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Brad Treliving saw the rules for the expansion draft and immediately was in an advantageous position. The Calgary Flames' general manager needed a goaltender, and with Las Vegas set to harvest the NHL for two of them in a year, his colleagues had incentive to make a move. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — The update on Pat Summitt's health caught Geno Auriemma by surprise. It's simply the news nobody wanted to hear, especially her former rival who built the Connecticut program trying to model off her success coaching Tennessee. Summitt's family said Sunday that...
BOSTON (AP) — Maria Sharapova says she's headed to Harvard Business School while she serves a two-year doping ban. The 29-year-old Russian tennis star posted on Facebook and Twitter on Saturday a picture of her seated next to a sign for the school and the message: "'Not sure how...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's acting governor is warning that the Olympic Games could be a "big failure." Francisco Dornelles has said in an interview with O Globo newspaper published on Monday that security and mobility are big worries ahead of the games in August. He...
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has selected its 12-player roster, led by Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, that will try to win the Americans' third straight Olympic basketball gold medal. Durant and Anthony are the only players with Olympic experience after a number of stars,...
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Muirfield intends to stage another vote on whether to admit female members after being stripped of its right to host the British Open. The Scottish club failed in May to get the two-thirds majority required of its membership to change its policy, drawing...
Lionel Messi's surprising decision to stop playing for Argentina could damage his legacy with the national team and fans back home. If Messi sticks to his announcement, made in the heat of the moment shortly after Argentina's penalty shootout loss to Chile in Sunday's Copa...
The PGA Tour event at Riviera in Los Angeles will be called the Genesis Open, the only title sponsor on tour to be known by a specific brand. Hyundai Motor America took over as sponsor in January of the PGA Tour's tournament in Los Angeles that dates to 1926. A month later, it...
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Play is underway at the 130th edition of the Wimbledon tennis championships. Under cloudy skies, play began on schedule on the outside courts at the All England Club. Among those in action in early matches are...