- Sydney rain forces changes in Cal, Hawaii training schedules
SYDNEY (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Sydney over 12 hours into early Thursday morning forced changes to the practice schedules for California and Hawaii just two days away from their college football season-opener at the Olympic stadium.
- PGA Tour playoffs get start at The Barclays
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The top five players on the PGA Tour this season should be plenty rested going into the FedEx Cup playoffs.
- Britton's streak ends, but Orioles hold off Nationals in 9th
WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempted comeback forced Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton into a game that shouldn't have required him. Not long after, his perfect run ended.
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Today in History
- Hope Solo suspended from US soccer team for 6 months
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. women's goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans' early departure from the Rio Olympics.
- Ledecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitch
WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper. Four gold medals and one silver from the Rio Olympics sat in the hands of the reigning National League MVP.
- Petra Kvitova tops Eugenie Bouchard in Connecticut Open
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic advanced to the Connecticut Open quarterfinals, beating Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday night.
- US ski team doctor opens clinic to protect athletes' brains
BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) — U.S. ski team physician Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher has opened The Sports Neurology Clinic at The CORE Institute.
- 'SNL' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leslie Jones, the black "Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" actress-comedian, is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks.
- 10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
- Ko, Henderson set for Canadian Pacific Women's Open
PRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) — Brooke Henderson is the face of Canadian golf. Lydia Ko is a big hit, too — and every bit as comfortable.
- Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles welcomed home to Texas
HOUSTON (AP) — Fans waved American flags and cheered as Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles arrived home in Texas following the games in Rio de Janeiro.
- Documents: Soviets worried about detente after Nixon quit
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Overseas reaction to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974 was mixed: The Soviets expressed worry about the future of detente. North Korea reacted brashly, calling Nixon's exit the "falling out" of the "wicked boss" of American imperialists. South Vietnam put its forces on high alert because it feared the North Vietnamese would take advantage of the vulnerable U.S. political situation.
- Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon.
- Rio Olympics over, final decision on Brazil president looms
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The last medals have been handed out, the athletes have all gone home and the fireworks at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium are fading into memory. Now Brazil's real drama begins.