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LEADING OFF: Happ gets playoff prep; Snell seeks…

LEADING OFF: Happ gets playoff prep for wild card-bound Yanks; Snell seeks 21st win for Rays; Cards continue push

After Russia vote, anti-doping group calls WADA…

After Russia vote, anti-doping group says WADA has 'conflicting priorities' and change is needed

Report: Jimmy Butler Won't Be at Timberwolves…

Jimmy Butler will be absent from the Timberwolves' media day on Monday and their first practice of training camp on Tuesday, according to ESPN.

Joshua stops Povetkin in 7th round, keeps…

Anthony Joshua retained his IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on Saturday

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Old Dominion shocks No. 13 VTech 49-35 behind…

Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw for 495 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Monarchs to a 49-35 upset of No. 12 Virginia Tech.

Pliskova beats Osaka on home soil to win Pan Pacific Open

Fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova beat Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-4 to win the Pan Pacific Open and deny the U.S. Open champion a win in her home country

World Anti-Doping Agency Lifts Ban On Russia

The World Anti-Doping Agency banned Russia in 2015 after an investigation uncovered a widespread doping scandal.

No. 5 Oklahoma escapes with 28-21 OT win over Army

Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins' fourth-down pass to help No. 5 Oklahoma escape with a 28-21 overtime victory over Army

WADA investigator says the agency got a bad deal…

The Canadian lawyer who investigated the state-backed doping scheme by Russia when it hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics said the World Anti-Doping Agency rushed into accepting a bad deal by reinstating the country's drug-testing program

Texas School Superintendent Resigns After Making…

Texas school superintendent Lynn Redden has resigned after he made a racist comment toward Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.

US Open champion Osaka reaches Pan Pacific Open final

Naomi Osaka eased into the final of the Pan Pacific Open with a comfortable 6-2, 6-3 win over Camila Giorgi

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Cubs beat White Sox 8-3, inch closer to NL…

Javier Baez helps Cubs beat White Sox 8-3, inch closer to NL Central title

Incoming CEO, outgoing chair address USOC abuse head-on

Incoming CEO, outgoing chairman address USOC abuse head-on

Report: Jimmy Butler Available According to…

While the Timberwolves' front office said they intend to keep Jimmy Butler on Friday, the team's owner, Glen Taylor, is willing to trade Butler according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at…

Kyle Busch passed Brad Keselowski with 38 laps to go and held off hard-charging Kevin Harvick to win the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond Raceway

Thiem, Wawrinka reach St. Petersburg semifinals

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem and fit-again Stan Wawrinka have won their quarterfinal matches at the St. Petersburg Open

Tagovailoa propels No. 1 Bama past No. 22 Texas A…

Tua Tagovailoa passed for 387 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 45-23 rout of No. 22 Texas A&M

The Latest: Kyle Busch wins fall race at Richmond

Martin Truex Jr. grabbed the lead in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond from Kevin Harvick on Lap 41 and was still enjoying a big lead over Harvick under green with 30 laps left in the second stage

Despite protests, Russia's anti-doping agency…

Despite protests, WADA ends suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency

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DJ Durkin Remains on Leave Following…

The University System of Maryland board of regents announced Friday the athletic training staff did not follow protocol when treating offensive lineman Jordan McNair's heatstroke symptoms at a May 29 workout.

Lille again chosen to stage Davis Cup final

Lille's Stade Pierre Mauroy will host the Davis Cup final for the second successive year when defending champions France take on Croatia from Nov. 23-25