September 30, 2014

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EYES ON LONDON: A Mayor’s Rejoinder To Romney

LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ REJOINDER TO ROMNEY “There’s guy called Mitt Romney who wants to know if we are ready. Are we ready? Yes we are!” — London Mayor Boris Johnson Read More…

Manning Era Begins In Denver With Packed Camp

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning jogged onto the practice field to a loud roar from a record crowd as the Denver Broncos opened training camp at their Dove Valley complex Thursday morning. It was the first chance for the public to see the four-time MVP in a Broncos uniform. He was released by the Read More…

Diving Ticket-holders Informed Of Obstructed Views

LONDON (AP) — With the start of competition just four days away, local organizers are still in the process of informing some ticket holders for Olympic diving that they may have obstructed views. The 600 seats in question only concern 10-meter platform events, which start Monday. Small portions of the dives may not be visible. Read More…

Japan Beats Spain 1-0 In Olympic Soccer

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — At the Olympics, Spain’s European and world soccer titles aren’t much help. The Spanish men, considered to be one of the medal favorites, lost to Japan 1-0 Thursday in their opening match at the London Games. Spain’s Olympic team, which is mainly for players under 23, has two more matches to Read More…

Phelps Says Teammate Apologized Over Comments

LONDON (AP) — Michael Phelps insists there’s no hard feelings about teammate Tyler Clary questioning his work ethic, though it will surely be used as motivation for the Olympics. The potential rift within the U.S. team was apparently patched up when Clary apologized to Phelps in person and expressed regrets to the entire U.S. team. Read More…

Federer, Serena Draw Opponents For Olympic Tennis

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer is back at Wimbledon a few weeks after winning his seventh title there, bidding for the one major accolade that has eluded him: an Olympic gold medal in singles. Serena Williams, who also won at the All England Club, has the same goal in mind. Both champions are gold medalists Read More…

Men’s Olympic Soccer Glance

Uruguay 2, United Arab Emirates 1 Britain vs. Senegal, 7 p.m. Senegal vs. Uruguay, 4 p.m. Britain vs. United Arab Emirates, 6:45 p.m. Britain vs. Uruguay, 6:45 p.m. Senegal vs. United Arab Emirates, 6:45 p.m. ___ Mexico 0, South Korea 0 Gabon 1, Switzerland 1 Mexico vs. Gabon, 1:30 p.m. South Korea vs. Switzerland, 4:15 Read More…

Thursday’s Olympic Scores

Honduras 2, Morocco 2 Mexico 0, South Korea 0 Japan 1, Spain 0 Uruguay 2, United Arab Emirates 1

EYES ON LONDON: Doesn’t Matter Who You Are, Djoko

LONDON (AP) — Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ NO STAR LINE AT SECURITY? I’m standing in line with a bunch of media members waiting to get cleared through security when two men come hurrying in Read More…

Sanctions Give PSU Opponents Chance To Cherry Pick

If you are a college football coach in need of a player or two, Penn State’s misfortune could turn out to be your team’s lucky strike. There’s a blue-and-white plate special going on right now in Happy Valley, and coaches from all over the country are looking at the Nittany Lions’ roster like a menu Read More…