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USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott
USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would've been a black eye for the sport....
Sports-for-peace group: Programs have reached 350K people
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A group that promotes using sports to build peace says more than 350,000 people worldwide have been involved in its projects in the four years since the United Nations agreed to celebrate the idea every April....
Star gymnasts testify at Congress about sex-abuse scandal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress on Tuesday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports....
NFL players push lawmakers on criminal justice reform
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Football is hard. Malcolm Jenkins of the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles says convincing politicians to enact meaningful changes to the nation's criminal justice system is much harder....
Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali
NEW YORK (AP) -- The late Muhammad Ali is getting the Ken Burns treatment....
Virtue, Moir team to beat in ice dance at Helsinki worlds
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir returned from a two-year hiatus following their silver medal at the Sochi Olympics to post the two highest ice dance scores of all time, the Canadian power couple making it clear they're still among the best in the world....
Not so fast: Phelps participating in Shark Week this summer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Olympic champ Michael Phelps is participating in Discovery network's Shark Week this summer, although he won't be asked to outswim one....