Iditarod sled dog race is engulfed in dog-doping scandal

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world's most famous sled dog race has become engulfed in a doping scandal involving a four-time champion's team of huskies, giving animal rights activists new ammunition in their campaign to end the grueling, 1,000-mile Iditarod.

Iditarod

  • Written by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press, MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press

Anne Frank diary to counter anti-Semitism in Italian soccer

ROME (AP) — Anne Frank's diary will be read aloud at all soccer matches in Italy this week, the Italian soccer federation announced Tuesday after shocking displays of anti-Semitism by fans of the Rome club Lazio.

  • Written by ANDREW DAMPF, AP Sports Writer

Pyeongchang 2018 flame lit in birthplace of ancient Olympics

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — The flame for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games was lit at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics Tuesday, despite a brief cloudburst that disrupted the sun-reliant ceremony.

Greece Olympics Pyeon Krou

  • Written by NICHOLAS PAPHITIS, Associated Press

Can revenge push Ohio State? 'Hell, yeah' says Meyer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was direct when asked whether his players will be motivated by revenge in the long-awaited showdown with No. 2 Penn State this weekend.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer