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March 27, 2015 - 9:25am
22 min 18 sec ago

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An Arizona Coyotes broadcaster has been charged with becoming belligerent at a Buffalo casino and biting the hand of an officer trying to subdue the former NHL defensemen.

The charges against radio analyst Nick Boynton include assault and resisting arrest.

Police say the 36-year-old Boynton became abusive toward patrons and security personnel at the Buffalo Creek Casino at about 1:45 a.m. Thursday. Later that day, the Coyotes...

March 27, 2015 - 9:02am
22 min 17 sec ago

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has fired basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after one season.

Tyndall's firing comes as the NCAA investigates his two-year stay at Southern Mississippi, where he coached before coming to Tennessee last year.

Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart said in a statement Friday it is "highly likely" Tyndall will face "significant penalties" after the NCAA completes its inquiry. He added that the decision by the school is "in...

March 27, 2015 - 8:41am
22 min 17 sec ago

MIAMI (AP) — A guilty plea is set for a cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez in the federal investigation into performance-enhancing drugs illegally provided to athletes through a South Florida clinic.

U.S. District Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga scheduled a Friday afternoon plea hearing for Yuri Sucart, the last remaining defendant in the Biogenesis of America case. Seven others, including former Biogenesis owner Anthony Bosch, have previously pleaded guilty and...

March 27, 2015 - 8:01am
22 min 17 sec ago

LONDON (AP) — Former Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison has retired, saying repeated blows to the head have left him with brain injuries.

The 43-year-old British fighter, who won the super-heavyweight gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, says medical tests showed he was suffering the effects of traumatic brain injury.

Harrison says he has problems with vision, balance and mood swings.

The former European heavyweight...

March 27, 2015 - 7:59am
22 min 17 sec ago

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Formula One commercial head Bernie Ecclestone says the German Grand Prix could remain off the sport's calendar after this year's cancellation, and warned that the iconic Italian GP may be next to go.

Speaking Friday after a meeting with team leaders ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix, Ecclestone said he could not confirm the return of the race in Germany in 2016.

He says the contract for a race at Hockenheim next year "doesn't...

March 27, 2015 - 7:02am
22 min 17 sec ago
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March 27, 2015 - 7:02am
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March 27, 2015 - 5:20am
22 min 17 sec ago

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials say they would provide high security for a Winter Olympics in Beijing, as IOC evaluators wrap up their five-day inspection tour of the city's 2022 bid.

Bid official Zhang Jiandong told reporters Friday that Beijing had a proven track record in providing security for the millions of visitors and thousands of events the city hosts annually.

Beijing has one of the lowest crime levels of any major world city, although...

March 27, 2015 - 5:07am
22 min 17 sec ago

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — French automaker Renault, which supplies engines to the Red Bull and Torro Rosso teams, says it is considering pulling out of Formula One due to the damage done to its reputation after a very difficult start to the new season.

Cyril Abiteboul, managing director of Renault Sport F1, said Friday; "I can confirm we are looking at a lot of options, including getting out of Formula One if it's bad for Renault's reputation."

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March 27, 2015 - 4:07am
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