Appeals By 45 Russian Athletes Against Olympic Bans RejectedRussia's desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes — including several medal favorites — into the Pyeongchang Olympics failed just hours before Friday's opening ceremony.
IOC Bans Russia From 2018 Winter OlympicsIOC suspends Russian Olympic committee, will allow athletes from the country to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Games.
Braves Stripped Of 13 Prospects, Former GM Coppolella Banned For LifeThe Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international signing rules from 2015-17.
MLB Rookie Hazing Rules Ban Dressing As WomenThat baseball hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned.
NHL Adds Meldonium To Banned Substances ListThe change goes into effect for the upcoming season. The NHL and NHL Players' Association had to agree to add meldonium to its list of prohibited substances.
Sponsors Suspend Ties With Sharapova After Failed Drug TestTwo of Maria Sharapova's top sponsors have suspended ties with the Russian tennis star after she admitted failing a doping test.
Police: Synthetic Marijuana That Caused Illness Came From DallasPolice in central Texas say synthetic marijuana that caused more than 30 people to fall ill was obtained in Dallas and sold by dealers in downtown Austin.
Ex-UCI President Questions Armstrong's CredibilityFormer UCI president Hein Verbruggen called Lance Armstrong's claim that he helped cover up the rider's doping at the 1999 Tour de France a 'ridiculous story'
Ray Lewis Avoids Talk Of 'Deer Spray' ReportOf all the topics Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis might have been prepared to talk about at Super Bowl media day, deer-antler spray probably was not among them.
Armstrong Renews Criticism Of USADAThe 41-year-old Armstrong retired in 2011. Armstrong won the Tour de France each year from 1999 to 2005, but USADA said those victories are now erased when it banned him.
Armstrong Banned From Running Chicago MarathonMarathon officials said Armstrong didn't formally register for the race, but noted that USADA's ruling bars him from entering races sanctioned by USA Track & Field.
Lance Armstrong Banned For Life, Career VacatedArmstrong, who retired a year ago, said Thursday that he would no longer challenge USADA. He denied again that he ever took banned substances in his career.