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Jets waive QB Falk to make room for LB Copeland

Oct. 12, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have waived quarterback Luke Falk to make room on the roster for newly reinstated linebacker Brandon Copeland. Falk started the last two games in place of Sam Darnold, who will play Sunday against Dallas after missing three games while recovering from mononucleosis. Falk went 47 of...

Nike closing Oregon Project in wake of Salazar doping ban

Oct. 11, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

Nike is closing its elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by Alberto Salazar following his recent four-year doping ban in a move welcomed by the sport's governing body. But the sportswear giant and Salazar's protégée, Galen Rupp, are backing the disgraced coach's efforts to overturn the...

Putin wants to leave doping issues in past amid data inquiry

Oct. 10, 2019 9:26 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin says Russia wants to leave its doping "shortcomings" in the past, even as it faces questions regarding data tampering. The Russian president tells a televised sports conference that his country is complying with the World Anti-Doping Agency "to the fullest extent." WADA has...

Gardiner scores OT winner, Carolina beats Caps 3-2

Oct. 5, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three new players helped the Carolina Hurricanes beat an old nemesis on Saturday night. Jake Gardiner scored his first goal for his new team in the last minute of overtime, James Reimer debuted by making 33 stops and the Hurricanes rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period for a...

Nike CEO’s involvement in doping scandal raises concern

Oct. 4, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike CEO Mark Parker’s involvement in a doping scandal that brought down renowned track coach Alberto Salazar raises questions about whether the company _ or Parker _ will face any repercussions. Salazar and a doctor received a four-year ban from the sport from the U.S. Anti-Doping...

Coe addresses low turnout at worlds, heat and doping scandal

Oct. 2, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Sebastian Coe has a concise message for athletes who are dissing on Doha: Deal with it. The head of worldwide track and field says any athletes complaining about the hot temperatures and non-existent crowds at these world championships probably isn't making any other sort of headlines....

Suspicious athletes led to coaching great Salazar's downfall

Oct. 2, 2019 4:22 AM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Alberto Salazar was so excited about a performance-enhancing supplement he was trying out on his runners, he sent an email to none other than Lance Armstrong. "Lance, call me asap!" Salazar wrote to the world's most famous cyclist, who himself was only months away from being banned for...

Salazar's ban overshadows action at track championships

Oct. 1, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Not a single runner passing through the orbit of famed track coach Alberto Salazar has been implicated for doping, so when Donavan Brazier coasted in for a blowout victory Tuesday in the 800-meter race at world championships, there was no reason to suspect he would be, either. But for...

Salazar booted from worlds after receiving 4-year doping ban

Oct. 1, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Renowned track coach Alberto Salazar, who trained four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah, along with a gold medalist and other top contenders at this week's world championships, has been kicked out of the competition after being handed a four-year ban in a case long pursued by the U.S....

Better late: Montano gets medals, but the fight goes on

Sep. 30, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Alysia Montano walked off the track with a pair of bronze medals that were placed around her neck several years too late. Were those tears of joy still drying on her face? Sadness? Frustration? Yes, all of that. "I mean, I got two medals in the span of 3 minutes," Montano said Monday...