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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:59:14 -0400
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:00:35 -0400
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero, labor" — and it is where visiting Olympic officials planted an olive sapling that would bear their names for posterity.
Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:21:22 -0400
The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major television providers in the South.
FCC's Pai supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:35:20 -0400
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ajit Pai called the NFL's television blackout rules "outdated," and urged his fellow Federal Communications Commission representatives to vote in favor of having them repealed to address fan concerns.
Mixed martial arts fighter accused of attacking ex
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:34:10 -0400
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are looking for a mixed martial arts fighter and porn actor after his girlfriend posted graphic photos of her swollen and beaten face online and said the man, known as War Machine, beat her and a friend so severely that she feared for her life.
Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:56:17 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.
Watson still considering Woods for Ryder Cup
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:22:12 -0400
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup, a decision that ultimately would be based on Woods' words instead of his actions.
Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:05:37 -0400
PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear.
ITF rules on Israel and Ukraine Davis Cup venues
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:22:29 -0400
LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation ruled Tuesday that Davis Cup matches will be moved out of Ukraine and Israel because of security issues in both countries.
FCC chief supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:55:58 -0400
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.
Spain out to upset under-manned US in Basketball World Cup
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:46:32 -0400
Hosts Spain and the rest of the field must believe they finally have a decent shot at knocking off the mighty United States as the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup tips off on Saturday. The United States were clearly the better team at the 2012 Olympics when LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and company knocked off Spain in the final in London.
South Korea's Kim extends lead at Portland Classic golf
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:04:20 -0400
South Korea's Kim In-Kyung fired a five-under 67 to stretch her lead to three shots after the second round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic. The last of Kim's three career wins on the USLPGA Tour came in the 2010 season. Carlota Ciganda and Hur Mi-Jung both fired seven-under 65s in the second round at the Columbia Edgewater Country Club. She was joined there by Mina Harigae (69), China's Lin Xi Yu (68) and Paula Reto (69).
Palmer leads at Deutsche Bank golf championship
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:49:12 -0400
Ryan Palmer rolled in nine birdies en route to a 63 to grab a one-shot lead after the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Palmer's American compatriot Keegan Bradley is in sole possession of second after firing a bogey-free 65 at the TPC Boston. Day is tied with Americans Webb Simpson and Chesson Hadley.
Bradley gets closer to Cup dream with an opening 65
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:22:05 -0400
Ryder Cup selection is a top priority for Keegan Bradley and he gave his prospects of a late call-up a timely boost by charging into contention for the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday. Bradley, who has made no secret of his desire to be one of three wildcard picks by United States captain Tom Watson next week, fired a flawless six-under-par 65 at the TPC Boston to end the opening round two shots off the pace. A three-time winner on the PGA Tour who clinched his first major title at the 2011 PGA Championship, the 28-year-old has set his sights on making the Ryder Cup team for a second time.