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The Latest: Osaka wishes grandpa happy birthday…

Naomi Osaka uses live TV interview with Japanese broadcaster NHK to wish her grandfather a happy birthday.

Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work…

The World Anti-Doping Agency forgave Russia for its tardiness in turning over lab data, and then raised the specter of an Olympic ban if that data is found to have been tampered with

Rivera, Halladay, Martinez and Mussina Elected to…

Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

Andrade stops Akavov to retain WBO middleweight title

Demetrius Andrade easily defended his WBO middleweight title, stopping Russia's Artur Akavov in the 12th round to remain unbeaten

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Petty, Hall lead Alabama past No. 20 Ole Miss…

John Petty scored 15 points off the bench, and Donta Hall added 11 points and 10 rebounds for a school-record fourth straight double-double as Alabama defeated No. 20 Mississippi 74-53 on Tuesday night

De Minaur in Australia's Davis Cup team; Tomic, Kyrgios out

Alex de Minaur is in, and Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic are out of Australia's team for next month's Davis Cup match against Bosnia and Herzegovina

South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sports

South Korea's human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after several female athletes said they'd been raped or assaulted by their coaches

Olympic ethics panel closes case on IOC member Gilady

The IOC says its ethics commission ended an investigation into long-time Olympic official Alex Gilady after cases of alleged sexual harassment were settled in Israel

The NWSL's Crisis In New Jersey

The NWSL has a major crisis on it's hand, and there's a lot of uncertainty surrounding the leagues future.

The Latest: Tiafoe jokes about Laver, 'Don't fall…

Frances Tiafoe's first Grand Slam quarterfinal did not go as well as he would have hoped, but one of the highlights was the chance to play in Rod Laver Arena _ with Laver himself sitting in the stands

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K-State's defense stifles No. 14 Texas Tech in 58…

Barry Brown Jr. had 15 points, Dean Wade had 13 and Kansas State's defense shut down No. 14 Texas Tech in a 58-45

Lawyer: IOC loses Swiss supreme court appeal in Russian case

A lawyer for cross-country skier Alexander Legkov says Switzerland's federal court has dismissed the IOC's appeal against Russian athletes being cleared of doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics

New Orleans WR Michael Thomas Lobbies Roger…

On Monday, Saints WR Michael Thomas took to Twitter trying to get Roger Goodell to change the result of Sunday’s NFC Championship. The NFL could theoretically change the result of the contest under the “Penalties for Unfair Acts” rule.

Tiger Woods shows rare glimpse of emotion in…

'Barbecued chicken': Tiafoe's Australia run ended…

Rafael Nadal eliminated 21-year-old American Frances Tiafoe to get back to the Australian Open semifinals

Matthews beats buzzer, No. 5 Michigan edges…

Charles Matthews made a baseline floater at the buzzer to lift No. 5 Michigan to a 59-57 win over Minnesota after the Golden Gophers scored 10 straight points to tie the game late

Russian doping agency says reforms at risk if new suspension

The Russian anti-doping agency says reforms in Russian sport are at risk if it is suspended again by the World Anti-Doping Agency

Assessing Manny Pacquiao's Future After His Win…

40-year old Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner in a unanimous decision. Is Floyd Mayweather next for the boxing great?

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Kvitova back in Grand Slam semis, a 1st in…

Petra Kvitova knew the question was coming after she beat Ash Barty at the Australian Open to reach a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time since she won Wimbledon in 2014

Silva's 32 lead Gamecocks to 80-77 win over No…

Chris Silva had a career-high 32 points and Felipe Haase hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30.3 seconds to play as South Carolina defeated No. 16 Auburn 80-77