Amid protests outside arena, Mavericks beat Kings 103-97

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes didn't see the group of protesters making their way to Golden1 Center for a second round of protests Tuesday. He only heard they were coming — and he was perfectly fine with it.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL WAGAMAN , Associated Press

Tokyo Olympic CEO promises clean games for Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo Olympic official promised a clean games on Wednesday, pledging to improve water quality in the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon, and to ban four large Japanese construction companies that have been charged with colluding on bids.

  • Written by By STEPHEN WADE , AP Sports Writer