Report: Cardinals alleged to have hacked Astros' player database

...protocols," Epstein said. "When I started working in baseball, I never thought I would utter those words."___AP Sports Writers Kristie Rieken in Houston and Andrew Seligman in Chicago, AP reporter Eric Tucker in Washington and freelancer writers...

In some eyes, deflated footballs scandal hasn't tarnished Tom Brady's legacy

...cement the legacy," Ganis said, "is to go out and win this year."___Contributing to this report were AP Sports Writers David Ginsburg in Baltimore, Will Graves in Pittsburgh, Joe Kay in Cincinnati, Brett Martel in New Orleans, Arnie...

Can American Pharoah pass the Test of Champions?

Ninety years ago, sports writer Bill Corum coined the phrase by which the Kentucky Derby has since been known ? Run for the Roses. For almost as long, the Belmont...

Defiant FIFA chief Blatter dismisses idea that US corruption case could lead to him

...Russia.The United States is a probable bidder for 2026 amid obvious conflicts with FIFA."This will have no impact" on the chances of an American bid winning, Blatter insisted.___AP Sports Writer Rob Harris contributed to this report

Rants & Raves

...in the past several years since the director took over. They need to look into it. RANT TO THE Augusta Chronicle Sports writers who don't know how many people subscribe to this paper across the river. Without sports at middle and high school...

The U.S. government has launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body

...that the crimes were agreed to and prepared in the U.S., and payments carried out via U.S. banks.___AP Sports Writer Rob Harris and Associated Press writer Frank Jordans in Zurich, and Associated Press writer Curt Anderson in Miami...

Lottery gives plenty of teams hope entering the off-season

...Minnesota, is the only unanimous selection for the first team.Wiggins received all 130 votes Monday from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters in the U.S. and Canada. He averaged 16.9 points, tops in the class, and his 36.2 minutes...

Toronto guard Lou Williams wins NBA's Sixth Man Award

...a franchise-record 49 games.Williams received 78 first-place votes and 502 total points from a panel of 130 sports writers and broadcasters throughout the U.S. and Canada.Isaiah Thomas, of the Boston Celtics, finished second with 324...

Hawks' Budenholzer named coach of the year

...made our team better."Budenholzer, 45, received 67 first-place votes and 513 points overall in balloting by sports writers and broadcasters. Kerr received 56 first-place votes and 471 points. Milwaukee's Jason Kidd was a distant third...

Tiger Woods | The Masters

...OK, Tiger Woods rooters. Take a chill pill. Most sports writers bet on Tiger, but some are willing to gamble Posted: 04/05/07 Sports writers reveal their pick for this year's Masters tournament...