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March 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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


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Matsuyama wins at Firestone with big finish by carding 61

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Hideki Matsuyama was along for the ride four years ago when he watched Tiger Woods tear apart Firestone Country Club on his ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goydos wins 3M Championship on first playoff hole

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Paul Goydos had just enough club to win the 3M Championship.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goydos wins 3M Championship on first playoff hole

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Paul Goydos had just enough club to win the 3M Championship.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stroud wins Barracuda on 2nd playoff hole in Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Chris Stroud ended more than a decade of futility on the PGA Tour with two of the most important shots of his ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Clippers’ Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge

MIAMI (AP) - New Los Angeles Clippers center Willie Reed was jailed Sunday in Miami on a battery charge.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mariners acquire Alonso in A’s trade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Seattle Mariners acquired All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso from the Oakland Athletics on Sunday for minor league outfielder Boog Powell.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s outfielder Matt Joyce suspended 2 games for gay slur

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland outfielder Matt Joyce received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim and he ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Marshawn Lynch a big hit with Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Marshawn Lynch plowed through the line, dreadlocks swaying on a rare cool summer morning in Napa then juggled the football to the delight ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dark cloud lingers over football as season begins

It all sounded so familiar, even comforting, this rite of fall that comes in the midst of summer.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady says he wants to keep any past medical issues private

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady says he prefers to keep any medical issues in his past private, including whether he had a concussion last season.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon champ Muguruza reaches semis at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Top-seeded Garbine Muguruza rolled past Croatia's Ana Konjuh 6-1, 6-3 in just over an hour on Friday to reach the semifinals of ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry misses cut, still impresses golf’s best

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephen Curry missed the cut Friday night against professional golfers one notch below the PGA Tour.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Slow start can’t stop Bolt in debut

LONDON (AP) - It was classic Bolt. The World's Fastest Man saved his best for last.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Neymar says move to PSG is not cash-driven

PARIS (AP) - Neymar opened a new extravagant chapter in soccer history Friday as the game's costliest player by fending off questions about his financial ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLS gaining respect, soccer league ‘on a good path’

ATLANTA (AP) - There was a time when Major League Soccer depended on a shortlist of marquee names to generate excitement about a match.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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