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Sports Star-studded opening ceremony for 2015 Special Olympics Star-studded opening ceremony for 2015 Special Olympics
Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries - the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics - have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps and even run a triathlon in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.
Sports Manfred: MLB may need to consider moving back trade deadline Manfred: MLB may need to consider moving back trade deadline
"I think that the July 31st deadline is something that we may want to revisit in the context of the revised playoff format," Manfred said Wednesday. "Obviously when you have two additional opportunities to be in the playoffs, you have more teams in the hunt and they may want to wait a little longer before they make decisions."
Sports Reds, Athletics, Rockies win lottery for draft picks Reds, Athletics, Rockies win lottery for draft picks
The lottery involved the 10 teams with the lowest revenue and 10 in the smallest markets. They were competing for six picks after the first round. A club's odds of winning the lottery were based on its winning percentage last season.
Sports NHL gets expansion bids from Vegas, Quebec NHL gets expansion bids from Vegas, Quebec
Bill Foley has put his money down on an NHL expansion team in Las Vegas. And Quebec City is getting a second chance at being a pro hockey market.
Sports Some Special Olympics athletes forced to sleep on gym floor Some Special Olympics athletes forced to sleep on gym floor
"It really wasn't bad," Collins Marigiri, the Kenyan team's swim coach, said as he and his athletes boarded a bus for their host city of Bakersfield. He added with a smile that it was his and his team's first trip to the United States, so even getting stuck overnight in a college gymnasium was a new and interesting experience for them.