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Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings

NEW YORK (AP) The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:27:00 -0400
AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract

CLEVELAND (AP) Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:32:52 -0400
Jets eliminating paper season tickets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:00:19 -0400
Clippers CEO, Shelly Sterling expected to testify

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling watches the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. The future of the Clippers is closer to decision as testimony resumes Monday, July 21, 2014, in a probate trial over whether a deal negotiated by Donald Sterling's estranged wife to sell the team for $2 billion is authorized under a Sterling family trust. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires in probate court over the proposed sale of the NBA team.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:06:21 -0400
Racehorse owned by Britain's queen fails dope test

FILE - In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, with her daughter Princess Anne greet her horse Estimate, who won the Gold Cup horse race on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting, traditionally known as Ladies Day, in Ascot, England. A racehorse owned by Britains Queen Elizabeth II that won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned substance morphine. Buckingham Palace says that early indications suggest that the five-year-old filly, Estimate, consumed the substance as a result of contaminated feed. John Warren, the queen's bloodstock and racing advisor, said Tuesday that Estimates trainer Sir Michael Stoute is working closely with the feed company involved to discover how the product may have become contaminated prior to delivery to his stables. Estimate finished second in this years Gold Cup. Warren said: Her Majesty has been informed of the situation." (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, file)LONDON (AP) A racehorse owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned painkiller, morphine.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:32:51 -0400
James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

MADRID (AP) After scoring the most goals of any player at the World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:06:27 -0400
TCU's Fields investigated for alleged assault

File - In this Dec. 13, 2012 file photo, TCU defensive end Devonte Fields poses for a photo at the team's training facility following a practice for the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. Fort Worth police are investigating whether Fields pointed a gun at his former girlfriend and punched her in the head. Police said Tuesday, July 22, 2014, that no charges have been filed and Fields, the Big 12's preseason defensive player of the year, has not been arrested. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU suspended defensive end Devonte Fields on Tuesday pending the results of a police investigation into whether he punched a former girlfriend in the head and threatened her with a gun while shouting, "I should blast you!"

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:38:37 -0400
Pyrenees please Nibali, Rogers in Tour Stage 16

Australia's Michael Rogers bows for cheering spectators as he crosses the finish line to win the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 237.5 kilometers (147.6 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) The Pyrenees on Tuesday lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France: A French rider climbed in the standings, an American went down, and an Australian rebounding from an ordeal of doping suspicions won Stage 16 in a downhill breakaway.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:26:23 -0400
Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo, Jay Paterno, son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, speaks during a memorial service for Joe Paterno in State College, Pa. Jay Paterno and former assistant football coach at Penn State William Kenney are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago. Paterno and Kenney filed a lawsuit Monday, July 21, 2014, in Philadelphia federal court that seeks more than $1 million. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:15:19 -0400
As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

Australia's Michael Rogers bows for cheering spectators as he crosses the finish line to win the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 237.5 kilometers (147.6 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory in cycling's greatest race on Tuesday by leading a breakaway group to a downhill finish as the pack entered the Pyrenees.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:29:48 -0400
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