• July 23, 2016

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Foreign athletes use Brazilian connections to make it to Rio

SAO PAULO (AP) — Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life.

LEADING OFF: Sale goes for 15th win, Leake on a streak

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

WNBA president talks about fining players over warmup shirts

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league's players for taking an active stance on social issues, she just wishes they would keep it off the court.

US romps over Argentina in first Olympic exhibition

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New team. Same old result.

Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.

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