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July 24, 2016 - 1:44pm
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have activated Joe Nathan from the 60-day disabled list, completing the veteran reliever's journey back to the majors from Tommy John surgery.

The six-time All-Star returns following a 30-day rehab assignment in the Cubs' minor-league system. Adam Warren was optioned to Triple-A Iowa to make room for Nathan, who had signed a one-year deal with Chicago in May as a free agent.

The Cubs made the move before Sunday's...

July 24, 2016 - 1:37pm
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PARIS (AP) — Chris Froome wins his third Tour de France title.

July 24, 2016 - 1:37pm
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp said he is feeling fine a day after being hit in the head by a pitch from Pirates rookie right-hander Tyler Glasnow.

Rupp was not in the starting lineup Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

"There's no concussion, no anything," Rupp said Sunday. "It's probably just a precaution. I think I'm available if needed. If you get hit in the head, you probably want to take a little bit more...

July 24, 2016 - 1:21pm
29 min 1 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."

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July 24, 2016 - 1:17pm
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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
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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox suspend pitcher Chris Sale 5 days for "destroying team equipment"

July 24, 2016 - 12:23pm
1 hour 19 min 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
29 min 1 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
2 hours 8 min 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
2 hours 8 min 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...

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