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The U.N. health agency says reports from national authorities indicate no confirmed laboratory cases of the Zika virus in anyone associated with the Rio Olympics
GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. health agency says reports from national authorities indicate no confirmed laboratory cases of the Zika virus in anyone associated with the Rio Olympics....

The players' union says Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers defensive players Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers met this week with NFL investigators looking into allegations linking them to performance-enhancing drugs
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and Green Bay Packers defensive players Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers met this week with NFL investigators looking into allegations linking them to performance-enhancing drugs, the players' union said Thursday....

The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have swapped catchers with Philadelphia, getting Carlos Ruiz and trading A.J. Ellis to the Phillies. The deal was announced Thursday
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have swapped catchers with Philadelphia, getting Carlos Ruiz and trading A.J. Ellis to the Phillies....

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrives for his appeal hearing against a six-year ban from football on Thursday
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived for a marathon appeal hearing against a six-year ban from football on Thursday, pledging to accept the verdict of the Court of Arbitration for Sport...

The Cleveland Browns traded disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots for a 2017 fifth-round pick
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Browns have traded disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots in exchange for a 2017 fifth-round pick....

Verne Lundquist recently returned from summer vacation to find an email with 309 pages of stories on Texas A&M and UCLA
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verne Lundquist recently returned from a Scandinavian summer vacation to find an email with 309 pages of stories on Texas A&M and UCLA. As the 76-year-old play-by-play man gets set for his 17th and final season as the voice of Southeastern Conference football on CBS, he is happily diving into one of his favorite parts of the job....

Nick Saban entered the decade armed with a national title and a promise: "This is the beginning."
Nick Saban entered the decade armed with a national title and a promise....

Even Les Miles, maybe the most successful coach in LSU history, is not safe from the hot seat
To consider Les Miles on the dreaded hot seat at LSU entering this season suggests a lot about job security among college football coaches these days - especially those in the Southeastern Conference....

Olympic 100-meter champion Elaine Thompson starred while her Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt missed the first Diamond League meet after the Rio de Janeiro Games on Thursday
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Olympic 100-meter champion Elaine Thompson took center stage in the absence of her Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt in the first Diamond League meet after the Rio de Janeiro Games on Thursday....

Canada has chosen Sidney Crosby as its captain for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey
The process of selecting Sidney Crosby as Canada's captain for the World Cup of Hockey was a simple one....

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