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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It looks as if the water polo pool is turning green with envy. The men's Olympic tournament resumed Wednesday in green-tinged water after the diving pool at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre turned a dark green the previous day. There was no sign of any water...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera believes too much technology may wind up hurting the NFL game. Other coaches are more welcoming to even more hi-tech changes. For the second straight year, the NFL will experiment in the preseason with allowing coaches...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Without it, Nadia Comaneci is just another gold-medal winning gymnast from Eastern Europe. The Perfect 10 made the Romanian superstar more than a champion. It made her a legend. Yet four decades after her barrier-shattering uneven bars routine in Montreal...
The pool of candidates for the Heisman Trophy is a deep one. Derrick Henry, the winner from Alabama last year, has moved on to the NFL, but five of the next six players in the voting are back, led by runner-up Christian McCaffrey of Stanford. Also returning are Clemson's Deshaun...
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Argentina has been eliminated from the Olympic soccer tournament after a 1-1 draw against Honduras, which advanced to the quarterfinals along with Portugal. Two-time Olympic champion Argentina needed to win to reach the knockout round, but it wasn't able...
MIAMI (AP) — The National League's only living seven-hit men have met at Marlins Park. Rennie Stennett visited the ballpark Wednesday so he could congratulate San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, who had seven hits in Monday's 14-inning victory at Miami. The seven-...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Alev Kelter's Olympics were over, so she and her U.S. women's rugby teammates could finally go out for some celebratory passion fruit caipirinhas. Oh, and to party with Matthew McConaughey. True story: After finishing fifth at the Rio de Janeiro Games, the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez's tempestuous relationship with New York Yankees fans comes to an end Friday when he plays his last game in pinstripes and he is making his exit without much of the adulation lavished on some hometown stars. Despite 351 home runs for the Bombers,...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Novak Djokovic dropped out of the Cincinnati tournament with a sore left wrist on Wednesday, costing the Masters event another top player. Djokovic was upset at the Olympics in Rio on Sunday, losing to Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in straight sets. The...