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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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Vets of the West vs. youth of the East in WNBA All-Star Game

SEATTLE (AP) - It's hard not to look at the rosters for the WNBA All-Star Game, see the names and accomplishments associated with the West ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about ‘09 loss than ‘03 win

The Associated Press

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ahead of last Tour fight, Boasson Hagen’s homework pays off

SALON-DE-PROVENCE, France (AP) - Edvald Boasson Hagen showed that brawn and speed don't guarantee victory at the Tour de France. Winners do their homework, too.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chad Collins misses 59 chance, parring final 2 holes for 60

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Chad Collins missed a chance for the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history and third of the season, parring the final ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mariners send top prospect O’Neill to Cardinals for Gonzales

SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Mariners paid a hefty price to add a pitcher who may not be ready to help them in the playoff hunt ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica scores early, holds off Canada

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jamaica got an early goal from Shaun Francis and led the rest of the way, holding off Canada 2-1 in the quarterfinals ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a ...

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4

COL D'IZOARD, France (AP) - On the highest mountain-top finish of the 104th Tour de France, in a rocky moonscape where the air thins, only ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


An All-American start to the British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pushing and shoving? Of course. Pinching? Borderline. But biting? Retired stars Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas and Steve McManaman said lengthy suspensions are needed ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pizarro’s goal gives Mexico win over Honduras

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A goal by Rodolfo Pizarro just over three minutes into the game was all the offense Mexico could muster but it was ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner loses in first home start since April

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It used to be a Madison Bumgarner start meant the San Francisco Giants almost assuredly would find the win column.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval to sign minor league deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martinez hurts hand in D’backs debut

CINCINNATI (AP) - J.D. Martinez bruised his left hand while striking out Wednesday night, forcing him out of his debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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