Moss homers twice, Cardinals roll over Reds 12-7

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Moss doesn't know if he can hit balls harder than the two he hammered at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday night.

He doesn't care, as long as they go out.

  • Written by MARK SCHMETZER, Associated Press

Rutherford's rapid makeover paying dividends for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tasked two summers ago with rebooting a franchise whose window for success around stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin appeared to be closing, Jim Rutherford didn't tinker. He gutted.

  • Written by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Russian minister denies covering up doping

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko on Thursday denied allegations in a German documentary that he intervened to conceal a soccer player's positive drug test, dismissing the report as "laughable" and "implausible."

  • Written by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press