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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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Williams sisters, Federer advance to Australian Open finals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Win or lose, Serena Williams sees another all-sister final at the Australian Open as cause for celebration.

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bulls’ Rondo lashes out at Wade, Butler in Instagram rant

CHICAGO (AP) - Bulls guard Rajon Rondo criticized Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler in an Instagram rant Thursday for questioning the team's desire.

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Westbrook leads All-Star reserve picks

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant are teammates again. Gordon Hayward, DeAndre Jordan and Kemba Walker are about to get their first opportunity on the All-Star ...

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Shanahan follows father to the Super Bowl

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Kyle Shanahan is trying to keep the next 10 days as normal as possible.

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s send Overton to Mariners for minor league catcher

SEATTLE (AP) - The Mariners acquired left-hander Dillon Overton on Thursday from the Athletics and sent minor league catcher Jason Goldstein to Oakland.

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sekera scores 2 goals, leads surging Oilers past Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - Two road games on successive nights, four points to end the first half of the season and the Edmonton Oilers find themselves ...

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods returns with more curiosity than expectations

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With the Pacific Ocean behind him, Tiger Woods drew back his driver and sent it soaring across the blue sky Wednesday at ...

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams beats Vandeweghe, reaches Aussie Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Venus Williams held up her end of the deal for another all-sisters Australian Open final with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3 win ...

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry might be more popular with kids than Jordan

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Warriors coach Steve Kerr says what amazes him about Stephen Curry is how immensely popular he is with young kids - maybe ...

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Curry lead Warriors over Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Beating the stacked Golden State Warriors is tough enough. Beating them when they're coming off a loss is becoming darn ...

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, slumping Cavs lose to Kings in overtime

CLEVELAND (AP) - The criticism quieted. The problems persist.

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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