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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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Patriots rout Broncos

DENVER (AP) - Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Panthers expecting to lean more on rookie

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Panthers aren't prepared to call it a changing of the guard at running back.

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Loss to 49ers increases heat on McAdoo

SANTA CLARA (AP) - If Ben McAdoo faced questions about his job security as coach of the New York Giants heading into the week, just imagine ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Colts face concussion questions abou Brissett

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jacoby Brissett followed his weekly routine Sunday.

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Force wins NHRA Top Fuel season championship

POMONA (AP) - Brittany Force became the NHRA's first female Top Fuel season champion since Shirley Muldowney in 1982 on Sunday in the season-ending Auto ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


United States beats Belarus to win its 18th Fed Cup title

MINSK, Belarus (AP) - A 17-year championship drought came to an end Sunday for the United States when it beat Belarus 3-2 to take its 18th ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elliott falls just short of earning spot in championship race

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Chase Elliott needed a victory to reach NASCAR's championship finale and had it in his sights, taking a late lead Sunday ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Vettel wins Brazilian GP; Hamilton 4th after starting last

SAO PAULO (AP) - It was all about who got the best start at Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix.

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants-49ers set to wage historic battle of worsts

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The New York Giants are coming off a 34-point loss at home, have several key players on injured reserve, and have won ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Saint Mary’s coach Bennett receives new 10-year deal

MORAGA (AP) - Randy Bennett has been rewarded for successfully transforming the men's basketball program at tiny Saint Mary's College over nearly two decades ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rebuilding 49ers developing four rookies on defense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - When the 49ers take the field Sunday against the Giants, they could have three defensive rookies starting who began the season as ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Defending champion get on roll with strong defense

OAKLAND (AP) - Defense has been the theme from Day 1 for the Golden State Warriors, determined to do all the little things even better on ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wilson throws 2 TD passes, Seahawks win again in Arizona

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Jimmy Graham and the Seattle Seahawks added to their history of success in Arizona with ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys’ Elliott loses appeal; ineligible to play Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's half-season run from his six-game suspension ended Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL expects Goodell contract extension to be finalized soon

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL expects a five-year contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell to be finalized soon, despite a threatened lawsuit by Dallas Cowboys ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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