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LEADING OFF: Pedroia rejoins Red Sox, Diamondback…

LEADING OFF: Dustin Pedroia set to rejoin Red Sox, Diamondbacks try to end skid, Pirates rookie Meadows off to fast start

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic…

Lawmakers find funding, urgency lacking in Olympic sex-abuse crisis

North Carolina's Luke Maye Will Return For Senior…

Luke Maye announced on Instagram Thursday that he is removing his name from the NBA draft pool to return to North Carolina for his senior season.

Boland leaves position at USTA to take Baylor coaching job

Brian Boland is leaving his position as head of men's tennis for the U.S. Tennis Association's player development to return to college tennis as the coach at Baylor

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President Trump Praises The NFL For Its New…

During an interview with "Fox and Friends," Trump said, "You have to stand proudly for the national anthem."

NFL Team Chairman Says He'll Pay Fines If Players…

The team's chairman said he would prefer players stand for the anthem but that he understands if they feel a need to protest.

NFL players, coaches grapple with new anthem…

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin had harsh words for the comments made by President Donald Trump regarding the NFL's new national anthem policy, as players began to process the new mandate from the league's owners

Rockets use strong defense to move a win from NBA…

The Houston Rockets, known for their vaunted offense, have used stingy defense to move within one game of eliminating defending champion Golden State Warriors

Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing…

USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers

NFL: New National Anthem Policy has Significant…

SI Legal Analyst Michael McCann says union labor laws open the door for significant legal challenges to the NFL's new mandates regarding the National Anthem.

NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on…

Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook this fall

Williams sisters to team up in doubles at French…

French Open organizers say two-time champions Serena and Venus Williams will compete in doubles

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Head Of USA Gymnastics Apologizes For 'Horrific…

Her apology comes a day after the U.S. Olympic Committee said it was providing a $1.3 billion grant for survivors of sexual abuse.

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century…

President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction

Astros' Morton stays unbeaten with 8-2 win over…

Charlie Morton runs record to 7-0, Alex Bregman, Jake Marisnick hit 3-run homers as Astros roll past Indians 8-2

USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes

How Will NFLPA Respond to New National Anthem…

The NFLPA says it will challenge the owners' new anthem rules. But The MMQB's Jonathan Jones says the broader problem stems from the owners' racial insensitivities.

With help from Salvador Perez, Danny Duffy…

Isner, Fritz into Lyon Open quarterfinals

U.S. players John Isner and Taylor Fritz reached the quarterfinals of the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon on Wednesday

Jutanugarn, Masson, Kang, Olson share LPGA Tour…

Moriya Jutanugarn, Caroline Masson, Danielle Kang and Amy Olson shot 6-under 66 to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Volvik Championship

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USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from…

USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes

Does National Anthem Policy Change Impact Colin…

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid must still prove that the NFL communicated in efforts to keep both players off rosters. But the league's ban on protests during the National Anthem suggests their case is not without merit.

Kevin Na thinks new AT&T Byron Nelson site is…