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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ahoy there, Captain K. Mike Krzyzewski has warmed up to staying on a cruise ship during the Rio Olympics. The U.S. men's and women's Olympic basketball teams are being housed on the 196-cabin, Silver Cloud cruise ship and the luxurious accommodations have...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's match point at the Copacabana beach volleyball venue, and a spike catches the line for the winning point. Or does it? While one side celebrates an apparent victory, the would-be losers turn to the first referee and form a "C'' with their fingers to...
An LGBTQ advocacy group has sent a letter to the commissioner of the Big 12 urging the conference to remove BYU from consideration for membership because it says the school has discriminatory policies. Athlete Ally, a nonprofit group that works with sports leagues and...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Ghostbusters" star and "Saturday Night Live" cast member Leslie Jones is bringing her enthusiasm for the Olympic games to Rio itself. NBC said Monday that Jones will join the networks' Olympic coverage team on Friday. After seeing a series of tweets the comic...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame will issue refunds to ticket buyers who went home from the NFL's annual preseason kickoff without having watched any football. The competitors for roster spots with the Colts and the Packers won't get the game back, though. "I can tell you this:...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Red, white and blase for one quarter, the U.S. Olympic team woke up and won with ease. Shaking off a sluggish, sloppy start and maybe some Brazilian boredom, the Americans regrouped in the second quarter and romped over Venezuela 113-69 on Monday, taking...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The third day of Olympic competition featured a couple of notable firsts: Rafaela Silva captured host Brazil's initial gold medal of the Rio Games and fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad became the only American ever to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab. The U.S...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Kohei Uchimura stepped off the floor, saluted the crowd inside Rio Olympic Arena and bent over. Symbolically, it looked as if the Japanese gymnast was overcome by the moment after clinching the Olympic team gold he's pursued during his otherwise...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United has made Paul Pogba the world's most expensive footballer, signing the France midfielder for around 105 million euros ($116 million) four years after releasing him for virtually nothing. United says Pogba signed a five-year deal with...