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April 23, 2018 - 8:16 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The longest-running PGA Tour event still played at its original site has a new title sponsor, one already deeply involved in golf. The PGA Tour and Colonial Country Club announced Monday that financial services provider Charles Schwab & Co. will take over as title...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Bourg-d'Oisans and Le Grand Bornand, French Alps. Armstrong, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. (Bernard Papon/Pool Photo via AP, File)
April 19, 2018 - 5:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo Cleveland Indians' Francisco Mejia connects for a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Maryvale, Ariz. Mejia is suing a company he claims gave him $360,000 in exchange for a 10-percent stake in his future earnings that could end up amounting to many millions of dollars. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
April 17, 2018 - 5:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A top Cleveland Indians prospect is suing a company he claims gave him $360,000 in exchange for a 10 percent stake in his future earnings that could amount to millions of dollars. Catcher Francisco Mejia claims in a federal lawsuit filed in February that the agreement is...
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April 16, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Under Armour's takeover from Majestic Athletic as the supplier of Major League Baseball uniforms has been pushed back a year to 2020, the original terms of its agreement. Fanatics Inc. and MLB announced a deal in December 2016 that gave the company licensing rights to manufacture...
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia celebrates on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, Sunday, April 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 15, 2018 - 6:50 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo yanked off his right shoe, poured champagne into it as he stood on the podium, and then drank up to his unlikely victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. The Australian started from the third row, but took advantage when the safety car came out on the...
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In this image provided by the Conway (Ark.) Police Department, Robert Rook is seen in this June 3, 2016, photo. An Associated Press investigation finds that even as Hollywood moguls, elite journalists and politicians have been pushed out of their jobs or resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the world of medicine is more forgiving. Rook was allowed to keep his family practice open, so long as he’s chaperoned, despite facing multiple criminal charges for rape. Prosecutors subsequently downgraded the charges to more than 20 counts of sexual assault in the second- and third-degree, charges for which Rook says he is innocent. (Conway Police Department via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 12:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time that Dr. Anthony Bianchi came onto a patient, California's medical board alleged, the gynecologist placed a chair against the exam room door, put his fingers into the woman's vagina and exposed his erect penis. The second time, the board claimed, he told a patient...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:26 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks mostly up after Wall Street finishes higher SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday following gains on Wall Street. Risk sentiment returned as the U.S. explores the possibility of returning to trade talks with 11 Pacific countries and...
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April 12, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Firestone Country Club in Ohio is losing a World Golf Championship and picking up one of the five majors on the PGA Tour Champions. In a pair of announcements in different states Thursday, the PGA Tour said the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee, will become a World Golf Championship in...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven't fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The Indianapolis-based governing body for gymnastics filed its lawsuit against...
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April 11, 2018 - 11:12 am
BOSTON (AP) — In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of lessons learned from the victims and research dollars made available as a result of the attack. Some of the 17 people who lost limbs...
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