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Phelps seeks fitting Olympic do-over, starting at US trials

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- For anyone else, six medals would've been a marvelous way to exit the Olympic stage....

Late blooming Maya DiRado takes last shot at 1st Olympics

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Maya DiRado is peaking at just the right time to make her first - and last - Olympic swimming team....

Phelps goes for 5th Olympics; Ledecky, Lochte in the pool

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Michael Phelps is going for his fifth - and he promises - last Olympics. Katie Ledecky is seeking to extend her dominance. Natalie Coughlin wants to end her career by making history. Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin are back, too....

AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

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The U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio....

Mikulak and Brooks headline US men's Olympic gymnastics team

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jonathan Horton texted Chris Brooks and Alex Naddour a picture before both rounds of the U.S. men's gymnastics Olympic Trials this week. The image was from London four years ago. In it, Brooks and Naddour were cheering from the stands in the O2 Arena as alternates while their teammates stumbled to a fifth-place finish....

Missy Franklin: I've got skillz, but Trotters have to wait

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Missy Franklin wants everyone to know: She's got some hoops skillz....

Cheated by dopers, Montano presses on for another Olympics

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Alysia Montano doesn't worry much about all the medals that were essentially stolen from her by drug cheats over the years. Eventually, she hopes, she'll get them....

Laurie Hernandez crashing the party at US championships

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Laurie Hernandez walked onto the floor at the U.S. gymnastics championships in 2012 and did what most kids do if they happen to see their role models just sort of hanging out....

Simone Biles on top again at US gymnastics championships

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- When U.S. women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi met with Simone Biles to map out the three-time world gymnastics champion's schedule, one designed to keep Biles fresh heading into the Olympics, it was the equivalent of pulling up to an intersection in a Ferrari and letting it idle when the light turned green....

Tennis elite going to Rio, not put off by Zika virus

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LONDON (AP) -- While the Zika virus and family concerns have notably deterred some of golf's best players from going to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the tennis elite isn't put off....
 
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Michael Phelps speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Saturday, June 25, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
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