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Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 11:38 PM EDT

Angels Employee Reportedly Told Feds He Got Skaggs Opiods

Angels Employee Reportedly Told Feds He Got Skaggs Opiods

The Los Angeles Angels' director of communications told federal investigators that he provided oxycodone to Tyler Skaggs and abused the drug with the pitcher, according to an ESPN report published Saturday. Di...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 11:28 AM EDT

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are heading home from China, their roles as unwitting participants in a geopolitical drama that neither team had any role in starting or escalating now over. The Nets...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 05:20 PM EDT

Kenyan Runner First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

Kenyan Runner First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But this time there's an asterisk: Olympic champion...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Conor Dwyer, a U.S. Olympic swimmer and Chicago native, announced his retirement on Friday after receiving a 20-month ban for doping. An arbitration panel found that he had testosterone pellets inserted into...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 01:45 AM EDT

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game. Until recently,...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 12:25 PM EDT

Nike Closing Oregon Project in Wake of Track Coach Salazar's Doping Ban

Nike Closing Oregon Project in Wake of Track Coach Salazar's Doping Ban

Nike is closing its elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by Alberto Salazar after his four-year doping ban. But the sportswear giant is still backing the disgraced coach. Salazar was found...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 09:10 AM EDT

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

The NBA will complete its trip to China in silence. Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets to end this year's NBA China Games series will be played as scheduled in Shenzhen, though...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 05:36 PM EDT

Mystics Celebrate Win of First WNBA Championship

Mystics Celebrate Win of First WNBA Championship

The Washington Mystics won their first WNBA championship, getting 22 points from Emma Meesseman and 21 from banged-up league MVP Elena Delle Donne to beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5 of the Finals...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:50 PM EDT

Cole, Astros Beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees Next

Cole, Astros Beat Rays 6-1 in ALDS Game 5; Yankees Next

Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 08:00 AM EDT

Patriots 6-0 After Pulling Away from Giants

Patriots 6-0 After Pulling Away from Giants

The faces have mostly changed, but the New York Giants still remain a royal pain in the side of the Patriots. New England escaped this time, pulling away in the fourth quarter to win 35-14 in a classic Thursday...

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