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Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Read more »

Published 56 minutes ago

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No move to alter Olympic venues despite water contamination

Sailors and other athletes preparing for the Olympics have been training for months in contaminated waters where the Rio Games will be held. Many believe moving events now would put them at a... Read more »

Published 10 hours ago

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MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players

Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national team have done their part, too. Read more »

Published 13 hours ago

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Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

Kaka scored on a penalty kick and set up David Villa's goal minutes later in the first half to help the best players in Major League Soccer beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on a blustery Wednesday night. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Agent: Timberwolves agree to terms with Andre Miller

Andre Miller's agent tells The Associated Press his client has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read more »

Published yesterday

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California independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Bill Belichick says Brady suspension won't alter camp; Kraft slams the NFL

Here is the latest surrounding the suspension of star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for using deflated footballs (all times local): Read more »

Published July 29, 2015

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Tom Brady's suspension upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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Rockies trade shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Read more »

Published July 28, 2015

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Boston out and USOC to look elsewhere

Only seven weeks remain before cities have to be officially nominated. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said the federation wants to stay in the race. If so, Los Angeles would be the likely choice. Read more »

Published July 27, 2015

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Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica

Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica. Read more »

Published July 26, 2015

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Baseball Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Read more »

Published July 26, 2015

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Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades

Paris police were searching for four occupants of a car that struck a taxi and tried to crash barricades set up near the Tour de France finish line on Sunday morning, drawing police fire hours... Read more »

Published July 26, 2015

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Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics in Los Angeles

Michelle Obama has welcomed thousands of athletes to the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles. Read more »

Published July 25, 2015

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Beckerman, Rimando on the bench as Panama beats US 3-2 on penalty kicks for Gold Cup 3rd place

Backup goalkeeper Luis Mejia saved two penalty kicks in the shootout, and an inspired Panama team ended a trying week with a medal, beating the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup third-place... Read more »

Published July 25, 2015

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Phillies' Cole Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

Phillies ace Cole Hamels enhanced his trade value even more, becoming the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years while leading Philadelphia to a 5-0 win Saturday. Read more »

Published July 25, 2015

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Stable Steelers arrive in style for training camp

Several players zipped around in standing scooters while All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown pulled out all the stops. Brown rode in the back of a custom Rolls-Royce while his brother Desmond... Read more »

Published July 25, 2015

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Peterson, Vikings tote high hopes to training camp

The "AP! AP!" and "MVP! MVP!" chants started as soon as Adrian Peterson was spotted driving into the parking lot. Read more »

Published July 25, 2015

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Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith suspended 3 games for DUI arrest

Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith will miss the first three games of the regular season, including matchups against the Broncos' Peyton Manning and Packers' Aaron Rodgers, after he was suspended Friday... Read more »

Published July 24, 2015

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Mayor says Toronto will decide 'very quickly' on Olympic bid

Toronto Mayor John Tory says Canada's largest city will make a decision "very quickly" whether to bid for the 2024 Olympics. Read more »

Published July 23, 2015

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AP source: Union offered NFL settlement on Brady suspension

yers' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press. Read more »

Published July 23, 2015

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US ponders a shocking loss; Mexico advances with ugly win

After the feel-good summer of 2014, the United States was eager to pick up another Gold Cup title and lock up its spot in the next Confederations Cup. Read more »

Published July 23, 2015

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FIFA asks Russia why it banned player for reaction to racism

FIFA has asked the Russian Football Union to explain the latest high-profile incident of racism that saw a Ghanaian player banned for two matches for his reaction to fan abuse and the alleged... Read more »

Published July 23, 2015

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Phelps, other stars missing from swimming worlds in Russia

Phelps isn't the only big name missing from the world swimming championships that begin Friday in Kazan, Russia. Read more »

Published July 23, 2015

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Blatter heads to Russia for first foreign trip since crisis

FIFA President Sepp Blatter is due in Russia on Thursday for his first overseas trip since Swiss police swooped to arrest fellow soccer officials and sports marketing executives in May. Read more »

Published July 22, 2015

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