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Trump speaks with Bach to express support for LA Olympic bid

Trump speaks with Bach to express support for LA Olympic bid

He said the games could be delivered for less and the current figure could scare off cities considering bids for future Olympics. The budget's biggest expense is venue infrastructure with more than $1.9 billion allocated for construction of temporary venues or fitting overlays in existing venues to get them to meet Olympic specifications.



Major League Baseball, union agree on new collective bargaining agreement

Some changes of note include the increasing of the Luxury cap and a restructure in the penalties for going over the cap. Some changes are quite significant, though. Tax rates increase to 20 percent for first offenders, 30 percent for second offenders and 50 percent for third offenders. Though several teams have exceeded that number since it was imposed and duly paid the financial penalty, the players have increasingly viewed the figure as a de facto salary cap.



Washington could be the toughest test for Alabama's defense

The Alabama Crimson Tide crushed the Florida Gators 54-16, claiming the title of 2016 SEC champions and securing a spot in the college football playoff . "I was really proud of the way our guys came out in the second half and played", Alabama coach Nick Saban told CBS after theg ame. Alabama junior defensive back Tony Brown speaks to media after Saturday's SEC title game the Crimson Tide won, 54-16, over Florida .



NFL Updates: Earl Thomas To Consider Retirement After Suffering Broken Left Leg?

The Seattle Seahawks' 40-7 victory over the Carolina Panthers Sunday night proved to everyone that last week's befuddling loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was just one bad game and not indicative of who this team is. "At the end of the day, he's going to make the decision he wants to make; but right now, it's an emotional battle at this moment". His Seahawks have a very good chance of making a run and getting back to the Super Bowl .



Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him

For a man who has won it all and set world records in his chosen disciplines, Bolt admitted he would have taken the bar higher had he shown more focus as a teenager. Whoever wins, it will be a remarkable treat for the football fans to see these two go head to head over a 30m sprint. Bolt was presented with the award by the International Association of Athletic Federation (IAAF) during a ceremony in Monaco last evening.