Even as records fall and stars are born at the swimming trials, Team USA has plenty to prove

Given the early results in Omaha and Down Under, it's fair to wonder whether Team USA’s recent dominance can still be taken for granted.

At delayed U.S. swimming trials, pent-up energy and a stacked roster could make for drama

Michael Phelps may have retired, but Katie Ledecky and a cast of Rio veterans are in Omaha -- a year later than they planned -- with their sights on securing spots for Tokyo.

Nationals promote top prospects Cade Cavalli and Matt Cronin to Class AA Harrisburg

Cavalli and Cronin have dominated with the High A Wilmington Blue Rocks this season.
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For Nikola Jokic, an unforgettable MVP season ends in regrettable fashion

The MVP was ejected from Game 4 as the Phoenix Suns swept the Denver Nuggets.

What to know about the U.S. Open’s return to Torrey Pines

Defending champion Bryson DeChambeau's rivalry with Brooks Koepka, a two-time U.S. Open winner, will be a fascinating sideshow to four days of elite golf.
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Yurchenko and beyond: The origins of Simone Biles’s revolutionary vault

Four decades before Simone Biles rocked the gymnastics world, a young Russian with an innovative coach blazed a trail.

As MLB nears crackdown on foreign substances, pitchers ask for fair enforcement

As Major League Baseball promises stepped-up enforcement of rules against doctoring baseballs, spin rates are dropping and accusations are flying.

You really should be in Salt Lake City. It’s cool. Really.

A Jazz reprise has old and new NBA fans dancing together in Utah.
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Danish players question decision to resume play after Christian Eriksen’s collapse

“We were put in a position which I personally don’t think we should have been put in,” goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel said.
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The Yankees are really bad at spending money and this season it’s crushing them

Big-money contracts have not paid off in 2021. Looking back, that's really nothing new for the Yankees.

Stefanos Tsitsipas learned of grandmother’s death moments before French Open final

Stefanos Tsitsipas dedicated his performance to his grandmother and said she was one of those people who “make you dream.”

What to know about the 2021 NBA playoffs

The second round of the NBA playoffs is underway.

Which U.S. athletes have qualified to compete at the Tokyo Olympics?

The first U.S. athlete qualified for these Summer Games in July 2019. The United States is expected to send about 600 athletes to Tokyo.

After taking a knee, English players hear some boos during Euro 2020 opener in London

“Everybody should cheer for England," British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.

Kyle Schwarber’s early blasts and a strong start by Joe Ross give the Nats a series split

Schwarber homered in the first two innings and Ross turned in eight scoreless for a 5-0 win over the National League-leading Giants.

A young fan never gave up on Novak Djokovic. His reward? A racket from his idol.

Even when he lost the first two sets, the French Open champion said the boy "was coaching me, literally, and I found that very cute and very nice."

North Macedonia scores stirring goal before losing to Austria in Euro tournament

Goran Pandev, 37, is older than his country and is a national hero in North Macedonia.

Denmark’s Christian Eriksen stable now but ‘was gone,’ doctor says, after collapse in Euro 2020

The Danish star remains hospitalized after being revived on the pitch during Saturday's match against Finland.
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