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Yankees confirm slugger Stanton as newest Bronx Bomber

Slugger Giancarlo Stanton is officially a New York Yankee, with the Major League Baseball team confirming on Monday that they had obtained the reigning National League most valuable player in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

Eagles QB Wentz out for season with torn ACL

(The Sports Xchange) - Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season and playoffs, coach Doug Pederson announced Monday.

Serena hints at return, says 'be excited'

American Serena Williams dropped a large hint that she could soon be back on court competing when she posted an Instagram photo of a pair of dazzling gold and white tennis shoes.

Three more Russian athletes file doping appeals: sport court

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Monday three more Russian athletes -- champion biathlete Olga Zaytseva and cross country skiers Yulia Chekaleva and Anastasia Dotsenko -- have appealed against doping bans levied by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).


U.S. Treasury tax study slammed as 'fake math' by Democrats

WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday released a one-page analysis of the economic and fiscal impact of a Republican tax overhaul plan that was swiftly criticized by a number of tax experts and attacked as "fake math" by Democrats.