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Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.
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Rose returns as US basketball team opens camp
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derrick Rose says he feels old.
Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to the victorious city's newly formed organizing comittee.
Lakers finally confirm Byron Scott is new coach
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.
Gordon eyeing 5th title after big Brickyard win
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Long before Jimmie Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels.
Humphrey to savor Hall of Fame day with 'wingman'
ATLANTA (AP) — Claude Humphrey wishes he could have made the Pro Football Hall of Fame "a long time ago where I could have actually enjoyed it more."
Reed HOF induction gives Bills cause to celebrate
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — There are two things receiver Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend.
Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
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