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Braun retires with Brews legacy that includes MVP, drug ban

Sep. 26, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Milwaukee Brewers' game Sunday as part of his farewell, a 30-minute celebration of a 14-year major league career that included the 2011 NL MVP award and a lengthy suspension for a drug violation. ...

Former UFC champ Jon Jones jailed in Vegas battery incident

Sep. 24, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former UFC champion Jon Jones was jailed in Las Vegas early Friday after an incident at Caesars Palace that police said led to his arrest on charges of domestic battery and damaging a vehicle. Details of the incident that led to Jones' 5:45 a.m. arrest...

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit won't run in Pa Derby

Sep. 21, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — Medina Spirit, the Kentucky Derby winner who failed a postrace drug test, won’t run in Saturday’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby. Embattled Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said Tuesday he is going to keep the colt in California and run in the...

Canelo Álvarez, Caleb Plant trade blows at news conference

Sep. 21, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Canelo Álvarez and Caleb Plant couldn't wait until Nov. 6 to start throwing hands. The super middleweight champions traded blows at their news conference Tuesday to promote their upcoming title unification bout, and the exchange left Plant...

Dolphins rule Fuller out, WR dealing with personal matter

Sep. 17, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins wide receiver Will Fuller will be away from the team indefinitely while he deals with a personal issue, and has been ruled out of what would have been his season debut against Buffalo on Sunday. Dolphins coach Brian Flores said...

Track coach Salazar's 4-year doping ban upheld by CAS

Sep. 16, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

Track coach Alberto Salazar received no relief from the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which upheld his four-year ban for a series of doping-related violations that had long been pursued by American regulators. CAS announced the decision Thursday, confirming its...

Panthers hope for better results against post-Brees Saints

Sep. 16, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers could never really figure out Drew Brees when he was playing quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. They’re hoping things will be different on Sunday with Jameis Winston at the helm. Brees dominated...

'Born leader' Peterson guides Vikings D, to visit Cards next

Sep. 15, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — As a free agent for the first time in his career this offseason, Patrick Peterson put the Minnesota Vikings high on his wish list with an eagerness to play for head coach Mike Zimmer's defense. For the Vikings, Peterson was more of a need than a...

Slugger Ryan Braun retires after 14-year career with Brewers

Sep. 14, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun, the Milwaukee Brewers' home run leader whose production was slowed by injuries during the second half of his 14-year career, announced his retirement on Tuesday. Braun hasn’t played all season and said during spring training that he was...

Yuriy Sedykh, hammer world record holder, dies at 66

Sep. 14, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Yuriy Sedykh, a two-time Olympic champion in the hammer throw whose world record from 1986 still stands, has died. He was 66. The Russian track and field federation said Sedykh died early Tuesday following a heart attack. "Deeply mourn...