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Rome's city council votes down 2024 Olympic bid

September 29, 2016

ROME (AP) — As far as city leaders are concerned, Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics is finished. more »»

 
 
 
ACC moves football championship game to Orlando

September 29, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The ACC is moving its 2016 football championship to Orlando's Camping World Stadium.

The conference made the announcement Thursday about the Dec. 3 game. more »»

Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins

September 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a First Amendment clash over the government's refusal to register offensive trademarks, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins in their... more »»

Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick

September 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are... more »»

No. 11 Tennessee, No. 25 Georgia meet in key SEC East game

September 29, 2016

Here are a few things to watch in Week 5 of the Southeastern Conference football season:

GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 11 Tennessee at N. more »»

Expert panel: Tokyo Olympics costs could top $30 billion

September 29, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — The price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken and several key venues are relocated, an expert pane... more »»

NFL to hold January careers forum for women in Orlando

September 29, 2016

In its efforts to get more women into administrative, coaching, officiating and scouting jobs, the NFL will offer a careers forum during Pro Bowl week. more »»

Man City's risk-vs-reward style paying off for Guardiola

September 29, 2016

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City's risk-versus-reward approach under Pep Guardiola was summed up in one passage of play during a Champions League match against Celtic. more »»

Ariya Jutanugarn leads Reignwood LPGA Classic in China

September 29, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn birdied the final four holes for an 8-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over Brooke Henderson on Thursday in the Reignwood LPGA Classic. more »»

Expert panel warns Tokyo Olympics cost could top $30 billion

September 29, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — An expert panel commissioned by Japan's capital city has warned that the total cost for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting... more »»

Family, friends of Marlins' Fernandez to attend funeral Mass

September 29, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez were set to attend a private funeral Mass on Thursday. more »»

Probe of jetty sought amid services for Marlins' Fernandez

September 29, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Somber Miami Marlins players and personnel escorted a hearse carrying the body of star pitcher Jose Fernandez from the team's ballpark Wednesday, as the farewell for their beloved... more »»

5 huge momentum swings from Ryder Cup history

September 29, 2016

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Momentum means everything at the Ryder Cu. more »»

Boston Red Sox clinch AL East crown, go worst to 1st again

September 29, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though they let a win get away Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox locked up something more important. more »»

Miami leads Fernandez from Marlins Park; Mets win 5-2

September 29, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins walked half a block alongside a hearse carrying their ace away from Marlins Park at the start of a funeral motorcade Wednesday, and then peeled away with watery eyes to g... more »»

LEADING OFF: Ortiz plays last game at Yankee Stadium

September 29, 2016

A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday:

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KISS IT GOODBYE

David Ortiz says so long to Yankee Stadium when the AL East-champion Red Sox finish a three-game serie... more »»

1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House

September 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolph Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception... more »»

Cowboys' Bryant has hairline knee fracture, outlook unclear

September 29, 2016

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant could be joining Tony Romo on the sidelines again, just like a year ago when Dallas slid from first place to last in the NFC East without the two offensive stars. more »»

Sidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockey

September 29, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself. more »»

Cubs reward Epstein for turnaround with 5-year extension

September 29, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts had dinner with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein in Arizona around the start of spring training. more »»

Riley: Rose-Ivey 'will do great' when he meets with governor

September 28, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Mike Riley said he expects Michael Rose-Ivey to represent himself well when he meets next week with Gov. more »»

 
 
 

 

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September 22, 2016 Some notes from sports editor Brad Sherman at the midway point of the MIL football season (second item in this link, after golf): Baldwin's Kamaki Gouveia (77 carries, 575 yards, 5 TD) and... more »

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