Sharks stave off elimination, top Penguins 4-2 in Game 5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There's very little flash to Martin Jones. The San Jose Sharks goaltender speaks in a polite monotone, only too eager to deflect attention elsewhere. Call it a reflex action honed from years spent wearing a mask while intentionally standing in the way of a puck often fired at high speed.

  • Written by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Baylor football keeping assistants after scathing report

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has kept intact its assistant coaching staff after firing head coach Art Briles despite an investigation's multiple findings that football "coaches" had inappropriate conduct and influence in school assault investigations.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer

Maria Sharapova suspended for 2 years for failed drug test

LONDON (AP) — Maria Sharapova was suspended Wednesday for two years for failing a drug test, labeled "the sole author of her own misfortune" because she hid regular pre-match use of a newly banned substance from anti-doping authorities and members of her own entourage.

  • Written by CHRIS LEHOURITES, AP Sports Writers HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writers