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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.

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The Latest: Aussie qualifier wins 14-12 in 5th set

After a four-hour contest between two qualifiers that went to 26 games in the fifth set, the match ended on a double-fault

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.

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Who's new on the US Olympic swimming team for Rio

Michael Phelps wondered whether the younger generation of swimmers is ready to fill his very large shoes

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

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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Lochte, Phelps set up lone showdown at US Olympic trials

Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps set up their lone showdown at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials by qualifying first and second in the 200-meter individual medley on Thursday

Manziel suspended 4 games in NFL's substance-abuse policy

Johnny Manziel has been suspended for the first four games of next season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy

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.

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The Latest: Hazard returns to training for Belgium

Belgium captain Eden Hazard has returned to training ahead of the team's European Championship quarterfinal match against Wales

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.

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Dodgers to place Kershaw on DL with lower back problem

The Los Angeles Dodgers say ace Clayton Kershaw received an epidural injection for his sore lower back and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list

Double trouble? Ankle injury has Felix on edge for trials

After ankle injury Allyson Felix has to grit out spots on the 200 and 400-meter teams

Lightning reach eight-year extension with Steven Stamkos

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

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NBC to offer VR Olympics content to Samsung users

NBC says it will provide 85 hours of virtual reality content during the Rio Olympics in August _ but only to users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset

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Premier League club Southampton hires Claude Puel as manager

Southampton has hired Claude Puel as manager of the Premier League club after being impressed with his command of French side Nice

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.

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Shanghai SIPG announces Hulk transfer from Zenit

Shanghai SIPG signed Hulk from Zenit St. Petersburg, making the Brazilian forward the first high-profile signing in what is expected to be a mega-spending transfer window in the Chinese Super League

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.

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Leicester to Iceland: Don't start thinking about us

One of the brains behind Leicester's incredible Premier League title triumph believes the Icelanders would impair the prospects of their improbable European Championship journey continuing by seeking inspiration from the first-time English champions

5 Belgium players to watch

Belgium is facing Wales in a European Championship quarterfinal on Friday

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.

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5 Wales players to watch

Wales is facing Belgium in a European Championship quarterfinal on Friday

Germany vs Italy: Heavyweights collide at Euro 2016

Germany vs. Italy: It's a game fit for a final, but one of them won't even get past the quarterfinal stage at Euro 2016.

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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.

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LEADING OFF: Cleveland streaking, Bumgarner needs no DH

LEADING OFF: Cleveland goes for 13th straight win, Bumgarner needs no DH, homer-happy O's visit Seattle, Rizzo leads Cubs vs Mets

LeBron James' Giant Banner Won't Be Replaced For The RNC After All

Nearly 25,000 people signed a Change.org petition to keep the banner hanging.

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