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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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NBA player Luka Doncic, of the Dallas Mavericks, recipient of the NBA rookie of the year award, poses in the press room with Mark Cuban, governor of the Dallas Mavericks, 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 - 10:02 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Lou Williams has won the Sixth Man of the Year at the NBA Awards for the second season in a row and third time in his career. The guard also won last year with the Los Angeles...
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NBA player Luka Doncic, of the Dallas Mavericks, arrives 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 - 9:38 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Pascal Siakam of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors has won the Most Improved Player at the NBA Awards. The 25-year-old from Cameroon averaged 16.9 points and started 79 of 80...
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NBA player Luka Doncic, of the Dallas Mavericks, arrives 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 - 9:21 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks has won Rookie of the Year at the NBA Awards. The 20-year-old small forward from Slovenia accepted his trophy from RJ Barrett, who went to the...
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NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, arrives 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 - 9:06 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 6 p.m. Mark Cuban says deals aren't typically consummated the first night of free agency. The Dallas Mavericks owner says some players want a formal presentation — what Cuban calls "the dog-...
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