LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Williamsport, CC…

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Little League Classic at Williamsport, CC off IL to face former team in Indians, Sale goes on injured list, Guerrero tweaks knee, Urìas suspended

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon

High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the triathlon for organizers of next year's Olympic and Paralympics

Louisville parts ways with men's coach Ecarma after 29 years

Louisville to part ways longtime men's coach Rex Ecarma after 29 years following independent investigation

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Miocic stops Cormier, reclaims heavyweight belt at UFC 241

Stipe Miocic stopped Daniel Cormier with a barrage of punches in the fourth round, reclaiming his heavyweight title with a stunning comeback victory at UFC 241

Can Tokyo's efficient rail system handle Olympic strain?

Tokyo's famous and efficient rail system is likely to be stressed during next year's Olympics.

Nick Kyrgios fined more than $100,000 for vulgar…

Nick Kyrgios fined $113,000 by ATP for expletive-filled outbursts in Cincinnati

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat…

Eric Thames hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the 14th inning, capping the Milwaukee Brewers' wild 15-14 victory over the Washington Nationals

Braves use homers, better bullpen to beat Ryu…

Josh Donaldson and Adam Duvall hit consecutive homers off Hyun-Jin Ryu to stir the largest crowd in SunTrust Park's 3-year history, and the faulty Atlanta bullpen redeemed itself for a change in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers

Tokyo's summer heat forces triathlon test to be…

Tokyo's summer heat has forced an Olympic women's triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year's games

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Hamlin wins at Bristol to spoil DiBenedetto's…

Denny Hamlin spoiled Matt DiBenedetto's shot at his first career victory _ just days after he learned he'd been fired _ with a late-race pass to give Hamlin the win at Bristol Motor Speedway

PHOTOS: Making most of small spaces in Tokyo's Golden Gai

PHOTOS: Making most of small spaces in Tokyo _ nearly 280 bars in the Golden Gai

Brosseau's RBI single in 13th lifts Rays past…

Mike Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th inning drove in Eric Sogard to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers

US men's volleyball team secures bid to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The U.S. men's volleyball team secured a bid to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, beating the Dutch host 25-18, 25-20, 17-25, 25-21 to go unbeaten in the round-robin Tokyo Volleyball Qualification Tournament

The Latest: Denny Hamlin wins at Bristol

The Latest: Denny Hamlin wins at Bristol by holding off Matt DiBenedetto

Hamilton inducted into Rangers hall in 1st trip…

Hamilton inducted into Rangers hall of fame in 1st trip back to park since 2010 AL MVP's last game 4 years ago

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Barty upset in Cincy semifinal; Djokovic also…

Ashleigh Barty has lost in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, missing a chance to return to No. 1 ahead of the U.S. Open. On the men's side, defending champion Novak Djokovic also got upset

Bryce Miller: 'Isolated' Del Mar virus knocks out…