Flame for Rio Olympics is lit at birthplace of ancient Games

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — The flame for South America's first Olympics was kindled Thursday at the birthplace of the ancient games in Greece, heralding the start of a 15-week journey that will culminate with the August 5 opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Written by NICHOLAS PAPHITIS, Associated Press

1990s WWE wrestling star Chyna dies in Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chyna, the tall, muscle-bound, raven-haired pro-wrestler who rocketed to popularity in the 1990s and later made the rounds on reality TV, has died, authorities said.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

Health issue ends career of OSU lineman Munger

COLUMBUS — Ohio State defensive tackle Donovan Munger’s football career is over because of enduring blood clot issues, coach Urban Meyer said today.