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US swimmers using therapy dogs to relax before races

By PAUL NEWBERRY
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Kacey Oberlander is missing her dogs back home, and she's more than a little stressed competing in the high-pressure environment at...full story
updated 2016-06-30 09:22 PM
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US swimmers using therapy dogs to relax before races
By PAUL NEWBERRY
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Kacey Oberlander is missing her dogs back home, and she's more than a little stressed competing in the high-pressure environment at....Fullstory

2016-06-30 09:22 PM

Czech Republic coach Pavel Vrba moving to Russian league

Associated Press

PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech Republic Football Association says national coach Pavel Vrba has ended his contract to manage in the Russian Premier League. The announcement....Fullstory

2016-06-30 07:01 PM

In 'year of the youth,' chances for US track newcomers, too
By PAT GRAHAM
Associated Press

EUGENE, Oregon (AP) -- Possible new slogan for the U.S. Olympic track and field team: Higher, Faster, Younger. There could be a youth movement underway on....Fullstory

2016-06-30 03:42 PM

Johnson gets back to work as a US Open champion
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Dustin Johnson was on the range at Firestone for an hour and was lucky if he hit more than a dozen....Fullstory

2016-06-30 03:42 PM

Phillies beat Arizona 9-8 in 10 innings for sweep

Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- Philadelphia manager Pete Mackanin wasn't sure what to say after a wild game that included 32 hits, 17 runs, great plays and....Fullstory

2016-06-30 02:42 PM

Clashes rage in Rio as police try to capture drug trafficker
By Associated Press
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Police attempts to recapture a drug trafficker who escaped from a Brazilian hospital have led to deadly gunbattles in the....Fullstory

2016-06-30 03:42 AM

The Latest: Double shooting gold medalist ineligible for Rio
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local to Rio): ____ 8:40 a.m. Double shooting gold medalist Michael Diamond has been ruled ineligible....Fullstory

2016-06-30 08:42 PM

Giants will let Bumgarner hit for himself in AL park

Associated Press

OAKLAND, California (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner will get to hit for himself -- even in an American League park. San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy says he....Fullstory

2016-06-30 04:01 PM

Back on her bike, Carr targets Olympic medal for Thailand
By CHRIS LINES
Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) -- Amanda Carr didn't let the disappointment of missing selection for the 2012 Olympics hold her back for long. She got back on her....Fullstory

2016-06-30 03:42 PM

Who's new on the US Olympic swimming team for Rio
By BETH HARRIS
Associated Press

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) -- Michael Phelps wondered whether the younger generation of swimmers is ready to fill his very large shoes. The 18-time Olympic champion....Fullstory

2016-06-30 03:01 PM

Sri Lanka makes 305-5 vs. England in rain-shortened 4th ODI

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Sri Lanka put up its best batting performance of the one-day series to score 305-5 off 42 overs in the rain-shortened fourth....Fullstory

2016-06-30 03:42 AM

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