5 Russians banned for doping at Olympics, track worlds

MOSCOW (AP) — Five Russian athletes have been given two-year doping bans for offenses at the 2012 Olympics and 2013 track and field world championships, the All-Russian Athletics Federation said Wednesday.


Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself Wednesday in the prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, taking his life on the same day his ex-teammates on the New England Patriots were set to visit the White House to mark their Super Bowl victory.

  • Written by JIMMY GOLEN , AP Sports Writer