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6:30 a.m. (NBCSN) Cycling: Tour de France, Stage 13 8 a.m. (ESPN) Tennis: Wimbledon, Semifinals, London 1 p.m. (GOLF) PGA Tour Champions: The U.S. Senior Open, Second Round 2 p.m. (MLBN) Baseball: Cardinals at Cubs 3 p.m. (GOLF) PGA Tour: The John Deere Classic, Second Round 5 p.m. ...

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Mets-Bucs rained out NEW YORK (AP) — A game scheduled for Thursday night between the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday. The teams will play a single-admission twinbill beginning at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, ...

Fans may be unlikely under state of emergency

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TOKYO — Surging COVID-19 cases in Tokyo have hit a two-month high that almost guarantees the Japanese government will declare a new state of emergency to start next week and continue for the duration of the Tokyo Olympics. The pandemic-delayed Olympics open in just over two weeks on July ...

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Sprinter left off roster Banned sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson was not on the Olympic roster released Tuesday by USA Track and Field, a decision that means the American champion’s positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo, in addition to her ...

Silver says NBA might be on solid footing

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PHOENIX — The NBA may emerge from the pandemic on better financial footing than it first anticipated, though Commissioner Adam Silver warned Tuesday that it’s too early to declare things fully back to normal. Silver, at his annual pre-NBA Finals news conference, said he believes the ...

Hockey mourns Blue Jackets goalie

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Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast in what authorities described Monday as a tragic accident on the Fourth of July. Police in Novi, Michigan, said the firework tilted slightly and started to fire toward people nearby ...