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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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Green has no structural damage in injured knee

OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green has no structural damage in his injured left knee but is still doubtful to play in the Golden State Warriors' next ...

October 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Westbrook has triple-double, new-look Thunder rout Knicks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook had a triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 105-84 on Thursday night in their first ...

October 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Letestu scores on OT power play, Oilers tops Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) - Mark Letestu scored on a power play with 15.8 seconds left in overtime to give the Edmonton Oilers a 2-1 victory over ...

October 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Astros need 9th Verlander win

HOUSTON (AP) - Justin Verlander agreed to that last-second trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight ...

October 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US surges past South Korea

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Alex Morgan and Julie Ertz prolonged their recent scoring binges for the United States women, while Megan Rapinoe showcased her knack for ...

October 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Lynch ejected for shoving official

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was ejected Thursday night after shoving an official when he ran onto the field during a scuffle ...

October 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Schwartz has hat trick in Blues’ victory

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jaden Schwartz had his third career hat trick to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Wednesday night.

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL not changing national anthem policy

NEW YORK (AP) - In the face of fan unrest and accusations from the president about the league being unpatriotic, the NFL is not changing its ...

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tanaka lifts Yankees to 3-2 lead

NEW YORK (AP) - This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound.

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers

CHICAGO (AP) - Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided ...

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hayward addresses Celtics fans from hospital

BOSTON (AP) - Celtics forward Gordon Hayward sent a video message from his hospital bed before the team's home opener on Wednesday night, telling Boston ...

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Beathard takes over as 49ers’ QB

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After opening the season with six straight losses, the San Francisco 49ers have turned over the reins of the offense to rookie ...

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders look to right ship in showdown vs. Chiefs

OAKLAND (AP) - When Derek Carr arrived at Oakland training camp, he quickly tried to dampen the high expectations around the team by pointing out that ...

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Draymond Green has MRI exam on knee

OAKLAND (AP) - Warriors forward Draymond Green underwent an MRI exam on his strained left knee and his status for an upcoming road trip is unclear.

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Harden, Houston spoil another opener, win at Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Just imagine what these Houston Rockets might look like months from now, when James Harden has a healthy Chris Paul alongside him in ...

October 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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