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Jets claim wide receiver Whitehead after Cowboys cut him

The New York Jets claimed wide receiver-kick returner Lucky Whitehead on Wednesday, two days after the Cowboys cut him following a shoplifting charge in what turned out to be a case of mistaken identity. A man used Whitehead's identity to steal $40 worth of food and drink from a Virginia convenience ...

AIBA closes offices as crisis grows for president Wu, staff

/ Jul 27, 2017

AIBA closes offices as crisis grows for president Wu, staff

Employees of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) were locked out of their offices on Wednesday with president Wu Ching-kuo set to be ousted from his role, according to an AFP journalist. Security guards have been blocking access to the AIBA offices in Lausanne. A notice pinned ...

Seto takes bronze in 200 butterfly; Ledecky loses

/ Jul 27, 2017

Seto takes bronze in 200 butterfly; Ledecky loses

Two-time world champion and Rio Olympic bronze medalist Daiya Seto claimed a medal at a third straight world swimming championships on Wednesday, taking bronze in the 200-meter butterfly. The 23-year-old finished 0.88 seconds behind South Africa's Chad le Clos, who won gold in 1 minute, ...

Djokovic to miss remainder of 2017 season

/ Jul 26, 2017

Djokovic to miss remainder of 2017 season

Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of this season because of an injured right elbow. That means Djokovic will pull out of the U.S. Open and end his streak of participating in 51 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments. The two-time U.S. Open champion announced the news Wednesday, ...

Jul 26, 2017

Kiyuna, Shimizu win gold in karate kata at World Games

Reigning world champions Ryo Kiyuna and Kiyou Shimizu won gold in the karate kata division for men and women, respectively, at the World Games on Tuesday. All flags went Kiyuna's way for the fifth time of the day in the final at the Gem Sport ...

New study gives update on CTE

/ Jul 26, 2017

New study gives update on CTE

Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a ...

Irie misses out on backstroke medal at worlds

/ Jul 26, 2017

Irie misses out on backstroke medal at worlds

Ryosuke Irie missed out on a medal Tuesday as he finished fourth in the men's 100-meter backstroke at the world swimming championships. Irie touched the wall at the Danube Arena in 53.03 seconds, finishing 0.59 seconds behind gold medal winner Xu Jiayu of China. Americans ...

Former pitcher Hasegawa qualifies for U.S. Amateur

/ Jul 25, 2017

Former pitcher Hasegawa qualifies for U.S. Amateur

Former major league pitcher Shigetoshi Hasegawa has qualified to play in the U.S. Amateur, according to the Southern California Golf Association. The 48-year-old Hasegawa finished as runner-up in his qualifying event at Mission Viejo Country Club in California, and can now compete in the Aug. ...

/ Jul 25, 2017

Japan men book spots in both relays for worlds

The Japan men's 4x100-meter and 4x400 relay teams have booked a spot for the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, the Japan Association of Athletics Federations said Tuesday. Yoshihide Kiryu and Kenji Fujimitsu have been selected for the 4x100 for the Aug. 4-13 championships ...