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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced some tough questions Tuesday about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games — namely about air pollution and a lack of snow. Gold medalist pairs figure skaters Shen Zue and Zhao Hongbo came...
DENVER (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation confirms the Colorado Rockies have traded slugger Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects in a stunning swap of star shortstops. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — With Boston no longer in contention, IOC President Thomas Bach urged U.S. Olympic leaders on Tuesday to pick "the most appropriate city" as a substitute candidate for the 2024 Games. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly,...
CHICAGO (AP) — After coming close to hitting a home run the previous few games, Kris Bryant believed he was due to get one to go out. He got one in a big situation. Bryant's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 victory...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez homered on his 40th birthday, helping the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Monday night. A-Rod's solo drive in the sixth off Matt Harrison (1-2) made him only the fourth player in major league history to homer both as a teenager...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Curt Casali homered twice, Nathan Karns took a one-hit shutout into the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Monday night. Casali's first homer came on the first pitch of the third inning by Anibal Sanchez, who lost for...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Jen Welter to coach inside linebackers through their upcoming training camp and preseason. The Cardinals say Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL. Welter played running...
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The family of the late Junior Seau will not disrupt the Hall of Fame ceremonies on Aug. 8 despite its disagreement with a policy preventing live remarks during a posthumous induction. Steve Strauss, legal counsel to the Seaus and partner at Cooley LLP, said...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Rodriguez doesn't remember any clubhouse conversations as a young player about still being in the game at 40 years old. "You talk more about 35, coming into your mid-30s. Forty's not really talked about," Rodriguez said. "So, sure, there's a certain...