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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 03:14 PM CDT

Cubs Acquire Aroldis Chapman From Yankees

Cubs Acquire Aroldis Chapman From Yankees

The Chicago Cubs have made another big splash on the trade market, acquiring closer Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 06:10 AM CDT

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame. For...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 06:36 PM CDT

Froome Makes Emotional Tour Victory Speech

Froome Makes Emotional Tour Victory Speech

Ten days after the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice that killed 84 people, Chris Froome — a Kenyan-born British rider who often trains on the French Riviera — reminded everyone what the Tour stands for.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:05 PM CDT

Chris Sale Suspended for 'Clubhouse Incident'

Chris Sale Suspended for 'Clubhouse Incident'

The White Sox announced Sunday that pitcher Chris Sale will be suspended for five games following a 'clubhouse incident' prior to Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers. Sale will be suspended for five days,...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 05:23 AM CDT

IOC Decides Against Full Ban on Russian Athletes

IOC Decides Against Full Ban on Russian Athletes

Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:55 AM CDT

Rio Olympics Opens Doors to Athletes Village

Rio Olympics Opens Doors to Athletes Village

Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors. The Games begin in just over two weeks, but the Athletes Village opens officially on Sunday, meaning 10,500 athletes and another 7,000 staff members will...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 04:45 PM CDT

The Latest: Weightlifting Wants 'clarification' on IOC Rules

The Latest: Weightlifting Wants 'clarification' on IOC Rules

The International Weightlifting Federation is seeking "further clarification" from the International Olympic Committee and the World Anti-Doping Agency before making a decision on which Russian athletes can...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:00 PM CDT

White Sox Send Chris Sale Home for 'Clubhouse Incident'

White Sox Send Chris Sale Home for 'Clubhouse Incident'

The White Sox scratched pitcher Chris Sale less than an hour before Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers for a "clubhouse incident." “Chris Sale has been scratched from tonight’s...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 05:32 PM CDT

WNBA Withdraws Fines for Players Protesting Shootings

WNBA Withdraws Fines for Players Protesting Shootings

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 01:45 PM CDT

Japanese Buddhist Priest Contemplates Canoe Gold in Rio

Japanese Buddhist Priest Contemplates Canoe Gold in Rio

NAGANO, Japan (AP) — When he's not chanting and living the austere life of a Buddhist priest, Kazuki Yazawa contemplates Olympic gold.

Countdown to Rio

 

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