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IOC vice president says Rio preps are "worst" ever

In an unusually blunt public warning, a vice president of the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday called the delayed preparations for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro "the worst I have experienced."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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Book by father of Serena, Venus Williams out May 6

Serena Williams' father says he won't return to Indian Wells, Calif., the site of a tournament his daughter has skipped since 2001, when their family was booed — and subjected to racial epithets, according to his new book.

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Wicked Strong running for Boston in Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Wicked Strong has a built-in fan base for the Kentucky Derby. Like the entire city of Boston.

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Sterling banned for life by the NBA

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

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As fallout mounts, NBA to discuss Sterling probe

From Michael Jordan to LeBron James, from Magic Johnson to Kobe Bryant, from President Obama to prominent corporate partners of the NBA, the condemnation of racist comments purportedly made by Donald Sterling has come from all circles and has shown that the issue extends far beyond the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Pens advance after wild series vs Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It was Evgeni Malkin's game — until the Columbus Blue Jackets elbowed their way into the picture.

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Indians lose to Angels 6-3

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona had enough confidence in slumping Carlos Santana to keep the switch-hitting third baseman in the cleanup spot, and he delivered with a three-run homer.

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Gilbert: 'zero tolerance' for Sterling comments

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wants NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to take a "zero-tolerance" approach when it comes to Donald Sterling's purported comments about minorities.

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