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Mets reliever Mejia banned for life for doping

Saturday February 13, 2016    1:22 PM

Mejia, 26, tested positive for anabolic steroid Boldenone. He was in the midst of a 162-game suspension for both Boldenone and Stanozolol, for which he tested positive while serving his original 80-game ban last summer. The lifetime suspension is the longest drug-related ban MLB has issued. Mejia, who failed three tests in less than a year, may apply to MLB commissioner Rob Manfred for reinstatement ... Full Story

Thunder down Pelicans as both teams play with heavy hearts

Friday February 12, 2016    9:11 AM

Westbrook was one rebound shy of his ninth triple double of the season as he collected 10 assists and nine rebounds.Durant connected on 10 of 17 from the field and also handed out six assists as Oklahoma City improved to 40-14.The Thunder are one of three Western Conference teams heading into t ... Full Story

Oakland Raiders to stay put for 2016 season

Friday February 12, 2016    12:55 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Officials for the Oakland Raiders said on Thursday that they have reached a one-year lease extension agreement, keeping the team in the San Francisco Bay Area city for the upcoming National Football League season. Raiders Owner Mark Davis told a news conferen ... Full Story

Rejuvenated Spieth switches focus back to PGA Tour

Thursday February 11, 2016    3:25 AM

The American world number one has finished no worse than joint seventh in his last seven starts worldwide while winning twice, and relishes competing in the pro-am celebrity event on the picturesque Monterey Peninsula. "My game feels good," Masters and U.S. Op ... Full Story

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

Thursday February 11, 2016    2:25 AM

(Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the teams loss to the Golden State Warriors. A heated conversation turned physical between the two players during ... Full Story

Bucks snap losing streak with win over Celtics

Wednesday February 10, 2016    11:28 AM

Middleton finished with 20 points for the Bucks, who got 29 points and 12 rebounds from center Greg Monroe. Monroe's hook shot with a second to play seemed to give the Bucks the lead for good, but Jerryd Bayless was whistled for a foul on the other end, and Kelly O ... Full Story

Curry magic as Golden State Warriors down Rockets

Wednesday February 10, 2016    10:55 AM

Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Curry scored 35 points in a pulsating battle in Oakland to take the Warriors' record to 47-4 for the season.The highlight of Curry's latest masterclass was his role in a remarkable passage of play in the third quarter, when he stripped the ball inside the Warriors paint and then darted forward to launch an ... Full Story

Schwartzel takes one-shot lead at Tshwane Open

Saturday February 13, 2016    1:22 PM

Home hope Schwartzel started the third round two strokes adrift of overnight leader Anthony Michael, but picked up a shot at the second before holing his eight foot eagle putt at the ninth to join Zander Lombard and Michael in a share of the lead at the turn.The 2011 Masters champion is now nine under overall, one better than compatriot Lombard, who hit a best-of-the-day 63 to catapult himself into contention.A bogey at the last took the shine slighty off the round for 31-year-old Schwartzel, who is aiming to win an eighth European Tour ... Full Story

Bucks pull away from Wizards down the stretch

Friday February 12, 2016    9:11 AM

(The Sports Xchange) - Khris Middleton scored 14 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away from the Washington Wizards down the stretch for a 99-92 victory on Thursday at the Bradley Center. Middleton hit 9 of 17 shots but also set his teammates up w ... Full Story

Reavie grabs Pebble Beach first-round lead

Thursday February 11, 2016    6:21 PM

Reavie fired an eagle and seven birdies with one bogey on the par-71 Monterey Peninsula course, one of three in use for the tournament along with Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill -- both par-72 layouts.World number one Spieth, winner of the Masters and US Open last year, opened with a ... Full Story

Love injury overshadows Kobe's Cleveland farewell

Thursday February 11, 2016    2:55 AM

Guard Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 35 points and LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Cavaliers, who enter the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak and focused on the health of their power forward. Bryant's arm seemed to catch Love's shoulder when Love was backing him down on a shot in the post. Love yelled in pain and headed for the bench with 45 seconds left in the second quarter, then walked immediately to the locker room with the left arm dangling. It is the same shoulder Love had surgically repaired last spring after he dislocated it in a playoff series against the Boston Celtics. Love needed six months to recover ... Full Story

No mercy for Kobe in Cleveland farewell

Thursday February 11, 2016    1:55 AM

Kyrie Irving scored 35 points and James added 29 as the Cavs romped home 120-111 against the Lakers, before the Cleveland fans bade a fond farewell to the retiring Bryant.Bryant finished with 17 points and six rebounds while shooting just five of 16 for the Lakers.However, the Cavaliers victory ... Full Story

Grizzlies' Spanish center Gasol out indefinitely with broken foot

Wednesday February 10, 2016    11:28 AM

It will be a blow to the Spanish national team as well six months before the Olympic Games. The Grizzlies released a statement that Gasol's "MRI revealed a fracture in his right foot". The team did not say exactly how and when the injury occurre ... Full Story

'Sore loser' Newton defends Super Bowl sulk

Tuesday February 9, 2016    5:42 PM

Newton has attracted widespread criticism for his conduct before reporters after the Panthers' upset loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.The 26-year-old National Football League Most Valuable Player gave a series of one-word answers before abruptly leaving after three minutes ... Full Story

LaVine shines as US beat World in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Saturday February 13, 2016    1:22 PM

LaVine was named Most Valuable Player of the contest featuring many of the NBA's top rookies and second-year players, which launched the festivities of All-Star weekend.Sunday's All-Star Game will cap the action at Air Canada Centre, but before then LaVine will defend the title he won last year in Saturday's Slam Dunk contest.He limbered up for that event -- in which he'll hope to join Michael Jordan (1987-88), Jason Richardson ... Full Story

Thunder down Pelicans in Oklahoma

Friday February 12, 2016    9:11 AM

The death of Ingrid Williams, wife of Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams affected both franchises. Monty Williams was the Pelicans head coach before being fired last season and had been like a second mother to most of the current players. However, Pelicans center ... Full Story

Rejuvenated Spieth switches focus back to PGA Tour

Thursday February 11, 2016    3:25 AM

The American world number one has finished no worse than joint seventh in his last seven starts worldwide while winning twice, and relishes competing in the pro-am celebrity event on the picturesque Monterey Peninsula. "My game feels good," Masters and U.S. Op ... Full Story

Love injury overshadows Kobe's Cleveland farewell

Thursday February 11, 2016    2:55 AM

Guard Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 35 points and LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Cavaliers, who enter the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak and focused on the health of their power forward. Bryant's arm seemed to catc ... Full Story

Warriors down Rockets for 42nd straight home win

Wednesday February 10, 2016    11:28 AM

Point guard Stephen Curry poured in 35 points, his 23rd game with 30 or more this season, helping the Warriors (47-4) win their 10th in a row, each of which they led by at least 15 points. Curry shot 12-for-24 for the Warriors, who improved to 24-0 at home this season wit ... Full Story

Curry magic as Golden State Warriors down Rockets

Wednesday February 10, 2016    10:55 AM

Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Curry scored 35 points in a pulsating battle in Oakland to take the Warriors' record to 47-4 for the season.The highlight of Curry's latest masterclass was his role in a remarkable passage of play in the third quarter, when he stripped the ball inside the ... Full Story

Clippers suspend Griffin four games for punching incident

Tuesday February 9, 2016    5:42 PM

(Reuters) - The Los Angeles Clippers have suspended forward Blake Griffin four games and will withhold his pay for an additional contest for punching an equipment manager last month, the NBA team said on Tuesday. The Clippers said the Jan. 23 incident in Toronto, which left the f ... Full Story
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