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Special Olympics athlete vanishes after another found safe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police at Los Angeles International Airport are looking for a Special Olympics athlete who vanished just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California.

Updated: 2:01 pm | See more

Sjostrom and Hosszu set world marks at swim championships

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships.

Updated: 2:01 pm | See more

Haase advances as Monaco pulls out injured at Generali Open

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Two-time former champion Robin Haase of the Netherlands advanced to the second round of the Generali Open on Monday after his opponent Juan Monaco pulled out in the second set with a right-wrist injury.

Updated: 2:01 pm | See more

School report: Illinois players' allegations unfounded

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago law firm hired by the University of Illinois to investigate allegations of racially motivated mistreatment made by former women's basketball players concluded in a report released Monday that those charges are unfounded.

Updated: 11:00 am | See more

Cowboys' Dez Bryant tangles with teammate in camp skirmish

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn't end until quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver.

Updated: 11:00 am | See more

SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much.

Updated: 10:00 am | See more

Ledecky shocked after improving 1,500 world record in heats

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Katie Ledecky touched the wall, turned around, spit out some water, curled her mouth into a big smile and began waving her finger.

Updated: 9:01 am | See more

Diack fights back at allegations of widespread doping

PARIS (AP) — With his federation embattled by widespread doping allegations that could lead to a reshuffle of Olympic and world championship podiums for more than a decade, IAAF president Lamine Diack defended his organization's anti-doping record and dismissed the accusa…

Updated: 9:01 am | See more

US teen Ledecky improves her own world record in 1,500 free

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — American teenager Katie Ledecky has improved her own world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the swimming world championships.

Updated: 7:02 am | See more

Loyd starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA

NEW YORK (AP) — Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuisances of the WNBA.

Updated: 6:00 am | See more

LEADING OFF: Price Jays debut; Burnett to doc; Cubs-Pirates

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

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Contending teams can never have too many relievers

The Kansas City Royals made it look all so easy in 2014. With their bullpen trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland, the Royals were almost unbeatable when they had the lead in the seventh inning or later.

Updated: 6:00 am | See more

IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.

Updated: 6:00 am | See more

What's going on with American Pharoah after Haskell win

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.

Updated: 6:00 am | See more

Closing ceremonies held for Los Angeles Special Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of athletes said goodbye to Los Angeles on Sunday in an emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics marked by cheers, tears and pride.

Updated: 4:02 am | See more

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Special Olympics athlete vanishes after another found safe
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 2:01 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police at Los Angeles International Airport are looking for a Special Olympics athlete who vanished just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California.

more »
Sjostrom and Hosszu set world marks at swim championships
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 2:01 pm

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships.

more »
Haase advances as Monaco pulls out injured at Generali Open
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 2:01 pm

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Two-time former champion Robin Haase of the Netherlands advanced to the second round of the Generali Open on Monday after his opponent Juan Monaco pulled out in the second set with a right-wrist injury.

more »
School report: Illinois players' allegations unfounded
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 11:00 am

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago law firm hired by the University of Illinois to investigate allegations of racially motivated mistreatment made by former women's basketball players concluded in a report released Monday that those charges are unfounded.

more »
Cowboys' Dez Bryant tangles with teammate in camp skirmish
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 11:00 am

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn't end until quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver.

more »
SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 10:00 am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much.

more »
Ledecky shocked after improving 1,500 world record in heats
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 9:01 am

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Katie Ledecky touched the wall, turned around, spit out some water, curled her mouth into a big smile and began waving her finger.

more »
Diack fights back at allegations of widespread doping
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 9:01 am

PARIS (AP) — With his federation embattled by widespread doping allegations that could lead to a reshuffle of Olympic and world championship podiums for more than a decade, IAAF president Lamine Diack defended his organization's anti-doping record and dismissed the accusations as a "joke" on Monday.

more »
US teen Ledecky improves her own world record in 1,500 free
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 7:02 am

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — American teenager Katie Ledecky has improved her own world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the swimming world championships.

more »
Loyd starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA
Updated: August 03, 2015 - 6:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuisances of the WNBA.

more »

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