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Swim to Mackinac Island while hauling barge postponed

ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — A long-distance swimmer from Michigan has postponed a planned Fourth of July swim to Mackinac Island while towing a barge carrying a vehicle.

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Britain’s anti-doping agency probes claims against Salazar

Alberto Salazar waits for the start of the men's 10,000 meters at the U.S. track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, June 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s anti-doping agency says it is investigating claims that American long-distance running coach Alberto Salazar encouraged athletes at the Nike Oregon Project to skirt anti-doping rules.

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IOC wants Tokyo organizers to finalize plans for new stadium

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo organizers of the 2020 Olympics have been asked to finalize plans for the main stadium by the International Olympic Committee after it was confirmed that building costs have almost doubled.

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Bullpen blows 4-run lead, Dodgers lose 10-6 to Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks' Nick Ahmed, right, reaches out to tag Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) in a rundown during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Bolsinger was so sick he couldn’t pitch past the fourth inning. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly didn’t feel good, either, for a much different reason.

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Diamondbacks rally twice to beat Dodgers 10-6

Arizona Diamondbacks' Yasmany Tomas, right, slaps hands with Paul Goldschmidt (44) after hitting a two-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — After losing seven straight games to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Arizona Diamondbacks appeared headed for eight in a row until they pulled off a pair of comebacks Monday night.

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