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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017, file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the gold in the final of the Women's 800m during the World Athletics Championships in London. The governing body of track and field will not apply rules to limit natural testosterone levels in female runners until the Court of Arbitration for Sport concludes a case involving Olympic champion Caster Semenya. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
October 16, 2018 - 5:40 pm
MONACO (AP) — The governing body of track and field will not apply rules to limit natural testosterone levels in female runners until the Court of Arbitration for Sport concludes an appeal case brought by Olympic champion Caster Semenya. The IAAF said Tuesday it agreed to postpone the intended Nov...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Testimony at a trial about secret payments in college basketball drew to a close Tuesday after prosecutors asked the jury to focus on a flurry of texts and phone calls, some involving legendary Louisville coach Rick Pitino, about Brian Bowen Jr. in the days before the prized...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Johanna Konta of Britain upset seventh-seeded Belgian Elise Mertens in the first round of the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday. Making up a 30-place rankings gap to the 14th-ranked Mertens, Konta took full advantage of Mertens' wayward serving to win 6-3, 7-5. Konta next plays Australia's Daria...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls and Zenni Optical have announced a five-year deal that makes the online eyewear retailer the first company to place a sponsorship patch on the franchise's jersey. The patch will be on the left breast of the team's jerseys, starting with the opener at Philadelphia on...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Ohio State defensive lineman Nick Bosa plays against Rutgers during an NCAA college football game, in Columbus, Ohio. Bosa’s college football career is over. The injured All-American defensive end intends to withdraw from Ohio State to spend time rehabilitating and training for an NFL career. He is expected to be a first-round draft pick. No. 2 Ohio State made the announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
October 16, 2018 - 5:11 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Injured defensive end Nick Bosa has decided to leave school to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft in the spring, Ohio State said Tuesday. The junior All-American from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, already had four sacks this season when he suffered a core muscle injury on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL football game, in Pittsburgh. he Atlanta Falcons are placing running back Devonta Freeman on injured reserve with a groin injury. The team made the announcement Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, another major setback in its injury plagued season.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 16, 2018 - 4:57 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is going on injured reserve, another major setback for a team that already has lost several key players. Coach Dan Quinn said Tuesday that Freeman's groin injury was more serious than initially thought, forcing him to undergo a...
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UFC fighter Conor McGregor reacts on the sideline before an NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
October 16, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Conor McGregor couldn't win his fight, though he seemed to help the Dallas Cowboys win theirs. Just ask Jerry Jones, who had reason to be smitten with the UFC star after the team Jones owns blew out Jacksonville on Sunday with the fighter/whiskey salesman providing the emotional spark. "He just...
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FILE - In this photo Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Golden State Warriors president and COO Rick Welts looks over a model of Chase Center at the Chase Center Experience in San Francisco. The Warriors are playing their final season in Oakland's Oracle Arena and for those in the East Bay feeling abandoned by the two-time defending champions as they build a snazzy new San Francisco arena, the Warriors have a message for you: "We're leaving a building, we're not leaving a city." That's the motto Welts is sharing as Golden State, winner of three NBA titles over the past four years, prepares for its last hurrah in Oracle. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
October 16, 2018 - 3:27 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — If anybody understands an arena's link to a city, to a faithful fan base, Kevin Durant does. Durant played the final NBA game in KeyArena for the Seattle SuperSonics a decade ago before the franchise's relocation to Oklahoma City, then returned for a nostalgic exhibition...
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Former NBA basketball all-star Kobe Bryant gestures as he moderates a panel about youth sports during the Aspen Institute's Project Play Summit, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 16, 2018 - 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call him Coach Kobe. Kobe Bryant sounded just as passionate about coaching his daughter's middle-school basketball team as he was about playing for the Los Angeles Lakers under Phil Jackson as he held court about his coaching philosophies and the state of youth sports on Tuesday...
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Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley, center, celebrates his touchdown with teammates during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
October 16, 2018 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — And then there was one. After six weeks, the Los Angeles Rams are the NFL's last unbeaten team following their 23-20 victory over the Denver Broncos. The Rams will look to stay unbeaten on Sunday when they face the San Francisco 49ers in the final game of a three-game road swing...
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