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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have all submitted spending plans under that mark for their bids to host the Olympics. Keeping the price tag down...
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian great Pele, who is being treated for a urinary tract infection, is in good condition and is expected to leave the hospital in the next few days, his spokesman said Thursday. The Albert Einstein hospital released a statement saying the 74-year-old Pele...
GENEVA (AP) — Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. A person familiar with the cases confirmed the names Thursday to The Associated...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers really do have a lot in common. During this season's first month, the star quarterbacks of the Patriots and Packers were facing questions about their teams' slow starts. It's no coincidence New England and Green Bay are now...
On a January night in Indiana more than a decade ago, 26-year-old Manu Ginobili was sitting on the floor near the end of the San Antonio Spurs bench as coach Gregg Popovich walked toward him. It was Ginobili's second season in the NBA, and the celebrated Euroleague star was...
On a January night in Indiana more than a decade ago, 26-year-old Manu Ginobili was sitting on the floor near the end of the San Antonio Spurs bench as coach Gregg Popovich walked toward him. It was Ginobili's second season in the NBA, and the celebrated Euroleague star was...
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a domestic first-class match. He was 25. An emotional Australia captain Michael Clarke, trying to...
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Stanley Johnson had shown glimpses of his precocious talent during Arizona's first five games, occasionally showing up on the highlight reels with a soaring dunk or blocked shot. Under the bright lights of a premiere tournament and a national television...
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, two days after being struck on the head by a cricket ball during a domestic first-class match. He was 25. Australia captain Michael Clarke read a brief statement on behalf of Hughes' parents,...