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Puig takes swing at Hundley before Giants rally…

Yasiel Puig took a swing at Giants catcher Nick Hundley during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning, then Alen Hanson hit an RBI single in the ninth to lift San Francisco over the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1

As Asian Games host, Indonesia has more at stake…

Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors

Maryland takes responsibility for Jordan McNair's…

In a news conference Tuesday, Maryland president Wallace Loh said, "the university accepts legal and moral responsibility" for the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair.

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Tennis leaders preparing to vote on Davis Cup overhaul

A new Davis Cup format that tennis' governing body believes is more enticing for players and more lucrative for nations will be voted on this week

Jags' Sparano returns to Minnesota weeks after…

Tony Sparano Jr. is expected to have an emotional return to Minnesota three weeks after his father's death

IOC disappointed UN won't grant North Korea sports exemption

IOC President Thomas Bach disappointed the United Nations will not allow sports equipment to be sent to North Korea

Dolphins Cut DL Gabe Wright After Blindsiding…

The Miami Dolphins released defensive lineman Gabe Wright on Tuesday, a day after he hit running back Kenyan Drake when his helmet was off.

Wawrinka, Azarenka, Kuznetsova given US Open wild…

Stan Wawrinka, Victoria Azarenka, Svetlana Kuznetsova get wild cards for US Open

LEADING OFF: Acuna's instant pop, Astros skid…

LEADING OFF: Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. provides instant pop, Astros skidding, Paxton struck by liner, Darvish gets closer, Kinsler could return

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Survey: Athletes feel pressure of…

Anti-doping survey: Athletes feel pressures of win-at-all-costs culture

Report: Fired Ohio State Assistant Zach Smith…

Former Ohio State assistant Zach Smith was arrested in Dublin, OH for operating a vehicle while intoxicated in February 2013, Kyle Rowland of the Toledo Blade reports.

Nadal drops out of Cincinnati, scuttling 'Big 4' reunion

Rafael Nadal dropped out of the Western & Southern Open on Sunday night, scuttling a reunion of the "Big Four."Nadal withdrew a few hours after he won his fifth title of the year in Toronto

Mariners' Cano returns from drug suspension, now…

Robinson Cano is back in the big leagues with the Seattle Mariners after serving an 80-game drug suspension

Facial recognition system set to be used in…

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games

Report: Rookie Linebacker Roquan Smith Agrees to…

The only player from the 2018 draft who was still unsigned entering this week has agreed to a deal with the Chicago Bears, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com reports.

Angels top Padres, 7-3

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Gant homers, pitches Cardinals to 6-4 win over…

John Gant homers, pitches surging St. Louis Cardinals to 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals

Fighting sex abuse in Olympic sports a difficult task

Equestrian judge assault case highlights confusion in curtailing Olympic sex abuse