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Past few days 'difficult' for former Tennessee coach Summitt
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses....

Defending champ Serena Williams at Wimbledon ready to play
LONDON (AP) -- Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament....

Murray-Lendl partnership among things to know at Wimbledon
LONDON (AP) -- Andy Murray was part of the first wave of top tennis players who hired former stars of the game as coaches, striking up a successful partnership with Ivan Lendl that resulted in two Grand Slam titles, including at Wimbledon in 2013....

Reds retire Rose's No. 14, capping big weekend for hits king
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds formally retired Pete Rose's No. 14 on Sunday, capping a big weekend for baseball's hits king that was a success for the franchise in every way except on the field....

MLB puts finishing touches on Fort Bragg baseball field
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- A weed-infested golf course at Fort Bragg has bloomed into a major league-quality baseball field on the vast U.S. Army post....

AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team
The U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio....

With 1-0 loss to Colombia, US finishes 4th in Copa America
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Not quite a victory for the United States. Just a good enough effort to leave the team feeling better about itself....

Shaq brings US basketball diplomacy to Cuban capital
HAVANA (AP) -- NBA great Shaquille O'Neal has become the latest emissary for American outreach to the people of Cuba....

Phelps seeks fitting Olympic do-over, starting at US trials
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- For anyone else, six medals would've been a marvelous way to exit the Olympic stage....

Mikulak and Brooks headline US men's Olympic gymnastics team
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....

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