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Roach, Jackson praise boxing training to fight…

A boxing-golf doubleheader episode: How boxing training helps older athletes offset some of the devastating effects of Parkinson's disease.

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal

Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson wins in Jersey hometown

Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver medalist undefeated and in line for a title fight

Wimbledon champ Halep up to No. 4, Serena No. 9…

Simona Halep's Wimbledon championship lifts her from No. 7 to No. 4 in WTA rankings; Serena Williams rises to No. 9; Coco Gauff joins top 150

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The Latest: New-look Tennessee seeking improved…

The Latest: Pruitt, new-look Tennessee hoping for offensive improvements under new coordinator

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016…

Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games

Vargas grinds out decision over Kameda, keeps 122-pound belt

Rey Vargas grinded out a unanimous-decision victory over Tomoki Kameda to defend his WBC super bantamweight title

Strycova wins doubles title after semifinal loss…

Barbora Strycova won her first major title in doubles three days after losing in her first major semifinal in singles

Bezuidenhout seeks Portrush 'revenge' after…

Christiaan Bezuidenhout has overcome plenty on the way to his first major championship this week at the British Open

IOC lifts suspension on Kuwaiti Olympic body…

The IOC says it has fully lifted a suspension from Kuwait's Olympic committee, imposed in 2015 when the national government passed a law that compromised the independence of sports bodies

Federer comes so close to 9th Wimbledon title…

Roger Federer won more points than Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final but lost the match in five sets

Woods trying to get up to speed for final major…

Tiger Woods goes into British Open having played less, with hopes of playing longer

Anti-doping advocate Beckie Scott receives Order…

Anti-doping crusader Beckie Scott receives Order of Canada for her anti-doping efforts

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Djokovic tops Federer in historic final for 5th…

Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, barely beating Roger Federer

LEADING OFF: Cashner makes Boston debut…

LEADING OFF: Cashner makes Boston debut, Bellinger and Dodgers enjoying Philly bash, Trout hopes to return for Angels, Lynn goes for lucky No. 13

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for…

Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June

The Latest: Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon…

Novak Djokovic has won his fifth Wimbledon title by beating eight-time champion Roger Federer in a fifth-set tiebreaker after saving two match points

Pujols' 3 hits, 3 RBIs power streaking Halos past…

Albert Pujols got three hits and drove in three runs, and the Angels remained unbeaten since the All-Star break with a 9-6 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand…

Tokyo Olympic organizers have been overwhelmed by ticket demand

Wimbledon champion Halep a fan of the club's…

The newest champion at Wimbledon is a big fan of the All England Club's oldest traditions

Cubs get catcher Maldonado from Royals for LHP…

The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Martin Maldonado in a trade with Kansas City that sent left-hander Mike Montgomery to the Royals

APNewsBreak: USOC admin costs rise after Nassar…

APNewsBreak: USOC 2018 administrative costs rise in wake of Nassar sex-abuse scandal and ensuing investigation

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Halep star struck at meeting duchesses at…

Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing

Crawford has 2 HRs, 8 RBIs as Giants overwhelm…

Brandon Crawford homered three times and drove in nine runs over the course of two games, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 in the nightcap to complete a sweep of a split doubleheader

Halep wins Wimbledon, stops Williams' bid for…

Simona Halep stunned Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour to win her first Wimbledon title