IOC to remove itself from handling of doping cases in Rio

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In a major change in the handling of positive drug tests at the Olympics, the IOC agreed Tuesday to remove itself from the process and have a group of independent sports arbitrators rule on doping cases during the games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Indians' Brantley hits moving ball for 1st time since injury

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland outfielder Michael Brantley hit moving baseballs on Monday, marking the first time he's been able to do that since undergoing surgery in November on his right shoulder.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Minnesota's Pitino suspends 3 players for rest of season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota coach Richard Pitino has suspended guards Kevin Dorsey, Nate Mason and Dupree McBrayer for the remainder of the season, stemming from a sexually explicit video that appeared on Dorsey's social media accounts.

  • Written by DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer

TV host Erin Andrews says she'll never get over nude videos

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sportscaster and TV host Erin Andrews testified Tuesday that her career has thrived since a stalker took nude videos of her and posted them on the Internet, but she doesn't think she'll ever get over the emotional fallout.

  • Written by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Erin Andrews testifies through tears about nude videos

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sportscaster and TV host Erin Andrews took the witness stand Monday, breaking down repeatedly and telling jurors of the devastation she continues to feel after a man secretly shot nude videos of her and posted them on the Internet.

  • Written by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press