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Bruce rides to another level

Hubbard native Nick Bruce always thought competing at the X Games was going to be the highest point of his BMX freestyle career. Because of the impact he was going to have on the younger generation, he was OK with that. Bruce fell in love with the sport by watching the annual event when he ...

NFL Films’ creative force Steve Sabol enters Hall of Fame

This year’s “Hard Knocks” series with the Dallas Cowboys will mark the first time one of its teams is in the Hall of Fame game. It is fitting because the creator of the series was enshrined into the hall earlier this year. “Hard Knocks,” which started 20 years ago, is one of ...

US women shut out noise in quest for gold

TOKYO — The U.S. women’s national soccer team is in a bubble of its own making for the Tokyo Olympics, and it’s not just because of coronavirus restrictions. The World Cup champions have become adept at shutting out all the outside noise — the seemingly endless social media ...

Sports Briefing

Steelers sign Ingram, Green to 1-year deals PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers added depth at outside linebacker and offensive line on the eve of training camp, signing free agents Melvin Ingram and Chaz Green to one-year deals Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The ...

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12:30 p.m. (MLBN) Baseball: Mets at Reds. 3:30 p.m. (MLBN, ATT) Baseball: Pirates at Diamondbacks. 8 p.m. (ESPN) Baseball: Cubs at Cardinals. 8 p.m. (ESPN2) NHL Expansion Draft 8 p.m. (FS1) Soccer: MLS: Atlanta United FC at FC Cincinnati 8 p.m. (BSGL) Baseball: Indians at Astros. ...

Tokyo perseveres to host Games

TOKYO (AP) — It’s an Olympics like no other — and the Tokyo Games are surely that — but this is an event that has persevered through wars, boycotts and now a pandemic over its 125-year modern history. The Tokyo Olympics have already broken new ground because of the 12-month delay ...