a hockey icon to help persuade International Olympic Committee voters

Analysis: New No. 1 Barty's rapid rise could be just a start

Fendrich on Tennis: Ash Barty's rapid rise to the top of tennis could signal just the start of a lengthy run

Escobar, Dyson power Diamondbacks past Dodgers…

Eduardo Escobar's three-run home gave Arizona a four-run lead before Los Angeles recorded an out, and the Diamondbacks cruised to an 8-2 victory over the National League West-leading Dodgers

Sweden shrugs and sighs as Italy wins fight for 2026 Games

Stockholm-Are's failed bid for the Winter Olympics in 2026 provided insight into the psyche of the Swedish population when it comes to getting behind ventures like a major sporting competition

Tennis greats applaud Barty's rise to No. 1

Australia's greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held

Bauer strikes out season-high 12; Indians top KC…

Trevor Bauer struck out a season-high 12 in 6 2/3 innings, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3

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Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026…

Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years

Trump orders new policy about military academies…

Trump orders Pentagon to develop a new policy to allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately after graduating

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026…

The head of Sweden's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday's vote for the perceived underdog against Milan-Cortina