Sports News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/spo Sports News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Tue, 23 May 2017 09:48:06 EDT Tue, 23 May 2017 10:46:18 EDT 5 Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170523/c0f7c9c5-cd41-4758-b908-cb86df217c79 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning." Tue, 23 May 2017 09:48:06 EDT 20170523/c0f7c9c5-cd41-4758-b908-cb86df217c79 By STEPHEN WADE and FILIPE de ALMEIDA Associated Press A year before World Cup, Russian clubs battle financial woes http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170523/495e9d31-0946-4237-b1c1-c70c51fef338 MOSCOW (AP) — Kuban Krasnodar's fans hoped that signing Andrei Arshavin would herald long-awaited success for their club. The local governor hoped for a pre-election boost. Tue, 23 May 2017 09:07:55 EDT 20170523/495e9d31-0946-4237-b1c1-c70c51fef338 By JAMES ELLINGWORTH Associated Press Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170523/a9700c8a-0caf-43f8-9f41-fd2cf0dcd8d2 PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will decide this week whether she will make her comeback at the French Open. Tue, 23 May 2017 08:16:34 EDT 20170523/a9700c8a-0caf-43f8-9f41-fd2cf0dcd8d2 Associated Press Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170522/1d6b9de6-d2a8-4b60-b638-84229823b916 SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference Finals. Tue, 23 May 2017 03:31:59 EDT 20170522/1d6b9de6-d2a8-4b60-b638-84229823b916 By RAUL DOMINGUEZ Associated Press Big league baseball's founding documents to be auctioned http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170522/89811fca-1a0a-4481-b02a-727496cf7e9c LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1876, a group of owners and team officials gathered at a New York hotel to draft and sign the constitution that created baseball's National League and would ultimately have ramifications far beyond the diamond. Tue, 23 May 2017 02:51:04 EDT 20170522/89811fca-1a0a-4481-b02a-727496cf7e9c By ANDREW DALTON Associated Press