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LONDON (AP) – German tennis player Alexander Zverev will not face disciplinary action after an investigation into domestic abuse allegations against him found “insufficient evidence” to substantiate the claims, the men’s professional tour said Tuesday. The ATP had commissioned the investigation in October 2021 after Zverev’s former girlfriend, Olya Sharypova, […]

By David Brandt
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Patrick Mahomes finally got the best of Joe Burrow. All he needed was a little shove. Harrison Butker made a 45-yard field goal with 3 seconds left – after Cincinnati’s Joseph Ossai was flagged for a 15-yard penalty for shoving Mahomes after he was out of bounds – and the […]

By Howard Fendrich
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open championship returned him to a rather familiar spot on Monday: No. 1 in the ATP rankings. His four-place rise from No. 5 to replace Carlos Alcaraz at No. 1 is the largest jump to the top spot in the 50-year history of […]

By Sylvie Corbet
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PARIS (AP) – Paris is rushing to finish construction work in time for the 2024 Olympics with just 18 months to go. Delays are being experienced in part because of the impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine on the steel industry. A venue, which was due to be finished this […]

By Doug Ferguson
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Davis Thompson, a 23-year-old PGA Tour rookie and former No. 1 amateur, needed only five words to indicate the odds he faced in the final round of The American Express. “I’m playing against Jon Rahm.” This isn’t the first time Rahm has been regarded as among golf’s best. He spent […]

By Lori Ewing
THE CANADIAN PRESS

Dozens of Canadian and global sport scholars have joined the chorus in calling for an independent inquiry into sport in Canada, saying Canadian athletes deserve better. In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, Scholars Against Abuse in Canadian Sport urgently asked for the inquiry amid “widespread reports […]

By Pat Eaton-robb
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FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Located just 9 miles apart in Connecticut, Yale and Quinnipiac played for a national hockey championship a decade ago. It was also just over a decade ago that UConn made the decision to upgrade its men’s program and leave the Atlantic Hockey conference for nation’s premier […]

By Bobby Caina Calvan
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NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. government’s star witness in a corruption trial over the broadcasting rights to some of soccer’s biggest events testified Wednesday how he and two former Fox executives paid millions of dollars in bribes to undermine competing bids. The trial in New York City is the […]

By Gemma Karstens-Smith
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VANCOUVER – Steven Stamkos scored his 500th regular-season NHL goal on Wednesday – and then just kept scoring. The Lightning captain included the major milestone in a hat trick as Tampa Bay downed the Canucks 5-2 in Vancouver. “That’s a game that you’re gonna remember for forever, so to do […]

By Dave Skretta
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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Kansas coach Bill Self proclaimed it a “great week” after tough wins over Oklahoma and Iowa State last week. It would be a spectacular week if the second-ranked Jayhawks get through this one unscathed. First up is a rivalry game with No. 13 Kansas State that […]