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Chiefs expecting Hill in camp; Jones' status…

Kansas City Chiefs expect wide receiver Tyreek Hill to report to training camp with the rest of the veterans later this week, though whether star defensive tackle Chris Jones joins him remains to be seen

Shaun White pushes forward on Olympic…

Shaun White is pressing forward with plans to shoot for the Summer Olympics in skateboarding

MMA great Anderson Silva becomes US citizen

Mixed martial arts great Anderson "Spider" Silva of Brazil has become a US citizen along with thousands of others in a mass naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles

1 forecast shows US topping medal table at Tokyo Olympics

The United States would lead the medal table if the Tokyo Olympics opened today, according to one forecast

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NCAA punishes DePaul for basketball recruiting…

NCAA suspends men's basketball coach Dave Leitao for the first three games of the regular season for recruiting violations by his staff

Australia's Queensland state to fund 2032 Olympic bid study

Australia moved closer to launching a bid for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympic Games after the Queensland state government announced it would help fund a study into how much the events would cost taxpayers

Russian boxer, 28, dies after suffering brain…

Russia-born boxer Maxim Dadashev, 28, dies 2 days after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland

PHOTOS: Tokyo 2020 _ Japan's capital 1-year until Olympics

Tokyo 2020: Japan's sprawling capital _ a dense mix of the traditional and the eccentric

Thomas crashes again as heat wave engulfs Tour de…

Caleb Ewan beat his sprinting rivals in suffocating heat to win Stage 16 of the Tour de France on Tuesday

Year to go to Tokyo Games, with costs, ticket demand rising

Year to go: Scandals, rising costs do not deter interest in Japan for Tokyo Olympics

China's Sun wins 200 free via DQ, gets shunned on…

Sun Yang wins 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships via disqualification

Tokyo 1-Year Out: Scandal, high costs but unrivaled demand

Scandals and rising costs have not deterred interest in Japan in the Tokyo Olympics

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for Giants, Paddack…

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner starts for resurgent Giants, Paddack faces Alonso in matchup of top rookies, Strasburg tries for 13th win

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Olympic robots offer 'virtual' attendance, help…

Japanese automaker Toyota is readying various robots for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

Martinez lifts Boston 9-4; Rays pitch position…

J.D. Martinez homered and drove in four runs, including an RBI double in the ninth inning following Tampa Bay's curious decision to put a position player on the mound, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Rays 9-4

Report urges new board, funding model for US…

Report urges new board makeup, end of 'money for medals' funding formula for US Olympic system

Panik's double caps 3-run 8th as Giants rally…

Joe Panik hit a go-ahead double with two outs in a three-run eighth inning, and the San Francisco Giants continued their winning ways since the All-Star break by rallying past the Chicago Cubs 5-4

Alibaba to run Olympic ticketing for Beijing, likely beyond

The IOC says top-tier sponsor Alibaba will run ticketing services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, putting the Chinese online retail giant in line to do the same for future hosts Paris and Los Angeles

Twins hit 5 homers, turn triple play in 8-6 win…

Garver hits pair of homers as Twins go deep 5 times, hang on for 8-6 win vs Yankees

A different era: Oda wins Japan's first Olympic gold in 1928

It's been over 90 years since Japan won its first Olympic gold medal and Asia's first individual gold

Angels' Skaggs remembered and praised at memorial…

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs has been remembered at a memorial service

Russian deputy PM Mutko wins Olympic doping appeal

Vitaly Mutko, who was Russia's Sports Minister during the doping-tainted Winter Olympics in Sochi, has won an appeal against his lifetime ban from the games

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Ledecky withdraws from 2 events at worlds due to…

Katie Ledecky has withdrawn from the 200-meter freestyle and 1,500 free final at the world swimming championships because of illness

Twins turn 3 vs. Yankees on Encarnación's grounder

Twins turn 1st triple play in 2 years, vs Yankees in 1st inning on Encarnación's grounder

White Sox host 1st MLB game with foul…

The Chicago White Sox have become the first team in the major leagues to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole, starting with their game against the Miami Marlins