• British heavyweight boxing star Joshua knocks out Klitschko
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    British heavyweight boxing star Joshua knocks out Klitschko

    LONDON (AP) -- Anthony Joshua survived the first knockdown of his young career, coming back to drop Wladimir Klitschko twice before stopping him in the 11th round Saturday night to retain his heavyweight titles and stake his claim as the boxing's next star.

  • As soccer soars, court docs detail graft in Brazilian sports
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    As soccer soars, court docs detail graft in Brazilian sports

    Brazil and superstar Neymar were the first to qualify for next year's World Cup, save for Russia which gets an automatic berth as the host. Winning a record sixth World Cup might help some forget the humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany three years ago in the World Cup semifinals. Plea-bargain testimony

  • Vonn sets sights on Olympics, records, racing against men
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    Vonn sets sights on Olympics, records, racing against men

    Always the consummate planner, Lindsey Vonn has every detail scribbled in a calendar from now until her season starts in November. - ''Defend'' her downhill crown at the Winter Olympics in South Korea (she didn't get that chance in Sochi because of a knee injury). ''I'

  • Merritt cruises to 400-meter win at Drake Relays
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    Merritt cruises to 400-meter win at Drake Relays

    True to form, the anchor of those Olympic champions came out on top in Iowa. LaShawn Merritt held off Rio relay teammate Tony McQuay and 2012 silver medalist Kirani James of Grenada to win the men's 400 on Friday.