BC-Sports Showcase Digest,ADVISORY

A look ahead to top enterprise and feature stories planned globally by AP Sports. New digests will go out each Thursday and Monday and will be repeated on other weekdays. Please note that story plans may change depending on news and other issues.

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MONDAY July 2

GLF–On Golf: Tracking Tiger

POTOMAC, Md. – The roars are as deafening as ever for Tiger Woods. They used to mean a lot more. Woods is doing a little of everything right without getting results he expects. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. SENT: 850 words, photos.

WCup-An Arab in Grozny

GROZNY, Chechnya – Muslims from the Arab world in Russia for the World Cup found an exceptionally warm welcome from the Muslim community of Grozny. By Hamza Hendawi. SENT: 900 words, photos

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THURSDAY July 4

FBC–Minority Coaches

OXON HILL, Md. – The NCAA knows it can’t force or shame Power Five schools to hire minority head coaches, so it’s trying to make sure the best candidates are best positioned to get jobs. Through its Champion Forum, the NCAA isolates potential rising stars in the minority ranks and puts them through the ringer of mock interviews as part of the process to make them better prepared when they get the call. By Stephen Whyno. UPCOMING: 850 words, video, file photos by 5 a.m. EDT on July 4.

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