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  • Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

    July 30, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee following the sudden resignation of the previous president.

  • Players describe punch that killed soccer referee

    July 30, 2014

    LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) - A soccer referee who was fatally punched by a player during a recreational game in suburban Detroit did not expect the attack, one of the player's teammates testified Wednesday.

  • Scully humbled to return to Dodgers booth in '15

    July 30, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Vin Scully poked fun at himself after word came out that he plans to return for his record 66th season in the Los Angeles Dodgers' broadcast booth next year.

  • Cubs C Baker enjoys spotlight after first win

    July 30, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) - John Baker's No. 12 was still in the pitcher's column on Wrigley Field's hand-operated scoreboard when the journeyman catcher returned to the ballpark on Wednesday.

  • Bengals' Lewis-Harris suspended 2 games

    July 30, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Bengals cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris was suspended for two games Wednesday for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

  • Chargers WR Brown sits again with sore calf

    July 30, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown missed another practice on Wednesday because of a sore calf.

  • Liverpool beats Man City on penalty kicks

    July 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Simon Mignolet saved two penalty kicks and Lucas Leiva scored in the fourth round to lift Liverpool past Manchester City after they tied 2-2 on Wednesday night in an International Champions Cup game.

  • John Isner loses to Steve Johnson at Washington

    July 30, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Speaking to reporters moments after losing his opening match at the Citi Open, John Isner swore, gave clipped answers and complained that he and fellow American Steve Johnson played on a secondary court instead of in the main stadium.

  • Wake Up Nick wins Graduation Stakes at Del Mar

    July 30, 2014

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Wake Up Nick won the $100,000 Graduation Stakes for 2-year-olds by 4 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Wednesday.

  • Jerry Jones: Brent out of rehab, NFL question next

    July 30, 2014

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before the team leaves training camp in California in two weeks.