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National Sports

Even with restrictive rules, swimsuit wars heat up in an Olympic year

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer The iconic LZR Racer, the swimsuit that Michael Phelps wore while winning eight golds medals at the Beijing Olympics, is still revered around Speedo's design center. It serves as a reminder of just how much a suit can push a swimmer to greater ...

Bears agree to deals with QB Caleb Williams, wide receiver Rome Odunze

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears locked in their top two rookies, agreeing to four-year contracts with No. 1 overall draft pick Caleb Williams and No. 9 selection Rome Odunze and avoiding any training camp drama with their prized quarterback and wide ...

Patriots receiver won’t face prosecution over online gambling while at LSU

By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New England Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte will not be prosecuted on charges related to illegal online gaming that police said took place while he was underage and still a player at Louisiana State University, a Baton Rouge ...

MLB will consider whether to return to club uniforms in All-Star Game

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball will consider going back to having players wear their team uniforms for the All-Star Game. Club uniforms were used by the American League from 1933-2019 and by the National League from 1934-2019. When the ...