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July 24, 2016 - 1:21pm
6 min 25 sec ago

MONTREAL (AP) — Serena Williams has pulled out of the Rogers Cup because of shoulder inflammation.

The three-time Rogers Cup champion was seeded first in the hard-court tournament and was set to have a bye in the first round.

"Due to inflammation in my shoulder, I unfortunately must withdraw from the Rogers Cup," Williams said in a statement. "I was looking forward to competing in Montreal and I look forward to returning soon."


July 24, 2016 - 1:17pm
6 min 25 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have suspended ace Chris Sale five days without pay for destroying collared throwback uniforms the team was scheduled to wear.

The White Sox announced the punishment on Sunday after Sale was scratched from his scheduled start and sent home the previous night.

The suspension comes to $250,000 of his $9.15 million salary. He was also fined about $12,700 — the cost of the destroyed jerseys — according to a person...

July 24, 2016 - 12:52pm
6 min 25 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox suspend pitcher Chris Sale 5 days for "destroying team equipment"

July 24, 2016 - 12:23pm
6 min 25 sec ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right-handed pitcher Tyler Glasnow on the 15-day disabled list.

Glasnow pitched into the fourth inning in his start against the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday before being removed with right shoulder discomfort.

Glasnow was making his second major-league start and allowed two runs and four hits, walked three and hit two batters in three innings. He said after the game that the discomfort...

July 24, 2016 - 12:09pm
6 min 25 sec ago

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Australian athletes will not move into their rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until serious plumbing, electrical and cleaning problems are fixed, with the troubled South American games opening in under two weeks.

Kitty Chiller, the head of the Australian delegation, said in a statement Sunday that team members "will not move into our allocated building" at the Athletes Village. She gave no hint of when they might. Teams from Britain and New...

July 24, 2016 - 11:52am
46 min 16 sec ago

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) — U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart says 'the IOC has refused to take decisive leadership' .

July 24, 2016 - 11:42am
46 min 16 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have designated struggling relief pitcher Drew Storen for assignment and recalled right-hander Ryan Tepera from Triple-A Buffalo.

Toronto acquired Storen from Washington in January for outfielder Ben Revere, hoping the former closer could be a valuable option in late-inning situations.

Instead, Storen went 1-3 with a 6.21 ERA and three saves in 38 games for the Blue Jays. In his final appearance Saturday, he gave...

July 24, 2016 - 11:32am
46 min 16 sec ago

BASTAD, Sweden (AP) — Sixth-seeded Laura Siegemund clinched her first WTA title Sunday with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic in the Swedish Open final.

Siegemund, who reached the final after her fellow German Julia Goerges retired with a hip injury in the semifinals, came through a tough opening set before going on to seal a comfortable victory in 83 minutes.

Siegemund won 75 percent of her first-serve points and faced...

July 24, 2016 - 10:48am
1 hour 26 min ago

PARIS (AP) — Poised to clinch his third Tour de France title, Chris Froome and his teammates at Sky are celebrating by drinking beer — not the traditional Champagne — during the final and mostly ceremonial stage which ends on the Champs-Elysees in Paris.

Froome is riding a yellow bike to go with his yellow helmet, gloves and shoes. His teammates have yellow stripes on their jerseys and yellow handlebars on their bikes.

The 21st stage got off to a...

July 24, 2016 - 10:44am
1 hour 36 min ago
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