Cespedes homers in return as Mets beat Yankees 7-5

Yoenis Cespedes homered in his return from the disabled list, Noah Syndergaard won his second straight start since coming back from an injury but left after a drop in velocity, and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 7-5 in a Subway Series opener

Tokyo's 1964 Olympics echo through the city's 2020 games

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will reuse some classic venues from the city's '64 games

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.

Brewers' Hader apologizes to teammates for racist…

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

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.

LEADING OFF: Cards' Carpenter on tear, deGrom…

LEADING OFF: Cards' Carpenter on tear, Mets' deGrom wants to stay, record heat in Texas for Bartolo

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

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.

Nats' Strasburg loses, beefs with Scherzer…

Stephen Strasburg was batted around by the Atlanta Braves, then engaged in a heated spat with Nationals ace Max Scherzer in the dugout during Washington's 8-5 loss

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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

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.

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.

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

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.

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Suns acquire Holmes from 76ers, Arthur from Nets

The Phoenix Suns have acquired power forward Richaun Holmes from Philadelphia and forward Darrell Arthur from Brooklyn

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

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.