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Japan should cut its losses and tell the IOC to take its Olympic pillage somewhere else

The IOC doesn’t govern Japan, and it can’t force these Tokyo Games to go on.

LeBron James wants the NBA’s play-in guy fired. The NBA’s play-in guy disagrees.

The new format has created heated races for virtually every seed in both conferences.

T.J. Oshie’s hat trick gives Capitals final say in fight-filled win over Rangers

One second after the puck was dropped Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, three fights between Capitals and Rangers players started a string of fisticuffs. Ultimately, T.J. Oshie's hat trick helped deliver a 4-2 win.

Christian Pulisic helps Chelsea past Real Madrid and into the Champions League final

Chelsea joins Manchester City for an all-England Champions League final to be played May 29 in Istanbul.
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For Aaron Rodgers and a new breed of superstar, a dream job is no longer good enough

Aaron Rodgers has joined a club once exclusive to NBA greats. He’ll soon have more company.
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With private eyes and political muscle, horse racing’s elite pushed to punish dopers

A years-long effort by the sport’s moneyed elite exposed the underbelly of the industry, paving the way for sweeping reforms. But critics see something different: a move by wealthy and politically connected horsemen to strengthen their hold on the industry.

Black football agents face another hurdle: Convincing White players to sign with them

When the next class of NFL stars are drafted this week, many will be represented by Black agents. But those agents say they still struggle to win over White players.

College softball coaches decry treatment by NCAA: ‘What’s lower than an afterthought?’

As outside investigators and Congress probe gender disparities at NCAA championships, softball coaches say their College World Series has struggled to achieve equity with the men's.
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Washington Football Team signs TE Deon Yelder and CB Linden Stephens as veteran free agents

Deon Yelder played for the Kansas City Chiefs during their 2019 championship season while Linden Stephens adds depth to the cornerbacks room and special teams corps.

Clay Travis’s Outkick to be acquired by Fox Corporation

Per Clay Travis, his website, which focuses on conservative politics and sports gambling, was acquired Wednesday by Fox Corporation.

The Rangers reshuffled their front office after being eliminated from NHL postseason play

Team owner James Dolan said that "for the team to succeed in the manner our fans deserve, there needs to be a change in leadership."

Ray Miller, ex-Orioles manager and longtime pitching coach, dies

Known as ‘Rabbit,’ he guided the careers of some of club’s greatest pitchers with calm style.
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Juan Soto is back for the Nats. But for the moment, he’s their high-caliber pinch hitter.

Juan Soto pinch-hit in a 6-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

O’s load the bases three times but squander each opportunity in loss to Mariners

Baltimore leaves the bases loaded in the second, sixth and eighth innings before falling in Seattle, 5-2.
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Tanner Rainey’s rough start gets bumpier as a grand slam by the Braves’ pitcher dooms the Nats

A pivotal part of last season’s bullpen is struggling, and Huascar Ynoa’s sixth-inning grand slam Tuesday is just more evidence of that.

Juan Soto and Will Harris return from the injured list, bringing the Nationals closer to whole

Soto is coming back from a strained left shoulder and was not in Tuesday’s lineup. He’ll be available to pinch-hit off the bench.
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