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3 months before Rio, US basketball losing players, not sleep

3 months before Rio, US basketball losing players, not sleep

Anthony Davis can't play. Chris Paul doesn't want to.
Three months before the Olympics, the U.S. men's basketball team has already been losing players. Not just any players, but some of the best in the sport.
Davis and Paul are NBA All-Stars, perhaps two of the top 10 players in the league, and could have been the starting cen ... (full story)


Plenty of high-tech surprises in store for sports fans

Constant and rapid advances in technology transform how fans watch sports, and while tech-savvy fans are always looking ahead for the next big thing to deepen their connection with their favorite sports teams and athletes, leagues, teams and broadcasters are concurrently seeking to monetize the technology to capture new or additiona ... (full story)


Browns owners pick up tab to refurbish high school fields

Browns owners pick up tab to refurbish high school fields

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam wouldn't trade the way the club's new front office handled its first NFL draft.
After dealing away the No. 2 overall pick and dropping down again in the first round, Cleveland's group of top executives — one of whom cut his teeth in major league baseball — sele ... (full story)


Bill Tilden: A US tennis hero, but with a morals clause

Bill Tilden: A US tennis hero, but with a morals clause

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the 1920s and 1930s, Bill Tilden was to tennis what Babe Ruth was to baseball. Honoring him with a historical marker should be an ace — if not for questions about his conduct with teenage boys.
Tilden's athletic accomplishments are hard to overstate. He became the first American to win Wimbledon ... (full story)


Out of bounds injury tests stadium liability limits

During a November 2015 game between the San Francisco 49ers and the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, 49ers’ running back Reggie Bush was pushed out of bounds in the direction of the stands.
After regaining his balance, Bush tried to slow his momentum in order to avoid colliding with the wall and fan sea ... (full story)