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Doping ban for Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A Jamaican disciplinary panel on Thursday banned former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell from athletics for 18 months after the veteran sprinter tested positive for a banned stimulant last June.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Jackets start with lead, go on to beat Stars 3-1

DALLAS (AP) — Columbus had a little head start with a chance to clinch just the second playoff berth in franchise history.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Cavs rout Pistons 122-100, fall short of playoffs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Their playoff chase, which somehow lasted longer that it probably should have, is officially over.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Indians split doubleheader with Padres

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach McAllister's gem in the first game put the Indians in position for a sweep of Wednesday's doubleheader against the San Diego Padres.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Reds beat Cardinals 4-0, avoid sweep

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The pop fly cleared the infield by about 20-25 feet. Billy Hamilton's teammates have seen his legs in action, but figured he'd stay put at third.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Masters opens with Woods on the sideline

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters is underway with three shots right down the middle of the fairway. Just not terribly far.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Browns confident they'll keep Mack

CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Mack is still floating in free-agency limbo, but the Browns remain confident the Pro Bowl center will land back with them.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies

DETROIT (AP) — Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and inspired the team to make her happy by playing well, has died, the girl's father said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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