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Tuesday July 28 2015
4:22 AM EDT

Boston gets the boot as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday that the U.S. Olympic Committee has severed ties with Boston. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision...

World No. 3 Simona Halep to compete for Rogers Cup title in Toronto

TORONTO - World No. 3 Simona Halep has been added to this year's Rogers Cup player field. Halep's inclusion means that all top 25 players from the WTA will be competing for the Rogers Cup title next month. The Romanian holds 11 WTA...

US Olympic officials to talk to Massachusetts governor, then big decision on Boston to follow

The leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are supposed to hear from the governor of Massachusetts on Monday. What he tells them could very well dictate the future of Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics. The USOC wants to know whether Governor...

Franklin Gutierrez hits walkoff homer in 10th to lift Mariners over Blue Jays 6-5 TORONTO BLUE JAYS

SEATTLE - Franklin Gutierrez delivered the biggest hit yet of his comeback with the Seattle Mariners. Gutierrez, who missed all of last season with an arthritic condition in his back, homered with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday...

Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour de France, and third for Britain, against developing rival Quintana

PARIS - All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow. Arms over each other's shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner Chris...

Hall of Fame doors swing open for Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio MLB

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer. Randy Johnson,...

Canadian David Hearn falls short but believes he's playing best golf of career GOLF

Even though both Thunder Bay MPs were punished for breaking rank with the NDP over abolishing the long gun registry back in 2011, Tom Mulcair says he won't re-introduce the registry if the NDP forms the next government. The NDP Leader made...

As Pan Am Games end, excitement fuels push for Olympics PAN AM GAMES

TORONTO - First came apathy, then dread. But by the time the Pan American Games wrapped up Sunday, Toronto had been won over by the excitement of the international competition...

Royals acquire ace RHP Johnny Cueto in trade with Reds MLB

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front...

Canada upsets U.S. 4-2 in women's softball final at Pan American Games PAN AM GAMES

AJAX, Ont. - Canada's women's softball team beat the United States 4-2 in eight innings on Sunday, giving the host nation a gold-medal sweep at the Pan American Games. Canada opened up a scoreless game with four runs in the top of the eighth....

Canada's Hearn tees off as final-round leader at the Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ont. - David Hearn has teed off at the Canadian Open as the first homegrown final-round leader since Mike Weir in 2004. Hearn is trying to be the first Canadian to win the event since Pat Fletcher in 1954. At 15-under par, the Brantford,...

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