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Fantasy sports sites barred from taking bets in New York

The New York state attorney general ordered fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets in New York, saying that the operations were essentially illegal gambling.


Russian athletics doping row could spread to other sports

The international investigation into alleged drug cheating inside Russian athletics could draw in other Russian sports since they used the same laboratory that now stands accused of covering up failed drugs tests.


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Nov. 11


FIFA hopeful Infantino plans 40-team World Cup

The World Cup could be expanded by eight teams to 40 if Gianni Infantino is elected FIFA president.


Donaldson, Harper named top players

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson has been voted the major league player of the year and the AL outstanding player in the annual Players Choice Awards.


NHL: Fedorov, Lidstrom enshrined in Hall of Fame

Seven of hockey's greatest players were welcomed into the Hall of Fame on Monday.


Ronaldo talks soccer documentary, FIFA run

Cristiano Ronaldo walked the red carpet in London for the premiere of his new documentary and says he has no interest in being president of FIFA.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 10.


University of Missouri president resigns after race protest

The University of Missouri's president stepped down on Monday after protests by the school's football team.


Griffey, Hoffman among newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are among 15 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot.


Commission advises Russia athletics ban over drug accusations

An international anti-doping commission recommended that the Russian Athletics Federation be banned from the sport over widespread doping offenses - a move that could see the powerhouse Russian team banished from Olympic competition.


Clemson moves on top

For the first time this season Ohio State is not the top team in The Associated Press Top-25 football poll.


Ex-NFL QB McNabb to serve jail time for DUI

Donovan McNabb will serve 18 days in an Arizona jail after pleaded guilty to a non-extreme DUI.


Mizzou black football players pledge boycott over racism concerns

Black players on the University of Missouri football team say they will boycott practices, meetings and games until the university dismisses its president or he quits, contending he has not responded adequately to concerns about racism on campus.


Eagles win in overtime as Cowboys drop sixth straight

Philadelphia quarterback Sam Bradford and wide receiver Jordan Matthews connected on a 41-yard touchdown on the first possession of overtime to give the Eagles a wild 33-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.


Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 9.

Kansas City Royals pose with World Series trophy after Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in New York. The Royals won 7-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

This week’s best sports shots

A look at the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.


This weekend’s sports schedule

Here's a look at some of the big sporting events taking place this weekend.


Week 9 NFL games to watch

Here are five games you can't miss this Sunday.


Fielder and Harvey are winners

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has won the NL Comeback Player of the Year award and Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder has earned the AL honor.

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