Length of tennis ban is key in Sharapova's brand value

LONDON (AP) — So far, Maria Sharapova's attempts to limit the damage from her doping revelation have been well-judged, branding and crisis managers say. But whether she can hold onto her financial and sporting clout will ultimately depend on the length of any ban she is handed.

  • Written by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

Fleury gets 350th win, Penguins beat Blue Jackets 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins absorbed one heavy check after another to help pave the way for Marc-Andre Fleury to join a select group of NHL netminders.

  • Written by ROBERT DENHARD, Associated Press