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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...

Chiefs still missing Mathieu to COVID as Week 1 work begins

Sep. 06, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs remained without All-Pro safety Tyrann Mathieu after his positive test for COVID-19 as the two-time defending AFC champions began preparing Monday for their season opener against the Cleveland Browns. Chiefs coach Andy Reid...

Cowboys' Martin likely to miss opener after positive test

Sep. 05, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A lingering COVID-19 issue with the Dallas Cowboys is likely to keep one of their best players out of the opener at Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay. Four-time All-Pro right guard Zack Martin is among the latest Dallas players to test positive. Asked...

Ex-NFL player McCants, 53, found dead in Florida home

Sep. 02, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL player Keith McCants was found dead Thursday at his home in Florida after a suspected drug overdose, investigators said. He was 53. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said in an email that deputies were called to a St. Petersburg...

Duran has go-ahead single in the 9th, Red Sox beat Rays 3-2

Sep. 01, 2021 23:20 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jarren Duran had a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth and the COVID-19 impacted Boston Red Sox stopped the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays' nine-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night. Boston infielder Yairo Muñoz became...