Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags released

MADRID (AP) — In a decision that could lead to the public identification of dozens of athletes suspected of doping, a Spanish court ruled Tuesday that more than 200 blood bags in the decade-old Operation Puerto case should be handed over to sports authorities for investigation.

  • Written by CIARAN GILES, Associated Press ALEX OLLER, Associated Press

AP source: NHL settles on Las Vegas for expansion

A person with direct knowledge of the NHL's decision says the league has settled on Las Vegas as its choice for expansion, provided organizers can come up with a $500 million fee.

  • Written by GREG BEACHAM, AP Hockey Writer

Reds edge Braves 9-8 on Holt's bases-loaded walk in 9th

ATLANTA (AP) — Tony Cingrani took a "nice and easy" approach to end a night of ugly pitching for the Reds and Braves — Cincinnati manager Bryan Price called it "really odd baseball."

  • Written by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer