New Minnesota Vikings stadium to host X Games in 2017, '18

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — ESPN's X Games will be held in Minneapolis in 2017 and 2018, with many of the events being held in the Minnesota Vikings' glittering new stadium, the network announced Wednesday.


Cavs’ McRae stands tall in summer league

Cavaliers shooting guard Jordan McRae led all players with 170 points at the Las Vegas Summer League, earning him a spot on the All-Tournament first team.

  • Written by The Medina County Gazette

Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top Olympic official expects a final decision by Sunday on whether the entire Russian team will be banned from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro over allegations of state-sponsored doping.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, AP Sports Writer