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BALCO & Biogenesis may be over, but steroids cloud remains

In this July 19, 2007, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds hits a three-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. Still, the cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports.

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Seattle’s Marshall, Colorado’s Sarvas each suspended by MLS

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer on Thursday suspended Colorado midfielder Marcelo Sarvas for two games and Seattle defender Chad Marshall and New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders for one game. All three players were also fined an undisclosed sum.

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Browns GM Ray Farmer won’t trade everything for quarterback

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer answers questions during an NFL football news conference Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Berea, Ohio. There's a natural connection between Marcus Mariota and the Browns, but Farmer says he doesn't understand why he's continually attached to Oregon's quarterback. Mariota is expected to be selected high in next week's NFL draft, and because the Browns have two first-round picks, there's been widespread speculation that Farmer may move up to take him. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Mariota appears to have it all: the pristine college career, the smarts, all the necessary tools to be an elite NFL quarterback.

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Majerus Foundation giving $1M to Marquette for scholarship

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The family foundation named after the late former Marquette coach Rick Majerus has given a $1 million gift to the university to create an endowed scholarship in his name.

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Rodriguez exceeds expectations, helps Yankees stay relevant

In this April 15, 2015, file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches his solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera having moved on, this looked like it might be a mundane season in the Bronx. Enter Rodriguez, who is showing signs of recapturing his slugging prowess and maybe , just maybe, winning back a few fans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

DETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity — or, worse yet, irrelevance — was a very real possibility heading into 2015.

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