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TOKYO (AP) — Despite scandals, rising costs and doubts about the economic payoff, the Tokyo Olympics will be a must-see event — if you can find a ticket or a hotel room — when they open in a year.

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The Summer Olympics will return to Tokyo next year for the first time since 1964. The world's best athletes will be on display, of course, but so will Japan's sprawling capital — a dense mix of the traditional and the eccentric.

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Yovanny Cuevas homered and doubled twice, scoring three runs as the AZL Cubs 1 beat the AZL Brewers Blue 7-5 on Monday. The AZL Cubs 1 snapped a five-game losing streak with the victory.

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SEATTLE (AP) — Brian Fernandez scored his second goal of the match in the 51st minute, moments after Seattle had pulled even, and the Portland Timbers beat the Sounders 2-1 on Sunday night in the first clash of the season between the Cascadia rivals.

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Wendell Marrero hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, leading the AZL Reds to an 8-6 win over the AZL Athletics Green on Monday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the AZL Reds and a three-game winning streak for the AZL Athletics Green.

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ATLANTA — Braves manager Brian Snitker felt adding a revived Kevin Gausman would be the equivalent of trading for another starting pitcher. Maybe Gausman has a chance to be a crucial deadline addition for the second year in a row.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Roberto Ramos doubled twice and singled, scoring a run and also driving one home as the Albuquerque Isotopes beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 8-7 on Sunday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Isotopes and a four-game winning streak for the Chihuahuas.

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MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Chris Carter scored on an error in the fourth inning to help the Acereros del Norte secure a 10-7 victory over the Sultanes de Monterrey on Sunday. The Acereros swept the three-game series with the win.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing more than a month, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 7-1 on Sunday night to protect their NL East lead.

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TOKYO (AP) — A cart-like robot scuttles across the field to bring back javelins and discuses. A towering screen-on-wheels is designed for "virtual" attendance. The cute ones are, naturally, the likeness of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots.

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BOSTON (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy.

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NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Brendon Davis hit a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning, driving in Eliezer Alvarez with the go-ahead run, as the Frisco RoughRiders beat the Arkansas Travelers 1-0 on Sunday.

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