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Drug in Sharapova doping case used by Soviet troops in 1980s

MOSCOW (AP) - The drug at the center of Maria Sharapova's doping case, regularly given to Soviet troops in the 1980s to boost their stamina while fighting in Afghanistan, is normally prescribed for medical use for periods of four to six weeks.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova owns up to failed drug test but still loses sponsors

MOSCOW (AP) - Nike and other sponsors swiftly distanced themselves from Maria Sharapova on Tuesday after the world's highest-earning female athlete outed herself as a longtime user of a recently banned drug.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


FIFA match agent pleads guilty to corruption charges

NEW YORK (AP) - A Florida-based soccer consultant and match agent who was once licensed by FIFA pleaded guilty to money laundering and wire fraud conspiracy in a New York City court Tuesday, admitting that he paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to secure media and marketing contracts.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Megatron’ shuts down after 9 years

DETROIT (AP) - Calvin Johnson, one the most spectacular receivers in NFL history, retired from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday and rekindled memories of the way superstar running back Barry Sanders quietly stepped away from football.

March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jaguars land Broncos DL Jackson

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars took the first step - a huge one - in rebuilding their defense Tuesday.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova awaits sanctions after failing doping test

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Maria Sharapova's tennis career and Olympic hopes are in jeopardy, and she claims it's all because she failed to click on a link in an email that would have told her to stop taking meldonium.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Illinois hires Lovie Smith to coach football team

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - In a conference where Jim Harbaugh's star power and Urban Meyer's national-title pedigree dominate the news, Illinois has become an afterthought and the headlines lately have been about the coaches who've been fired or accused of misbehavior.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Eagles agree to trade running back Murray to Tennessee Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - DeMarco Murray will be leaving Philadelphia after only one season for Tennessee in a trade the Titans hope gives them the running threat they've lacked since releasing Chris Johnson, while the Eagles rid themselves of one of the contracts signed by former coach Chip Kelly.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ Peavy better in 2nd start

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - San Francisco veteran right-hander Jake Peavy pitched much better in his second start, but the Texas Rangers rallied for a 6-5 victory Monday.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vogt blasts 2 home runs for A’s

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Stephen Vogt hit a pair of home runs and drove in four and the Oakland Athletics beat a Kansas City Royals split squad 6-4 on Monday.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ellis, A’s look to improve IF

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Mark Ellis sprang out of the Oakland clubhouse just as he did during his rookie season.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Funny, tearful farewell for Manning

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning got through the weekend thanks to hundreds of texts and calls from men he played against or alongside over his unparalleled 18-year NFL career.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pavelski scores in OT and Sharks edge Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Martin Jones kept the San Jose Sharks rolling on the road.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis scores 31, Pelicans storm back to beat Kings

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anthony Davis and the Pelicans refuse to give up on what has been a largely disappointing, injury-riddled season.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry is first player to make 300 3s in a single season

OAKLAND (AP) - As all the records keep piling up for Stephen Curry, he is far from ready to pick a favorite.

March 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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San Jose Sharks rout Ducks

ANAHEIM (AP) - The schedule was not at its most inviting for the San Jose Sharks. Sunday presented their sixth game in nine nights, and this ...

January 21, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Give 'em a hand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl.

January 21, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Minnesota

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Hey Philly, maybe it's time to forget Carson Wentz. Nick Foles might be good enough to win the Eagles their first Super ...

January 21, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Jon Rahm wins CareerBuilder, jumps to No. 2

LA QUINTA (AP) - Jon Rahm beat Andrew Landry with a 12-foot birdie putt on the fourth hole of a playoff Sunday in the CareerBuilder Challenge.

January 21, 2018 | | Pro Sports


US women open year with 5-1 win over Denmark.

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Mallory Pugh scored a pair of second-half goals, and the U.S. women's national team opened the year with a 5-1 ...

January 21, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Keys returns to Aussie Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Madison Keys has continued her strong run through the Australian Open draw, returning to the quarterfinals here for the first time in ...

January 21, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Golden Knights beat Carolina 5-1, have NHL’s best record

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - James Neal and Jonathan Marchessault scored to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 on Sunday night, giving ...

January 21, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Oladipo, Pacers end Spurs’ home winning streak at 14

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Victor Oladipo scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers defeated San Antonio 94-86 on Sunday night, snapping the Spurs' 14-game home winning ...

January 21, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Kings fall in Z-Bo’s return to Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Dillon Brooks scored a career-best 22 points, Ben McLemore had a season-high 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the skidding Sacramento Kings ...

January 19, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Top-ranked Halep fends off Davis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Top-ranked Simona Halep saved three match points and finally fended off Lauren Davis 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 in a 3-hour, 45-minute marathon Saturday ...

January 19, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Longoria considers speeding up games a tricky issue

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Evan Longoria just can't envision it: a reliever riding in from the bullpen on a cart to speed up games.

January 19, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Akron’s Moutinho goes No. 1 in MLS amateur draft

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January 19, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Jaguars don’t fear Patriots’ history in AFC title matchup

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The week started with a little trash talk from the underdog . The rest of it was dominated by speculation about a certain ...

January 19, 2018 | | Pro Sports


NFL: Raiders complied with ‘Rooney Rule’ when hiring Jon Gruden

ALAMEDA (AP) - The NFL said Friday that the Oakland Raiders complied with the "Rooney Rule" when they hired Jon Gruden as head coach.

January 19, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Joint-use for Vegas stadium approved

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada's Board of Regents has approved a joint-use agreement that will allow the UNLV football team to use the $1.9 ...

January 19, 2018 | | Pro Sports


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