Russian gold medalist disqualified for Sochi Olympics doping

GENEVA (AP) — In a landmark verdict that indicates Russia conspired to run a doping program at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, a cross-country skier who won a gold medal was disqualified by the IOC on Wednesday.

  • Written by By GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer

McCarron surprised by botched trade attempt with Cleveland

CINCINNATI (AP) — AJ McCarron was getting his son ready to Trick-or-Treat as Ace Ventura when his agent called with shocking news: The Bengals were trading the quarterback to the Cleveland Browns.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Columbus takes advantage of short-handed NYCFC 4-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artur started a three-goal outburst in the second half shortly after New York City FC went down a man and the Columbus Crew won the first leg of the Eastern Conference semifinals 4-1 on Tuesday night.