Using tennis as therapy, veterans make it to US Open court

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Atkins was once so overcome by anxiety and depression that he would barely even leave his house. Now he has taken to tennis so much that he found himself hitting on the main stadium at the U.S. Open.

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  • Written by By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Sports Writer

Top IOC member wants action with 'teeth' in vote-buying case

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top International Olympic Committee member wants his organization to act with "more teeth" in response to a vote-buying scheme to land last year's Rio Olympics. Dick Pound says the Olympic body is taking "hit after hit in the eyes of the world."

  • Written by By STEPHEN WADE , AP Sports Writer

Unbeatable: Indians romping, rolling on 16-game win streak

CLEVELAND (AP) — Over two hours before the game's first pitch, the mood inside the clubhouse of baseball's hottest team is almost fraternity-house loose.

Championship-level chill.

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  • Written by By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Blough leads Purdue past Ohio for Brohm's 1st program win

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — When Jeff Brohm left Western Kentucky for a struggling Purdue program, he promised to bring an entertaining, high-scoring offense to a Boilermaker team that was 9-39 during the past four seasons.


  • Written by By JEFF WASHBURN, Associated Press