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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany speaks during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 5:12 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA on Wednesday and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. AIBA had created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for the IOC and its American stakeholders...
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Netherlands' Lieke Martens, top, celebrates with teammates after scoring her team's second goal from the penalty spot during the Women's World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the Netherlands and Japan at Roazhon Park, in Rennes, France, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
June 26, 2019 - 5:12 am
RENNES, France (AP) — Tears were still flowing from Saki Kumagai's eyes more than 30 minutes later. With victorious Dutch rivals passing her on the way out of the stadium, Japan's captain seemed to find solace in speaking about the penalty long after it cost her team a place in the quarterfinals of...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany speaks during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 4:49 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Olympic inquiry panel chairman Nenad Lalovic says AIBA created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for...
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Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma speaks to reporters during his charity golf event on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Hartford Golf Club in West Hartford, Conn. UConn is expected to announce this week that they are leaving the American Athletic Conference and rejoining the Big East for basketball and other sports. Auriemma cautioned fans that the Big East is not the same conference it previously was. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
June 26, 2019 - 2:03 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees is expected to accept an invitation to move most of the school's athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. The board has added the vote to a regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday morning. The Huskies...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, watches his triple off Tampa Bay Rays' Ryan Yarbrough during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 13, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Catching for the Rays is Mike Zunino. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 26, 2019 - 2:01 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: GETTIN' LOOSE Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani will throw off a mound for the first time since Tommy John surgery. Ohtani had surgery Oct. 1 at the conclusion of his AL Rookie of the Year season. He returned to the Los Angeles lineup as a...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge celebrates after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in New York. It was Judge's first home run since returning from a stint on the injured list. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 26, 2019 - 12:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them would hit the home run that gave the New York Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball. The 6-foot-7 slugger, batting second in the lineup, predicted the mark might fall in the first inning...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge celebrates after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in New York. It was Judge's first home run since returning from a stint on the injured list. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 25, 2019 - 11:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them would hit the home run that gave the New York Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball. The 6-foot-7 slugger, batting second in the lineup, predicted the mark might fall in the first inning...
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Kansas City Royals' Hunter Dozier is congratulated by teammates after hitting a grand slam in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 25, 2019 - 11:40 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Brad Hand's sublime season came to stunning end. For once, the Royals mustered some late-game magic. Hunter Dozier's grand slam capped Kansas City's five-run rally in the ninth inning off Hand, Cleveland's previously perfect All-Star closer, as the Royals rallied for an 8-6 win...
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Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rockeer (80) walks off the mound in the second inning against Michigan in Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 25, 2019 - 10:54 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kumar Rocker struck out 11 while pitching 6 1/3 innings of three-hit ball, and Vanderbilt got to Michigan's shaky bullpen in a 4-1 win in Game 2 of the College World Series finals Tuesday night. The Commodores (58-12) forced a winner-take-all Game 3 on Wednesday night at TD...
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Kansas City Royals' Hunter Dozier is congratulated by teammates after hitting a grand slam in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 25, 2019 - 10:46 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hunter Dozier's grand slam capped Kansas City's stunning five-run rally in the ninth inning off Cleveland closer Brad Hand, giving the Royals an 8-6 win over the Indians on Tuesday night. Hand (4-3) was a perfect 22 for 22 in save chances and likely on his way to being an All-Star...
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