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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Josh Gordon (10) sets up against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. The Seahawks are bringing back wide receiver Josh Gordon on a one-year deal even as the talented pass catcher awaits reinstatement from the NFL after his latest suspension.   Gordon’s signing was confirmed on Twitter by his agent David Canter on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, just two days before the Seahawks must cut their roster to 53 players.  (AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)

NFL reinstates Gordon, can play in final 2 games for Seattle

Dec. 3, 2020 5:40 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Josh Gordon was conditionally reinstated by the NFL on Thursday and can begin the process of joining the Seattle Seahawks' roster as early as Friday. Commissioner Roger Goodell reinstated Gordon after nearly a one-year suspension following his latest off-field transgression for...

Bill to criminalize doping schemes passes Senate

Nov. 16, 2020 6:29 PM EST

A bill that will strengthen American law enforcement's ability to deal with widespread international doping conspiracies passed the Senate unopposed Monday and awaits the president's signature. The Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act will allow U.S. prosecutors to go after doping schemes at international events in which...

US: WADA efforts a direct personal attack on US government

Nov. 12, 2020 3:05 PM EST

Any thought that the U.S. and World Anti-Doping Agency are smoothing out their differences was undermined Thursday when a U.S. representative characterized a WADA proposal to penalize nations for not paying their dues as “a direct personal attack on the U.S. government.” That rejoinder from the U.S....

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2019 file photo Olympic Rings and a model of Misha the Bear Cub, the mascot of the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games, left, are seen in the yard of Russian Olympic Committee building in Moscow, Russia.  Russia’s status as an Olympic team and reputation as a serial cheater in international sports goes on trial next week, in the latest legal fallout from state-backed doping dating back several years.  The Court of Arbitration for Sport judges will start on Monday Nov. 2, 2020, hearing evidence about a manipulated database from the Moscow testing laboratory. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)

Verdict in landmark Russian doping case expected this year

Nov. 5, 2020 1:28 PM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A verdict in the landmark doping case that could strip Russia of its identity at the Olympics is expected within two months, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Thursday. After a four-day hearing, CAS said it expected the ruling by a panel of three judges to “be...

FILE - In this Friday, May 22, 2020, file photo, jockeys wearing face masks ride in the first horse race at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. After a spike of horse deaths in 2019 and early 2020, Santa Anita had zero racing fatalities during its summer meet. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)

Horse racing seeking to implement variety of safety reforms

Nov. 4, 2020 5:14 PM EST

A movement is underway in horse racing to clean up the sport by enacting uniform safety standards that everyone in the industry would have to abide by. An integrity and safety bill is being reviewed by the Senate that could put national standards in place by the start of 2022. In the meantime, different states...

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2019 file photo Olympic Rings and a model of Misha the Bear Cub, the mascot of the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games, left, are seen in the yard of Russian Olympic Committee building in Moscow, Russia.  Russia’s status as an Olympic team and reputation as a serial cheater in international sports goes on trial next week, in the latest legal fallout from state-backed doping dating back several years.  The Court of Arbitration for Sport judges will start on Monday Nov. 2, 2020, hearing evidence about a manipulated database from the Moscow testing laboratory. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)

Sports court opens 4-day hearing in Russian doping case

Nov. 2, 2020 11:53 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A four-day hearing in a landmark legal case that could strip Russia of its identity at the next two Olympic Games and four years of world championships opened on Monday. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said the dispute between the World Anti-Doping Agency and its Russian...

FILE - In this file photo taken Saturday, March 8, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground, and Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko, standing behind, watch downhill ski competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Roza Khutor mountain district of Sochi, Russia.  Russia’s status as an Olympic team and reputation as a serial cheater in international sports goes on trial on Monday Nov. 2, 2020, as the Court of Arbitration for Sport will start hearings about a manipulated database from the Moscow testing laboratory.  (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

Russia's reputation, Olympic status on trial for doping

Oct. 30, 2020 4:14 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Russia’s status as an Olympic team, and its reputation as a serial cheater in international sports, goes on trial next week in more legal fallout from the country's state-backed doping saga. At an undisclosed location in Lausanne on Monday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport will start...

FILE - In this  Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Christian Coleman, of the United States, celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 100 meter final race at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Men's 100-meter world champion Christian Coleman was banned for two years on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, for missing three doping control tests. Track and field's Athletics Integrity Unit said Coleman will be banned until May 2022, forcing him to miss the Tokyo Olympics next year. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Christian Coleman banned, runs out of chances for Olympics

Oct. 27, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

To believe that the evidence supporting Christian Coleman's two-year ban from track is flawed is to believe that the 24-year-old sprinter really has redefined the title “World's Fastest Man.” It's to believe that in the span of 29 minutes last Dec. 9, Coleman bought dinner from a Chipotle near his...

FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo, U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe runs during the second half of a SheBelieves Cup soccer match against Spain in Harrison, N.J. Rapinoe is among the athletes touting the benefits of CBD for pain management and recovery. CBD products have become big business after the 2018 Farm Bill made hemp a legal agricultural crop. CBD is found in both hemp and marijuana plants. It has been hailed as a health and wellness aid and infused in everything from gummies to lotions. Rapinoe's twin sister Rachael has helped launch a CBD products company called Mendi, which is geared toward athletes. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File)

Rapinoe among athletes touting CBD's benefits for pain

Oct. 9, 2020 2:31 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Long before she struck that iconic victory pose to become the face of women’s soccer, Megan Rapinoe endured her share of setbacks to play the game she loves: Notably, a series of knee surgeries stretching back to her college days. She tore her left ACL as a sophomore at the...