Sharapova proud of her passion, integrity as doping ban ends

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — When Maria Sharapova realized her tennis career could be ended by what she claims was an accidental doping violation, the former world No. 1 decided she had to fight.

  • Written by GREG BEACHAM , AP Sports Writer

Dantonio says MSU 'extremely concerned' about allegations

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With his program embroiled in a sexual assault investigation, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio decided more conventional questions about spring practice would have to wait.

  • Written by NOAH TRISTER , AP Sports Writer

USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

USA Hockey and the women's national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would've been a black eye for the sport.

  • Written by STEPHEN WHYNO , AP Hockey Writer