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Jabari Parker smiles during a news conference where he was introduced as the newest member of the Chicago Bulls Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in his hometown of Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 18, 2018 - 4:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jabari Parker recalled playing on the court with the Chicago Bulls' logo as a young child. It was at the James Jordan Boys and Girls Club where his dad was a supervisor and not the nearby United Center. But it sure felt big time to him. "It was like our United Center, that gym," he...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany, speaks prior to the opening of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, executive board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Planning for its next three Olympic Games on Wednesday, the IOC added seven medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, published a 2020 Tokyo Olympics schedule with no agreement on when to race swimming finals, and set a timetable to add new sports to the 2024 Paris...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2015, file photo, New York Jets' Darrelle Revis speaks to the media after a Jets practice in Florham Park, N.J. Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their archrivals, the Patriots, has retired. Revis announced Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Twitter that he was ending an 11-season career that included four All-Pro selections. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 18, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Revis Island is closed for business. Darrelle Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their archrivals, the New England Patriots, has retired. Revis announced Wednesday on social media that he was ending an 11-season career that included four All-Pro selections...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland talks to Paul McGinley, right, on the 17th tee box during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 18, 2018 - 4:02 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Some players had to give up their drivers — at least temporarily — this week as British Open officials decided to test them to see if they were in violation of the rules. The checks came in the midst of a distance debate that previously had been centered on golf balls,...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT SPELLING TO ODOM - NCAA college football head coach Barry Odom of Missouri speaks during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 18, 2018 - 3:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local): 3:40 p.m. As one of the lesser-known coaches in the league, Missouri's Barry Odom was hoping to make a splash at Southeastern Conference Media Days. Sorry, it's already been done. Odom says he planned to wear a pair of custom-made...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard handles a ball before an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in San Antonio. Two people familiar with the situation say San Antonio and Toronto have reached an agreement in principle on a trade that will send Kawhi Leonard to the Raptors and DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs. One of the people says the Spurs also are sending Danny Green to the Raptors as part of the deal. Both people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday, July 18, 2018, because the deal has not been finalized. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
July 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm
The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan's time in Toronto. An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off Wednesday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San Antonio. The Spurs also got center Jakob Poeltl and a...
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Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops speaks during NCAA college football Southeastern Conference media days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 18, 2018 - 3:28 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — For all their talk about wanting what is best for players, SEC coaches draw the line at new rules pushing college football closer to free agency. For those coaches, free agency for players ended on high school signing day. The Southeastern Conference recently passed new rules making...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, April 29, 2018, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho walks on the pitch at the end of the English Premier League soccer match against Arsenal at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England. Mourinho on Wednesday July 18, 2018, has described the team’s preseason as “very bad” because of the absence of key players with the disruption caused by the World Cup. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, FILE)
July 18, 2018 - 2:30 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described the team's preseason as "very bad" because of the disruption caused by the World Cup and the absence of Alexis Sanchez for the tour of the United States. Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford, Marouane Fellaini...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade talks with the media after NBA basketball practice at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. Dwyane Wade has a new contract — with his shoe company. Wade and the Chinese apparel company Li-Ning announced that the three-time NBA champion has signed a lifetime contract with the brand, which he has represented since 2012. The finalizing of that deal coincided with Wade and the company revealing his latest shoe, the "Way of Wade 7," at an event in Beijing on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP, File)
July 18, 2018 - 2:22 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade has a new contract — with his shoe company. Wade and the Chinese apparel company Li-Ning announced that the three-time NBA champion has signed a lifetime contract with the brand, which he has represented since 2012. The finalizing of that deal coincided with Wade and the...
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Britain's Geraint Thomas celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 108.5 kilometers (67.4 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo, France. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 18, 2018 - 1:57 pm
LA ROSIERE, France (AP) — If the idea behind a short but almost entirely mountainous stage in the Tour de France was to create constant action, Stage 11 on Wednesday went according to plan. The end result, however, was the same as most recent Tours — domination from Team Sky. British rider Geraint...
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