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Rory Mcilroy, of Ireland, makes his way to the 12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
June 16, 2017 - 8:20 am
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Health officials say E. coli bacteria have been found in a drinking water station at Erin Hills golf course where the U.S. Open is underway, but there have been no reports of illness. The Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department identified the bacteria in a water sample taken...
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FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura talks to media during a news conference at the St. Petersburg Stadium, Russia, Friday, June 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
June 16, 2017 - 8:17 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — In a bid to rid the World Cup of gay slurs, FIFA will get tough with Latin American fans in Russia. FIFA has ordered tighter monitoring of offensive incidents at Confederations Cup matches, and wants referees to stop play if fans persist. FIFA secretary general Fatma...
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June 16, 2017 - 8:15 am
Thursday At Erin Hills Erin, Wis. Purse: $12 million Yardage: 7,741; Par 72 (36-36) First Round a-denotes amateur Rickie Fowler 33-32-65 Paul Casey 32-34-66 Xander Schauffele 32-34-66 Brian Harman 35-32-67 Tommy Fleetwood 34-33-67 Brooks Koepka 34-33-67 Patrick Reed 36-32-68 Kevin Na 35-33-68 Marc...
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Rickie Fowler reacts after his birdie on the12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 16, 2017 - 8:04 am
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The USGA wants to get away from references of the U.S. Open being the toughest test in golf, preferring instead the "ultimate test." The question is whether Erin Hills delivered either in the opening round. Rickie Fowler never came seriously close to a bogey on his way to a 7-...
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June 16, 2017 - 7:36 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Fast-food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to. IOC marketing director Timo Lumme says "we understand that McDonald's...
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Jorge Arzuaga, 56, a former Argentine banker, Leaves federal court after pleading guilty to a U.S. charge linked to investigations of FIFA--the international soccer governing body, Thursday June 15, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 16, 2017 - 6:54 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — About 25 separate investigations of suspected corruption linked to FIFA and World Cup bidding are being led by federal prosecutors in Switzerland, the country's office for the attorney general said Friday. The office of Michael Lauber confirmed the scale of "football-...
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In this photo taken Monday, June 12, 2017, Kilian Jornet from Spain poses for a photograph after an interview with The Associated Press in Barcelona, Spain. Even the hardiest few who scale the treacherous slopes of Mount Everest cut short celebrations for some well-deserved rest. Not Kilian Jornet. He somehow still had enough legs left to scale the mountain again a few days later. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
June 16, 2017 - 6:53 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Their bodies and brains ravaged by the oxygen-scarce heights of the Himalayas, even the hardiest few who scale the treacherous slopes of Mount Everest cut short celebrations for some well-deserved rest. Not Kilian Jornet. Somehow, he still had some legs left. "My plan was to...
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June 16, 2017 - 6:30 am
US OPEN Fowler leads US Open ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Erin Hills was kind to Rickie Fowler and rough on several others during the first round of the U.S. Open. Fowler is atop the leaderboard following a 7-under 65 that included seven birdies and no bogeys. He birdied three straight holes while making the...
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June 16, 2017 - 5:53 am
ROME (AP) — The city of Turin has declared a day of mourning following the death of one of the 1,500 people injured during a stampede of fans watching the Champions League final in a city square. The proclamation was made Friday after Erika Pioletti died of her injuries. City officials have...
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June 16, 2017 - 5:09 am
LE MANS, France (AP) — After losing to Porsche on the final lap last year, Toyota is back in force at the 24 Hours Le Mans with superfast cars. Chasing a first victory at the endurance race, Toyota dominated qualifying at the Circuit de la Sarthe, with Kamui Kobayashi breaking the lap record with a...
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