BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:

– The World Anti-Doping Agency recommends banning Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics after the country is assailed in a report for state-sponsored doping that went beyond the Sochi Games.

– Peyton Manning is retired. Tom Coughlin is gone. And the Rams no longer are in St. Louis. Upheaval is the buzzword for the NFL as training camps open.

– TROON, Scotland – Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson were never separated by more than two shots over 40 straight holes until it was over – one of the great duels in major championship history.

– TROON, Scotland – Golfer Camilo Villegas of Colombia pulls out of the Olympics because he is trying to keep his job on the PGA Tour.

– MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Twins fire general manager Terry Ryan, with the team in last place and holding the worst record in the American League.

– WASHINGTON – Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals is the first National League starting pitcher to open a season 13-0 in more than 100 years.

– SEATTLE – Chris Sale goes for his 15th win when the White Sox play the Seattle Mariners. Sale (14-3) is coming off a loss in which he gave up eight runs to lowly Atlanta. Game starts 10:10 p.m.

– BERN, Switzerland – World champion Peter Sagan wins the 16th stage of the Tour de France, with the race crossing into Switzerland. Chris Froome keeps the overall lead.

– DALLAS – Before accepting the job as Baylor's athletic director, Mack Rhoades had a difficult 15 months as Missouri's athletic director. Baylor, a school shaken by scandal, poses another big challenge.

– DALLAS – With expansion still an unsettled issue for the Big 12 Conference, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby discusses the state of the league to open football media days.

– NASHVILLE, Tenn. – P.K. Subban is introduced by the Predators, although their new All-Star defenseman already taken a stage in Music City to belt out some Johnny Cash.