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June 28, 2019 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — Baseball's players' association says the Tampa Bay Rays would need permission from the union to play games in Montreal. Commissioner Rob Manfred said last week the low-drawing Rays may explore a split season in Montreal. No timetable for the possible plan was announced Union head Tony...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis brings the ball up during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns in New Orleans. Two people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have agreed to trade Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft choices. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade cannot become official until the new league year begins July 6. ESPN first reported the trade.(AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File)
June 27, 2019 - 3:11 pm
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade three players to the Washington Wizards as part of the deal that will land them Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans. The Wizards will get Moritz Wagner, Issac Bonga and Jemerrio Jones as well as a...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 file photo, France's Tony Victor James Yoka, right, fights Britain's Joe Joyce during a men's super heavyweight over 91-kg final boxing match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee has kicked the International Boxing Association out of next year’s Olympics after years of financial chaos and allegations of corrupt judging, it was reported on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
June 26, 2019 - 2:27 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Troubled boxing body AIBA was stripped of Olympic status on Wednesday and the IOC will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. AIBA had created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for the IOC and its stakeholders, not...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany, left, speaks with Australian IOC member John Coates, right, during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 1:27 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympics hosted in multiple cities or countries. Bidders pro-actively invited. Candidates recommended with possibly no opponents. Radical changes in how and when Olympic hosts are picked were voted in Wednesday as the International Olympic Committee looks to avoid...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany speaks during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 5:12 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA on Wednesday and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. AIBA had created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for the IOC and its American stakeholders...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany speaks during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 4:49 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Olympic inquiry panel chairman Nenad Lalovic says AIBA created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for...
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Tampa Bay Rays Principal Owner Stuart Sternberg greets people before a press conference at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Sternberg spoke about exploring the prospect of playing some future home games in Montreal. (Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
June 25, 2019 - 5:24 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The principal owner of the Rays says it's unrealistic for his team to play full time in the Tampa Bay area, and a shared season with Montreal is the best option. "I don't see it happening in St. Petersburg and would be hard-pressed to see it working in Tampa from what I...
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NBA coach Mike Budenholzer, of the Milwaukee Bucks, accepts the coach of the year award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
June 24, 2019 - 11:00 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz has won Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season at the NBA Awards. The 26-year-old center from France beat out Giannis...
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NBA player Mike Conley Jr., of the Memphis Grizzlies, poses in the press room with the NBA teammate award and sportsmanship of the year award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
June 24, 2019 - 10:38 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee's Mike Budenholzer has won Coach of the Year honors for the second time in his career at the NBA Awards. He guided the Bucks to a 60-22 record in the regular season in...
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NBA player Lou Williams, of the Los Angeles Clippers, accepts the NBA sixth man award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
June 24, 2019 - 10:11 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards has received the NBA Cares Community Assist honor at the NBA Awards. The guard accepted the award accompanied by two young boys he has worked...
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