Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.
MLB roundup: Yanks earn wild 10-inning win over Twins
Didi Gregorius went 5-for-5 with seven RBIs and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the New York Yankees rallied for a wild 14-12 victory over the Minnesota Twins in a battle of division leaders Tuesday night in Minneapolis. Gregorius had a three-run homer and two two-run doubles. He singled with one out in the 10th off reliever Kohl Stewart (2-2), advanced to second on a bloop single by Austin Romine, then scored the winning run on a single by Gleyber Torres. Romine later scored the final run on a wild pitch.
Reports: Chargers RB Gordon will hold out from camp
Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will not report to training camp in suburban Los Angeles on Wednesday and will hold out for a new contract as planned. According to reports, the two sides are not close to a deal. Gordon said last week he was seeking a fair deal and knows his value.
Maple Leafs add F Aberg among seven players signed
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced the signing of seven players Wednesday, including forward Pontus Aberg, who scored 12 goals with the Anaheim Ducks and Minnesota Wild last season. In addition, the Maple Leafs signed forwards Kenny Agostino, Tyler Gaudet, Kalle Kossila, Nick Shore and Garrett Wilson, as well as defenseman Kevin Gravel.
More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics
As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games. Participants in the demonstration included a small number from Paris and Los Angeles, Olympic hosts in 2024 and 2028 respectively.
Organizers unveil Tokyo 2020 medals a year before Games
The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were unveiled on Wednesday with exactly one year to go until next year's Games. The unveiling of the medals, designed by Junichi Kawanishi, was the main attraction of an extravagant ceremony in the Japanese capital to commemorate the landmark.
Andy Murray to team up with brother Jamie for Citi Open doubles
Andy Murray hopes to step up his competitive return from hip surgery after confirming on Wednesday that he will play next week's Citi Open doubles event with his brother Jamie. The Washington DC tournament will be the younger Murray's fourth tournament since undergoing hip resurfacing surgery in January and his first on a hard court.
Hungarian teen smashes Phelps record, Peaty does double
Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak shattered Michael Phelps' 10-year-old world record in the 200 meters butterfly on Wednesday while Adam Peaty sewed up a third straight breaststroke double with victory in the 50 meters at the world championships. Budapest-born Milak won gold in a time of 1:50.73, lopping 0.78 seconds off Phelps' 1:51.51 set in Rome in 2009.
Dodger Stadium to undergo $100 million renovation
The National League's second-oldest ballpark is getting a nine-figure facelift. The Los Angeles Dodgers unveiled plans Tuesday for a $100-million renovation to Dodger Stadium that includes a new center-field plaza, elevators and bridges connecting the outfield pavilions to the main stadium, and a new sound system.
Yankees place C Sanchez on IL with groin strain
The New York Yankees placed All-Star catcher Gary Sanchez on the 10-day injured list Wednesday. Sanchez is dealing with a left groin strain.
Pac-12 title game to shift to Las Vegas
The Pac-12's conference football championship game will be played in Las Vegas in 2020 and 2021. Commissioner Larry Scott announced the move Wednesday.