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No break for Leicester: Title-winners train after partying
LEICESTER, England (AP) -- After partying late into the night, groggy-eyed Leicester players reported for duty at the training ground as usual on Tuesday morning....

Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child
ATLANTA (AP) -- Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week....

English soccer's superpowers shown up by little Leicester
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- One by one, English soccer's supposed superpowers fell off the relentless pace set by Leicester in the Premier League title race....

Rousseff say Rio to be 'most successful Olympics in history'
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Brazil's embattled president said the Rio de Janeiro Games will be "the most successful Olympics in history" as she ignited the flame Tuesday for a nationwide torch relay that organizers hope will build enthusiasm for the event amid the country's deep political and economic crisis....

AP Interview: Fasel worried NHL players will skip 2018 Games
SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- The head of ice hockey's international body says there's a strong possibility that NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics....

Calgary fires Bob Hartley, a season after coach of the year
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- The Calgary Flames fired Bob Hartley on Tuesday, a season after he was voted the NHL's coach of the year....

2018 Winter Games chief quits; ex minister set to step in
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A former South Korean government minister was nominated to take over the organizing committee of the 2018 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, just hours after Cho Yang-ho quit amid escalating financial troubles at the business group his family controls....

PHOTOS: Leicester joins pantheon of major sporting upsets
LONDON (AP) -- Leicester's achievement of winning the Premier League title is one of the most unlikely of sporting achievements and stands in comparison with some of the great upsets in sports history....

Villanova's buzzer-beater Jenkins to stay for senior season
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season....

Kate Upton announces engagement to Tigers' Justin Verlander
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kate Upton has announced her engagement to baseball star Justin Verlander....

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