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Sydney rain forces changes in Cal, Hawaii training schedules

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SYDNEY (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Sydney over 12 hours into early Thursday morning forced changes to the practice schedules for California and Hawaii just two days away from their college football season-opener at the Olympic stadium.

Both teams...

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Hope Solo suspended from US soccer team for 6 months
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CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. women's goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden...

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Ledecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitch
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WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper. Four gold medals and one silver from the Rio Olympics...

US ski team doctor opens clinic to protect athletes' brains
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BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — U.S. ski team physician Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher has opened The Sports Neurology Clinic at The CORE Institute.

The director...

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Hope Solo Suspended Soccer
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo takes the ball during a women's Olympic football tournament match against New Zealand...

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Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles welcomed home to Texas
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HOUSTON (AP) — Fans waved American flags and cheered as Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles arrived home in Texas following the games in Rio de...

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Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year
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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon.

In between is a $10 million payoff for winning the FedEx Cup,...

Canada selects Bouwmeester to replace Keith at World Cup
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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Canada selected Jay Bouwmeester to replace Duncan Keith on its roster for the World Cup of Hockey.

Keith is still...

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Rio Olympics over, final decision on Brazil president looms
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The last medals have been handed out, the athletes have all gone home and the fireworks at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium...

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Swimmer Feigen apologizes for 'serious distraction' in Rio
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio...

Olympic triathlon champ Jorgensen to run 1st marathon in NYC
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NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic triathlon gold medalist Gwen Jorgensen will run her first marathon in November in New York.

On Saturday, the...

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McIlroy glad to be wrong about Olympic success
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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — This is one time Rory McIlroy says he was happy to be mistaken.

McIlroy was among the top four players in the world...

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Olympics done, WNBA ready for sprint to the finish
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With the Olympics behind it, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a monthlong break.

There should be quite the...

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Federer looked into ways to play either Olympics or US Open
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NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe Roger Federer could play the Olympics and skip the U.S. Open. Or sit out the Rio Games and make it to New York.

The...

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Olympic Swimmer Autographs
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In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, United States' Lilly King shows her gold medal during the ceremony for the women's 100-meter...

Lawmaker aims to axe taxes on Olympics medal winners
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota lawmaker wants the state's Olympians to get a tax break.

Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo said Wednesday he'd...

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Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists including nine champions have headed to Switzerland for the...

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Madison Keys Tennis
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2016. file photo, Madison Keys, of the United States, hits a return to Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, during their...

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Swimmer Feigen apologizes for 'serious distraction' in Rio
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio...

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Jordan's first Olympic medalist comes home to royal welcome
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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's first Olympic champion, taekwondo gold medal winner Ahmad Abughaush, has returned home to a royal welcome.

The...

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3 Olympic weightlifting gold medalists fail doping retests
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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medalists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing...

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5 things to know about the next Olympics in Tokyo
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TOKYO (AP) — The countdown to the 2020 Olympics began Wednesday with the arrival of the Olympic flag in Tokyo from Rio de Janeiro. The contrast...

International Weightlifting Federation says 3 gold medalists, 8 other medalists fail retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic samples, face loss of medals
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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — International Weightlifting Federation says 3 gold medalists, 8 other medalists fail retests of 2008 Beijing Olympic...

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US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — How do you follow winning Olympic gold at the Rio Olympics? How about a chance to see "Hamilton" on Broadway?

The Tony...

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Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host of next Summer Games
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic flag has arrived in Tokyo, host of the next Summer Games.

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike held the flag aloft as she got off...

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Japan Olympics Tokyo 2020
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike holds the Olympic flag while walking down a stairway of a plane upon arrival at Haneda international airport in Tokyo, Tuesday,...

Top-seed Radwanska advances at Connecticut Open
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska overcame a slow start and breezed past Jelena Ostapenko 7-5, 6-1 on Tuesday night in the second...

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Flint welcomes Olympic boxing gold medalist Shields home
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Boxer Claressa Shields has been welcomed home by family, friends and hundreds of fans in Flint after winning her second Olympic...

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Rio police expand scalping probe of Irish Olympic Council
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The man named to head Ireland's Olympic committee after its president was arrested in a ticket-scalping case during the Rio...

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FedEx Cup begins, Ryder Cup qualifying ends
0 Tue, Aug 23, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Darren Clarke got an extra week to start mulling over his three captain's picks for Europe in the Ryder Cup because the top...