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NFL: Rodgers' use of ayahuasca didn't violate drug policy

Aug. 08, 2022 20:44 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ use of the hallucinogenic drink ayahuasca during an offseason retreat isn’t considered a violation of the NFL’s drug policy. Rodgers discussed on “The Aubrey Marcus Podcast” last week how he went on an...

USA Swimming cuts deal to simplify anonymous abuse reporting

Aug. 08, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — USA Swimming has added technology to its abuse-reporting systems that will allow better communication between those coordinating investigations and reporters who want to remain anonymous. The organization announced a deal with RealResponse on Monday, which is...

Former big league slugger Dietrich suspended for 50 games

Aug. 05, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former big league slugger Derek Dietrich has been suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a stimulant. Dietrich, 33, is on the roster of the New York Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He last appeared in the majors with Texas in 2020. ...

A look at Brittney Griner's career on, off basketball court

Aug. 04, 2022 12:11 PM EDT

A timeline of key events in Brittney Griner's career on and off the basketball court: Oct. 18, 1990: Brittney Griner was born in Houston. 2009: Led Nimitz High School to Texas 5A girls basketball state championship game where they lost. The 6-foot-7 star dunked 52...

A judge in Russia has sentenced American basketball player Brittney Griner on drug charges to nine years in prison

Aug. 04, 2022 11:28 AM EDT
KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — A judge in Russia has sentenced American basketball player Brittney Griner on drug charges to nine years in prison.

A Russian judge says US basketball star Brittney Griner should serve a prison sentence for drug possession and smuggling

Aug. 04, 2022 11:27 AM EDT
KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — A Russian judge says US basketball star Brittney Griner should serve a prison sentence for drug possession and smuggling.

Brewers waive Lamet, Severino following trade deadline

Aug. 03, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dinelson Lamet was designated for assignment by the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, two days after being acquired in a trade that sent closer Josh Hader to the San Diego Padres. The right-hander came to Milwaukee on Monday as part of a package including closer...

NFL suspends Saints receiver Kawaan Baker for 6 games

Aug. 02, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints second-year receiver Kawaan Baker is facing a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, the league announced on Tuesday. The statement from the NFL said Baker is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and...

Cardinals prepare for 6 games without suspended star Hopkins

Jul. 30, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — DeAndre Hopkins darted up the field Saturday at practice, made a quick cut and then a nice catch as Arizona Cardinals fans cheered in approval. It's a moment they won't see again in the near future. The Cardinals will play their first six games...

Judge halts horse racing authority enforcement in La., W.Va.

Jul. 26, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

A federal judge said Tuesday a national horse racing authority cannot enforce its rules in Louisiana and West Virginia while a lawsuit challenging the organization is in court. In granting a preliminary injunction, Western District of Louisiana Judge Terry Doughty said the...