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MLB roundup: Dodgers pull off sweep of Nats

Zach McKinstry homered and drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the visiting Washington Nationals 3-0 on Sunday, sweeping the three-game series between the last two World Series champions. Read More


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Minnesota sports teams postpone games after police shooting

(Reuters) - Professional sports in Minneapolis were effectively suspended on Monday following the fatal police shooting of a 20-year-old Black man in the suburb of Brooklyn Center and subsequent outcry. More »


U.S. women's national team to appeal pay claims after working conditions settlement

(Reuters) - The U.S. women's national team can proceed with their appeal over claims for equal pay after a judge on Monday approved a settlement between the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the players over working conditions. More »


Yankees CF Aaron Hicks sits out due to Minnesota shooting

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks pulled himself out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays due to the emotional distress he is feeling over the shooting of a Black man in the Minneapolis area. More »


Japan hails 'bright news' of Matsuyama's Masters win

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan sucked in its breath as Hideki Matsuyama almost blew his chance to win the Masters but the golfer's one-shot victory at Augusta National sparked a joyous reaction back home as the country celebrated another sporting triumph in testing times. More »


Mets-Phillies postponed due to rain; will play doubleheader Tuesday

Inclement weather caused the postponement of Monday's game between the host New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field. More »


Billy Horschel apologizes for conduct at Masters

After a weekend at the Masters when PGA Tour professional Billy Horschel got more attention for his bare feet than his play at Augusta National, he apologized for his fiery behavior. More »


MMA:'The fight is off' McGregor tells Poirier in Twitter spat

(Reuters) - Ireland's Conor McGregor has told Dustin Poirier their third fight scheduled for July 10 is off after the pair quarrelled on Twitter over a $500,000 donation to the American's charity. More »


Swiatek pulls out of Stuttgart Open, to begin clay court swing in Madrid

(Reuters) - French Open champion Iga Swiatek has decided to skip next week's Stuttgart Open and will begin her claycourt swing in Madrid the following week, the Polish teenager said on Monday. More »


NBA roundup: Celtics go on 31-3 run to rally past Nuggets

Jayson Tatum had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Jaylen Brown finished with 20 points and eight rebounds and the visiting Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Denver Nuggets 105-87 on Sunday. More »


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