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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.

Champion Chanticleers: Coastal Carolina defeats Arizona 4-3

Coastal Carolina capitalizes on two errors on the same play for four unearned runs in the sixth inning, and the Chanticleers won their first national championship in any sport with a 4-3 victory over Arizona in Game 3 of the College World Series finals

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.

AP source: Cowboys' McClain suspended again, for 10 games

A person with knowledge of the situation says Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first 10 games next season for his second violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy in as many years

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

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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'Worst umpire ever!': Seeded loser loses it at Wimbledon

A fuming Viktor Troicki lets chair umpire _ and everyone else_ know just how angry he is

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

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.

Andy Murray bids to join Djokovic, Federer in 3rd round

Andy Murray aims to join Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in the third round as Wimbledon scrambles to clear a backlog of matches caused by rain delays

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.

NHL free agent pool is deep even without Stamkos

Even with Steven Stamkos staying with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the NHL free agent market presents plenty of big-time players from forwards Milan Lucic, Loui Eriksson and Kyle Okposo to defensemen Brian Campbell and Dan Hamhuis

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

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.

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

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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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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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.

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

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.