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Bulgaria detains 4 soccer fans following racist…

The Bulgarian government says it has detained four soccer fans linked to making racist gestures, including Nazi salutes, during a European Championship qualifying match against England

Olympic marathons set to move out of Tokyo to cooler north

The International Olympic Committee wants to move the Tokyo Games marathons 500 miles north to avoid searing heat in the city

LEADING OFF: Storm over ALCS, Nats headed to…

LEADING OFF: Storm hovers over ALCS Game 4 at Yankee Stadium, Nationals headed to World Series

Putin wants to leave doping issues in past amid data inquiry

Vladimir Putin says Russia wants to leave its doping "shortcomings" in the past, even as it faces questions regarding data tampering

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Nats sweep Cards; DC in World Series for 1st time…

Washington is heading to the World Series for the first time in 86 years after the wild-card Nationals used a seven-run first inning and Patrick Corbin's 12-strikeout performance to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 and sweep the NL Championship Series

Labor union wants inspections at Tokyo Olympic…

Tokyo Olympic organizers and two government bodies building venues for next year’s games have until the end of the month to agree to outside inspections on construction sites

Canada beats US 2-0, ends 34-year, 17-game…

The U.S. men's soccer team lost to Canada for the first time in 34 years, allowing second-half goals to Alphonso Davies and Lucas Cavallini in a 2-0 defeat in the CONCACAF Nations League

2026 Olympics in Italy could slide over border to St Moritz

When St. Moritz hosts the sliding events at the 2020 Youth Winter Olympics, it could be an audition for a bigger event

What to watch in Washington: The debate or the…

Tuesday night presented a genuine televised quandary for many Washingtonians: The debate or the Nationals?

AP source: Titans to start Ryan Tannehill instead…

A person familiar with the decision says the Tennessee Titans will start Ryan Tannehill at quarterback instead of Marcus Mariota against the Los Angeles Chargers

Yankees slumping at plate, fall behind 2-1 to…

Didi Gregorius and several other New York Yankees are slumping at the plate, part of the reason they're trailing the Houston Astros 2-1 in the AL Championship Series

Corbin 1st with 10 Ks in 1st 4 innings of…

Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin is the first pitcher with 10 strikeouts in the first four innings of a postseason game, according to STATS

Rams get CB Jalen Ramsey from Jaguars for 3 draft…

The Los Angeles Rams have acquired star cornerback Jalen Ramsey from the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for two first-round picks and a fourth-rounder

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NFL: Preseason game concussion rate increased by…

The NFL says the number of concussions in exhibition games this year rose to 49 from 34 in 2018, an increase of 44% and a setback in efforts to reduce brain trauma

As NBA-China tweet rift continues, James enters…

The Rockets are not engaging in the conversation on LeBron James's criticism of Houston general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests

Cup champion Blues visit Trump at White House as…

Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues visit President Donald Trump at White House as a full team

Down 3-0 in NLCS, slumping Cardinals make lineup…

St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has benched Dexter Fowler and made several other changes to his slumping lineup for Game 4 of the NL Championship Series against the Washington Nationals

Blaney beats Newman in photo finish to advance in…

Blaney beats Newman in photo finish to advance in playoffs

Hicks back in Yanks' lineup for Game 3 of ALCS…

Aaron Hicks returns to New York Yankees' starting lineup, Giancarlo Stanton remains out for Game 3 of AL Championship Series against Houston Astros

Palestinians, Saudis play to draw in historic match

A historic soccer match between the Palestinian and Saudi national teams has ended in a 0-0 draw

AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor…

AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor lead 1st team

Cole, unbeaten since May, transformed by Astros…

Gerrit Cole transformed into perhaps the best pitcher in the major leagues following an analytics presentation by the Houston Astros

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North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup…

North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang

Woods to write a memoir on ups and downs of his…

Tiger Woods writing memoir on his rise, fall and return as golf's biggest star

2020 Tour de France: Mountains galore for pure…

Next year's Tour de France will feature new summits and only a few time-trial kilometers, to the delight of pure climbers like defending champion Egan Bernal