NEW YORK - Major League Baseball implemented random blood testing for human growth hormone in the minor leagues on Thursday, the first professional sports league in the United States to take the aggressive step against doping.
SAN FRANCISCO - It appears Barry Bonds' long-running criminal case may not go to trial until next year.
BORDEAUX, France - Even without his most important teammate, Mark Cavendish showed yet again that few can touch him when it comes to sprinting.
TORONTO - Brent Delahoussaye thought he would be overmatched at St. George's Golf and Country Club. It turns out, the historic course was no match for the former Clemson player whose lone pro victory came in the 2006 Hooters Tour Classic.
COL DU TOURMALET, France (AP) - Defending champion Alberto Contador of Spain virtually secured a third Tour de France title Thursday after staying with yellow-jersey rival Andy Schleck all the way to the top of the legendary Col du Tourmalet in the pivotal 17th stage.
HOOVER, Ala - Nick Saban didn't pull punches Wednesday when discussing the improper contact with athletes by unscrupulous agents, comparing their behavior to that of a "pimp."
PAU, France - Andy Schleck knows he has one opportunity to win the Tour de France - on the climb up the Col du Tourmalet in the Pyrenees on Thursday.
PAU, France - In his final days of his final Tour de France, Lance Armstrong showed some of the old fire.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Bar brawls and NCAA investigations will be hot topics at the Southeastern Conference media days - not just national championships.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga - John Isner wants to prove he's more than a marathon man on the ATP tour.
MIAMI - Dwyane Wade is keeping track. He's heard analysts say this Miami Heat lineup will be a flop. He's heard other players lash out over the way LeBron James made his decision. He's heard executives from other teams list Boston and Orlando as the teams to beat in the Eastern Conference.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Louis Oosthuizen never let the silver claret jug out of his sight as he celebrated into the morning hours at the Jigger Inn across from the 17th fairway at St. Andrews.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Louis Oosthuizen still remembers getting together with other kids from the Ernie Els Foundation to watch highlights of their hero winning the British Open at Muirfield in 2002.
It's already been a rocky year for American golfers, even those not named Tiger Woods. Little that's happened at the British Open so far suggests that's about to change.
PHOENIX - NFL owners got plenty done in their meetings, including approving the Raiders' relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas, and addressing a variety of rules ...
FUNCHAL, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday's ceremony honoring the ...
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ATLANTA - Georgia Tech ended last season with quite a flourish.
Bulloch Academy junior Kyra Samuels might not seem imposing at first sight as she just barely scrapes the five-foot mark.
AUSTIN, Texas - Dustin Johnson had reason to be rattled.
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There is no shortage of great golf to be found in the coastal Georgia area, especially in the spring.
Region play hasn't been kind to Bulloch Academy this baseball season, and Thursday afternoon the Gators did themselves no favors trying to get off ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. - A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - John Calipari knows people in Memphis are still pretty upset with how he abandoned their Tigers to take the Kentucky coaching job and ...
For the second year in a row, Southeast Bulloch can claim to be the strongest school in class 3A.