Tyson Fury vacates heavyweight belts, loses boxing license

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tyson Fury's downward slide since becoming world heavyweight boxing champion plunged further Thursday when the British fighter relinquished his titles and had his license suspended over drug use and medical issues.

  • Written by STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer

Optimism the current buzz word around NBA labor talks

From Cleveland to China, the message was clear on Wednesday: There is real hope of the NBA and its players getting a new labor deal done in the coming weeks.

  • Written by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writers TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writers