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Bengals DT Geno Atkins cleared to practice

CINCINNATI (AP) — Defensive tackle Geno Atkins joined in his first training camp practice on Wednesday, a big step in his comeback from a torn knee ligament.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Nadal out of Toronto and Cincinnati tournaments because of right wrist

Rafael Nadal withdrew Wednesday from U.S. Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati because of a right wrist injury, putting in doubt his status for a title defense at the year's last Grand Slam tournament.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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NBA players union elects female executive director

Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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UCLA wades through damage caused by flooding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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Cincinnati picked to win American

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.

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Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to the victorious city's newly formed organizing committee.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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