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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


Shields strikes out 4 in 2 innings, Padres fall to Oakland Athletics

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) - James Shields struck out four in two scoreless innings for a San Diego Padres split squad in a 6-5 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.

March 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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He always hit ‘em far; now Stanton is hitting ‘em fast

MIAMI (AP) - Given Giancarlo Stanton's recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball's biggest contract is a bargain.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gallagher hits slam for 1st MLB homer

OAKLAND (AP) - Cam Gallagher hit a grand slam for his first career home run and second big league hit, leading the Kansas City Royals past ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stanton hits team-record 43rd homer, Marlins top Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton took care of business right away.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mark down the dates: NBA unveils full 2017-18 schedule

NEW YORK (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Famer Jerry Rice takes part in 49ers practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers made a big-time acquisition at wide receiver - at least for one practice.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chapman triggers A’s rally

OAKLAND (AP) - A promising start for the Orioles ended in frustration following Jeremy Hellickson's roughest outing since joining Baltimore's rotation two weeks ago.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants split doubleheader with Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - Howie Kendrick closed out one long day for the Washington Nationals with one big swing.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers rookies shine during exhibition game

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco's rookie class made a positive first impression.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Maloofs bet $880K on Mayweather; will give all of winnings to charity

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elis, Sanchez lift Dynamo past San Jose Quakes

HOUSTON (AP) - Alberth Elis and Vicente Sanchez each had a goal and an assist, and the Houston Dynamo blanked the San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 on ...

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Schubert wins US Women’s Amateur over Valenzuela

CHULA VISTA (AP) - Sophia Schubert birdied the first hole and cruised to a 6-and-5 victory over Albane Valenzuela in the final of the 117th U ...

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Larson snatches another win at Michigan Speedway

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Kyle Larson's ambitious weekend ended in triumph.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Justin Thomas remembers hearing the roar before he ever saw the shot.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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