Skeleton

December 01, 2017 - 6:59 pm
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with C Welington Castillo on a two-year contract and RHP Danny Farquhar on a one-year contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Promoted Brad Grant to vice president, baseball operations-strategy and administration. Named Scott Barnsby director,...
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December 01, 2017 - 4:55 pm
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with C Welington Castillo on a two-year contract and RHP Danny Farquhar on a one-year contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Promoted Brad Grant to vice president, baseball operations-strategy and administration. Named Scott Barnsby director,...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 photo, United States' Ryan Bailey smiles on the podium after finishing second in the two-man World Cup bobsled race in Lake Placid, N.Y. Bailey was banned for two years for what he contends was an inadvertent doping violation, ending the former track and field medalist's bid to compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport issued the ruling Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, agreeing with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's stance that a six-month ban Bailey served earlier this year was not enough. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
December 01, 2017 - 4:27 pm
U.S. bobsledder Ryan Bailey was banned for two years for what he contends was an inadvertent doping violation, ending the former track and field medalist's bid to compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport publicly announced the ruling Friday, agreeing with the U.S...
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December 01, 2017 - 3:02 pm
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with C Welington Castillo on a two-year contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Promoted Brad Grant to vice president, baseball operations-strategy and administration. Named Scott Barnsby Director, Amateur Scouting. National League CHICAGO CUBS —...
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December 01, 2017 - 11:11 am
T25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL-PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIP No. 11 USC takes on No. 14 Stanford for Pac-12 title SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — No. 11 Southern California meets No. 14 Stanford tonight in the Pac-12 title game with a spot in the Fiesta Bowl on the line. Stanford will be looking for revenge after getting...
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December 01, 2017 - 8:53 am
NFL-COWBOYS/REDSKINS Cowboys slam Redskins ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have finally demonstrated that they can win without suspended running back Ezekiel Elliott, although the mistake-prone Redskins certainly helped. The Cowboys' offense had been sputtering until Dak Prescott and...
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Alexander Zubkov, Olympic champion and President of the Russian Bobsleigh Federation, speaks to the media at a news conference on Russian athletes' disqualification by the International Olympic Committee in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. Russian sports officials risk talking themselves into a tougher punishment for the country's Olympic team, according to the investigator who detailed an orchestrated doping program. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
December 01, 2017 - 7:41 am
MUNICH (AP) — The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation has lifted the suspensions of nine Russian sliders and officials, which means they may rejoin the World Cup circuit when the season resumes next week in Germany. Russian Bobsleigh Federation President Aleksandr Zubkov and skeleton...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, Russia's relay team from left, Yana Romanova, Olga Zaitseva, Ekaterina Shumilova and Olga Vilukhina, celebrate winning the silver for the women's biathlon 4x6k relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Yana Romanova and Olga Vilukhina have tested positive for doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, their silver medals are forfeit and according to an IOC statement issued Monday Nov. 27, 2017, they are among five Russian athletes now banned from all future Olympics. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE)
November 27, 2017 - 6:27 pm
GENEVA (AP) — In a blow to the credibility of Russia's denials that it operated state-backed Olympic doping, an IOC judging panel has endorsed a key whistleblower and the investigator who exposed the plot. Orchestrated cheating at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games was "a conspiracy which infected and...
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November 24, 2017 - 4:36 pm
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Germany's Jacqueline Loelling won a World Cup skeleton race Friday, moving her into the series overall points lead after three races this season. Canada's Jane Channell was second and Germany's Tina Hermann was third, both of them about a quarter-second behind...
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November 24, 2017 - 1:53 pm
Steven Holcomb remains a winner of three Olympic medals. He will have held only one of them. Another round of International Olympic Committee sanctions against Russian athletes who were found to have participated in doping at the 2014 Sochi Games came down Friday, headlined by bobsledder Aleksandr...
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