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BOSTON (AP) — Maria Sharapova is headed to Harvard Business School for a two-week program this summer. The 29-year-old Russian tennis star posted on Facebook and Twitter on Saturday a picture of her seated next to a sign for the school and the message: “‘Not sure how this happened but Hey...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jason Day is not going to the Olympics because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. The sport has lost two of its biggest stars in the last week. Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion, also said Zika will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics. James isn’t going to Rio, and neither are many more of basketball’s best players. The Americans think they’ll be just fine with who they have. “We should be...
Eric Lindros is finally a Hockey Hall of Famer. Lindros was elected Monday as part of 2016 class that also features Soviet star Sergei Makarov and goaltender Rogie Vachon. The late Pat Quinn made it, too. Because concussions and other injuries cut his career short, Lindros was passed over for...
DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s spokeswoman says an attorney who accidently sent The Associated Press a text message with details related to the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback’s domestic violence case has resigned from the defense team. Denise Michaels on Monday confirmed her earlier tweet...
In this March 26, 2012, file photo, Tennessee coach Pat Summitt waits for her players during a timeout in the second half of an NCAA women's college basketball tournament regional final against Baylor in Des Moines, Iowa. Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women's game from obscurity to national prominence during her career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. She was 64. AP Photo/Nati Harnik
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women’s game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. She was 64. With an icy glare on the sidelines, Summitt led the...
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Monday, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Rodriguez was shipped to the minors after allowing nine runs in 2 2/3 innings in a 13-7 loss to the Rays. AP Photo/Chris O'Meara
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — John Farrell had seen enough. When another slow start contributed to yet another Red Sox loss Monday night, the Boston manager let his players know they’re better than they’ve performed as a team lately. A poor outing for starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez was only...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Lionel Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, grabbed his shirt, clenched his teeth and covered his face with both hands. A few minutes later he walked off the field, a dazed, pained look on his bearded face. The greatest player of his generation, perhaps...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ryan Lochte powered out to a big lead in the event he won four years ago at the London Olympics, his powerful arms churning through the water, looking very much like a lock for another trip to the games. Actually, he was trying to hide the pain. By the end, it was apparent...
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has selected its 12-player roster, led by Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, that will try to win the Americans’ third straight Olympic basketball gold medal. Durant and Anthony are the only players with Olympic experience after a number of stars, including LeBron James,...

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