• Winnipeg Jets right wing Drew Stafford, front, shoots in front of Colorado Avalanche left wing Blake Comeau in the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Jets F Stafford suspended for 1 game for high-sticking

    NEW YORK (AP) — Winnipeg forward Drew Stafford has been suspended by the NHL for one game for high-sticking Colorado defenseman Nick Holden in the second period of the Jets’ 4-2 win on Saturday.

  • Canada soccer head Montagliani to run for CONCACAF president

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani says he is running for president of soccer’s governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean, whose past three presidents have been charged with corruption by U.S. prosecutors.

    Updated: 3:48 pm

  • In this March 8, 1984, file photo, Donald Trump shakes hands with Herschel Walker in New York after agreement on a 4-year contract with the New Jersey Generals USFL football team. The New Jersey Generals have been largely forgotten, but Trump’s ownership of the team was formative in his evolution as a public figure and peerless self-publicist. With money and swagger, he led a shaky and relatively low-budget spring football league, the USFL, into a showdown with the NFL. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)

    Trump: Unlikely he’d run for president if he had NFL team

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s flirtation with professional football lasted for three decades. He never ended up with an NFL franchise despite repeated demonstrations of interest.

  • In this Thursday, April 30, 2015 file photo, Asian Football Confederation President Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa leaves the AFC Congress in Manama, Bahrain. The Confederation of African Football said Friday  it is backing Sheikh Salman of Bahrain in this month's FIFA presidential election. The decision also means CAF has turned its back on the only African candidate in the five-man field, South African businessman Tokyo Sexwale.  (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, file)

    Bility: 26 African nations won’t support Salman in FIFA vote

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — At least 26 African countries will defy their continental confederation and not vote for Sheikh Salman of Bahrain in the FIFA presidential election, the outspoken head of the Liberia soccer federation said Monday.

  • In this December 22, 2010 file photo, Spain's dormer world steeplechase champion Marta Dominguez, center, reacts as she is surrounded by reporters after leaving a court house in Madrid, Spain. Spain’s Sports Council has stripped runner Marta Dominguez of her status as a Spanish athlete after the Court of Arbitration for Sport banned her for three years for blood doping and removed her 2009 world steeplechase title. In a statement published Monday Feb. 8, 2016 in Spain’s Official State Bulletin, council president Miguel Cardenal Carro said the decision “to exclude” Dominguez from “high-level sports and athletics” was taken because of doping. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)

    Spain’s Sports Council strips Dominguez of athlete status

    MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Sports Council has stripped runner Marta Dominguez of her status as a Spanish athlete after the Court of Arbitration for Sport banned her for three years for blood doping and removed her 2009 world steeplechase title.

  • MLS commissioner taking hard look at St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis may be losing football, but Major League Soccer could be on the horizon.

  • FIFA candidate Prince Ali claims voting pledge from Liberia

    GENEVA (AP) — Two soccer federations have defied the Confederation of African Football’s leadership to endorse FIFA presidential candidates on Saturday.

  • Louisville graduate transfers Damion Lee, left, and Trey Lewis listen to a question during a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Louisville Ky. The university announced earlier Friday a self-imposed postseason ban for the 2015-16 men's basketball program. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Louisville men’s basketball team coping with postseason ban

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will be on the outside looking in at March Madness this spring, a view that neither the Cardinals players nor coach Rick Pitino expected.

  • Alleyne ties Oregon record in 73-48 win over WSU women

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Jillian Alleyne had 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and 14 rebounds to tie the school record with her 88th career double-double and Oregon used a dominating start to defeat Washington State 73-48 on Friday night.

  • This is a 2015 photo of Juan Duran of the Cincinnati Reds. Cincinnati Reds outfield prospect Juan Duran has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season under Major League Baseball's drug program following a positive test for three performance-enhancing substances, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.(AP Photo/John Locher)

    Reds outfield prospect Duran suspended for positive test

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cincinnati Reds outfield prospect Juan Duran has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season under Major League Baseball’s drug program following a positive test for three performance-enhancing substances.