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INDIANAPOLIS | Staring at an uncertain future after the departure of several sponsors, USA Gymnastics faces a steep climb as it tries to regroup in the wake of the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the national governing body of the sport. The loss of corporate partners is a financial blow to the organization, which had total revenues of $34.4 million and net assets of just over $3 million in 2016, according to Internal Revenue Service documents. USA Gymnastics received nearly $3 million from the USOC last year, a figure that fluctuates annually between Olympic cycles.


WASHINGTON | Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt are among the five finalists for the NFL Players Association’s Byron “Whizzer” White Award. The award annually recognizes players for exceptional community service in their team cities and hometowns. Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, Eagles defensive end Chris Long and Broncos linebacker Von Miller are the other finalists.


MELBOURNE, Australia | Even by Australian Open standards, back-to-back shockers have resulted in a most unexpected quarterfinal. The season-opening Grand Slam has a tendency to be unpredictable, but losing six-time champion Novak Djokovic and fifth-ranked Dominic Thiem within a few hours on Monday leaves Hyeon Chung and Tennys Sandgren playing for a spot in the semifinals.


CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Lindsey Vonn wants to regain the downhill gold medal at the Olympics so desperately that she has been willing to sacrifice much of the World Cup season to achieve her goal. With the start of the Pyeongchang Games 2 1/2 weeks away, Vonn is dedicating so much time to testing equipment for the games this week that she may skip an Alpine combined race in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, on Friday.