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Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russia's famed Hermitage Museum has chosen one of its resident cats to predict the results of an upcoming international football tournament.
Toronto Wolfpack forward Jack Bussey back in action after cancer surgery

Toronto Wolfpack forward Jack Bussey back in action after cancer surgery

Toronto Wolfpack loose forward Jack Bussey went to the doctor to treat what he thought was a simple viral infection. He had a bit of a temperature and felt nauseous and under the weather. He thought he might just miss a week. It all seemed routine.

Cubs' Joe Maddon opens playground in Pennsylvania hometown

HAZLETON, Pa. — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon has returned to his Pennsylvania hometown to help open and dedicate a new $250,000 playground.
FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — In a bid to rid the World Cup of gay slurs, FIFA will get tough with Latin American fans in Russia.
Swiss prosecutors confirm about 25 FIFA investigations

Swiss prosecutors confirm about 25 FIFA investigations

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — About 25 separate investigations of suspected corruption linked to FIFA and World Cup bidding are being led by federal prosecutors in Switzerland, the country's office for the attorney general said Friday.
E. coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

E. coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

ERIN, Wis. — Health officials say E. coli bacteria have been found in a drinking water station at Erin Hills golf course where the U.S. Open is underway, but there have been no reports of illness.

Thursday's Games

Thursday's Games MLB American League Minnesota 6 Seattle 2 Chicago White Sox 5 Baltimore 2 Detroit 5 Tampa Bay 3 Oakland 8 N.Y. Yankees 7 (10 innings) Kansas City 7 L.A. Angels 2 National League Washington 8 N.Y. Mets 3 Milwaukee 6 St.
Kline, Harris, Grice scored late as Eskimos earn 38-38 tie with Blue Bombers

Kline, Harris, Grice scored late as Eskimos earn 38-38 tie with Blue Bombers

WINNIPEG — A tie is usually nothing to cheer about, but the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Edmonton Eskimos saw the positives after they played to a 38-38 finish in their final pre-season game Thursday.

Two minors charged with sexual assault after incident at Whitecaps facility

BURNABY, B.C. — The Vancouver Whitecaps say two minors have been charged with sexual assault after an incident at the team's training facility in Burnaby, B.C., last week.
Durant throws for two TDs as Alouettes down Redblacks 38-5 in pre-season play

Durant throws for two TDs as Alouettes down Redblacks 38-5 in pre-season play

MONTREAL — Darian Durant threw touchdown passes to Tiquan Underwood and B.J. Cunningham in his first action as an Alouette as Montreal downed the Ottawa Redblacks 38-5 on Thursday night in CFL pre-season play.