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Tokyo Olympic chief apologizes to IOC over stadium change

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese organizers apologized to the IOC on Wednesday over the scrapping of the original plans for the Olympic stadium and delivered assurances that the new venue will be ready in time for the 2020 Games.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

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Star athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 vote

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former NBA star Yao Ming and Sochi Olympic bronze medalist figure skater Denis Ten differ in height by exactly two feet. The towering basketballer is representing Beijing's bid for the 2022 Olympics, and the diminutive figure skater is boosting the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

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For No Boston Olympics, time to celebrate, then 'go away'

BOSTON (AP) — On Boston's last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to crumble.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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Bengals must sort out cornerback, backup quarterback spot

CINCINNATI (AP) — Don't bother to ask Dre Kirkpatrick about the cornerback competition during the Cincinnati Bengals training camp.

From his perspective, there is none.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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Browns still searching for long-term answer at quarterback

CLEVELAND (AP) — Things haven't changed much for the Browns.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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Brady's suspension upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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At media days, star quarterbacks can be hard to find

Conference media days have become made-for-TV events, but some of the most notable players are often missing.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill to have taxpayers pay $250 million to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2015

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