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Obit Lee Diving
FILE - Int his July 27, 1948, file photo, Sammy Lee, member of the U.S. Olympic diving team, dives from the top of the diving tower during training at the London Olumpics at the Empire Pool in Wembley, England. Lee, a two-time Olympic gold medal-winning diver who later mentored four-time Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, of pneumonia in Newport Beach, Calif., the University of Southern California said Saturday, Dec. 3. He was 96. (AP Photo/Laurence Harris, File)
Obit Lee Diving
FILE - Int his July 27, 1948, file photo, Sammy Lee, member of the U.S. Olympic diving team, dives from the top of the diving tower during training at the London Olumpics at the Empire Pool in Wembley, England. Lee, a two-time Olympic gold medal-winning diver who later mentored four-time Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, of pneumonia in Newport Beach, Calif., the University of Southern California said Saturday, Dec. 3. He was 96. (AP Photo/Laurence Harris, File)
LA 2024 Budget
FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2012, file photo, Southern California pays against Arizona State in an NCAA college football game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics is projecting a $5.3 billion budget, a number that would be less than half the cost of the recently completed Rio de Janeiro Games and about a quarter of where Tokyo’s ballooning budget for 2020 currently stands. Bid officials say they can do this because more than 30 venues already exist and those that don't will be built as temporary structures. (AP Photo/John Antczak, File)
APTOPIX Monaco Sports Track Athlete of the Year
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt who is nominated for the International Athletic Foundation "2016 Athlete of the Year Award", gestures before a press conference, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Monaco. The IAAF 2016 World Athletics Gala will take place tonight in Monaco. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Monaco Sports Track Athlete of the Year
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, center right, and Ethiopian long-distance runner Almaz Ayana, hold their " 2016 Athlete of the Year Awards" , surrounded by Prince Albert II of Monaco, left, and the President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Sebastian Coe, during the 2016 World Athletics Gala Awards, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Monaco. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
La 2024 budget
FILE - This Feb. 13, 2008, file photo shows the facade of The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics is projecting a $5.3 billion budget, a number that would be less than half the cost of the recently completed Rio de Janeiro Games and about a quarter of where Tokyo’s ballooning budget for 2020 currently stands. Bid officials say they can do this because more than 30 venues already exist and those that don't will be built as temporary structures. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
FIFA Awards
FILE -In this Aug. 19, 2016 file picture Germany's Melanie Behringer, front, challenges for the ball with Sweden's Lisa Dahlkvist during the final of the women's Olympic football tournament between Germany and Sweden at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FIFA says Friday Dec. 2, 2016 Behringer is on the three player shortlist for best woman soccer player of the year award. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo,file)