Doping

FILE - In this April 28, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Browns' Jabrill Peppers answers a question during a news conference at the NFL team's training facility in Berea, Ohio. Before taking the field and covering a wide receiver, Browns rookie Jabrill Peppers defended his reputation. Under scrutiny after being placed in the NFL’s drug program for a diluted urine sample taken at the scouting combine, Peppers said that he has no history using illegal recreational drugs and that Cleveland doesn’t have to worry about him getting into any trouble. Peppers, drafted in the first round by the Browns last month, addressed his recent failed test on Friday, May 12, 2017, as Cleveland’s rookies began their three-day minicamp. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
May 12, 2017 - 5:37 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jabrill Peppers only defended his reputation on the first day of the Cleveland Browns' rookie mini-camp Covering wide receivers will happen soon enough. Under scrutiny after being placed in the NFL's drug program for a diluted urine sample taken at the scouting combine, Peppers...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, Euless Trinity's Mack Beggs is consoled by coach Travis Clark after Beggs' opponent forfeited during the finals of the UIL Region 2-6A wrestling tournament at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. When Texas transgender wrestler Mack Beggs won a girls’ state championship, his victory drew jeers and complaints that his steroid therapy treatment had given him an unfair advantage against girls who risked injury just by getting on the mat with him, Now state lawmakers are pushing a bill that could deny Beggs, a Dallas area-junior, a chance to defend his title. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)
May 11, 2017 - 3:22 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When transgender wrestler Mack Beggs won a girls' state championship, his victory drew jeers and complaints that his steroid therapy treatment had given him an unfair advantage against girls who risked injury just by getting on the mat with him. Now Texas lawmakers are pushing...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, Euless Trinity's Mack Beggs is consoled by coach Travis Clark after Beggs' opponent forfeited during the finals of the UIL Region 2-6A wrestling tournament at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. When Texas transgender wrestler Mack Beggs won a girls’ state championship, his victory drew jeers and complaints that his steroid therapy treatment had given him an unfair advantage against girls who risked injury just by getting on the mat with him, Now state lawmakers are pushing a bill that could deny Beggs, a Dallas area-junior, a chance to defend his title. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)
May 11, 2017 - 2:43 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas state lawmakers are considering a bill that could disqualify transgender athletes if their hormone therapy endangers opponents. The move comes less than three months after transgender wrestler Mack Beggs won a Texas girls' state championship. Critics said his steroid...
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Maria Sharapova from Russia sits in a break during her Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Eugenie Bouchard from Canada in Madrid, Spain, Monday, May 8, 2017. Bouchard won 7-5, 2-6 and 6-4. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 09, 2017 - 9:36 am
MADRID (AP) — To Maria Sharapova, the most disappointing part of leaving the Madrid Open was doing so in the second round. Not losing to arch critic Eugenie Bouchard. Sharapova will more than likely meet Bouchard again, and have another shot at beating the Canadian who wanted her banned for life...
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Maria Sharapova from Russia sits in a break during her Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Eugenie Bouchard from Canada in Madrid, Spain, Monday, May 8, 2017. Bouchard won 7-5, 2-6 and 6-4. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 09, 2017 - 9:31 am
MADRID (AP) — To Maria Sharapova, the most disappointing part of leaving the Madrid Open was doing so in the second round. Not losing to arch critic Eugenie Bouchard. Sharapova will more than likely meet Bouchard again, and have another shot at beating the Canadian who wanted her banned for life...
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Eugenie Bouchard from Canada celebrates after defeating Maria Sharapova from Russia at the end of their Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid, Spain, Monday, May 8, 2017. Bouchard won 7-5, 2-6 and 6-4. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 08, 2017 - 5:22 pm
MADRID (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard used her game to send a message to Maria Sharapova by defeating the Russian 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 in a thrilling second-round match at the Madrid Open on Monday. Bouchard, one of the most outspoken players against Sharapova's return to tennis following a doping ban, jumped up...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 27, 2016 file photo, Britain's Tyson Fury, the heavyweight world boxing champion, is interviewed after attending a press conference in Manchester, England. Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury Monday May 8, 2017 attended a doping hearing as he looks to overturn a suspension from boxing and step up his return to the ring after an 18-month absence. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)
May 08, 2017 - 11:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has attended a doping hearing as he looks to overturn a suspension from boxing and step up his return to the ring after an 18-month absence. Fury was charged by the U.K. Anti-Doping agency and suspended from boxing in June after testing...
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FILE - A Wednesday, April 26, 2017 file photo showing Russia's Maria Sharapova hitting a backhand against Italy's Roberta Vinci at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. Maria Sharapova recovered from a shaky opening to defeat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, May 7, 2017, setting up a match against Eugenie Bouchard, one of the most outspoken players against her return from doping. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
May 07, 2017 - 3:31 pm
MADRID (AP) — Maria Sharapova is not yet worried about whether she will be awarded a wild card for Wimbledon following her doping ban. After moving into the second round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, Sharapova said it's too early to think about the July tournament. "I mean, look, I would love to be...
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FILE - A Wednesday, April 26, 2017 file photo showing Russia's Maria Sharapova hitting a backhand against Italy's Roberta Vinci at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. Maria Sharapova recovered from a shaky opening to defeat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, May 7, 2017, setting up a match against Eugenie Bouchard, one of the most outspoken players against her return from doping. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
May 07, 2017 - 1:56 pm
MADRID (AP) — Maria Sharapova's reward for advancing to the second round of the Madrid Open on Sunday is a match against Eugenie Bouchard, one of the most outspoken players against the Russian's return after a doping ban. Sharapova recovered from a shaky opening to defeat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of...
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May 07, 2017 - 11:51 am
MADRID (AP) — Maria Sharapova would love to compete at Wimbledon but the Russian says she is not yet worried about whether she will be awarded a wild card following her doping ban. After moving into the second round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, Sharapova said Wimbledon in July is "just too far...
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