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IOC's Bach eyes return to sports for anti-war Russians

Sep. 30, 2022 11:49 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Russian athletes who do not endorse their country’s war in Ukraine could be accepted back into international sports, IOC president Thomas Bach said in an interview published Friday. “It’s about having athletes with a Russian passport who do not support the war...

Aaron Judge's 61st HR another murky milestone for MLB

Sep. 29, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

Aaron Judge's homers almost always impress, and No. 61 on Wednesday night was no exception — a laser-beam shot that landed in the Blue Jays bullpen amidst huge cheers from the crowd in Toronto. Baseball history was made and the joy was palpable. The New York Yankees slugger had...

Maris Jr: Bonds, McGwire illegitimate, Judge to be HR king

Sep. 29, 2022 01:58 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Roger Maris Jr. considers the home run feats of Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa to be illegitimate and says Aaron Judge should be recognized as the holder of the big league season standard if the New York Yankees slugger hits No. 62. “He should be revered...

Cardinals can't stop first-half woes in another loss to Rams

Sep. 26, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals are playing the first half of football games as if they just rolled out of bed. The good news is they do eventually wake up. The problem is it's usually too late. The Cardinals fell behind 13-0 during the first half in...

MLB suspends 3 minor league pitchers for drug violations

Sep. 23, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has suspended three minor league pitchers after they tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The penalties were announced on Friday. Melvi Acosta, a 27-year-old right-hander with Minnesota's Triple-A affiliate in...

Marijuana stays on doping banned list; opiate tramadol added

Sep. 23, 2022 05:26 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Marijuana use will remain banned at sports events after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday resisted calls to change its status on the list of prohibited substances. The agency was asked to review the status of THC — the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis —...

Murray shows he's worth $230.5 million to Cards in comeback

Sep. 19, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — From the football abyss to overtime elation, the Arizona Cardinals had quite a range of emotions Sunday. It all ended with the Cardinals celebrating a 29-23 overtime victory over the Las Vegas Raiders after clawing back for the stunning win after trailing 20-0...

As Judge approaches milestone, what counts more: 61 or 73?

Sep. 12, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — To some, Aaron Judge’s season has a special sheen because he appears to be Mr. Clean. They would consider Judge the record-holder if he surpasses Roger Maris’ 61 homers, absent the steroids stain sticking to the tainted trio of Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and...

Mahomes throws 5 TDs, Chiefs hammer Cardinals 44-21

Sep. 11, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kansas City coach Andy Reid looked slightly perplexed during Sunday's postgame press conference when asked why his quarterback Patrick Mahomes is so good in season openers. Reid didn't notice any difference. “He’s pretty good all the...

Mahomes, Kingsbury meet again when Cardinals host Chiefs

Sep. 08, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kliff Kingsbury was a fan of Patrick Mahomes before it became cool. It was nearly 10 years ago that Kingsbury — who was trying to build his program at Texas Tech — ventured to East Texas and decided the little-known, unpolished Mahomes was his quarterback...