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  • A look at Almaty’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — The Central Asian city of Almaty is vying with Beijing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. The winner will be selected Friday in a vote of the International Olympic Committee in…

  • Almaty offers traditional winter setting in 2022 Olympic bid

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Instead of grand talk about how the Olympics will break new ground by going to a majority-Muslim country for the first time, or by making their first visit to Central Asia,…

  • Europe’s largest Jewish sporting event opening in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — More than 2,000 Jewish athletes are gathering in Berlin for the European Maccabi Games, being held for the first time in Germany, and in the stadium built by the Nazis for the…

  • AP source: Rockies trade SS Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

    DENVER (AP) — After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Surprising spot, too — north of the border to a team loaded with bats. Tulowitzki was…

  • Chand aims to qualify for Rio Olympics after CAS verdict

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will aim to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games after the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to suspend IAAF rules that could have blocked women with…

  • LEADING OFF: Trade targets on mound; 2 newcomers arrive

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: ___ TRADE BAIT David Price and Jeff Samardzija, two of the top pitchers potentially available before Friday’s trade deadline, could be making their final…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 56 42 .571 — Toronto 50 50 .500 7 Baltimore 49 49 .500 7 Tampa Bay 50 51 .495 7½ Boston 44 56 .440 13 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 52 45 .536 — New York 51 48 .515 2 Atlanta 46 53 .465 7 Miami 41 58 .414 12 Philadelphia 37 63 .370 16½ Central Division W…

  • Beasley still interested in playing for national team

    DENVER (AP) — A quick heads up to Jurgen Klinsmann: Should you ever need DaMarcus Beasley for national team duty again, just call. The veteran of four World Cups will always listen. Beasley was coaxed…

  • CA independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

    SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. The human element that many in baseball appreciate will be…

  • For No Boston Olympics, time to celebrate, then ‘go away’

    BOSTON (AP) — On Boston’s last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to…

  • Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of China’s most storied winter Olympic athletes faced some tough questions Tuesday about Beijing bid’s for the 2022 Winter Games — namely about air pollution and a lack of…

  • Mariners’ rally wasted as Diamondbacks win 4-3 in 10th

    SEATTLE (AP) — The ninth-inning rally capped by Mike Zunino’s unlikely two-out, two-strike hit got the Seattle Mariners to extra innings. It also forced overworked rookie closer Carson Smith to the mound when he could…

  • Brewers lose another close game, miss comeback in ninth

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers thought they had a legitimate chance to come back in the ninth inning before everything backfired. Outfielder Carlos Gomez was ejected in the final inning of a 4-2…

  • Rockies reportedly trade Tulowitzki after loss to Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies used a four-run rally to take the lead in top of the ninth inning, only to fall short after a walkoff two-run home run in the bottom of the…