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Chinese swimming star defends failure to take doping test

Nov. 15, 2019 3:57 PM EST

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars fought Friday for his right to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Games during a rare public hearing that turned combative at times, as champion swimmer Sun Yang defended his refusal to complete a doping test last year. During a 10-hour...

Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

Nov. 15, 2019 3:52 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. He was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason — if the Browns qualify. The league discipline Friday came hours...

Georgia Tech appeals NCAA sanctions against basketball team

Nov. 15, 2019 2:04 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech has formally appealed sanctions levied by the NCAA against its men’s basketball program. The Atlantic Coast Conference school announced its notice of appeal last month and filed its written arguments with the governing body on Friday. Georgia Tech is appealing a ban on...

NFL: Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended for at least rest of season and postseason

Nov. 15, 2019 11:56 AM EST
CLEVELAND (AP) — NFL: Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended for at least rest of season and postseason.

Ex-Browns receiver Antonio Callaway gets 10-game drug ban

Nov. 15, 2019 11:44 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway has been suspended 10 games by the NFL for another violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said Friday that Callaway will begin serving the suspension immediately. The 22-year-old player was...

Browns star Garrett facing NFL discipline after outburst

Nov. 15, 2019 11:35 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett swung a helmet. The NFL will soon swing back. The Browns star could be facing an unprecedented league suspension for his violent outburst Thursday night, when he ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and clubbed him on the head during the final...

Garrett loses cool, hits Steelers QB with helmet in brawl

Nov. 15, 2019 10:45 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns were seconds away from a season-changing win when Myles Garrett lost his composure in a moment of rage rarely seen on an NFL field. Garrett tore off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet, wildly swung it and hit the QB in the head, a shocking act that will likely...

Man City loses attempt at CAS to block UEFA investigation

Nov. 15, 2019 9:36 AM EST

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City lost its attempt Friday to block an investigation into allegations it deceived UEFA while violating rules that monitor soccer club finances. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that City’s appeal against UEFA’s handling of the investigation...

Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations

Nov. 15, 2019 6:56 AM EST
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations.

AP source: Former Browns WR Callaway facing 10-game ban

Nov. 14, 2019 6:04 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns gave up on Antonio Callaway. The NFL is going to come down hard on him again. A person familiar with the situation said Callaway, who was released Thursday by Cleveland hours before the team played the Pittsburgh Steelers, is facing a possible 10-game league suspension for...