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FILE - United States' Dwight Jones tries to grab the ball as a Russian player goes for a score during the men's basketball final at the Olympic Games in Munich on Sept. 10, 1972. Russia won 51-50 to win the gold medal. Members of the 1972 team have talked about finally retrieving those silver medals they vowed to never accept and left behind in Germany. No, they still don't want them for themselves. They believe the medals belong in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, but the latest attempt to get them from the International Olympic Committee has been thwarted. (AP Photo, File)

Efforts to put '72 Olympic medals in hoop Hall thwarted

FILE - Cannons' Paul Rabil (99) holds the ball against Redwoods' Finn Sullivan (36) during a Premier Lacrosse League game, Friday, June 4, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass. Lacrosse is one of nine sports trying to gain inclusion into the 2028 Summer Games in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Vera Nieuwenhuis, File)

Lacrosse's new, fast-paced version may be path into LA Games

Yaroslava Mahuchikh, of Ukraine, celebrates after the women's high jump final at the World Athletics Championships on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, in Eugene, Ore.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

McLaughlin's next move among key stories on road to '24

FILE - In this July 28, 1984 file photo, balloons are released into the air from the field of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as part of the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Track is a niche sport in the United States when it comes to the fan base, even while the country hosts its first track world championships. They say that with sagging viewership totals and flat revenue across the broader Olympic world, it's critical to bring the cornerstone sport of the games back to its glory days in the U.S. before they return to Los Angeles in 2028. (AP Photo/Dave Tenenbaum, FIle)

Track looks to pump up US fan base ahead of 2028 LA Olympics

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Gold medalists the United States celebrate on the podium after defeating China in the final at the women's Basketball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

US women's basketball dominates on international stage

SYDNEY (AP) — A'ja Wilson and Breanna Stewart are keenly aware of the legacy of success they are part of with the U.S. women's basketball team.

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a ceremony to sign the treaties for four regions of Ukraine to join Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. The signing of the treaties making the four regions part of Russia follows the completion of the Kremlin-orchestrated "referendums." (Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

IOC's Bach eyes return to sports for anti-war Russians

GENEVA (AP) — Russian athletes who do not endorse their country’s war in Ukraine could be accepted back into international sports, IOC president Thomas Bach said in an interview publ

Far-Right party Brothers of Italy's leader Giorgia Meloni speaks to the media at her party's electoral headquarters in Rome, early Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Italians voted in a national election that might yield the nation's first government led by the far right since the end of World War II. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

IOC president Bach meets with Meloni over 2026 concerns

ROME (AP) — Making his second visit to Rome in two weeks, IOC presi

Today in Sports History: Expos to Move to Washington D.C.

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1923 — Gene Sarazen beats Walter Hagen 1 up to capture the PGA championship.