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FILE - In this July 26, 2019, file photo, Christian Coleman celebrates as he wins the men's 100-meter dash final at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, in Des Moines, Iowa. Star sprinter Christian Coleman will be eligible for this month’s world championships and next year’s Olympics after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency dropped his case for missed tests because of a technicality. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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September 02, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Top sprinter Christian Coleman will be eligible for this month's world championships and next year's Olympics after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency dropped his case for missed tests because of a technicality. Coleman is the reigning U.S. champion and a favorite in the 100 meters, a distance at which he...
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August 30, 2019 - 2:53 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York Jets president Neil Glat is stepping down as president after more than seven years with the team, the NFL franchise announced Friday afternoon. He will now serve as senior adviser, the Jets said. He had oversaw all of the off-the-field activities. “I want to thank...
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August 30, 2019 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Former Mets second baseman Wally Backman, was arrested Friday on Long Island following a domestic incident with a woman, officials said. Police in Riverhead in Suffolk County responded to a call of a domestic dispute at a home there at 7:42 a.m., police chief David...
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August 30, 2019 - 7:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Former Mets players Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo were released from a Dominican Republic jail Thursday after a judge ruled there was not sufficient evidence to connect them to drug kingpin Cesar Emilio Peralta, according to reports from the country. Dotel, a long-time...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2002, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, and Shaquille O'Neal celebrate after winning Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs, in Los Angeles. Bryant downplayed talk of a reignited feud with Shaquille O'Neal, saying there is "nothing new" that has been said recently between the former teammates. Bryant had recently said that if O'Neal had worked harder, they could have won 12 rings together with the Los Angeles Lakers. O'Neal fired back on social media that they could have won more if Bryant had passed him the ball more often. But Bryant said Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, during a visit to the U.S. Open tennis tournament that the comments don't mean they are fighting again. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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August 29, 2019 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kobe Bryant downplayed talk of a reignited feud with Shaquille O'Neal, saying Thursday there is "nothing new" that has been said lately between the former teammates. Bryant had recently said that if O'Neal had worked harder, they could have won 12 rings together with the Los Angeles...
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August 29, 2019 - 2:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Ryan Russell, an NFL free agent who previously was a defensive end with the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Bucaneers, came out as bisexual Thursday in an essay he penned for ESPN . And he's also gone public with his boyfriend, a Los Angeles-based dancer, Corey O'Brien. He...
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August 29, 2019 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brooklyn Nets forward Wilson Chandler has been suspended 25 games without pay by the NBA for testing positive for Ipamorelin, a drug that increases the release of growth hormone. The league says Thursday that Chandler's suspension will begin with the first regular-season game in...
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Serena Williams returns to Maria Sharapova during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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August 27, 2019 - 12:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was not about to let Maria Sharapova make a match of this. So facing a break point early in the second set, Williams conjured up a backhand passing shot so good, so powerful, so precise, that Sharapova had no chance to reach it. Williams watched the ball land, and...
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Spectators are tended to after a lightning strike on the course left several injured during a weather delay in the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
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August 25, 2019 - 4:55 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo, United States' Christian Coleman wins the men's 100-meter race at the Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League athletics meet in Stanford, Calif. Olympic gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman could be subject to an anti-doping sanction for missing drug tests, The Associated Press has learned. Two people familiar with Coleman’s case told AP the sprinter faces a case involving three “whereabouts failures” over a 12-month period, which can be treated as a positive test. The people did not want their names used because cases are considered confidential. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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August 24, 2019 - 6:10 pm
Sprinter Christian Coleman faces a Sept. 4 hearing at which he'll try to avoid a doping suspension after allegations he failed to provide authorities with his whereabouts so he can be tested for performance enhancers. Both Coleman and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released statements Saturday...
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