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Romanian teenager David Popovici sets world swimming record in men’s 100-meter freestyle

The 17-year-old finished in 46.86 seconds at the European Championships to top the time of 46.91 set by Brazil’s César Cielo at the 2009 world championships.


After overcoming series of injuries, CoCo Vandeweghe back in contention

She will play for both a singles and a doubles title at the Thoreau Tennis Open on Sunday.


Source: Jets QB Zach Wilson out 2-4 weeks with knee injury

Wilson suffered a bone bruise and meniscus tear in his right knee during Friday night's preseason win in Philadelphia, a person with knowledge of the injury told the Associated Press.

Russia optimistic on US prisoner swap including WNBA star Brittney Griner

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said earlier this month they’re willing to pursue the talks a day after a Moscow court sentenced Griner to nine years in prison on drug charges.


Bernarda Pera stays on a roll with win over Katie Volynets at Thoreau Open in Concord

The 5-foot-9-inch Pera, a power-hitting lefthander, arrived in Concord days ago after back-to-back tournament wins Hungarian Grand Prix and the Hamburg European Open.

Inside the three pro pickleball leagues battling it out for supremacy

The PPA (Professional Pickleballers Association) will air an event on CBS on Saturday — the first national broadcast for the burgeoning sport. But the APP (Association of Pickleball Professionals) and MLP (Major League Pickleball) are right in the mix.

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

Can the Florida Python Challenge make this invasive species hissssstory?

The annual Florida Python Challenge invites the brave (or crazy) to hunt down the species in an effort to preserve the Everglades, which are overrun with the creatures. Just watch out for the teeth.

Minor League Baseball

Cardinals minor leaguer Chandler Redmond hits a cycle of home runs

He is only the second player in baseball history to achieve the home-run cycle in a one game.