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As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs


GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about the country's post-Winter Games plans for a host of expensive venues....

Teen has Olympic chance she thought would be 4 years away


WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) -- Being cut from any team is never easy. Luckily for Cayla Barnes, she had plenty to take her mind off her disappointment at being dropped from the U.S. women's national hockey team....

Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes....

Goodell, Jerry Jones moving on with new contract in place


IRVING, Texas (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell twice turned to Jerry Jones when asked about his relationship with the powerful Dallas Cowboys owner who tried to scuttle his contract extension....

Closing arguments at soccer corruption scandal trial


NEW YORK (AP) -- The first U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA (FEE'-fuh) soccer corruption scandal is moving toward the final phase....

Amazon will stream AVP beach volleyball tour next 3 summers


Amazon is going shopping for TV content, and it's putting some beach volleyball in its cart....

Thunder help George prevail in first trip back to Indiana


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Paul George struggled on homecoming night....

Nick Foles ready for challenge of replacing Carson Wentz


PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Nick Foles is stepping into a pressure situation with a team that has enormous expectations in a city desperate for its first Super Bowl title....

Putin accuses US agencies of manipulating doping testimony


MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin accused U.S. agencies of manipulating evidence from the main whistleblower on doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics....

WADA shares Moscow lab evidence with Olympic sports bodies


LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Evidence from a Moscow laboratory database has been shared by World Anti-Doping Agency investigators with international sports bodies who must decide on prosecuting Russian athletes for doping....