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BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

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

- OCEANPORT, N.J. - What's next for American Pharoah after the Triple Crown winner's roaring Haskell victory? The Travers or Pennsylvania Derby or Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita could be in the mix.

- KAZAN, Russia - World records are the order of the day at the swim worlds: Katie Ledecky of the U.S. (1,500 freestyle), Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom (100 butterfly), Hungary's Katinka Hosszu (200 individual medley)

- PARIS - The president of track and field's governing body defends his organization's anti-doping record and dismisses the latest accusations as a ''joke.''

- TORONTO - David Price, acquired in a trade with Detroit, makes his Toronto debut when the Blue Jays begin a pivotal series against wild-card rival Minnesota. Game starts 1:07 p.m.

- OAKLAND, Calif. - Tim Brown spent most of his 17 years in the NFL with pedestrian quarterbacks and few big-play talents around him on the Raiders. That didn't keep him from the Hall of Fame.

- EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The Giants finally speak to defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul about his hand injuries from a fireworks accident. General manager Jerry Reese wants to keep the conversation private.

- GLENDALE, Ariz. - Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu is entering his third year in the NFL. Now that he's injury free, it's hard to reconcile he once was considered a high-risk player.

- FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Falcons' Julio Jones could be a free agent after the season. He may instead soon join the ranks of the game's highest-paid wide receivers.

- CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A law firm hired by the University of Illinois to investigate allegations by former women's basketball players of racial mistreatment finds the charges unfounded.

- NEW YORK - Becky Hammon dreamed of playing in the NBA when she was young. She's in the NBA now as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs, and an inspiration to girls everywhere.

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