- Putin orders Russian diplomats to seek doping rule changes
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his country's diplomats on Tuesday to seek changes to international doping rules in the wake of the nation's drug scandals.
- Leagues, casinos lobby states for cut of legal sports bets
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the biggest cut of the winnings.
- Oklahoma's Trae Young leaving for NBA after freshman season
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma star Trae Young is leaving for the NBA after a standout freshman season that ended with him leading the nation in scoring and assists.
- Penny Hardaway takes over as Memphis' new basketball coach
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Penny Hardaway is Memphis' new men's basketball coach and school officials hope he can rejuvenate the program at his alma mater.
- 'AP Sports Weekly' podcast: Which one of you is Cinderella?
In the latest episode of "AP Sports Weekly," co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg protect their home turf in a scrap over which team is the NCAA tournament's most charming underdog.
- AFC West champion Chiefs in midst of roster overhaul
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — They have a new quarterback and a new middle linebacker. They've released veterans, traded away one of the top cornerbacks in the league, signed wisely in free agency and loaded up on draft picks.
- Loyola returns home for Sweet 16 prep as talk of Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) — These sure are sweet times for Loyola-Chicago.
- Jaguars tight end Lewis released after 12 years with team
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis says he has been released after 12 seasons with the team.
- K-State has earned its way to Sweet 16 game vs Kentucky
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The critics will say Kansas State only reached the Sweet 16 because UMBC did the dirty work, knocking off top-seeded Virginia in the upset of the NCAA Tournament.
- Kostner's potential farewell subplot to world championships
Olympic champion Alina Zagitova is without question the heavy favorite heading into figure skating's world championships, especially after the sprightly Russian's training partner and rival Evgenia Medvedeva withdrew because of injury.
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