IOC identifies 43 potential refugee athletes for Rio Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic officials have identified 43 candidates for a team of refugee athletes who will compete in the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro in a "message of hope" for millions of refugees around the world, the IOC said Wednesday.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Reds star Votto opens exhibition season with 2 hits

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Votto had two hits and reached three times in the Cincinnati Reds' 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday in the spring training opener for both Ohio teams.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press