Sports

July 17, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA said late Monday that an attempt by a New Jersey horse racing association to collect betting revenue that was lost as the leagues fought to block legalized sports betting is frivolous. The leagues filed their...
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July 17, 2018 - 4:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Elizabeth Cambage scored 53 points to set a WNBA record Tuesday, leading the Dallas Wings to a 104-87 victory over the New York Liberty. The 6-foot-8 Australian reached 50 points on a three-point play with 2:19 remaining and broke Riquna Williams' WNBA record of 51 points, set Sept. 8...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop “rampant sexual misconduct” by the now-dead team doctor despite being repeatedly informed about his behavior. In the federal lawsuit filed Monday, July 16, 2018, four Ohio men listed as John Does say Strauss sexually assaulted or harassed them in the late 1980s or 1990s. The wrestlers’ lawsuit seeks unspecified monetary damages. Messages seeking comment were left Tuesday with the university.(Ohio State University via AP, File)
July 17, 2018 - 4:32 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a former Ohio State team doctor accused of sexually abusing athletes (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead Ohio State University doctor sexually abused students has documentation about at least one incident that...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory watches play from the sideline during the team's NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Arlington, Texas. The NFL has reinstated Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory, who was suspended all of last season over multiple violations of the league’s substance-abuse policy. The league said Tuesday, July 17, 2018 that Gregory can join the Cowboys at training camp in California next week. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)
July 17, 2018 - 4:10 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory, who was suspended all of last season over multiple violations of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, was reinstated Tuesday. Gregory can join the Cowboys at training camp in California next week and will be eligible for games as long as...
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Kansas State football head coach Bill Snyder poses for a photo with members of the cheer squad during NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Frisco, Texas, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill)
July 17, 2018 - 3:39 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Big 12 football media days (all times local): ___ 2:45 p.m. Kansas State coach Bill Snyder brought his top two quarterbacks to Big 12 media days while several of his fellow coaches, notably Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley and Tom Herman of Texas, decided against it. Alex...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
July 17, 2018 - 3:18 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Add Resorts casino to the list of gambling companies that want to offer sports betting in New Jersey by the time football season starts in September. Casino President Mark Giannantonio told The Associated Press on Tuesday his company met the deadline by the state Division...
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Georgia head coach Kirby Smarts signs autographs as he arrives for Southeastern Conference Media Days Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 17, 2018 - 2:49 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Even six months later, there was no way for Kirby Smart to dodge the question. The Georgia coach just knew he'd be asked if he has recovered from the Bulldogs' loss to Alabama in the national championship game. "Everybody wants to ask that question," Smart said Tuesday at the...
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France's Julian Alaphilippe rides to cross the finish line to win the tenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 158.8 kilometers (98.7 miles) with start in Annecy and finish in Le Grand-Bornand, France, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
July 17, 2018 - 2:14 pm
LE GRAND-BORNAND, France (AP) — Facing the climbing prowess of Chris Froome's Team Sky, Greg Van Avermaet expected to lose his lead of the Tour de France on the first day in the mountains. Instead, the Olympic champion managed to strengthen his hold on the yellow jersey when an anticipated attack...
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Jordan Spieth of the United States, left, and Justin Thomas of the United States walk towards the 18th green during a practice round for the 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie golf club, Scotland, Tuesday, July 17th 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 17, 2018 - 2:11 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Justin Thomas lost a skin by making bogey. He won a bet by making par. All on the same hole. The difference — a big difference — was in the clubs Thomas used to cover the 472 yards on the 15th hole at Carnoustie. And that one hole during a British Open practice round...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 1936 file photo, American athlete Jesse Owens practices in the Olympic Village in Berlin. Two of Owens' daughters are expected to accompany Ohio Gov. John Kasich during dedication events at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, and later in the day at Miner's Memorial Park in McConnelsville, Ohio. (AP Photo, File)
July 17, 2018 - 2:09 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor on Tuesday dedicated a new state park and wildlife area named for Olympic great Jesse Owens. Gov. John Kasich, accompanied by two of Owens' daughters, said that achievements of "heroes" such as Owens should be preserved to inspire others to "overcome challenges...
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