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  • Olympian Michael Phelps arrested again on DUI charge

    Associated Press
    Updated: 25 min ago

    Michael Phelps was arrested for driving under the influence in Maryland early this morning ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports.  We do not know the details of the arrest -- but we're told cops are preparing a statement and are expected to address the media...

  • BC-OLY--USOC-Sex Abuse,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee has serious concerns when it comes to funding an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims inside Olympic sports. "I'd be lying to say I'm unequivocally confident that we can raise the $15 million we need to raise," CEO...

  • BC-OLY--USOC-Sex Abuse

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee questions whether he can find the money for an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims in Olympic sports. CEO Scott Blackmun said "I'd be lying to say I'm unequivocally confident that we can raise the $15 million we need...

  • Family, friends witness healing from Warrior Games firsthand

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Jeannie Dadgostar has her son, Nicholas, back. And she credits this week's Warrior Games and the Air Force veteran's efforts preparing for the six-day event for his return. "There is a light in him now that wasn't there while he was undergoing his 32 operations," she said before...

  • Teen wins inaugural U.S. championship

    Joe Paisley
    Yesterday

    Lars Hultgren, 16, held off pentathlete Harry Green by one second to win the first U.S. Biathle National Championship in a tight race from start to finish. In the run-swim-run competition, Harry had the lead after the swimming portion, but it was Lars who would overtake him in the...

  • BC-OLY--USOC Assembly,3rd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee received near-unanimous support from the country's sports federations in a poll asking whether they would support a bid for the 2024 Olympics — another sign that a U.S. city will make a run at hosting the next available Summer Games. In his...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jay Cohen at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, and the photos that accompany them, also can be...

  • BC-FIG--Doping-Kostner

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    ROME (AP) — Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner is being questioned by an Italian Olympic Committee prosecutor over whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer. Kostner was a few minutes late for...

  • BC-Sports Briefs

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    BASEBALL SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly 10 hours later, the real fun began for San Francisco. The Giants secured a wild card when Milwaukee lost at Cincinnati on Thursday afternoon. Then they gave up a six-run lead in their own game against San Diego before rallying for a 9-8 victory...

  • Thursday's Sports In Brief

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    BASEBALL SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly 10 hours later, the real fun began for San Francisco. The Giants secured a wild card when Milwaukee lost at Cincinnati on Thursday afternoon. Then they gave up a six-run lead in their own game against San Diego before rallying for a 9-8 victory...

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