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IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in a symbol of hope for the world's migrants, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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True or not, match-fixing charges overshadow Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The "Happy Slam" got off to a somber start when allegations of match-fixing in tennis overshadowed the opening day of play at the Australian Open.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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Pollard leads Dayton to 73-37 win over Saint Louis

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Kendall Pollard scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Dayton notched its fifth-straight win, rolling to 73-37 win over Saint Louis on Wednesday night.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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Kuznetsov, Neal replace Ovechkin, Toews as NHL All-Stars

NEW YORK (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov will replace Washington Capitals teammate Alex Ovechkin, and James Neal of the Nashville Predators will replace Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks at this weekend's NHL All-Star Game.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016

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LeBron says criticism he undermines coaches is unfair

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James disdains the notion he's a coach killer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Dubinsky, Atkinson lead Blue Jackets over Canadiens again

MONTREAL (AP) — The power play put the Columbus Blue Jackets up early. After that, the struggling Montreal Canadiens limped to another loss in front of a frustrated home crowd.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue’s famous fall just part of his rise

INDEPENDENCE — Of all the 800-plus text messages and well-wishes Tyronn Lue received upon being named coach of the Cavaliers, the most unlikeliest may have come from Allen Iverson.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Tennis to review integrity unit to restore public confidence

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tennis leaders are taking steps at damage control as they grapple with allegations of match-fixing in recent media reports, which have cast a shadow over the first Grand Slam of the year and shaken confidence in the integrity of the sport.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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