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South Korea calls for ban of 'rising sun' flag at 2020 Games

TOKYO — South Korean Olympic officials have called on Japan to ban its "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games after claiming it represents a "militaristic and imperial past.
Canada earns its first World Cup victory in 17 years by beating Senegal

Canada earns its first World Cup victory in 17 years by beating Senegal

DONGGUAN, China — Canada's men's basketball team finally has a World Cup victory — and some positive momentum in a FIBA World Cup tournament that had been a non-stop narrative of disappointment. Cory Joseph will take it.
'Like a lion,' Nadal beats Schwartzman to reach US Open semi

'Like a lion,' Nadal beats Schwartzman to reach US Open semi

NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal kept pulling away in his U.S. Open quarterfinal, then getting reeled back in by Diego Schwartzman. In the first set, Nadal led 4-0 before Schwartzman got to 4-all.

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Wednesday's Games MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 4 Texas 1 Cleveland 8 Chicago White Sox 6 Boston 6 Minnesota 2 Kansas City 5 Detroit 4 Oakland 4 L.A. Angels 0 National League Wednesday's Games N.Y.

Wednesday's Games

Wednesday's Games MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 4 Texas 1 Cleveland 8 Chicago White Sox 6 Boston 6 Minnesota 2 Kansas City 5 Detroit 4 Oakland 4 L.A. Angels 0 National League Wednesday's Games N.Y.
Canadian Andreescu beats Mertens, advances to US Open semifinals

Canadian Andreescu beats Mertens, advances to US Open semifinals

NEW YORK — Bianca Andreescu, the Canadian comeback kid, was at it again Wednesday night. And it earned her a spot in the U.S. Open women's singles semifinals. The 19-year-old from Mississauga, Ont.
NHLPA executive board meets, still deliberating on CBA

NHLPA executive board meets, still deliberating on CBA

NHL players have yet to decide whether to terminate the current collective bargaining agreement with less than two weeks before the deadline to do so.
Rebecca Lee-Bentham to play against men in Mackenzie Tour event in Montreal

Rebecca Lee-Bentham to play against men in Mackenzie Tour event in Montreal

Coming off a three-year break from elite competition, Rebecca Lee-Bentham is finding ways to keep golf interesting.
Cowboys, Elliott agree on $90 million deal that ends holdout

Cowboys, Elliott agree on $90 million deal that ends holdout

FRISCO, Texas — Ezekiel Elliott was finishing the early stretching at the first practice since ending his long holdout with the Dallas Cowboys when the star running back was called to the front of the group.

Olympic champion Eric Lamaze livid about equestrian alteration in 2020

CALGARY — Reluctant to talk about his health, Eric Lamaze is unrestrained about the changes to Olympic equestrian in 2020.