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  • FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2016, file photo, Denver Broncos' Von Miller pauses during NFL football's Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers in Santa Clara, Calif. Miller, Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade and Chicago Cubs' Jake Arrieta will be featured in ESPN The Magazine's eighth annual "Body Issue." (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File) Gregory Payan

  • FILE - In this May 9, 2016, file photo, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade dribbles during Game 4 of an NBA second-round playoff basketball series against the Toronto Raptors in Miami. Wade, Denver Broncos' Von Miller and Chicago Cubs' Jake Arrieta will be featured in ESPN The Magazine's eighth annual "Body Issue." (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) Alan Diaz

  • FILE - In this May 31, 2016, file photo, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta delivers during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Chicago. Arrieta, Denver Broncos' Von Miller and Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade will be featured in ESPN The Magazine's eighth annual "Body Issue."(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File) Charles Rex Arbogast


Wednesday, June 22, 2016
ATHLETICSESPN announces ‘Body Issue’ models

Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, 12-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade and NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta will be featured in ESPN The Magazine’s eighth annual “Body Issue.”

Other athletes photographed include NFL stars Antonio Brown and Vince Wilfork, UFC champion Conor McGregor, WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne, swimmer Nathan Adrian, beach volleyball Olympian April Ross, soccer player Christen Press, wrestler Adeline Grey, boxer Claressa Shields, and retired diver Greg Louganis. Duathlete Chris Mosier is the first transgender athlete to appear in the issue.

ESPN said Tuesday that the issue will be posted online July 6 and on newsstands July 8.

BASEBALLMan arrested at Mets stadium for music

Police in New York City say they’ve nabbed the culprit who outfitted a van with more than 50 speakers and blasted loud music late at night near the New York Mets’ stadium.

WNBC-TV reported police received multiple noise complaints Saturday night in the Queens neighborhood of Willets Point, near Citi Field.

Police found the van and confiscated it.

Authorities say the van’s owner, Nelson Hidalgo, has been arrested on charges of criminal nuisance, unreasonable noise, unlawful assembly and other offenses. It wasn’t immediately known if Hidalgo has an attorney.

The NYPD tweeted out a picture of the van on Sunday.

BASKETBALL Bucks sign Kidd to 3-year extension

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed coach Jason Kidd to a three-year contract extension.

The team said Tuesday the agreement will keep Kidd in his position through the 2019-20 season.

Bucks co-owner Wes Edens says the team thinks there is “no better fit to lead our young and talented roster.”

Kidd says the Bucks’ coaches “still have work to do but we’re committed to the goal of building a team that consistently competes for titles.”

He is entering the last year of a three-year deal with Milwaukee initially signed in 2014. He is 74-90 over his first two seasons in Milwaukee, including a 41-win season and playoff appearance in 2014-15.

Kidd also coached in Brooklyn for one season, guiding the Nets to a 44-38 record and a playoff appearance in 2013-14.

HOCKEYNHL releases condensed schedule

The 2016-17 NHL schedule is jam-packed, thanks to a late start because of the World Cup and a bye week for each team.

Back-to-backs and stretches of three games in four days are more common than ever before because of the condensed schedule. The season runs from Wednesday, Oct. 12, to Sunday, April 9, which at 180 days is almost a week shorter than 2015-16.

The Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks each have 15 back-to-back sets. Pittsburgh also plays four games in seven days around the three-day Christmas break.

Players on every team will have at least five full days off from games and practices sometime in January or February.

SWIMMING Phelps completes probation for DUI

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps has completed his probation for drunken driving.

Department of Public Safety and Corrections Services spokesman Gerard Shields said Tuesday that 30-year-old Phelps completed his probation Sunday and his case is closed.

The 18-time gold medalist pleaded guilty in 2014 to driving under the influence. A one-year sentence was suspended, but Phelps had to serve 18 months probation.

Documents show Phelps was leaving the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore in September 2014 when he was pulled over for speeding and crossing the double yellow line in a tunnel. Police say Phelps registered a .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test, beyond Maryland’s .08 limit to drive.

It was Phelps’ second DUI conviction.

USA Swimming suspended Phelps for six months, but he’s now training for the 2016 Olympics.