| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Hey, pro cycling: Move over on that trash heap so there is some room for track and field.
Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track's credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis.
Sunday, leading U.S....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers.
The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Usain Bolt, a six-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica, won his second 100-meter world title by avenging an early-season defeat to American Justin Gatlin on Sunday in rainy Moscow, but the victory came with little fanfare.
The usually ebullient Bolt ...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Austin Dillon was tapped to drive the No. 14 Chevrolet in place of the injured Tony Stewart at this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Dillon, 23, currently leads the title standings in NASCAR's second-level...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:26 AM
In the wake of numerous failed drug tests, the World Anti-Doping Agency has threatened to expel Jamaica from the Olympics if the country does not strengthen its monitoring system.
A handful of athletes from the island nation -- including marquee ...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:05 PM
In a United Center hallway moments after Saturday's 3-1 victory over the Bruins brought the Blackhawks within 60 minutes of a second Stanley Cup title in four years, general manager Stan Bowman opened a window just a crack to his ambivalent soul.
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Pietro Mennea, 60, an Olympic sprint champion from Italy who held the world record in the 200 meters for 17 years, died Thursday at a hospital in Rome, the Italian Olympic Committee said. The cause was not disclosed.
On Sept. 12, 1979, Mennea, competing...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Olympic champion Veronica Campbell Brown of Jamaica is serving a suspension while anti-doping officials rule on her recent positive drug test.
The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association announced Tuesday that the 2004 and 2008 Olympic...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:53 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's surgically repaired right knee is on its way to a full recovery.
So too, it seems, is Roethlisberger's relationship with offensive coordinator Todd Haley.
| May 30, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Miami – La selección nacional de México disputará la próxima semana dos partidos de vida o muerte en la continuación del torneo eliminatorio de la Concacaf de cara al Mundial Brasil 2014.
Tras tres partidos, México suma apenas tres puntos y...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:34 AM
LONDON – Maybe it was all part of the act. Maybe Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt was putting us all on by calling himself a legend countless times after making history Thursday night, the way Ali did by calling himself the greatest. Maybe Bolt pre-...