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Ryan Lochte banned 14 months for rule violation

<b>Ryan Lochte</b> has been banned 14 months for a doping rule violation.<p>“On May 24, 2018, Lochte, 33, posted an image on social media depicting himself …

Winter Olympics

Isaiah Thomas to Danny Ainge: ‘If the opportunity is there, I would just like to let you know that I’d love to come back’ to Celtics

Isaiah Thomas had a rough year.<p>The Celtics traded him to the Cavaliers. He missed most of the season with a hip injury. In between, he played …

NBA

Report: Johnny Manziel traded to Montreal

Getty Images<p>Johnny Manziel can’t get on the field in Hamilton. Now he’s expected to get a chance in Montreal.<p>The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have agreed to …

Canadian Football League

Kyle Busch on contact from Kevin Harvick: ‘How you race is how you get raced’

LOUDON, N.H. — Kevin Harvick didn’t want to wait. Kyle Busch won’t forget.<p>Harvick’s bump-and-run of Busch with seven laps left Sunday at New …

Motorsport

Ole Miss reveals Great White Shark uniform with new white helmet for season opener vs. Texas Tech

With Shark Week upon us, Ole Miss is playing right into the theme with the announcement of its brand new “great white shark” uniform selection for …

Shark Week

Tour de France rider expelled for punching cyclist

CARCASSONNE, FRANCE (AP) — Team Sky rider <b>Gianni Moscon</b> was expelled from the Tour de France on Sunday after he appeared to deliberately hit a fellow …

Tour de France

Report: Carmelo Anthony to sign minimum contract with Rockets

Carmelo Anthony signing with the Rockets has been a near-certainty for a while.<p>The final steps – the Thunder trading him to the Hawks, Atlanta …

NBA

Papa John’s moves to keep John Schnatter from taking control of company

Getty Images<p>Papa John’s founder John Schnatter had a role in Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ unsuccessful effort to essentially take over the NFL. Now, …

NFL

More position players have pitched this year than ever

Yesterday, in Milwaukee, utilityman Hernan Perez pitched two scoreless innings, and backup catcher Erik Kratz pitched one himself, mopping up in a …

Baseball

Below Deck's Kate Chastain and Her Dog Go for a Stroll in Chic, Matching Outfits

The Below Deck chief stew knows just how to outfit her four-legged friend.<p>Kate Chastain's talents aren't relegated to running a tight ship. The <i>Below</i> …

Bravo TV

Big Ten releases list of preseason honors

As the Big Ten gets set to begin their media day fun in Chicago, the conference assembled a panel of media members to come up with a list of 10 …

College Football

Randy Johnson IS Nuke LaLoosh in the Dbacks’ remake of “Bull Durham”

Over the weekend the Arizona Diamondbacks unveiled their 20th Anniversary Team, as voted on by Dbacks fans. Among the quite obvious inclusions were …

Major League Baseball

Pulisic urged to remain at Borussia Dortmund

After his two goals and a glittering performance for Borussia Dortmund in their 3-1 win against Liverpool in Charlotte, NC on Sunday, Christian …

Soccer

Browns place Josh Gordon on non-football illness list

Getty Images<p>Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon announced that he would not be with the Browns for the start of training camp in a Twitter post on …

NFL

New Zealand sweeps Rugby World Cup Sevens, celebrates with haka

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New Zealand has won a World Cup Sevens double for the second time after the men’s team beat England 33-12 in San Francisco on …

Rugby World Cup

VIDEO: Indiana sophomore ties NBA combine vertical record

Justin Smith, a 6-foot-7 rising sophomore in Indiana’s basketball program, set a record for the highest vertical leap ever recorded in the program.<p>A …

Basketball

Former 5-time ALMS and Le Mans-winning team owner Dave Maraj killed in accident

Well-known sports car team owner and automobile dealership owner Dave Maraj was killed Saturday night in a boating accident in Florida, according to …

Sports Cars

Tony Sparano went to hospital with chest pains on Thursday

Getty Images<p>Although an official cause of death has yet to be disclosed, a new report from Chris Mortensen of ESPN suggests that Vikings offensive …

Tony Sparano

Pulisic wins, converts penalty against Liverpool (fan video)

USMNT star and Borussia Dortmund teenage winger Christian Pulisic won a penalty kick off James Milner, then insisted on taking the spot kick in front …

Soccer

Noah Syndergaard to disabled list due to hand, foot, and mouth disease

MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo reports that Mets starter Noah Syndergaard will be placed on the 10-day disabled list because he contracted hand, foot, and …

Baseball

2018 Tour de France: Stage 15 crash forces Serge Pauwels to retire

Serge Pauwels abandons the 2018 Tour de France after this Stage 15 crash. The Team Dimension Data cyclist have surgery on his fractured elbow.

Tour de France

Victor Espinoza hurt at Del Mar when horse collapses, dies

DEL MAR, Calif. — Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured when the horse he was riding at Del Mar racetrack collapsed during training and died.<p>Racetrack …

Abu Dhabi

Super Late Model racer to drive GMS Racing’s Xfinity car at Iowa

Super Late Model racer Casey Roderick will drive GMS Racing’s No. 23 Xfinity car this weekend at Iowa Speedway, the team announced Monday.<p>Roderick, …

Motorsport

Report: LeSean McCoy planning to show up for Bills camp

AP<p>LeSean McCoy isn’t looking for a new contract (I mean, he probably wouldn’t turn one down), but there was still some question about whether he’d be …

NFL

Phillies talking to Blue Jays about Curtis Granderson

Ken Rosenthal reports that the Phillies are talking to the Blue Jays about outfielder Curtis Granderson.<p>Rosenthal says that the Phillies are looking …

Toronto Blue Jays

U.S. Swimming Championships TV schedule

Swimmers compete for spots at the two biggest international meets before the 2020 Olympics at the U.S. Championships, live on NBC Sports this …

Swimming

Chase Elliott hopes top-5 finish at New Hampshire wasn't dumb luck

Chase Elliott hopes his unexpected top-5 finish at New Hampshire will carry over the rest of the season as he searches for his first career Cup win.

Motorsport

Comedy result becomes a reality: East Fife 4, Forfar 5

LONDON (AP) The result of a Scottish League Cup Group B match has become a case of life imitating art after Forfar Athletic beat East Fife in a …

Soccer

Aric Almirola disappointed despite top-five finish in New Hampshire

Aric Almirola is not satisfied with his race in New Hampshire even though he finished in third place.

Motorsport

Sun Belt championship game MVP will get an MVP Belt

The Sun Belt Conference will introduce a brand new conference championship game beginning this season, and the player of the game will be taking home …

College Football