Pandemic Olympics endured heat, and now a typhoon’s en route

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TOKYO (AP) — First, the sun. Now: the wind and the rain. The Tokyo Olympics, delayed by the pandemic and opened under oppressive heat, are due for another hit of nature's power: a typhoon arriving Tuesday morning that is forecast to disrupt at least some parts of the Games. "Feels like ...

With eye on SEC, Oklahoma, Texas move toward leaving Big 12

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(AP) - Oklahoma and Texas took the first formal step Monday toward moving to the Southeastern Conference and leaving the Big 12 behind. The only schools to win college football national championships during the Big 12's 27-year history notified the conference they would not be renewing an ...

Defense lifts W.Va. in OVAC clash

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WHEELING — Defense certainly wins championships, but apparently it wins all-star games, too. It did just that on Saturday night in the 75th OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star football game, as West Virginia scored both of its touchdowns on defense and defeated Ohio, 17-6, inside Wheeling Island ...

Wade homers twice, Giants bounce back to beat Pirates 6-1

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LaMonte Wade Jr. homered twice and the San Francisco Giants avoided a three-game sweep, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Sunday. Wilmer Flores and Thairo Estrada also went deep for San Francisco. The Giants improved to a majors-best 62-37 and maintained their slim ...

AP source: Pirates trading All-Star 2nd baseman Frazier to Padres

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(AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to trade All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the playoff-contending San Diego Padres for three minor leaguers, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the deal had ...