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AP Top Sports News at 1:31 a.m. EDT

Federer to miss rest of season, including Olympics, US Open
Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee....

At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far
MOSCOW (AP) -- At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal....

Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oh yeah, Kevin Durant fully planned on putting up the initial shot for the U.S. as he played his first game at Oracle Arena since joining the Golden State Warriors....

The Latest: UN calls for Olympic Truce during Rio Games
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):...

Injury anxieties grow but Bolt says 'sport needs me to win'
LONDON (AP) -- Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence....

Ventura insists he can work with Sale after uniform flap
CHICAGO (AP) -- Robin Ventura insists he can work with Chris Sale despite the suspended ace's critical comments about the White Sox manager....

New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed
CHICAGO (AP) -- Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior....

Indians rally for 3 in 9th to stun Nationals 7-6
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Francisco Lindor watched his hit squirt into the outfield and then danced his way down the first-base line before being engulfed by a wave of elated teammates....

White Sox avoid Chapman, down Cubs 3-0 behind Shields
CHICAGO (AP) -- Out went Chris Sale and the shredded 1976 throwback jerseys. In came 1983 uniforms and a four-game winning streak....

Sean Doolittle plays impromptu shadow baseball with boy
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A's bandanna worn by the pitcher's dog, the little guy got an impromptu opportunity to play shadow baseball with a big leaguer....

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