OAKLAND (AP) - So what if coach Steve Kerr added a pair of extra turnovers to his team's ugly, uncharacteristic two-day total? He made his point that the Golden State Warriors' sloppy play of late must stop, well before the playoffs begin as the record-setting NBA champions chase another title.
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.
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.
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.
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.