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KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Jordan Wilimovsky cruised to a 12.1-second victory in the 10-kilometer open water race at the world swimming championships Monday, one of 10 men to qualify for a berth in next year's Olympics. The 20-year-old swimmer from Malibu, California, took the lead...
The leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are supposed to hear from the governor of Massachusetts on Monday. What he tells them could very well dictate the future of Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics. The USOC wants to know whether Gov. Charlie Baker, notably noncommittal on...
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ KEEP IT GOING Anibal Sanchez (10-7) tries to win his eighth straight decision when the Tigers open a three-game series at Tampa Bay. Sanchez has pitched into the seventh inning in each of his past 10 starts. The...
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz was touched by watching the Hall of Fame induction speeches. He then went out and added another big night to his illustrious career. Big Papi homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 victory over the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The banner moments of this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup belong to Panama. Los Canaleros were moments from advancing to the final before a dubious penalty kick was called against them by an American referee that led to a 2-1 extra-time loss to Mexico. Panama's...
BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night. Ortiz, who had two three-run homers and an RBI single, and Xander Bogaerts each had four of the season-high 20...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica. Jesus Corona and Oribe Peralta added goals as El Tri scored...
TORONTO (AP) — The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee said Sunday he would push Toronto to bid for the 2024 Olympics. Marcel Aubut, head of the COC, told a press conference he wants to see Canada's largest city be an official candidate by Sept. 15, the deadline set by the...
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday and...