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Russia slammed in doping report, faces possible Olympic ban

GENEVA (AP) — Russia's status as a sports superpower and its participation in track and field events at next year's Olympics came under threat Monday after a report accused the Russians of widespread, state-supported doping reminiscent of the darkest days of cheating by the former East Germany.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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Russia fights back after being slammed over doping

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government has begun fighting accusations that the country operated a vast state-sponsored doping program, even as the first punishment was handed down Tuesday.

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Harbaugh to make No. 15 Michigan aware of Big Ten scenarios

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan was clinging to what seemed like a slim chance to win the Big Ten title just a few days ago.

That notion suddenly seems much more realistic.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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Griffey, Hoffman among newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are among 15 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot and will face a newly trimmed electorate along with steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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Bengals focused more on postseason than perfect record

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals spent their Sunday off watching other NFL games on television and enjoying a rare, free weekend. One thing they spent no time on: the standings.

Everybody else is, though.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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3 men left battling to be World Series of Poker champion

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Well-heeled Max Steinberg who has made tailored suits his trademark at poker tables populated with hoodies and sneakers won't need to find another suit for day three of the World Series of Poker finale.

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Browns quarterback Josh McCown still not practicing

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns starting quarterback Josh McCown is not practicing because of injured ribs, leaving his status for this week's game in Pittsburgh uncertain.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2015

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Ezekiel Elliott leads Ohio State over Minnesota 28-14

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The quarterback switch? Not so smooth. Everything else? Just good enough to keep Ohio State unbeaten.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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