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MINNEAPOLIS | Welcoming Whalen: Gophers to start season with sellout crowd

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has a first team all-conference player coming back with Kenisha Bell, along with Big Ten Freshman of the Year award winner Destiny Pitts and four of the top five scorers from a team that finished 24-9 last season and won an NCAA Tournament game. When the Gophers start their schedule Friday night … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Welcoming Whalen: Gophers to start season with sellout crowd

BALTIMORE | Orioles fall to Blue Jays 6-4 for a team-record 108th loss

BALTIMORE  — The Baltimore Orioles trudged off the field following a historic loss, still not absorbing that they are part of one of the worst teams in franchise history. The Orioles lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Tuesday. It was the team’s 108th loss, the most in a season since arriving in Baltimore … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Orioles fall to Blue Jays 6-4 for a team-record 108th loss

WASHINGTON | Trump allies raise alarm as team of legal advisers shrinks

WASHINGTON — Increasingly convinced that the West Wing is wholly unprepared to handle the expected assault from Democrats if they win the House in November, President Donald Trump’s aides and allies are privately raising alarm as his circle of legal and communications advisers continues to shrink. With vacancies abounding in the White House and more … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump allies raise alarm as team of legal advisers shrinks

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State: Meyer met with team after suspension announced

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer‘s current suspension and previous paid leave have restricted him from talking football with his staff and athletes during August with one exception — a team meeting the day after the suspension was announced. Meyer and athletic director Gene Smith were allowed to meet with the players and … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Ohio State: Meyer met with team after suspension announced

PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

PARIS — The Latest on France celebrating team’s World Cup victory (all times local): 8:35 p.m. France‘s World Cup champions are sharing their win on the soccer field with hundreds of youth at the presidential Elysee Palace after getting a hero’s welcome home in Paris. Following a victory lap down the packed Champs-Elysees Avenue in … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

MOSCOW | The Latest: Thousands welcome Russian team back to capital

MOSCOW — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Thousands of fans have gathered in Moscow to welcome back the Russian team after its narrow loss in the World Cup quarterfinals. The fan zone in Moscow, usually used for public screenings of games, was packed as Russia’s squad and … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Thousands welcome Russian team back to capital