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Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, center, poses for a photo with Russia's National Olympic team members outside the Kremlin wall, before a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

The Latest: 3 Russian table tennis players cleared for Games

The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): 4:45 p.m. The International Table Tennis Federation has cleared the three Russian table tennis players who qualified for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to compete. In a news release issued on Wednesday, the ITTF said its investigation ...

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Strasburg wins 14th as Nationals down Indians 4-1

Stephen Strasburg shut down Cleveland for seven innings and bounced back from his only loss this season, leading the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 win over the Indians on Wednesday. Strasburg (14-1) began the season with 13 straight wins before he was beaten by the Los Angeles Dodgers on July ...

President of Russia's Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov, fourth right, and Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, center, pose for a photo with Russia's National Olympic team members outside the Kremlin wall, before a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team. Fencers and triathletes became the latest team of Russians to be cleared to compete in the Olympics by their sports' governing bodies ahead ...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal smiles during a news conference about his re-signing with the NBA basketball team, in Washington, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Beal ready to max out for Wizards after 5-year, $128M deal

Washington's Bradley Beal understands the expectations that come with signing a five-year, $128 million contract. The Wizards' guard rattled off a list of responsibilities during a press conference on Wednesday, one day after officially re-signing with Washington. "They made a commitment to me... making me a max player," said Beal, ...

Workers secure a fence at Olympic Park as they make preparations for the upcoming Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

3 Russian medalists among 11 positives in 2012 Games retests

Eleven weightlifters, including three Russian medalists, have tested positive for banned drugs in the latest retests of samples from the 2012 London Olympics, the International Weightlifting Federation said Wednesday. The IWF said in a statement that all 11 athletes, six of whom were medalists, had been provisionally suspended until their ...

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers passes on watching "Bachelorette"

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is passing on an opportunity to go into detail about his relationship with his reality show contestant-brother. Jordan Rodgers is one of the suitors on the ABC dating show, "The Bachelorette." He spoke on a recent episode of being estranged from his older sibling. ...

Manfred: more rule changes needed to improve pace of play

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game. The majors shaved several minutes off the average game time last season, but games have been ...

Jeffrey Loria, left, owner of the Miami Marlins, Robert Manfred Jr., commissioner of baseball, and Jeff Conine, special assistant to the president of the Marlins, unveil the official logo for the 2017 All-Star Game that will be held in Miami, during a ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game. The majors shaved several minutes off the average game time last season, but games have been ...

Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link 'remains nascent'

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress. League attorneys filed Bettman's letter to Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal with U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson, who's presiding over the concussion lawsuit ...

Andrew Johnston, of England, smiles as he answers a question before a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Where's the Beef? Everywhere at and around PGA Championship

Andrew Johnston already has had a busy few days in the New York area. You know, pastrami at Katz's Deli, sampling burgers throughout Manhattan, and getting a taste of the fare from his newest sponsor, Arby's. He even worked behind the counter at the fast-food restaurant. Where else would a ...

Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady

The New England Patriots are getting ready for the season — and the prospect of playing their first four games without quarterback Tom Brady. The Patriots reported for training camp on Wednesday. Brady can take part in practice and the preseason, but he will miss the first four regular-season games. ...

Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories. The exit comes as Target is examining all of its marketing platforms under new chairman Brian Cornell. Target is also the primary sponsor of ...

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland leads ahead of Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of The Netherlands during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack near Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 24, 2016.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Ferrari replaces chief technical officer halfway into season

Ferrari's technical director James Allison has left the team in what was described as a joint decision following a disappointing first half of the Formula One season during which Ferrari failed to win a race. Allison spent three years in his second stint with Ferrari. Team chief Maurizio Arrivabene thanked ...

Bubba Watson practices his chip shot on the practice range during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Olympics present problem in US qualifying for Ryder Cup

The Olympics has thrown another wrinkle into the golf schedule, this one affecting the American team for the Ryder Cup. The PGA Championship typically is the final event to earn one of the eight automatic qualifying spots, and then Davis Love III would have four captain's picks leading up to ...

Sri Lankan team members congratulate their bowler Nuwan Pradeep Perera, second left, for the dismissal of Australia's Peter Nevill during day two of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Australia in Pallekele, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Sri Lanka 6-1 at tea after dismissing Australia for 203

Spinners Rangana Herath and Lakshan Sandakan took four wickets each as Sri Lanka dismissed Australia for 203 in its first innings on the second day of the first cricket test on Wednesday. Looking to make up a first-innings deficit of 86 runs, Sri Lanka lost a wicket in the 14 ...

Teammates greet St. Louis Cardinals Jedd Gyorko, center, after he hit a third-inning, two-run, home run during the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the New York Mets, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

LEADING OFF: 5 day games, Strasburg vs Carrasco

A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ LUNCH-HOUR HARDBALL Four games are set to start at 1:35 p.m. EDT or earlier, including Nationals-Indians and Phillies-Marlins at 12:10, Padres-Blue Jays at 12:37 and Tigers-Red Sox at 1:35. The West Coast gets to play in the sun, too, ...

United States' Kevin Durant dunks against China during the first half of an exhibition basketball game Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena

Oh yeah, Kevin Durant fully planned on putting up the initial shot for the U.S. as he played his first game at Oracle Arena since joining the Golden State Warriors. Kyrie Irving promised to get the ball in his hands to do so, too. Cheered all night long by his ...

FILE - In this June 7, 2016, file photo, San Diego Padres' Melvin Upton Jr. watches his RBI line-out against the Atlanta Braves during the fifth inning of a baseball game, in San Diego. The Padres have traded left fielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league right-hander Hansel Rodriguez. The trade, which continues the Padres' rebuilding, was announced Tuesday morning, July 26, 2016, hours before the Padres played at Toronto in the middle game of a three-game series. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

Padres keep rebuilding by trading Upton to Blue Jays

Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue Jays. Joining his new team was a lot more complicated than walking down the hall. The Blue Jays acquired Upton and cash from the Padres on Tuesday ...

CORRECTS TO RELIEVER- Chicago Cubs reliever Aroldis Chapman, center, listens to a question as he meets reporters before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and Cubs Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed

Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior. After Chapman's awkward introductory news conference, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein insisted Chapman understands what the Cubs expect ...

FILE - In this June 26, 2016, file photo, Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale throws against the Toronto Blue Jays during a baseball game in Chicago. White Sox manager Robin Ventura insists he can work with Chris Sale despite the suspended ace's critical comments about the manager. Sale is serving a five-day, unpaid ban after he destroyed throwback uniforms the team was supposed to wear for his start Saturday, July 23. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Ventura insists he can work with Sale after uniform flap

Robin Ventura insists he can work with Chris Sale despite the suspended ace's critical comments about the White Sox manager. Sale is serving a five-day, unpaid ban after he destroyed throwback uniforms the team was supposed to wear for his start Saturday. Sale told MLB.com in a story published Monday ...

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