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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


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


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Redskins defeat Packers

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Kirk Cousins went deep late and often, throwing for 375 yards and three touchdowns to lead Washington past free-falling Green Bay 42 ...

November 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kickers miss 12 PAT attempts

NEW YORK (AP) – NFL kickers missed like never before Sunday, setting a record with 12 failed extra point attempts.

November 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brady throws 4 TD passes in triumphant Bay Area return

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Tom Brady chatted up one of his old 49ers favorites in Tom Rathman, then pushed aside all that nostalgia for a few ...

November 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray ends season as No. 1, beats Djokovic at ATP finals

LONDON (AP) - Without a doubt, Andy Murray will be the No. 1 player in the world for the rest of the year.

November 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thompson, Durant lead Warriors to win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 28 points, Kevin Durant had 23 points and 10 rebounds against the team he spurned this summer and the Golden ...

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Griffin scores 29, Redick 26 as Clippers top Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Blake Griffin had 29 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers over the Sacramento Kings 121-115 on Friday ...

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


In boxing’s down year, Kovalev vs Ward could be best of 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Andre Ward has done just about everything in boxing except the one thing that truly defines fighters these days - headline a pay-per-view ...

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


At last in 17th season, Pats Tom Brady faces 49ers on road

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Not even in grade school, Tom Brady cried from his seat at The Stick when Dwight Clark made "The Catch."

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders hope to catch their breath against Texans

ALAMEDA (AP) - Cornerback David Amerson has what he believes is the perfect remedy for the Raiders' defense to counter the high altitude in Mexico City.

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stewart ready for final NASCAR race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - His race team built him a car fitting for the baddest man on wheels. Tony Stewart will take his final NASCAR ride ...

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cal QB Davis Webb excited debut vs. Stanford

BERKELEY (AP) - Growing up in Texas, Davis Webb knew all about the Big Game rivalry between California and Stanford.

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Klinsmann impatient with prospects lacking playing time

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann has grown impatient with the whining American prospects who fail to earn playing time on their clubs.

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


ESPN is getting a do-over in Mexico City on Monday night

Associated Press

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rockets rebound from loss behind Harden’s third triple-double

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden had 26 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds for his third triple-double of the season to help the Houston Rockets beat ...

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


After being passed over by Texans, Carr thrives with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - When Derek Carr was preparing for the 2014 NFL draft, there was one quarterback-needy team that never came calling.

November 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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