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Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial …

2024 Olympics in L.A. would pay their own way, mayor believes

As Los Angeles moves closer to bidding for the 2024<p>Summer Olympics, officials said they can host the massive 17-day sporting event for $4.1 billion and offered to guarantee that the city will cover any cost overruns.<p>In an interview with The Times' editorial board Monday, Mayor<p>Eric Garcettisaid he …

Plenette Pierson keeps Tulsa pointed toward playoff berth

When Tulsa coach Fred Williams came in for practice on Monday, he could have found his Shock players far less than revved up to be there. That would …

Oregon keeps teasing actual glow-in-the-dark football uniforms

If this really happened, would it be the Ducks' craziest uniform stunt yet?<p>Reflecting uniforms aren't new to college football for night games, but no team has ever ventured into glow-in-the-dark territory. Until now, maybe?<p>Oregon — the modern standard in cutting-edge uniforms — has teased …

MLS Player Rankings: Giovinco Reclaims Top Spot After Week 23 Hat-Trick

As the race for Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Player award intensifies, so does the competition for the top spot in our weekly MLS Player Rankings.<p>Just like we have seen almost every week this season, a group of players made solid cases to be put on top of the list of the top 20 in-form stars …

Coin toss determines Buckeyes' starter for first drill

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The first major decision in Ohio State's heated quarterback competition was made by flipping a coin. The final verdict won't be …

Petra Kvitova: Two-time Wimbledon champ diagnosed with 'kissing disease'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been a disappointing season for two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova -- but the tennis star now has a reason for the lethargy that has plagued her.<p>The world No. 4 has struggled to recapture the scintillating form she showed in trouncing Canadian starlet Eugenie Bouchard in the …

Track And Field Organization Tests Old Doping Samples, Suspends 28 Athletes

In track and field, new anti-doping tests of old samples — taken from athletes at the 2005 and 2007 World Championships — have brought a flurry of suspensions. The sport's world governing body says it's punishing 28 athletes over the findings. It did not release any of their names or …

Jordan Spieth eyes historic ‘American Slam’ with PGA Championship win

A win at the PGA would put Jordan Spieth in the history books all on his own, as he would become the only player to win all three major championships contested on U.S. soil.<p>Jordan Spieth, but for an uncharacteristically balky flat stick in the final round of last month’s British Open, might be …

Packers WR has $39 million contract, still works 12 hours a day at family farm in offseason

In a new interview with ESPN the Magazine, Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson revealed that he works up to 12 hours a day at his family farm during the offseason, despite signing a $39 million contract last year.<p>Nelson, who has already made $28 million in his career, will drive a wheat combine or …

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