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Royals place OF Lorenzo Cain on disabled list with strained hamstring

The Royals have placed outfielder Lorenzo Cain on the disabled list with a hamstring injury.

The Latest Cheating Scandal In Professional Cycling: Hidden Motors

The hottest new way to cheat in pro cycling is with hidden motors — hence the International Cycling Union's new thermal cameras.

Last 3 Olympic basketball spots to be determined next week

The final three places in the 12-team Olympic basketball field are on the line in the three Olympic Qualifying Tournaments next week

Baseball team Sonoma Stompers sign two female players

The Sonoma Stompers have signed Kelsie Whitmore and Stacy Piagno, who become the first two women in professional baseball since the 1950's.

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LEADING OFF: Hammel vs deGrom, Rangers need relief

LEADING OFF: Hammel vs deGrom, Rangers need relief, Seager powering Dodgers, Angels in free fall

Phelps vs Lochte: Another showdown for swimming greats

The rivalry between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte goes back more than a decade

Blast from the past, remembering 'The Baseball Bunch'

In the 80's, MLB treated kids to an instructional baseball TV show complete with skill drills, major league stars and some goofy guests.

McGirt looking for the rare Ohio sweep

ON THE TEE: McGirt tries to join elite company with another win in Ohio

San Francisco Giants Bench The DH, Will Let Pitcher Hit In An AL Park

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will pitch and hit in an American League ballpark Thursday. Pitchers haven't hit in an AL park in about 40 years.

Mets rally, hold off Cubs 4-3 to stop skid in NLCS rematch

Yoenis Cespedes socked a colossal home run, Jeurys Familia pitched out of a huge jam in the ninth inning and rookie replacement Brandon Nimmo keyed a three-run rally in the seventh that sent the New York Mets past the Chicago Cubs 4-3

Comeback cats! Tigers use 8-run 9th inning to beat Rays 10-7

Cameron Maybin capped a dramatic eight-run ninth inning with a tiebreaking three-run double, and the Detroit Tigers overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-7

Lightning reach eight-year extension with Steven Stamkos

The Lightning and Steven Stamkos have agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension worth an average of $8.5 million per season.

The Latest: Double shooting gold medalist ineligible for Rio

Double shooting gold medalist Michael Diamond has been ruled ineligible to represent Australia at the Rio Olympics

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MadBum batting and no DH "wasn't a tough call" for Bochy

Bruce Bochy all but had his mind made up days ago: Madison Bumgarner would hit in an AL ballpark for interleague rather than using a designated hitter

Devils Acquire Former No. 1 pick Taylor Hall from Oilers

The New Jersey Devils have acquired former No. 1 overall draft pick Taylor Hall from the Edmonton Oilers for defenseman Adam Larsson.

Private funeral held for former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt

A private funeral service for former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt was held Thursday

Mutilated Body Parts Wash Ashore In Rio de Janeiro Near Olympic Venue

Body parts were found on Copacabana beach, the site of the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration and Olympic sand volleyball.

Streaking Indians win 13th straight, beat Blue Jays 4-1

Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Cleveland Indians matched a franchise record by winning their 13th consecutive game Thursday, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1

Franklin misses out again at the US Olympic swimming trials

For Missy Franklin, another miss at the US Olympic swimming trials

Colts Extend Luck's Contract Through 2021 with $140M Deal

The Colts have agreed to a contract extension with quarterback Andrew Luck that will keep him in Indianapolis through the 2021 season.

Quaresma the shootout hero as Portugal beats Poland

Ricardo Quaresma was Portugal's penalty shootout hero as his team beat Poland 5-3 on penalties in the European Championship quarterfinals after a 1-1 draw in extra time

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#DearAndy: Is Brexit like Texas and the Big 12?

Is Brexit like the University of Texas and the Big 12? Michigan's national title odds and the college football equivalent to Iceland's upset of England in Euro 2016.

Volunteer Hero: Looking Back On Pat Summitt's Storied Career

With 1,098 wins and eight national titles, Pat Summitt was a champion on and off the court.