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Water flows down stairs to a parking structure adjacent to the main entry doors of Pauley Pavilion, home of UCLA basketball,  Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. Water also reached the playing floor of the basketball arena. (AP Photo/Matt Hamilton)
UCLA wades through damages from pipe floodingUCLA looks to assess damage as flood from pipe slams campus, including basketball mecca
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
This undated handout photo provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP shows Michele Roberts. Roberts was elected early Tuesday morning as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the Washington trial lawyer is eager to provide the leadership it needs after a few difficult years.  (AP Photo/Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP)
NBA players union elects female executive directorNBPA elects Michele Roberts, making her 1st woman to lead a male sports union in North America
The Associated Press1 hour ago
NBA players union elects new executive directorNBPA elects Michele Roberts, making her 1st woman to lead a male sports union in North America
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Double Olympic champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica watches the women's pool A netball match between Jamaica and New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday, July, 30, 2014.  Bolt is the center of attention at the Commonwealth Games after mingling with British royalty on Tuesday and being quoted in a British National newspaper saying that he was “not really” having fun in Glasgow although Bolt scrambled Wednesday to deny he made a derogatory comment about the “Friendly Games.”  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Bolt upset over report he criticized Glasgow GamesBolt from the blue: Sprinter at center of stir over reported criticism of Commonwealth Games
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Tokyo Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan in Tokyo Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Masuzoe has defended his call for a review of the venue plan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens the proposal of having almost all the facilities close to the Athlete's Village. Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Olympics with a promise to deliver a compact games with 28 of the proposed 33 competition venues within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of the village. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plansTokyo governor defends call for cost-cutting review of venue plans for 2020 Olympics
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Chicago Cubs' Arismendy Alcantara is hit by a pitch from Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings, 4-3John Baker, a catcher, gets win in Cubs' 4-3, 16-inning victory over Rockies
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - This is a Friday, July, 25, 2014 file photo  of Chika Amalaha of Nigeria, as she makes good lift during the  women's 53 kg weightlifting competition at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland. Amalaha won the gold medal in the event. The Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test at the Commonwealth Games and has been provisionally suspended from the games. Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive Mike Hooper said Tuesday July 29, 2014 that Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after being tested on July 25.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
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The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 file photo, Stephen A. Smith arrives at Spike TV's Video Game Awards in Los Angeles. ESPN says it has suspended sportscaster Stephen A. Smith, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 for a week because of comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure they don't provoke attacks.  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuseESPN suspends Stephen A. Smith for comments about provoking assault
The Associated Press9 hours ago
From left; Arizona Cardinals' Jerraud Powers (25), Tyrann Mathieu (32), Patrick Peterson (21), and Rashad Johnson (26), watch from the sidelines during an NFL football training camp, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Peterson says he's got 5-year, $70 million dealPeterson reveals via tweet that he's agreed to a 5-year, $70 million contract with Cardinals
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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