Doping

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2018, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid (25) kneels during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Charlotte, N.C. The NFL and the NFL Players Association has released a joint statement saying an independent administrator found Panthers safety Eric Reid received the “normal” number of drug tests this season and he was not the subject of targeting by the league. Reid said in December he had been tested seven times by the NFL. He said the league was targeting him because of the ongoing collusion case against the NFL alleging that team owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his decision to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial and social injustice. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
January 09, 2019 - 2:00 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFL and the NFL Players Association say outspoken Eric Reid was not singled out with excessive drug tests. The joint statement released Wednesday said an independent administrator found Reid received the "normal" number of drug tests this season. The statement said, "...
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FILE In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 file photo an employee of the Russia's national drug-testing laboratory holds a vial in Moscow, Russia. The Kremlin said Wednesday Jan. 9, 2019, there is "understanding" on how crucial data on drug use by Russian athletes will be handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
January 09, 2019 - 12:03 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says there is "understanding" on how crucial data on drug use by Russian athletes will be handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency, whose representatives arrived in Moscow on Wednesday. WADA officials are making their third visit seeking the Moscow laboratory data,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2018, file photo, Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence stretches during team practice at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said the suspended Lawrence will be missed against top-ranked Alabama on Monday, Dec. 7, 2019. Lawrence, offensive lineman Zach Giella and tight end Braden Galloway tested positive for ostarine in NCAA drug testing. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert, File)
January 06, 2019 - 2:04 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said suspended starting defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence will be missed against top-ranked Alabama on Monday night. Swinney said Sunday that Lawrence has been a difference-maker in the middle of the line all season and would've been that against...
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, Yuri Ganus, head of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, leaves an office building in Moscow. The deadline for Russia to turn over samples and other data from its Moscow anti-doping lab has passed, leaving the World Anti-Doping Agency to decide whether to reinstate the ban it had lifted in September. As the deadline approached and no progress was reported, Ganus appealed to president Vladimir Putin to help resolve the issue. "We're standing on the edge of the abyss, and I'm asking you to protect the present and the future of our clean sports, the current and future generations of athletes," Ganus said in a letter addressed to Putin last week. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
December 31, 2018 - 10:43 pm
The deadline for Russia to turn over samples and other data from its Moscow anti-doping lab has passed, leaving the World Anti-Doping Agency to decide whether to reinstate the ban it had lifted in September. WADA's decision to declare the Russian Anti-Doping Agency compliant came with the...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after their 30-3 win against Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
December 30, 2018 - 12:13 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Clemson's Dabo Swinney entrusted a team with championship aspirations to freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence in September, this is what the Tigers' coach had in mind. Lawrence threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson beat No. 3 Notre Dame 30-3 on...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) looks to pass, during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
December 29, 2018 - 11:41 pm
The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 11:40 p.m. Kyler Murray won't go away. Oklahoma's quarterback scored on an 8-yard keeper with 4:23 left, and the Sooners are within 11 points again at the Orange Bowl. It's Alabama 45, Oklahoma 34...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, Jon Jones, left, pushes Alexander Gustafsson out of the way during a news conference about their light heavyweight bout at Madison Square Garden in New York. UFC 232 is on track to sell out the Forum in Inglewood just six days after the end-of-the-year show was moved from Las Vegas to Southern California. That is a testament to the quality of a card headlined by Jones' return to the UFC against Gustafsson. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
December 28, 2018 - 7:11 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Dana White knew the UFC would take some pretty big hits, both financial and otherwise, when he moved its traditional end-of-the-year show from Las Vegas to Southern California on six days' notice to keep Jon Jones on the card despite his latest positive drug test. Some hits...
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File-This Nov. 24, 2018, file photo shows Clemson's Christian Wilkins doing the Heisman pose after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against South Carolina, in Clemson, S.C. Wilkins is here to put a smile on your face, whether you like it or not. For four seasons, Wilkins has been bringing the jokes, zingers and sneaky pinches on the bottom at Clemson. The 300-pound All-America defensive tackle famously celebrated the Tigers’ 2016 national championship with a split and flashed a Heisman pose after a touchdown run this season. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)
December 27, 2018 - 8:59 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Christian Wilkins is here to put a smile on your face, whether you like it or not. For four seasons, Wilkins has been bringing the jokes, zingers and sneaky pinches on the bottom at Clemson. The 300-pound All-America defensive tackle famously celebrated the Tigers' 2016 national...
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Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence stretches during team practice at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Clemson is scheduled to play Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff Saturday. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
December 27, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence says he has no idea what may have led to his failed NCAA test for performance-enhancing drugs and still holds out hope he will be able to play for the No. 2 Tigers against No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl. The 6-foot-4, 350-pound Lawrence participated in...
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Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, left, introduces linebacker Kendall Joseph, center, and wide receiver Hunter Renfrow, right, during a news conference at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Clemson is scheduled to play Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff Saturday. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
December 27, 2018 - 12:58 pm
The Latest on media days for the College Football Playoff semifinals (all times EST): 12:55 p.m. It seems like Hunter Renfrow has been at Clemson long enough to have tenure at the university. "I feel like I've been here forever," Renfrow said at Cotton Bowl media day on Thursday. "I've been here a...
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