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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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Wizards Wall hit with $15K fine for criticizing referees

OAKLAND (AP) - Washington Wizards guard John Wall was fined $15,000 on Sunday by the NBA for what the league called "public criticism of the ...

April 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tebow meets fans at first pro baseball stop

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Tim Tebow got comfortable in his first visit to his new minor league home Sunday and vowed to give his all ...

April 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gilbert wins Tour of Flanders

OUDENAARDE, Belgium (AP) - Veteran Belgian rider Philippe Gilbert clinched his first win at the Tour of Flanders with a brilliant solo breakaway as the pre-race ...

April 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ryu wins ANA in playoff after Thompson’s penalty

RANCHO MIRAGE (AP) - So Yeon Ryu won the ANA Inspiration on Sunday in a one-hole playoff with Lexi Thompson, who was given a four-stroke penalty ...

April 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Keselowski pulls away and wins at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brad Keselowski had sampled success at Martinsville Speedway, but had never put everything together to get to Victory Lane.

April 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Henley rallies to win Houston Open tourney

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) - Russell Henley no longer gets to take a week off, and he couldn't be happier.

April 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cousins carries Pelicans in first game against Kings

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When DeMarcus Cousins checked out for the final time in his first game against the Sacramento Kings, he got a congratulatory handshake ...

March 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors use big fourth quarter to hold off Rockets

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 24 points, Klay Thompson had 20 and the Golden State Warriors got key plays down the stretch from just about ...

March 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Flames beat Sharks to clinch playoff berth

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Matt Stajan got his first goal in 24 games during Calgary's three-goal second period, and the Flames beat the San Jose ...

March 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods decides to sit out another Masters

Tiger Woods won't play in the Masters for the third time in the last four years, announcing Friday night on his website that rehabilitation ...

March 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Without Anthony and Rose, Knicks top Heat

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James scored 34 points, Kyrie Irving dropped 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended a turbulent and troublesome March with an easy 122-105 ...

March 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US beats Canada in women’s hockey world championship

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) - The U.S. women's hockey team, fueled and fired up by an opportunity to play in a tournament it was willing ...

March 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer beats Kyrgios to reach Miami Open final

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - Roger Federer's season of resurgence took another thrilling turn Friday night when he won a three-tiebreaker semifinal against Nick Kyrgios ...

March 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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