RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee defended his support of the decision not to ban Russia's entire team from the Rio Games, framing it as a done deal by the time he weighed in on it, and a stance that received wide support among athletes.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Jerry Kelly played off the emotion of what he considers a home crowd Thursday in the Travelers Championship, shooting a 6-under 64 for a share of the first-round lead with Vaughn Taylor and Andrew Loupe.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With the Rio de Janeiro Olympics set to open, worried IOC members grilled top organizing officials about traffic jams, water pollution, security, and the absence of signage that gives the games its own distinct look.
Nike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising announcement Wednesday that is sure to send Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and other players searching for new clubs and golf balls next season.
NEW YORK (AP) - Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes swung under an 0-1 changeup from Tyler Clippard, looked down and took a stiff step out of the batter's box as he tried to stretch his sore right quadriceps.