Doping

FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor is seen in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. The Minnesota Twins fired Paul Molitor on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award. Molitor has been offered another position within the organization. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
October 02, 2018 - 2:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins fired Paul Molitor on Tuesday, one season after he won the American League Manager of the Year award. Molitor has been offered another position within the organization. "I fully respect that decision," Molitor said in a statement distributed by the Twins. "I...
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September 24, 2018 - 12:39 pm
World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie's message to all those angry athletes out there: What else did you want me to do? The harshly criticized leader is defending the decision to reinstate Russia's suspended drug-fighting operation, calling it the best way to get much-needed doping data...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, rear, fights Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin in their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles fight at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 22, 2018 - 6:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua retained his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium. Joshua, who fought with a suspected broken nose from the second round, sent the Russian to the canvas with a big right midway through the seventh...
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September 20, 2018 - 8:02 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — What so many sex-abuse survivors on the U.S. Olympic team have been waiting to hear is that someone in power was listening. On Thursday, incoming CEO Sarah Hirshland choked back tears and let them know that, indeed, she is. The most memorable moment from her first...
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Russian National Anti-doping Agency RUSADA building in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated Russia, ending a nearly three-year suspension caused by state-sponsored doping. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
September 20, 2018 - 4:40 pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia's scandal-ridden drug-fighting operation back in business Thursday, a decision designed to bring a close to one of sports' most notorious doping scandals but one bitterly disputed by hundreds of athletes and described as "treachery" by the lawyer for the...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016, file photo, mixed martial arts fighter Jon Jones reacts as he speaks during a news conference in Las Vegas. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones should be eligible to fight by late October after completing a 15-month suspension for a doping violation. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 announced the length of Jones’ ban for his second violation of the UFC’s anti-doping policy. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
September 19, 2018 - 9:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is eligible to return to competition by late October after completing a 15-month suspension for a doping violation. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday announced the length of Jones' ban for his second violation of the UFC's...
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FILE -The May 24, 2016 file photo shows a RUSADA sign reading "Russian National Anti-doping Agency" on a building in Moscow, Russia. The World Anti-Doping Agency is due to vote Thursday Sept. 20, 2018, on possible reinstatement of Russia’s anti-doping agency, RUSADA, but opponents feel Russia can’t be trusted to reform without first accepting more of the blame. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, FILE)
September 19, 2018 - 1:06 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Should Russia be reinstated without publicly admitting wrongdoing for its state-sponsored doping scheme? That question has caused ferocious infighting at the World Anti-Doping Agency, the watchdog body tasked with stopping any repeat of the widespread drug use and cover-ups which...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon stretches during an NFL football team practice in Berea, Ohio. The Browns have traded problematic Gordon to the New England Patriots for a fifth-round draft pick. The deal came together Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, two days after the Browns reached a breaking point with Gordon, who has been suspended for much of his NFL career. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
September 17, 2018 - 6:04 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's strange, stuttering career will start anew in New England. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have a new offensive toy. The Browns severed ties for good with the problematic wide receiver by trading him to the Patriots for a fifth-round draft pick on Monday, ending a...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 file photo, Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Cleveland. Josh Gordon's troubled tenure with the Cleveland Browns has ended. The team announced Saturday night, Sept. 15, 2018 that it intends to release the former Pro Bowl wide receiver, whose immense talent has been overshadowed by substance abuse that has derailed a promising career. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
September 15, 2018 - 9:23 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's troubled tenure with the Cleveland Browns has ended. The team isn't going to help him any longer. He's let them down for the final time. The Browns announced Saturday night that it intends to release the former Pro Bowl wide receiver, whose immense talent has been...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Canelo Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin pose during a weigh-in in Las Vegas. Golovkin's trainer says his fighter was insulted when Alvarez tested positive for a performance enhancing drug that caused their planned May middleweight title rematch to be postponed. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
September 11, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Gennady Golovkin's trainer says his fighter was insulted when Canelo Alvarez tested positive for a performance enhancing drug that caused their planned May middleweight title rematch to be postponed. Abel Sanchez tells PodcastOne Sports Now co-host Tim Dahlberg that Alvarez's claim the test was...
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