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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, gestures while speaking during the Stanley Cup victory celebration on the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 21, 2018 - 2:50 am
Alex Ovechkin has already done a "keg stand" with the Stanley Cup, performed shirtless push-ups in a fountain full of teammates and lifted hockey's prestigious trophy so often in joy that it could be considered upper-body training. "That's my summer workout," Ovechkin said with a smile. The Summer...
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Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo, of Australia, waits to ring the third practice session for the F1 Canadian Grand Prix auto race, Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 2:45 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo drove go-karts while growing up in Australia and found himself drawn to stock car racing and the big personalities behind the wheels. "I loved a lot of motorsports, but as far as the ovals go, I was more into NASCAR," Ricciardo said this month. "Dale Earnhardt was...
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Duke's Marvin Bagley III speaks to reporters during a media availability with the top basketball prospects in the NBA Draft, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
June 21, 2018 - 2:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Bagley III and Michael Porter Jr. believe they are the best players in this NBA draft, though the best they can hope for is probably the No. 2 pick. The Sacramento Kings own it, and that's where the intrigue appears to begin Thursday. Arizona center Deandre Ayton is expected...
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This photo shows 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University’s personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, and is now accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at the university, once said he acted as a team physician elsewhere. But most of the universities he listed as former employers won't say if they're reviewing either potential connections or whether concerns were raised about him. (Ohio State University via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 12:54 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are reviewing those connections or whether any concerns were raised about him. Ohio State...
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June 20, 2018 - 7:03 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's new general counsel, appointed in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, would make nearly $1.3 million over three years even if he were let go before his contract ended. Two people familiar with the situation disclosed the provision...
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June 20, 2018 - 6:27 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a contract for Michigan State University's top lawyer (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A Michigan State University spokeswoman says a proposed contract with the school's new general counsel in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal is being tweaked to clarify that he...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018 file photo, fans cheer during a 2018 soccer World Cup group A at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. Some South American fans at the World Cup in Russia are receiving strong criticism for sexist behavior and could even face workplace consequences for posting videos in which fans encourage foreign women to say offensive things in languages they don't appear to understand. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
June 20, 2018 - 6:01 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Some Latin American fans at the World Cup are receiving strong criticism for sexist behavior and could even face workplace consequences for posting videos in which they encourage foreign women to say offensive things in languages they don't appear to understand. In one of a handful...
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June 20, 2018 - 4:44 pm
BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich. (AP) — The family of Muhammad Ali has put the late boxing legend's Michigan estate on the market for nearly $2.9 million. The 81-acre property in southwestern Michigan's Berrien Springs features a full-size boxing ring, a private gym, steam room, a main home and a guest house...
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FILE- This Feb. 1, 2018, file photo shows a Burger King Whopper meal combo at a restaurant in the United States. Burger King says it’s sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant from World Cup players. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
June 20, 2018 - 4:19 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Burger King has apologized for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant by World Cup players. Critics assailed the offer, announced on Russian social media, as sexist and demeaning. The announcement was removed Tuesday from Burger King's social media...
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Argentina's fans Nora Espector, left, and her son Emil Davisson pose for a photograph in front of an official media hotel in Nizhny Novgorod during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 20, 2018 - 2:45 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Nothing has stopped Argentine fan Nora Espector from following Lionel Messi wherever he plays. Espector, who needs a wheelchair because she has multiple sclerosis, traveled to the World Cup in Russia with her youngest son. The soccer passion runs in her family: Her...
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