BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Friday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EDT:

- KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Beijing lands the 2022 Winter Games, defeating the bid from Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a surprisingly close vote to become the first winter and summer Olympic host.

- RIO DE JANEIRO - The government says the water near where triathletes are to compete this weekend is ''unfit'' for swimming. An AP investigation found dangerous conditions at Olympic water venues.

- ARLINGTON, Texas - Cole Hamels looks set to join the Texas Rangers. The final details are being completed for a deal that will send Matt Harrison and top prospects to Philadelphia for the ace left-hander.

- LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw, riding a streak of 29 straight scoreless innings, is on the mound at home for the Dodgers against Mike Trout and the Angels in the Freeway Series opener. Game starts 10 p.m.

- TORONTO - Johnny Cueto, obtained from Cincinnati, makes his Royals debut when he starts against a fortified Blue Jays team. Kansas City has the best record in the AL. Game starts 7:07 p.m.

- NEW YORK - What's new in the NFL? Try longer extra-point kicks and perhaps more 2-point conversion attempts. Medical timeouts. Darrelle Revis returns to the Jets; Rex Ryan leaves them and lands in Buffalo.

- FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Patriots attempt to push aside the distractions of Tom Brady's pending four-game suspension while preparing for a season in which he may not be the opening-day quarterback.

- RENTON, Wash. - Russell Wilson is sticking with the Seahawks. The quarterback tweets that he has agreed to a four-year extension, keeping him with the team that took him in the third round of the 2012 draft.

- OXNARD, Calif. - Dez Bryant says he's a changed man. The Cowboys' star receiver now has a long-term contract after once threatening to skip camp and possibly regular-season games.

- GAINESVILLE, Va. - Retief Goosen and Ryo Ishikawa are in front by a stroke entering the second round of the Quicken Loans National. Tournament host Tiger Woods is five shots back.

- TURNBERRY, Scotland - With Donald Trump set to leave and golf returning as the order of business, the Women's British Open resumes with Hyo-Joo Kim in front by a stroke going into the second round.

- OCEANPORT, N.J. - American Pharoah runs Sunday for the first time becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. He's the 1-5 favorite for the $1 million Haskell Invitational.

- BURBANK, Calif. - Oregon lost the national championship game after a brilliant season led by Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota. Replacing Mariota is just one task facing coach Mark Helfrich.

- CHICAGO - Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany addresses the state of his conference and college sports at the second of the league's media days.

- KAZAN, Russia - Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are the workhorses of the U.S. team at the world swimming championships - four individual events in eight days for each, and that's not including relays.

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