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The Latest: Kaymer right there
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times EDT):...

Lefty can't get it right in opening round of PGA
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship the last time it was at Baltusrol in 2005. He played some of his best golf ever only 11 days ago at the British Open . And on Thursday, the New York area crowd had his back even before he teed off....

Rio readies for worst as terror threat hangs over Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A half-million foreign tourists, dozens of heads of state and the attention of the world's media. If there were ever a headache for anti-terror forces, it's the Olympics....

CFP abandons plan to play most of its semifinals on Dec. 31
The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year's Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday....

Olympic organizers suspect 'isolated' sabotage at village
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Sabotage by unhappy workers may have caused water and gas leaks, blocked toilets and electrical faults that slowed teams from moving into the athletes' village, Rio Olympic organizers said Thursday....

NBA head: Nixing Charlotte All-Star Game a business decision
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the basketball league made a business decision that North Carolina's law limiting anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people makes holding its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte untenable....

Brees downplays contract uncertainty, touts his longevity
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- Drew Brees was patient and non-confrontational while fielding repeated questions about why he and the New Orleans Saints weren't able to negotiate a contract extension before Thursday's opening training camp practice....

US hoops golden partnership forged by 'lunch-bucket' guys
CHICAGO (AP) -- Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have to protect is their cocktails. This time around, it's about safeguarding the Olympic legacy the two built over more than a decade....

Mirim Lee shoots 10-under 62 to tie Women's British Open
WOBURN, England (AP) -- Mirim Lee shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to match the Women's British Open record and open a three-stroke lead in the major championship at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club....

Gordon rejoins Marlins following 80-game suspension
MIAMI (AP) -- Dee Gordon walked into the Miami Marlins clubhouse four hours before game time and was greeted at his locker by a three-foot-high stack of boxes - bats, gloves, shoes and more, all new....

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