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August 04, 2017 - 11:13 am
LONDON (AP) — Usain Bolt and Mo Farah are poised to grab the early attention at the world championships. The Jamaican sprinter will compete in the opening round of the 100 meters, a race that should amount to a stroll. Gold in the 10,000 meters is at stake for Farah. On the opening night of the 10-...
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August 04, 2017 - 11:04 am
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says knee surgery is an option for quarterback Ryan Tannehill, a decision that would likely sideline him for the entire season. Gase says it's also possible Tannehill can again avoid surgery, as he did when he first hurt his left knee last December...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2016, file photo, Tony Granato speaks at a press conference where he was introduced as the new head coach for the University of Wisconsin men's hockey team, in Madison, Wisc. A person familiar with the decision says Tony Granato will coach the United States men’s hockey team at the 2018 Olympics. The person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the coaching staff has not been announced. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Amber Arnold, File)
August 04, 2017 - 9:55 am
A person familiar with the decision says Tony Granato will coach the U.S. men's hockey team at the 2018 Olympics, the first Winter Games without NHL players since 1994. Chris Chelios and Scott Young will be among his assistants. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
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Brazilian soccer star Neymar speaks during a press conference in Paris Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Neymar arrived in Paris on Friday the day after he became the most expensive player in soccer history when completing his blockbuster transfer to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($262 million).(AP Photo/Michel Euler)
August 04, 2017 - 9:49 am
PARIS (AP) — Neymar insisted that money was not a motivation in deciding to join Paris Saint-Germain and said Friday that he would not be burdened by his 222 million-euro ($262-million) price tag. The Brazilian star flew in from Barcelona on a private jet for his official presentation, arriving in...
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Brazilian soccer star Neymar holds his team shirt as he stands with the chairman of Paris Saint-Germain Nasser Al-Khelaifi following a press conference in Paris Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Neymar arrived in Paris on Friday the day after he became the most expensive player in soccer history when completing his blockbuster transfer to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($262 million).(AP Photo/Michel Euler)
August 04, 2017 - 9:46 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Brazil soccer star Neymar's move from Barcelona to PSG (all times local): ___ 3:32 p.m. Despite paying 222 million ($262 million) euros for Neymar, PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is convinced he has sealed a good deal. Al-Khelaifi says that before Neymar's signing PSG...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yu Darvish, right, talks to manager Dave Roberts before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Atlanta. Darvish was recently acquired from the Texas Rangers. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 04, 2017 - 5:28 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ YU TURN Yu Darvish makes his Los Angeles Dodgers debut when the top team in the majors takes on Jacob deGrom (12-4, 3.29 ERA) and the New York Mets in a marquee pitching matchup at Citi Field. The Dodgers acquired Darvish from Texas just...
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The sun is reflected in the sunglasses of Sam Dahle after he takes a cooling plunge in the Salmon Street Springs fountain before starting his job as a bartender in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for western Washington and Oregon Thursday. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
August 04, 2017 - 12:03 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — People in the Pacific Northwest were enduring another scorching day Thursday as temperatures hit triple digits in Portland and other cities. The heat affected everything from transit to sporting events. ANOTHER SIZZLER Temperatures once again flirted with records as residents...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yu Darvish, right, talks to manager Dave Roberts before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Atlanta. Darvish was recently acquired from the Texas Rangers. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 04, 2017 - 12:02 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors Friday: ___ YU TURN Yu Darvish makes his Los Angeles Dodgers debut when the top team in the majors takes on Jacob deGrom (12-4, 3.29 ERA) and the New York Mets in a marquee pitching matchup at Citi Field. The Dodgers acquired Darvish from Texas just...
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Dallas Cowboys running back Rod Smith (45) holds off Arizona Cardinals linebacker Zaviar Gooden (52) during the first half of the Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL preseason game in Canton, Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 03, 2017 - 11:59 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Now that the Dallas Cowboys have taken care of business in the Hall of Fame game, they're going to hang around for a couple of days. Why not? The boss is about to get a gold jacket. With no stars and few starters on the field Thursday night, the Cowboys edged the Arizona...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt hits a solo home run against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 03, 2017 - 10:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The shortest of Paul Goldschmidt's three home runs on Thursday — the one that went only about halfway up the left-center bleachers at Wrigley Field — turned out to be his biggest. Goldschmidt snapped a tie in the ninth inning with his third long drive of the game, and the Arizona...
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