Russia assailed in report for doping program beyond Sochi

Russian government officials engineered the drug-fueled corruption of 28 Olympic sports, an investigator found, prompting the World Anti-Doping Agency to call for a ban of the country's entire team from the Rio de Janeiro Games.

  • Written by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

BGSU legend and NBA Hall of Famer Nate Thurmond has died at 74

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain and was an iconic figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.


Russian inquiry finds cheating went beyond Sochi Olympics

An investigator looking into Russian doping found the country's state-directed cheating program resulted in at least 312 falsified results and lasted from 2011 through at least last year's world swimming championships.

  • Written by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer