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Canucks stay hot with win over Wild

Elias Pettersson scored his 21st goal and fellow all-star Jacob Markstom stopped 23 shots in the Vancouver Canucks' 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.

Tiger Woods' rousing victory at Masters named AP's top sports story of 2019

A green jacket. A heart-melting embrace. A stirring return to the top of golf by one of the sport's all-time greats.

Beckie Scott, WADA Athletes Committee calls for full Russian ban

The athlete committee of the World Anti Doping Agency is calling for Russia to be completely banned from the Olympics after the country "made a mockery not only those who play by the rules, but those who create and safeguard them."

Recommendation from anti-doping committee puts Russia's Olympic future in peril

The chances of the Russian flag flying at next year's Olympics took a potentially lethal hit Friday when anti-doping regulators recommended the country be declared non-compliant for tampering with data that was supposed to help bring the entire cheating episode to a close.

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65.

Beckie Scott's heartfelt going-away speech marks end of era at WADA

Canadian Olympic champion Beckie Scott gave a heartfelt going-away speech to the World Anti-Doping Agency on Thursday as she concluded her term as head of the WADA athlete's committee.

Russia, U.S. go toe-to-toe over violations at anti-doping meeting

The proverbial blows between Russia and the U.S. were delivered Wednesday in a vast conference room in Poland during a pair of three-minute speeches that cut through the tedium of an otherwise sleepy rule-making forum held by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

IOC pledges $10 million to anti-doping fight

IOC president Thomas Bach pledged $10 million to fight doping in sports, half of which would go toward storing samples from pre-Olympics testing for 10 years and the other half toward investigations and research.

Wild's backup goalie adds to Senators' woes as Atlantic race tightens

Alex Stalock won his first NHL start in over a year, Nino Niederreiter had two goals and the Minnesota Wild beat the Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Thursday night to end a four-game skid.