• Scola among 4 appointed by Bach to IOC athletes commission

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — NBA player Luis Scola of Argentina is among four athletes appointed to the IOC athletes’ commission.

  • Wrist injury ends Suarez Navarro’s bid to reach WTA Finals

    MOSCOW (AP) — A wrist injury killed off Carla Suarez Navarro’s hopes of qualifying for the WTA Finals as the Spanish player retired while facing Australian Daria Gavrilova in the Kremlin Cup on Wednesday.

  • File - In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 file photo, Norwegian three-time Olympic cross-country skiing medalist Therese Johaug, right, arrives for press conference in Oslo. Norway’s anti-doping agency says defending cross-country World Cup champion Therese Johaug has been suspended for two months after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Johaug, one of Norway’s most decorated female cross-country skiers, tested positive for the steroid clostebol. The Norwegian ski federation said the drug came from a lotion given to her by team doctor Fredrik Bendiksen to treat sunburn on her lips during high-altitude training in Italy in August. Anit-Doping Norway said Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 that Johaug is suspended until Dec. 18 as it continues to investigate her case. (Hakon Mosvold Larsen/ NTB scanpix via AP, File)

    Norway’s Johaug suspended for 2 months

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — Defending cross-country World Cup champion Therese Johaug was handed a two-month provisional suspension Wednesday pending a full investigation into her positive doping test.

  • In this Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber takes a shot while warming up for the team's NHL hockey preseason game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in Montreal. The 31-year Weber is a big-bodied player who is sound defensively, adds offense with a blistering shot. Just as important is Weber’s no-nonsense approach. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

    Shea Weber quickly making his presence felt in Montreal

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Shea Weber didn’t have to turn far to get the lowdown on Montreal upon learning he had been traded to the Canadiens.

  • Sculptor gives trove of tools, books to arts school

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Glenna Goodacre lifts an old blade, still sharp, from the table in her white-walled Santa Fe studio.

  • NCSAA delays playoffs due to Hurricane Matthew flooding

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is delaying some playoff events due to lingering flooding from Hurricane Matthew.

  • Woosnam, Love, Ochoa, Mallon chosen for Hall of Fame

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa have been selected for the World Golf Hall of Fame.

  • Moscow results to decide final WTA Finals spot

    MOSCOW (AP) — With Serena Williams’ decision to withdraw from next week’s WTA Finals, the final spot in the year-end tournament will be decided in Moscow.

  • In this Oct. 15, 2016, file photo, Nicholas Lindheim prepares to putt on the 17th green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the third round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament in Napa, Calif. Lindheim is the oldest of 25 rookies this year at age 31. He didn’t go to college, teaching himself to play while working at a golf course. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    PGA Tour rookie started late and taught himself to play

    NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Of the 70 players who made the cut in the PGA Tour season opener, Nicholas Lindheim easily could have been mistaken for a college kid who Monday qualified. He had a carry bag. He was not wearing a cap with a logo. He didn’t have an equipment deal. He didn’t have an agent.

  • Konjuh upsets Strycova in 3 sets at Kremlin Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh ousted sixth-seeded Barbora Strycova in the first round of the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday, winning 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.