• Lawsuit: Bosses let rules-breaking sailor compete in Cup

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Top officials with Oracle Team USA knew grinder Matt Mitchell didn’t illegally alter a catamaran used in warmup regattas and yet let a rules-breaking sailor compete in the 2013 America’s Cup, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Mum Brady sharp in Patriots’ first padded practice

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Two things were certain Saturday when the New England Patriots put on pads for the first time at training camp: The home fans sure do love Tom Brady, and the quarterback’s suspension and court case haven’t affected his accuracy.

  • A doll's head floats in the polluted waters of a canal at the Mare slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, July 31, 2015. In Rio, much of the waste runs through open-air ditches to fetid streams and rivers that feed the Olympic water sites and blight the city's picture postcard beaches. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

    Sailing governing body will start testing for viruses in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent virus tests.

    Updated: 10:41 am

  • Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori speaks at the 128th International Olympic Committee session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. A day after the high-profile vote which awarded Beijing the 2022 Winter Games, International Olympic Committee members got down to the more mundane business of providing updates on games they’d already assigned. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

    IOC hears reports on Rio’s dirty water, Tokyo emblem flap

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A day after the high-profile vote which awarded Beijing the 2022 Winter Games, International Olympic Committee members dealt Saturday with issues affecting the next two Summer Games — severe water pollution in Rio de Janeiro and the fuss over Tokyo’s choice of emblem.

  • Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland, right, and Washington Redskins defensive back Akeem Davis go through offensive drills during the teams NFL football training camp in Richmond, Va., Friday, July 31, 2015.   (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

    Skins CB Breeland suspended by NFL, then injured at practice

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — On a tumultuous day for Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland, the second-year player was suspended by the NFL on Friday, nearly a year after being cited for marijuana possession, then was carted off the field because he got injured in practice.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo looks to pass during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Patriots circle wagons in camp and focus on football

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots say they have more to worry about during training camp than the status of their star quarterback’s lawsuit against the NFL and the team’s image around the league.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass., Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Players’ union, league seek quick resolution to Brady case

    NEW YORK (AP) — The federal judge handling Tom Brady’s attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19.

  • Defendant in FIFA case appears in US court

    NEW YORK (AP) — An Argentinian sports marketing executive pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court Friday in the massive racketeering and bribery case that has scandalized international soccer.

  • Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer watches practice at the NFL football team's training camp Friday, July 31, 2015, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Farmer: Browns approach won’t change despite his suspension

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Even though he has been suspended for the first four weeks of the NFL’s regular season, Browns general manager Ray Farmer said Friday his approach to building the roster during training camp and the regular season will not change.

  • A woman reacts as she watches the Olympic vote in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Friday, July 31, 2015. Beijing has been selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a vote of the International Olympic Committee on Friday. (AP Photo/ Pavel Mikheyev)

    Muted reaction in Almaty as Kazakh city’s Olympic bid fails

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Within minutes of the announcement that Almaty’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics had failed, it was almost as if it had never happened.