Whitman joins Sacramento MLS expansion bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., joined the bid of Sacramento, California, for a Major League Soccer franchise on Wednesday as the four finalists made presentations to the league's expansion committee.

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Injured Steelers LB Shazier transferred to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has been transferred from a Cincinnati hospital to Pittsburgh to continue treatment for a spinal injury suffered during Monday night's game against the Bengals.

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Bluiett scores 26, No. 13 Xavier beats Kent State 96-70

CINCINNATI (AP) — Coming off wins over two other highly ranked teams, Xavier had a chance to catch its breath, grind one out, and start getting ready for another payback game.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

IOC to offer Olympic medal ceremonies after Sochi appeals

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Athletes cheated out of medals by Russian competitors at the 2014 Sochi Olympics will be offered a "dignified" medal ceremony at the next Winter Games in February.

  • Written by By GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer