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China discloses earlier doping ban on Sun Yang


Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China's anti-doping agency has disclosed that Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month ban earlier this year after testing...full story
updated 2014-11-24 03:42 PM
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China discloses earlier doping ban on Sun Yang

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China's anti-doping agency has disclosed that Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month ban earlier this year after testing....Fullstory

2014-11-24 03:42 PM

Kiwis pin hopes on bowlers to challenge Pakistan

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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- New Zealand hopes its seam and spin bowlers will once again prove a challenge for Pakistan's strong batting lineup....Fullstory

2014-11-24 02:42 PM

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2014-11-24 02:22 PM

Thijssen named caretaker coach at Brisbane Roar

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2014-11-24 01:42 PM

NBA Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) -- Marc Gasol had 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 107-91 victory over the Los Angeles....Fullstory

2014-11-24 12:22 PM

Genoa's Perin won't be dropped for drunk driving

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2014-11-24 10:42 AM

Dayton hangs on to beat Boston College, 65-53 Dayton hangs on to beat Boston College, 65-53
By KYLE HIGHTOWER
Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Jordan Sibert had 20 points and Dyshawn Pierre added 16 as Dayton held off Boston College 65-53 in the....Fullstory

2014-11-24 09:01 AM

Cruzeiro wins 2nd straight Brazilian league title
By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press

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2014-11-24 06:01 AM

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- The president of the International Olympic committee has condemned the suicide attack on a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan which killed....Fullstory

2014-11-24 06:01 AM

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By ROB HARRIS
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Liverpool's rapid downfall continued with a fourth successive loss on Sunday, with Crystal Palace adding to Brendan Rodgers' woes with a 3-1....Fullstory

2014-11-24 06:01 AM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ --COWBOYS REALLY BEHIND ROMO, BRYANT, BEAT GIANTS 31-28 Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Dez Bryant, the winner....Fullstory

2014-11-24 03:22 PM

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By The Associated Press
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2014-11-24 02:22 PM

Grizzlies rout Clippers 107-91, improve to 12-2 Grizzlies rout Clippers 107-91, improve to 12-2

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MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) -- Marc Gasol scored 30 points and had 12 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 107-91 victory over the Los....Fullstory

2014-11-24 02:22 PM

Illinois State hands Old Dominion 1st loss 64-45

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ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) -- DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell and Bobby Hunter scored 12 points apiece as Illinois State's balanced attack toppled Old Dominion 64-45....Fullstory

2014-11-24 01:42 PM

West Virginia too much for No. 17 UConn, 78-68 West Virginia too much for No. 17 UConn, 78-68
By KYLE HIGHTOWER
Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Juwan Staten had 23 points and West Virginia hold off several second-half runs to beat No. 17 Connecticut 78-68....Fullstory

2014-11-24 11:01 AM

Calleri double gives Boca win in Argentina

Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Jonathan Calleri scored twice as Boca Juniors defeated Independiente 3-1 on Sunday to remain in contention near the top of....Fullstory

2014-11-24 09:01 AM

New faces help Texas A&M get past New Mexico 64-51 New faces help Texas A&M get past New Mexico 64-51
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Associated Press

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2014-11-24 06:01 AM

Pumas reach playoffs in Mexico

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2014-11-24 06:01 AM

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2014-11-24 06:01 AM

McIlroy eyes a slice of Australian Open history McIlroy eyes a slice of Australian Open history

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy is looking to join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as the only non-Australian players to have won....Fullstory

2014-11-24 06:01 AM

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