State & National News

November 30, 2015 - 10:28am
2 min 27 sec ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia swimmer has become the second Pennsylvania athlete in a row to be name Sports Kid of the Year by Sports Illustrated Kids.

Reece Whitley, a 15-year-old from the Philadelphia suburb of Lafayette Hill, was chosen from among thousands of young athletes across the country.

Little League star Mo'ne Davis held the magazine's honor last year.

Whitley is a sophomore at Penn Charter High School...

November 30, 2015 - 10:10am
2 min 26 sec ago

BOLTON, England (AP) — Tyson Fury has accused Wladimir Klitschko's camp of being "cheats" and says he refused to accept any water after beating the Ukrainian in Saturday's world heavyweight title fight for fear of being drugged.

Fury says "I went home dehydrated before I even touched anything, I was so frightened of being drug-tested and failing the drugs test."

Fury, who outpointed Klitschko to take the WBA, IBF and WBO belts in Duesseldorf on...

November 30, 2015 - 10:05am
2 min 27 sec ago

MONACO (AP) — The IAAF ethics commission has suspended three senior Kenyan track and field federation officials over the "potential subversion" of the anti-doping system in the east African nation.

The IAAF says Athletics Kenya President Isaiah Kiplagat, vice president David Okeyo, who is also an IAAF Council member, and 2015 world championships team leader Joseph Kinyua have been suspended for 180 days "in the interests of the integrity of the sport."...

November 30, 2015 - 9:35am
2 min 26 sec ago
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Baltimore at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.


No. 1 Kentucky vs. Illinois State, 7 p.m.

No. 13 Indiana at Alcorn State, 7 p.m.

No. 21 Oregon vs. Fresno State, 8 p.m.

November 30, 2015 - 9:34am
2 min 26 sec ago

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor has been fired, and Zac Taylor will become the team's primary play-caller.

The move by interim coach Dan Campbell came Monday after the Dolphins lost 38-20 to the New York Jets. The Dolphins (4-7) were shut out in the first half and have scored less than 21 points in each of their past five games.

Lazor was in his second season with the Dolphins. Taylor is in his fourth year in Miami...

November 30, 2015 - 9:33am
2 min 26 sec ago

MOSCOW (AP) — A 22-year-old modern pentathlete from Russia who won a silver medal at this year's world championships died last week of a suspected heart attack, the country's modern pentathlon federation said Monday.

Alexander Kukarin died Friday in a Moscow hotel, Russian Modern Pentathlon Federation spokesman Alexei Popov told The Associated Press. An investigation is under way but there are no signs of foul play, Popov said.

Kukarin was considered...

November 30, 2015 - 8:23am
2 min 26 sec ago

ZURICH (AP) — Neymar has made the three-man Ballon D'Or shortlist for the first time, alongside Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi and title holder Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo has won the world's top player award for the last two years after ending Messi's four-year winning streak.

The winner is announced at a gala in Zurich on Jan. 11 when a series of other awards are handed out.

The coach of the year shortlist features one from a...

November 30, 2015 - 7:50am
2 min 26 sec ago

BERLIN (AP) — A spokeswoman for Angela Merkel says the German chancellor regrets the decision by Hamburg residents to reject the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Officials announced Sunday that bid opponents won with 51.6 percent of the vote, with 48.4 percent in favor.

Government spokeswoman Christiane Wirtz says Merkel "took note of the results of the vote in Hamburg, and the chancellor finds this decision regrettable but of course she respects...

November 30, 2015 - 5:42am
2 min 26 sec ago

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it will reform its national anti-doping agency rather than shut it down.

The agency, known as RUSADA, was suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Nov. 18 after being accused of covering up positive drug tests by leading Russian athletes.

WADA has demanded extensive reforms.

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko had suggested that RUSADA could be disbanded, causing a "collapse" in drug testing until a...

November 30, 2015 - 4:01am
2 min 25 sec ago
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