French soccer HQ raided in Swiss case against Blatter

GENEVA (AP) — Evidence has been seized in a search at the French soccer federation headquarters for a criminal case against former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, Swiss federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

Dick Pound: Russia 'dithering and procrastinating' on doping

LONDON (AP) — The man who headed the doping investigation that led to Russia's suspension from global track and field sees little evidence that the country is doing enough to win reinstatement in time for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Jury awards Erin Andrews $55M in lawsuit over nude video

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury awarded Erin Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame.

  • Written by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Missing 4 starters, Grizzlies stun sloppy Cavaliers 106-103

CLEVELAND (AP) — When word reached the Cavaliers' locker room shortly before tip-off that the Memphis Grizzlies were down four starters, LeBron James got an uneasy feeling.

His fears were warranted.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

3 sponsors cut ties with Sharapova after positive drug test

MOSCOW (AP) — Three of Maria Sharapova's major sponsors are cutting ties with the Russian tennis star after she acknowledged failing a doping test at the Australian Open.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, Associated Press PAN PYLAS, Associated Press