Buckeyes’ return to beer ads raises eyebrows

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State football team’s win over Michigan in 2002 did more than send the Buckeyes on their way to a national title.


Putin calls for investigation of Russian doping allegations

MOSCOW (AP) — Facing allegations that Russia engages in extensive, state-sponsored doping, President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called on sports officials to carry out an internal investigation - but said that clean athletes shouldn't be punished for the actions of those who take banned drugs.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, AP Sports Writer JIM HEINTZ, AP Sports Writer

Russian track federation will 'admit' to some charges

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian track federation plans to partially admit to the charges leveled against it by the World Anti-Doping Agency commission as it bids to avoid a ban from competition.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, AP Sports Writer