WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency has approved fast-tracking new rules that would allow for sanctions of national Olympic committees and international sports federations in much the same way athletes are penalized for violating anti-doping rules.

  • Written by EDDIE PELLS , AP National Writer

Baseball Capsules

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a share of the major league lead with his seventh win and earned career victory No. 20 against the rival Giants, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers avoid a sweep by beating San Francisco 6-1 on Wednesday.


Lawsuit: Baylor football players recorded gang rapes

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer