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/ Jul 13, 2017

Former NBA GM Patterson hired as Coyotes president

The Arizona Coyotes have hired former NFL, NBA and college executive Steve Patterson as president and CEO.The Coyotes also promoted general manager John Chayka to president of hockey operations, the team said Wednesday. Patterson led a group that brought the NFL’s Texans and a ...

Lochte set to compete as 10-month swimming ban ends

/ Jul 13, 2017

Lochte set to compete as 10-month swimming ban ends

Ryan Lochte is returning to USA Swimming competition this week for the first time since his 10-month suspension for his behavior at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ended.The 32-year-old new father will compete at the L.A. Invitational, which begins Thursday on the Southern California ...

Westbrook, Biles claim top honors at ESPYS

Jul 13, 2017

Westbrook, Biles claim top honors at ESPYS

Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night.The 25th annual show honoring the past year’s top athletes and sports moments was hosted by Peyton Manning, who humorously mocked his reputation as ...

Strong finish carries Kittel to win in 11th stage

Jul 13, 2017

Strong finish carries Kittel to win in 11th stage

German rider Marcel Kittel claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish on Wednesday, taking his tally to five stage wins since the start of the race.Ahead of two hard days in the Pyrenees mountains, Chris Froome finished in ...

Surfer Kawai targeting Olympic gold in 2020

Jul 12, 2017

Surfer Kawai targeting Olympic gold in 2020

Just 16 and still afraid of the water, hot-shot surfer Minori Kawai has set her sights on Olympic gold after a stunning victory at the venue for the 2020 Tokyo Games.Kawai won last month’s Chiba Open in her own backyard and feels she will ...

Mayweather, McGregor kick off promo tour

/ Jul 12, 2017

Mayweather, McGregor kick off promo tour

Floyd Mayweather Jr. reached into a backpack and held out a $100 million check for the crowd of 11,000 fight fans to see.“Let me show you what a $100 million fighter looks like,” he said. Conor McGregor interrupted from his stool behind the podium: ...

Sprinter Kittel wins Tour stage 10

Jul 12, 2017

Sprinter Kittel wins Tour stage 10

Marcel Kittel has no serious challenger for the King of the Sprint title at this year’s Tour de France.The German sprinter won the 10th stage with remarkable ease on Tuesday, while Chris Froome stayed safely in the main pack to retain the race leader’s ...

/ Jul 12, 2017

Miyazato bullish ahead of U.S. Women's Open

Former women’s world No. 1 Ai Miyazato was in a confident mood Tuesday as she geared up for the U.S. Women’s Open, the third major tournament of the season.Miyazato, who has announced that she will retire at the end of this season, will be ...

Venus reaches 10th Wimbledon semifinal of career

/ Jul 12, 2017

Venus reaches 10th Wimbledon semifinal of career

Venus Williams’ mother could not stop smiling and laughing. She had just watched her 37-year-old daughter reach the Wimbledon semifinals for the 10th time and, well, the whole thing was just a bit hard to believe.“She says, ‘I love my job!’ and she means ...