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Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot


Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Riot police had to be sent in when a scuffle erupted after a Russian wrestling championship bout. Viktor Lebedev of Russia's northern region...full story
updated 2016-05-27 08:22 PM
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Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Riot police had to be sent in when a scuffle erupted after a Russian wrestling championship bout. Viktor Lebedev of Russia's northern region....Fullstory

2016-05-27 08:22 PM

Man United hires Mourinho as manager on 3-year deal
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Manchester United has hired Jose Mourinho as its new manager, entrusting one of soccer's most successful coaches to restore the fortunes....Fullstory

2016-05-27 04:42 PM

Finland names final World Cup roster with Patrik Laine

Associated Press

PRAGUE (AP) -- Forward Patrik Laine is among the seven players added to Finland's roster for the World Cup of Hockey. The 18-year-old Laine helped Finland....Fullstory

2016-05-27 04:22 PM

Baylor looks to rebuild after report on sex assaults
By JIM VERTUNO
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Baylor University will be looking to rebuild its reputation and perhaps its football program after an outside review found administrators mishandled....Fullstory

2016-05-27 02:42 PM

TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Murphy, Washington, .394; Braun, Milwaukee, .361; Zobrist, Chicago, .346; Prado, Miami, .339; Ozuna, Miami, .333; Diaz, St. Louis, .329; Herrera, Philadelphia, .327; Piscotty, St.....Fullstory

2016-05-27 01:22 PM

French Open Results
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Thursday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $35.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men Second Round Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic, def. Malek Jaziri, Tunisia, 6-1, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. Pablo Cuevas (25), Uruguay,....Fullstory

2016-05-27 06:22 AM

Jose Mourinho facing lengthy to-do list at Man United
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Jose Mourinho has a lengthy to-do list after taking over at Manchester United. England's most prestigious club is still experiencing turbulence in....Fullstory

2016-05-27 08:22 PM

All the way like FBK: Schippers sets targets for Olympics
By RAF CASERT
Associated Press

HENGELO, Netherlands (AP) -- It was fitting that Dafne Schippers streaked away from her rivals to set the fastest 200-meter time in the world this....Fullstory

2016-05-27 04:22 PM

Thursday's Sports in Brief
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

PRO BASKETBALL NEW YORK (AP) -- Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor. The dead-eye point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73....Fullstory

2016-05-27 04:22 PM

Penguins top Lightning 2-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final
By WILL GRAVES
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Rookie forward Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift Pittsburgh to a 2-1....Fullstory

2016-05-27 02:22 PM

MLB Capsules

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings and Edwin Encarnacion and Devon Travis had two-out RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat....Fullstory

2016-05-27 09:22 AM

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