The Latest: McIlroy hits quadruple-bogey 8 at…

The Latest from the British Open: Rory McIlroy shoots quadruple-bogey 8 on first hole

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

Serena among 13 Grand Slam champs in US Open women's field

Serena Williams will try again for a record-equaling 24th major title as one of 13 Grand Slam champions who gained direct entry into the U.S. Open

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Froome confirmed 2011 Vuelta winner due to Cobo doping case

Chris Froome is now the 2011 Spanish Vuelta winner because of Juan Jose Cobo's disqualification for blood doping

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

Venus Williams to play San Jose for second straight year

Venus Williams has committed to play in San Jose later this month, her second straight appearance in the event

Ernie Broglio, 21-game winner traded for Lou Brock, dies

Ernie Broglio, a 21-game winner in 1960 who is remembered most as the player traded by the St. Louis Cardinals for Hall of Famer Lou Brock, has died

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

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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

An emotional return to Irish soil for British Open

An emotional return to Irish soil as British Open begins at Royal Portrush

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after…

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late, Angels' Ramirez appealing MLB suspension, Yanks and Rays set for doubleheader, Giants and Bumgarner try to keep rolling

Anti-doping advocate Beckie Scott receives Order…

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

Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Boston Red Sox…

Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died

Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves

Josh Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs in the ninth to preserve the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.

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

Bob Ford: Ben Simmons decides not to show the…

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Paddack takes no-hitter into eighth, Padres hold…

Paddack takes no-hitter into 8th as Padres beat…

Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a three-hitter and help the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-2

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand…

Tokyo Olympic organizers have been overwhelmed by ticket demand