BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. EDT:
– LOS ANGELES – The trial over the future of the Los Angeles Clippers resumes, with Donald Sterling’s lawyers to argue that Shelly Sterling had no right to sell the club.
– RIO DE JANEIRO – Sailors gathering for the first test event of 2016 Games are concerned about a polluted Guanabara Bay some liken to a sewer. Brazil now faces scrutiny over delayed Olympic preparations.
– BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo Bills receiver Andre Reed enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. This is the second of seven profiles leading to the induction ceremony.
– CHICAGO – Facing such issues as unionization and the call for more autonomy for power conferences, the Big Ten opens its annual football media days with newcomers Maryland and Rutgers.
– ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Kyle Lohse (11-4) starts for the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers, who face a Tampa Bay team that has won nine of 10 to get back in the AL East race. Game starts 7:10 p.m.
– ST. LOUIS – It’s become a rite of training camp for Sam Bradford. Every summer, the quarterback faces the burden of having to justify his overall No. 1 draft selection in 2010. T
– CORTLAND, N.Y. – Jets offensive lineman Oday Aboushi was part of a five-day surgical mission to Sudan in March to repair cleft lips. It was a trip that changed his life and that of dozens of families.
– GLENDALE, Ariz. – Andre Ellington had to wait until the sixth round before the Arizona Cardinals drafted him in 2013. Now he is the lead running back in coach Bruce Arians’ offense.
– MADRID – A Spanish judge rejects a prosecutor’s request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed.
– SEOUL, South Korea – The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang’s successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.