WADA's Reedie defends Russian anti-doping reinstatement

World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie's message to all those angry athletes out there: What else did you want me to do? The harshly criticized leader is defending the decis...

After Russia vote, anti-doping group calls WADA compromised

A leading anti-doping group hinted at changing the structure of the World Anti-Doping Agency, saying the decision to reinstate Russia's drug-fighting operation is a sign WADA leaders are saddled with ...

Incoming CEO, outgoing chair address USOC abuse head-on

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — While the outgoing chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee expressed his "profound and deep regret" for not protecting the safety of American athletes, the new CEO called...

New round of athletes, leaders protest Russian reinstatement

More Olympic athletes and anti-doping leaders have come out in protest of the possible reinstatement of Russia's anti-doping agency. Members of the athletes committees from the World...

Potential end of Russia anti-doping suspension sparks outcry

The Institute of National Anti-Doping Organizations is criticizing what it calls an eleventh-hour attempt to appease Russia and lift its anti-doping agency's suspension at the end of this week. ...

Key panel member quits after Russia doping recommendation

An Olympic champion and one of the most high-profile athletes supporting the anti-doping movement stepped down from a key review panel a day after the panel recommended reinstatement of the Russian an...

WADA panel recommends reinstatement of Russian agency

A key review committee is recommending Russia's anti-doping agency be reinstated after a nearly three-year suspension resulting from the country's scheme to circumvent rules and win Olympic medals. ...

Probst to step down as USOC chairman after a decade

DENVER (AP) — Larry Probst will step down as chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee at the end of the year, ending a decade-long stay during which he restored the federation's international reputation...

Only a handful take action during anthem on NFL's 1st Sunday

DENVER (AP) — Last season, the Seattle Seahawks led the league when it came to the number of players willing to make a statement while the national anthem played. To start this seaso...

USOC spends $27M on athlete stipends, another $66M in grants

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee paid out more than $27 million to athletes in cash stipends, health care and tuition payments and medal bonuses in 2017, with another $66 million going to spor...

USOC marketing chief going to NY Public Radio

DENVER (AP) — The longtime chief marketing officer of the U.S. Olympic Committee U.S. Olympic Committee is taking a similar position at New York Public Radio. Lisa Baird spent nine y...

Future bright for Woods after PGA, but Koepka is in the way

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Over an ear-splitting afternoon in which most of the cheers weren't for him, Brooks Koepka got a taste of what golf feels like when Tiger Woods is in the hunt. And i...

Woods teeters on edge of title in agonizing 2nd place at PGA

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The ball rested on the edge of the cup, its logo peeking into the hole for what seemed like forever. Back in the day, that ball dropped for Tiger Woods. On Sunday, i...

Putts won't drop, but Woods moves up the board at PGA anyway

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tiger Woods knew the shot was good. He struck it pure from 240 yards on the 17th hole and started strutting down the fairway, watching the ball land 20 feet from the pin —...

The best Zach Johnson? Club pro 1 shot better than other ZJ

ST. LOUIS (AP) — All he wanted was to be the best Zach Johnson he could be. Turns out, he was the best Zach Johnson in golf Friday. There are two players going by the same name this ...