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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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Gray for Jones trade paying dividends for both teams

The clock was ticking down as Los Angeles was getting ready to make its first pick in the draft last year. The phone rang and ...

July 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


US survives bites, tops El Salvador to advance

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Skirmishing for position at the goal line ahead of a corner kick, Jozy Altidore could not believe what occurred: El Salvador defender Henry ...

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray wins 3rd straight start as A’s avoid sweep

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray has no idea whether he will be traded or not, yet he soaked in the standing ovation when he walked off ...

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Posey’s pinch hit powers Giants past Indians

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Their worst season in years has afforded the San Francisco Giants few light-hearted moments.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mantecan among WNBA All-Star reserves

NEW YORK (AP) - There will be a lot of fresh faces in Seattle for the All-Star Game this weekend, including reigning rookie of the year ...

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: Get a haircut.

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Homeless camp forms at site of Raiders’ Las Vegas Stadium

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A homeless encampment has formed at the project site of the Oakland Raiders future stadium.

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth feeling rested, sharp in pursuit of another major

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - With a chance to close out the match, Jordan Spieth fired his second shot into the par-5 15th at Royal Birkdale and ...

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fresh arrest shows FIFA’s corruption turmoil far from over

The Associated Press

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wardrobe change: No home, road uniforms as NBA goes to Nike

NEW YORK (AP) - NBA teams are making a wardrobe change, with the traditional home and road uniforms going back in the closet.

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US routs South Africa 24-2 to begin water polo title defense

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Four-time winner United States began the defense of its women's water polo title with a 24-2 rout of South Africa at ...

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks re-sign F Marcus Sorensen to 2-year deal

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed restricted free-agent forward Marcus Sorensen to a two-year contract Tuesday.

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


After donning Darth Vader outfit, Gonzalez becomes force

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Omar Gonzalez had just left the LA Galaxy to join Mexico's Pachuca when his new club's chairman had a request: Would ...

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Matthews wins Stage 16 in Tour, Froome keeps yellow jersey

ROMANS-SUR-ISERE, France (AP) - Ahead of two grueling Alpine stages likely to decide the outcome of the 104th Tour de France, Chris Froome and his teammates ...

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Diamondbacks acquire All-Star OF JD Martinez from Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - J.D. Martinez had been the subject of trade speculation for weeks, and it reached such a crescendo Monday night that ...

July 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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