STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runner's agent said Friday.
FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 file photo, Rita Jeptoo of Kenya reacts after crossing the finish line to win the women's race during the Chicago Marathon, in Chicago, Illinois. The agent for Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo said Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 that the Kenyan runner has fai…
DENVER | Peyton Manning warned it wasn't going to be easy replacing Wes Welker.
Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) scores as Colts free safety Darius Butler approaches during the first half Sunday in Denver.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws against the Colts during the first half Sunday in Denver.
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is sacked by Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware during the first half Sunday in Denver.
BALTIMORE | Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.
Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred speaks to reporters after team owners elected him as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball during an owners quarterly meeting in Baltimore, on Thursday.
Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it.
The NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating marijuana's tenuous relationship with what is being recognized, more and more, as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. "It's not, 'Let's go smoke a joint,''' retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington, left, said. "It's, wha…
MIAMI | The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high school athletes.
Anthony Bosch, center, is escorted by Drug Enforcement Administration officials in Weston, Fla., Tuesday. The owner of a now-defunct Florida clinic was charged Tuesday with conspiracy to distribute steroids, more than a year after he was accused of providing performance-enhancing drugs to Ne…
ARGELES-GAZOST, France | Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days.
Poland's Rafal Majka crosses the finish line to win the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday in Risoul, France.
RISOUL, France | Panting hard with his jersey unzipped and wide open in the heat, Polish rider Rafal Majka sped to a solo breakaway victory on Stage 14 as the Tour de France wrapped up its foray in the Alps on Saturday.
Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few – if any – safeguards as recently as 2012. That extends by four years the time frame for similar claims made in the original complaint and could open the door t…
Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon speaks during a recent news conference in Chicago. Steve Silverman, the lead plaintiffs' attorney, said this week, dozens of former players are joining McMahon in a lawsuit against the NFL saying teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs…
MINNEAPOLIS | Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.
The cycling career of American Andrew Talansky has been on a steady climb.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Five years ago, while Alberto Contador was riding to victory in the Tour de France, Andrew Talansky was a vagabond cyclist scratching out a living in races across the United States.
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