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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world swimming championships in Hungary, capturing the 1,500-meter freestyle by more than half the length of the pool on her most grueling night of the meet. Lilly King of the United States, Kylie Masse of Canada and Britain's Adam Peaty all broke swimming world records today. Peaty, in fact, did it twice.

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Luis Castillo tonight will try to reverse a recent trend for Cincinnati pitchers — they've given up 25 home runs in the last 11 games, and a major league-high 171 this year. Not the easiest task for the Reds going into a two-game series at Yankee Stadium, facing Aaron Judge and a power-packed lineup.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay catcher Wilson Ramos won't start against the Orioles, a day after he was struck on the head by a piece of Ruben Tejada's broken bat in the series opener. Ramos left the game and got six staples to close the cut.

UNDATED (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Orlando Magic have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with veteran guard Arron Afflalo. The Magic and Afflalo came to agreement today. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the deal.

UNDATED (AP) — Canada has taken the first steps toward trying to win a third consecutive Olympic gold medal, only this time without NHL players. Hockey Canada today named Sean Burke as its general manager and Willie Desjardins as its coach for the 2018 Olympics, the first that will be played without NHL players since 1994

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