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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and Royals right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central leaders may have been exposed. Team officials said Tuesday that Herrera and Rios likely will miss a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has a grand idea of how to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its successful role as host of the 1984 Olympics. Do it again. The city famed for sun and celebrities officially became the U.S. candidate to host the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday. It hopes...
LONDON (AP) — Olympic organizers promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro where about 1,400 athletes will compete in next year's games. The IOC and Brazilian organizers had repeatedly insisted that only bacterial testing was required...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When it comes to running the ball, few teams in the country can match the recent successes and lineages boasted by Wisconsin and Alabama. Next to step out of the shadows on Saturday night are two juniors: Corey Clement for the 20th-ranked Badgers and Derrick...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central-leading team may have been exposed. Team officials said Tuesday that Herrera and Rios will...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — An athlete has two offers to decide where to play for the next four years. One comes with considerably more cash than the other. It only sounds like free agency. These days, it's college recruiting. A new stipend that scholarship athletes are receiving...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 11 Notre Dame wants to run the ball more this season and the Fighting Irish think they have the big, nasty line to lead the way. Left tackle Ronnie Stanley has been projected as a possible top 10 NFL draft pick, and he is joined by Nick Martin, a...
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has missed three cuts on the PGA Tour this year, and The Barclays rated the most irritating for one reason. "Because it happened about an hour ago," he said. It was Spieth's first tournament as No. 1 in the world, and now he's No. 2. There was...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan expects to sign a long-term deal to continue playing annually in London. If Khan gets his way, it will be a 14-year commitment. Speaking at a kickoff luncheon Tuesday, Khan said he's "optimistic, obviously, that we'...