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Players take note: Referees aren't swallowing their whistles so far in the 2018 NHL playoffs. Penalties are up more than 17 percent over the same time a year ago and are playing a substantial role in several series. Through 19 games in the first round, there have been nearly 10...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — C.J. Anderson is leaving Denver with a million memories, a Super Bowl ring and no hard feelings. "It's business, I understand it," Anderson told The Associated Press on Monday after he was released by the Denver Broncos. "I've been here five years and it...
A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer showpiece: Homosexuality is a criminal offense in the north African country. An Associated Press review of 483 pages of documents submitted...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL for the first time is prohibiting certain helmets from being worn by players. In notifying the 32 teams Monday, the league has sought to have players stop using 10 helmet varieties. Some, particularly those manufactured by Rawlings, no longer are being...
BOSTON (AP) — Yuki Kawauchi seemed like just another spotlight-seeking, early front-runner when he darted out to take the lead at the start of Monday's Boston Marathon. It turns out the veteran Japanese marathoner saved plenty for the finish, as well. Kawauchi (YOO-kee KA-wa-oo-...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay center fielder Kevin Kiermaier has a torn ligament in his right thumb that requires surgery and could be sidelined for two to three months. The Rays placed the defensive whiz on the 10-day disabled list Monday, a day after he was injured...
BOSTON (AP) — Japan's Yuki Kawauchi (YOO-kee KA-wa-oo-chee) surged with a mile to go to overtake Geoffrey Kirui to win the Boston Marathon on Monday. Kawauchi crossed the finish line in a time of 2:15:58. He becomes the first Japanese man to win Boston since Seko Toshihiko took...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that running back C.J. Anderson has been released by the Denver Broncos. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't officially announced Anderson's departure, which...
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan, who won his long-awaited Olympic gold as part of the team event at the Pyeongchang Olympics, is retiring after more than a decade on the world stage. Chan made his decision official Monday after alluding to it during the Winter...