BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

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

- RIO DE JANEIRO - An AP analysis finds the waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and pose a serious health risk.

- KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The IOC chooses between Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, for the 2022 Winter Games on Friday. Geopolitics most certainly will play a crucial role in the vote.

- FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady is cheered by Patriots fans when he takes the field for practice at training camp. Less supportive is the plane towing a banner that says, ''Cheaters Look Up.''

- NEW YORK - Tom Brady's lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota, where the union has won favorable rulings.

- Injuries, and fear of injuries, are prompting players around the NFL to take that leap into the unknown - life after football. And they're doing it at age 30 or younger.

- OXNARD, Calif. - Dez Bryant will be on the field with teammates when training camp opens for the Cowboys. Less than a month ago, Dallas faced the prospect of not having him around.

- HOUSTON - Scott Kazmir, acquired in a trade with Oakland last week, makes his home debut against the Angels. The first-place Astros lead Los Angeles by a game in the AL West. Game starts 8:10 p.m.

- OCEANPORT, N.J. - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will be the heavy favorite when the field is drawn for Sunday's $1.75 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.

- TURNBERRY, Scotland - Donald Trump arrives at his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland for the start of the Women's British Open. The presidential candidate declares: ''The world has asked me to be here.''

- BURBANK, Calif. - UCLA football coach Jim Mora is ready to get back to work with another promising team. A tumultuous offseason was marked by Diddy's weight-room brawl with an assistant coach.

- CHICAGO - The Big Ten West is in flux: new football coaches in Wisconsin and Nebraska; longtime coaches at Northwestern and Iowa trying to regain their mojo; Illinois looking to take a step in its rebuilding.

- KAZAN, Russia - Americans Bill May and Kristina Lum Underwood hold a slight lead entering synchronized swimming's mixed duet free final at the world championships.

- JOHANNESBURG - The NBA is in Africa for an exhibition, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects more important games to come to the continent.

- GLENDALE, Calif. - Ronda Rousey chose Bethe Correia's native Brazil for her UFC bantamweight title defense Saturday. Her reason? To embarrass her opponent before her home fans.

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