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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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Derby winner Nyquist draws No. 3 post as Preakness favorite

BALTIMORE (AP) - Doug O'Neill couldn't have done any better if he picked Nyquist's post position himself.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crosby, Kessel help Penguins beat Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Sidney Crosby and Co. kept pressing and shooting until the Pittsburgh Penguins finally imposed their will.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Peter Sagan wins seconds stage of Tour of California

MONTEREY (AP) - It was fitting that Peter Sagan would win a stage of the Tour of California on a racetrack.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto, Pence lead Giants past Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Johnny Cueto gave the San Francisco Giants' bullpen another night off.

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Khris Davis smacks another homer and A’s sweep Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis and Danny Valencia have combined to hit 15 home runs this month and the Oakland Athletics are suddenly on a nice ...

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks power play helps drive postseason success

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - When Peter DeBoer took over as coach in San Jose one of the first tasks he wanted to complete was making ...

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry dazzles again, Warriors even series

OAKLAND (AP) - Once Stephen Curry finally gathered himself and got up following a scary first-quarter dive into the stands, fans inside Oracle Arena could take ...

May 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks’ Burns scores 2 power-play goals, Jones gets shutout

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Jose Sharks got their power play revved up. Martin Jones took care of everything on the other end, cementing the ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner’s complete game, Crawford’s 5 RBIs carry Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner threw a five-hitter and struck out 11 for his first complete game this season and Brandon Crawford homered and drove ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis hits 3 HRs, beats Rangers with slam in A’s victory

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis hit a game-ending grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning for his third homer of the ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thunder discover late-game swagger during postseason

OAKLAND (AP) - The team that struggled to protect a fourth-quarter lead all season long suddenly has figured out how to stage late comebacks in the ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors take little solace in NBA acknowledging blown call

OAKLAND (AP) - The fact that the NBA acknowledged missing a late travel call on Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook did little to appease Golden State ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavaliers stay perfect, blow out Raptors in Game 1

CLEVELAND (AP) - Still unbeaten, still undeniable.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Weidman out of UFC 199 with injury

Chris Weidman has withdrawn from his UFC 199 middleweight championship bout because of an undisclosed injury, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wilder on Povetkin doping: Like coming to fight with a knife

Associated Press

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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