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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Katie Ledecky shows off her gold medal during the ceremony for the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ledecky is turning pro. The five-time Olympic gold medalist announced on Twitter that she is giving up her final two years of eligibility at Stanford, though she will continue to train at the West Coast school as she works toward her degree. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File) **FILE**

Katie Ledecky turning pro, will keep training at Stanford

- Associated Press

The five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist gave up her final two years of eligibility at Stanford, allowing her to concentrate on training for the 2020 Olympics while cashing in on sponsorship and endorsement deals that wouldn’t have been available to her as a college athlete.

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Associated Press staffers Howie Rumberg, left, and Oskar Garcia pose for a photograph Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York, after they were named deputy sports editors for newsgathering and storytelling at the AP. Rumberg and Garcia will oversee a team of more than 100 journalists reporting and editing sports news in all media formats across the world. They will direct coverage of breaking news, planned events and enterprise and will lead efforts to integrate new techniques into the core work of developing and presenting distinctive stories to AP customers and emerging audiences. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Rumberg, Garcia named AP deputy sports editors

Associated Press

The Associated Press has named Howie Rumberg deputy sports editor for newsgathering and Oskar Garcia deputy sports editor for storytelling, helping lead the global department's efforts to report and present the most compelling sports journalism.

APSE pans new USA Wrestling policy for journalists

- Associated Press

The Associated Press Sports Editors organization has recommended that its members refrain from covering USA Wrestling events after the federation said it will now require journalists to undergo a background check in order to cover its events.

South Africa's Akani Simbine, left, celebrates after winning the men's 100m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Monday, April 9, 2018.Jamaica's Yohan Blake, right, finished third. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Semenya clinches 800-1,500 double at Commonwealth Games

- Associated Press

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya made it a middle-distance double at the Commonwealth Games, winning the 800 meters on Friday to follow up on her earlier victory in the 1,500.

Patience finally pays off for big-game goalie Grubauer

- Associated Press

Philipp Grubauer was 18 and had only been in North America for a year and a half when he walked into the Windsor Spitfires locker room as the latest member of a stacked junior team.