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Rio city council commission formed to probe Olympic projects

May 3, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's city council set up a commission on Tuesday to investigate whether the city's Olympic projects were tarnished by corruptio. more »»

Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets

May 3, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country's deep... more »»

AP Interview: Fasel worried NHL players will skip 2018 Games

May 3, 2016

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The head of ice hockey's international body says there is a strong possibility that NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics. more »»

Calgary fires Bob Hartley, a season after coach of the year

May 3, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames fired Bob Hartley on Tuesday, a season after he was voted the NHL's coach of the year. more »»

Villanova's buzzer-beater Jenkins to stay for senior season

May 3, 2016

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season. more »»

English soccer's superpowers shown up by little Leicester

May 3, 2016

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — One by one, English soccer's supposed superpowers fell off the relentless pace set by Leicester in the Premier League title race. more »»

Rousseff say Rio to be 'most successful Olympics in history'

May 3, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's embattled president said the Rio de Janeiro Games will be "the most successful Olympics in history" as she ignited the flame Tuesday for a nationwide torch relay... more »»

PHOTOS: Leicester joins pantheon of major sporting upsets

May 3, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Leicester's achievement of winning the Premier League title is one of the most unlikely of sporting achievements and stands in comparison with some of the great upsets in sports... more »»

Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child

May 3, 2016

ATLANTA (AP) — Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week. more »»

2018 Winter Games chief quits; ex minister set to step in

May 3, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former South Korean government minister was nominated to take over the organizing committee of the 2018 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, just hours after Cho Yang-ho quit... more »»

Kosovo elected as UEFA member in 28-24 vote

May 3, 2016

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Kosovo was given UEFA membership Tuesday, and could now be fast-tracked into FIFA and the 2018 World Cup qualifying progra. more »»

Bangkok temple now a venerated site for Leicester City fans

May 3, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Tucked in the Chinatown area of Bangkok is a Buddhist temple that has turned overnight into a venerated site for Leicester City's fans, at least the ones in Thailand. more »»

Kate Upton announces engagement to Tigers' Justin Verlander

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Upton has announced her engagement to baseball star Justin Verlander. more »»

Dwyane Wade 'honored' to be Prince's favorite player

May 3, 2016

Dwyane Wade says he's feeling "all kinds of emotions" after hearing that he was Prince's favorite basketball player. more »»

South Korean 2018 Olympic chief quits over company trouble

May 3, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The business tycoon who led South Korea's organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics quit on Tuesday amid escalating financial troubles at the business group his... more »»

Islanders look to bounce back in Game 3 against Lightning

May 3, 2016

SYOSSET, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders know there are several areas they need to improve to avoid falling behind in their second-round series against Tampa Bay. more »»

No outfoxing Leicester: owners aim to keep winners together

May 3, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai owners of Premier League champion Leicester City aim to keep the victorious squad together despite expectations that many players will be lured away by lucrative offers... more »»

Warriors determined to set defensive tone again in Game 2

May 3, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Bogut has taken to publicly calling himself unflattering names. more »»

Pietrangelo logs heavy ice time in Blues' playoff run

May 3, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo is used to playing a lot — especially this time of year. The St. more »»

LEADING OFF: Verlander puts a ring on it; Machado moves over

May 3, 2016

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:



Tigers ace Justin Verlander pitches in Cleveland, one night after his swimsuit-model fiancée Kate... more »»

Thunder hold on beat Spurs 98-97, even series at 1-1

May 3, 2016

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder nearly gave the game away in a wild final sequence that referees acknowledge should have been blown dead before it started. more »»

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