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Apr 17, 2014

Doping tests had flaws, says JADCO

Jamaica’s anti-doping agency on Wednesday acknowledged that sample collection procedures in sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown’s positive test last year were “inconsistent” with international standards. In a statement, the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission said “some procedures” were faulty, only specifying that “no partial sample kits were used” ...

Apr 17, 2014

USA Track, Nike tie up through 2040

USA Track and Field has extended its partnership with Nike through 2040 to outfit teams and sponsor national championships. The new deal was announced Wednesday by USATF. Max Siegel, the CEO for track’s national governing body, said this is a “game-changer for the sport ...

Apr 17, 2014

Jets extend Maurice's contract

Coach Paul Maurice has been given a four-year extension by the Winnipeg Jets. Maurice came in as Claude Noel’s replacement in January and impressed Jets management as well as the players with his skills. “He’s an impressive hockey coach but he’s an impressive person ...

Apr 17, 2014

QB Freeman to join Giants: source

A person familiar with the deal said quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team had not announced the move. Freeman was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in ...

Ducks ready for playoffs

Apr 16, 2014

Ducks ready for playoffs

From the moment Stephane Robidas was traded from the Dallas Stars to the Anaheim Ducks last month, he realized he might end up facing his former teammates in the first round of the playoffs. Although the veteran defenseman is giving up everything he knows ...

Djokovic advances in Monte Carlo

Apr 16, 2014

Djokovic advances in Monte Carlo

Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard. The second-ranked Serb won 11 consecutive games and improved to 6-0 ...

Apr 16, 2014

Eugene, Doha, Barcelona want worlds

Eugene is bidding to bring track and field’s world championships to the United States for the first time. The IAAF said Tuesday the Oregon city is one of three candidates in contention for the 2019 championships, along with Doha, Qatar, and Barcelona, Spain. The ...

Apr 16, 2014

More former players sue NHL

Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries. Retired players Dave Christian, Reed ...

Apr 16, 2014

Johnson attempts CFL comeback

Chad Johnson made a sharp cut to free himself from a defender, and then hauled in a pass at the 53-yard line. Yes, the 53. Football is going to be a little different now for the former NFL star. The receiver who once changed ...

Phelps poised for comeback

Apr 15, 2014

Phelps poised for comeback

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London ...