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Sports Boston, LA, SF and DC in running for 2024 Games Boston, LA, SF and DC in running for 2024 Games
An American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the U.S. Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.
Sports It's finally here! Brazil World Cup begins It's finally here! Brazil World Cup begins(Photo Gallery)
With a nationwide wave of excitement but also wafts of tear gas, the country that sees itself as the artful soul of football but is deeply conflicted about spending billions of dollars on hosting its showcase tournament kicked off one of the most troubled World Cups ever. It started Thursday with the home team in an opening match in a stadium that was barely ready on time.
Sports Leonard, Spurs roll to 111-92 victory over Heat Leonard, Spurs roll to 111-92 victory over Heat
Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 29 points, and the Spurs made a finals-record 75.8 percent of their shots in the first half in a 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night that gave them a 2-1 lead.
Sports Former pitcher Bob Welch dies at 57 Former pitcher Bob Welch dies at 57
Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57.
Sports O'Bannon takes stand in landmark NCAA lawsuit O'Bannon takes stand in landmark NCAA lawsuit
The battle to give top football and basketball players a cut of the billions of dollars flowing into college athletics began in earnest Monday with former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon taking the stand in federal court to describe how he spent long hours working on his game and as few as possible on his grades.
Sports Olympic star Van Dyken hurt in Arizona accident
Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken was airlifted to a hospital over the weekend after an accident on an all-terrain vehicle left her with no feeling in her feet or legs.