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July 25, 2016 - 10:55am
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A University of Iowa football player says he was playing "Pokemon Go" in a public park when he was mistaken for a suspected bank robber, surrounded by police and searched at gunpoint.

Faith Ekakitie writes on Facebook that he feared for his life Wednesday in Iowa City. He explains that a bank had been robbed nearby and that he matched the suspect's description of a "large black male, wearing all black, with something on top of his head." He says he...

July 25, 2016 - 10:47am
7 min 45 sec ago

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swimming's governing body rules 7 Russians ineligible for Olympics because of doping violations.

July 25, 2016 - 10:46am
7 min 45 sec ago

The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janiero):

11:54 a.m.

Swimming governing body FINA has ruled seven Russian swimmers ineligible to compete at the Olympics, including three it says were linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities.

Reigning world 100-meter breaststroke champion Yulia Efimova is among four Russian swimmers who FINA says were withdrawn by the Russian Swimming...

July 25, 2016 - 10:43am
7 min 45 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on deadly crash between a van and a bus carrying Dallas Cowboys staffers (all times local):

7:45 a.m.

Authorities say a van was turning left at a highway intersection in northwestern Arizona when it collided with a bus carrying staffers of the Dallas Cowboys football team, killing all four people in the van.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says the van was traveling south on U.S. 93, the main...

July 25, 2016 - 9:37am
7 min 44 sec ago

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA Council member Wolfgang Niersbach receives 1-year ban in 2006 World Cup investigation.

July 25, 2016 - 9:31am
7 min 44 sec ago
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July 25, 2016 - 8:59am
7 min 44 sec ago

The face at the top of U.S. women's gymnastics will change next month when longtime national team coordinator Martha Karolyi retires following the Summer Olympics.

The address that doubles as the program's heartbeat will not.

USA Gymnastics has reached an agreement with Karolyi and her husband, Bela, to purchase the training facility the couple owns in Huntsville, Texas.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but a closing date of...

July 25, 2016 - 7:12am
7 min 45 sec ago

MOSCOW (AP) — At least eight Russian athletes are set to miss next month's games in Rio de Janeiro under new IOC rules prohibiting former dopers from competing, Russia's top Olympic official said.

Alexander Zhukov had said earlier that only eight athletes would be affected, but acknowledged after a meeting of his Russian Olympic Committee that the number would rise.

"I think that in the near future we will have full information," Zhukov said. "I had...

July 25, 2016 - 7:00am
7 min 44 sec ago

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, England (AP) — New England manager Sam Allardyce will take his time before deciding if Wayne Rooney continues as captain.

Rooney, England's all-time leading scorer, led England at the recent European Championship in France, where it lost 2-1 to Iceland in the last 16. The humiliating defeat prompted Roy Hodgson to resign as coach.

Having helped Sunderland avoid relegation from the Premier League last season the 61-year-old...

July 25, 2016 - 4:00am
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