BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
AUG 05, 2014 12:14p ET
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Tuesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. EDT:
- MIAMI - Anthony Bosch, the owner of a now-defunct Florida clinic, is charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids, more than a year after he was accused of providing banned drugs to major leaguers.
- LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Top-ranked Rory McIlroy goes for his third straight victory when the PGA Championship begins Thursday. It's still unclear if Tiger Woods' back injury will allow him to play.
- BALTIMORE - Michael Phelps, linked with Speedo throughout his career, now has a deal with Aqua Sphere, a company that will be designing its first racing suit.
- IRVINE, Calif. - Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin is joined by Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Katie Ledecky, Nathan Adrian and Natalie Coughlin at the five-day U.S. nationals starting Wednesday.
- The U.S. national team trims its roster to 16 players for the World Cup of Basketball by cutting Washington's John Wall and Bradley Beal and Atlanta's Paul Millsap.
- MUNICH - The bribery case against Bernie Ecclestone is dropped after the Formula One chief agrees to make a $100 million payment, ending a trial that lasted more than three months.
- College football previews on the Big Ten and Atlantic Coast Conference.
- PORTLAND, Ore. - The MLS players will have had all of two practices before facing Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich in the All-Star game Wednesday night.