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Carpenter 3 HRs, 2 doubles and exits, Cards…

Matt Carpenter hit three home runs and two doubles in just six innings, tying the major league record for extra-base hits in a game, and the St. Louis Cardinals hammered the Chicago Cubs 18-5

IOC leader happy with shrinking 2026 Winter…

IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body is satisfied with the 2026 Winter Games hosting race, despite two bids dropping out in recent weeks

Colts GM Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck Is 'Good to…

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is “good to go” for training camp, Indianapolis general manager Chris Ballard told reporters Friday.

2-time finalist Azarenka misses direct entry for US Open

Two-time U.S. Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka is ranked just below the cutoff for direct entry into the year's last Grand Slam tournament

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The NFL's New National Anthem Policy Is On Hold

The league and the NFL Players Association said in a joint statement Friday they have agreed to suspend enforcement of the new rules.

Dolphins owner says he was keeping options open…

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable.

Putin says Russia could bid to host another Olympics

After hosting the World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin says the country could bid for a future Summer Olympics

Raptors President Apologizes to DeMar DeRozan for…

Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologized to DeMar DeRozan for a "gap of miscommunication," regarding his recent trade to San Antonio for two-time Defensive Player of the Year Kawhi Leonard.

Brewers reliever Josh Hader apologizes to…

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader has apologized to his team after years-old racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during the All-Star Game

Kurt Busch wins the pole at New Hampshire Motor…

Kurt Busch turns lap of 133.591 mph to win pole for the NASCAR race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend

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IOC cautions sports bodies on Serbia, Kosovo…

The International Olympic Committee says it will ask sports organizations to "carefully consider" allocating events for Serbia or Kosovo to host

AL West: Could Mariners, Athetlics Sneak Into…

The Seattle Mariners are hot on the Houston Astros' trail in the NL West, but don't sleep on the Athletics' chances of reaching the postseason.

Storms suspend Lincicome's bid to make PGA Tour…

Rain delays Barbasol Championship, pushing back Brittany Lincicome's bid to make the cut in a PGA Tour event

Baylor calls claims by former AD in court docs 'baseless'

Baylor says its former athletic director made "factually baseless assertions" in a court deposition when he claimed regents tried to steer blame for the school's sexual assault scandal to the football team

IOC adds 7 medal events to 2022 Beijing Winter…

The IOC's executive board has added 7 medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games

Is There Any Challenging Indians Atop AL Central?

The Cleveland Indians are in full control of a weak AL Central, but the Chicago White Sox could boost the competitiveness with their crop of prospects.

Mariners give manager Scott Servais multiyear…

The Seattle Mariners announced a multiyear contract extension for manager Scott Servais on Friday as the club opened the second half of the season in position to potentially end the longest current playoff drought in the four major pro sports

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Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed…

A Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. has pleaded guilty to driving drunk when he killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver

Scandal-hit USOC picks golf executive Sarah…

The U.S. Olympic Committee has hired Sarah Hirshland as its new CEO, placing the executive at the U.S. Golf Association in charge of stabilizing an organization that has been hammered by sex-abuse scandals spanning several Olympic sports

Why Did NFL, NFLPA Decide to Freeze Anthem Policy?

The NFL has been working on establishing a national anthem policy for months, but the league went about it the wrong way and now must stall in response to public pushback.