7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping

MOSCOW (AP) — Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing body FINA said Monday.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, AP Sports Writer

Reimold's HR helps Orioles beat Indians 5-3 for 3-game sweep

BALTIMORE (AP) — This is how good things are going for the Orioles at home this season: After blowing a late-inning lead, Baltimore launched the game-winning uprising with a third strike.

  • Written by DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same place on Sunday — with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

  • Written by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer