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Charles and Moore help US women's hoops beat France 84-62

Elena Delle Donne had dreamed of playing basketball in the Olympics since she was little. She'll get her chance next week as a member of the U.S. women's team. Before heading to Rio, Delle Donne got an opportunity to celebrate at home in Delaware with a lot of the fans ...

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2015, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick looks to pass during an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Jets have re-signed Fitzpatrick to a one-year deal worth $12 million, ending months of speculation and uncertainty surrounding the team's quarterback spot. Fitzpatrick set the franchise record with a career-high 31 touchdown passes last season while helping lead the Jets on a playoff push in Todd Bowles' first season as coach. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

AP source: Jets, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree to 1-year deal

Fitz Magic has returned and — voila! — the New York Jets are heading into training camp with their starting quarterback under contract. Finally. The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick agreed to terms on a one-year deal Wednesday night, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The deal, ...

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Gerrit Cole winds up uring the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Cole pitches 3-hitter, Pirates rout Mariners 10-1

Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Making the 88th start of his four-year career, Cole (6-6) ...

Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts walks back to the dugout after striking out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Boston. The Tigers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

LEADING OFF: Sale rejoins Chisox, Gordon returns to Marlins

A look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday: ___ SALE RETURNS TO CHISOX White Sox ace Chris Sale (14-3, 3.18) returns from a five-day suspension for cutting up Chicago's throwback uniforms prior to a scheduled start last Saturday. He'll try to become the majors' first 15-game winner in ...

Land speed racer Sam Wheeler dies at Utah's Salt Flats

Sam Wheeler, a renowned land speed motorcycle racer, is dead after the high-performance bike he was testing at Utah's famed Bonneville Salt Flats fish-tailed, went airborne and crashed at 200 mph. He was 72. Wheeler died Monday afternoon at Intermountain Medical Center in the Salt Lake City suburb of Murray ...

Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller listens to a question during a news conference before the team's opening of training camp Wednesday, July 27, 2016 in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Questions abound on offense, defense for Super Bowl champs

The Super Bowl champs begin training camp Thursday with major questions on both sides of the ball, beginning with who will be the one throwing it. General manager John Elway declared the Denver Broncos' quarterback competition wide open. Coach Gary Kubiak said he'll split snaps between Mark Sanchez, Trevor Siemian ...

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2014, file photo, Tim Tebow speaks during an SEC television broadcast in Atlanta. Tim Tebow will not call himself a retired football player though he could see himself as a future coach. A career in politics is also something that could be appealing down the road. "I think I consider myself someone that is so blessed to do what I love to do and to be around the game of college football and to be able to be part of something that was so much a part of my life since I was a little boy," Tebow said Wednesday, July 27, 2016. "But also I've got a lot of different things going on right now." (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Tebow won't say retired, intrigued by coaching, politics

Tim Tebow will not call himself a retired football player though he could see himself as a future coach. A career in politics also could be appealing down the road. One thing is for sure, he'll always be a Gator. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former Florida quarterback is ...

FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2016, file photo, New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin answers questions during a news conference after the team's NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. Coughlin, who stepped down as coach earlier this year, will be joining the NFL's football operations staff, a person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press. The two-time Super Bowl-winning coach will work closely with Troy Vincent and with the NFL's game-related committees in an advisory role. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

AP source: Coughlin to join NFL's operations staff

Tom Coughlin will be joining the NFL's football operations staff, a person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press. The two-time Super Bowl-winning coach will work closely with Troy Vincent and with the NFL's game-related committees in an advisory role. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because ...

File-This a 2016 photo shows Randy Gregory of the Dallas Cowboys NFL football team.  Gregory is facing a longer suspension over another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, and owner Jerry Jones says he doesn’t expect to see the troubled player at training camp in California. With Gregory already suspended for the first four games this season, Jones said Wednesday, July, 27, 2016, that the Cowboys haven’t heard from the league about a possible 10-game ban for another failed drug test.(AP Photo)

Cowboys' Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation

Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory is facing a longer suspension over another violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, and owner Jerry Jones says he doesn't expect to see the troubled player at training camp in California. With Gregory already suspended for the first four games this season, Jones said Wednesday ...

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Strasburg wins 14th as Nationals down Indians 4-1

Stephen Strasburg's losing streak was short lived. Washington's ace easily shut down Cleveland for seven innings and bounced back from his only loss this season, leading the Nationals to a 4-1 win over the Indians on Wednesday. Strasburg (14-1) began the season with 13 straight wins before he was beaten ...

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick steps away from the podium after taking questions from reporters during a news conference at Gillette Stadium, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots' NFL football training camp is to begin Thursday, July 28. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged on Wednesday that Jimmy Garoppolo will have to start the first four games of the season at quarterback and said the top priority of training camp would be to get the former backup ready. "We have finally some definition with Tom's situation," Belichick ...

FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a news conference in Las Vegas. Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link 'remains nascent'

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress. League attorneys have filed Bettman's letter to Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal with U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson, who's presiding over a class-action ...

President of Russia's Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov, fourth right, and Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, center, pose for a photo with Russia's National Olympic team members outside the Kremlin wall, before a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team. Fencers, triathletes and table tennis players became the latest team of Russians to be cleared to compete in the Olympics by the governing ...

Chiefs place RB Jamaal Charles on PUP list as camp begins

The Chiefs placed running back Jamaal Charles on the physically unable to perform list Wednesday, though coach Andy Reid said it should not be considered a setback in his return from a knee injury. Charles tore the ACL in his right knee in Week 5 last season. He had surgery ...

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws to wide receiver Phillip Dorsett (15) during an NFL football training camp, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Anderson, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Tough season teaches Colts to temper talk about expectations

The Colts' first training camp practice had a familiar look. Fans watched quarterback Andrew Luck and receiver T.Y. Hilton hook up on the field Wednesday. Outside linebacker Robert Mathis and cornerback Vontae Davis went back to work, and general manager Ryan Grigson and coach Chuck Pagano chatted on Anderson University's ...

Rio de Janeiro's mayor Eduardo Paes, left, greets Australia's delegation head Kitty Chiller during a ceremony at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Diplomat incident avoided: Aussies get rooms at Rio Olympics

A near-diplomatic incident — as Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes termed it — came to an end on Wednesday ahead of the Olympics. The Australian delegation gave the mayor a tiny "boxing kangaroo" doll as the sign of a truce. It also said it's now happy with its rooms ...

Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, center, poses for a photo with Russia's National Olympic team members outside the Kremlin wall, before a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

The Latest: Bolt, "the main man" touches down in Rio

The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): 11:00 p.m. Usain Bolt has touched down in Rio de Janeiro, ready to fine-tune his preparations for another bid at an Olympic double in the 100- and 200-meter sprints. The 29-year-old Jamaican has won six Olympic gold ...

Sergio Garcia smiles as he listens to a question during a news conference before a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major

Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host. Stenson was 40 when he won the British Open at Royal Troon. ...

New Jets running back Matt Forte talks to the media Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Dennis Waszak)

Mum's the word on Fitzpatrick as Jets report for camp

The first rule of Jets training camp: No talking about Ryan Fitzpatrick. With players reporting Wednesday to the team's facility for physicals a day before the start of practices, this biggest topic of conversation was the guy who wasn't even there. No one knows if or when Fitzpatrick will re-sign ...

NY man pleads guilty to killing son of former NFL player

A New York man has pleaded guilty to killing the son of a former NFL player in an apartment. The Albany County district attorney says 49-year-old Michael J. Fox, of Watervliet (wah-ter-vuh-LEET'), pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder and attempted murder. Fox was charged with shooting 29-year-old Brandon Sherwin with ...

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