Mo Salah named African Player of the Year

Mo Salah named African Player of the Year

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has been named CAF African Player of the Year for 2017. The Egypt forward scored the goal that secured his country a place at this year’s World Cup, while he has been in superb form since signing for the Reds. Salah has scored 23...
Thomaz Bellucci gets 5-month ban for doping

Thomaz Bellucci gets 5-month ban for doping

SAO PAULO — Brazilian tennis player Thomaz Bellucci has been given a five-month suspension for doping. The 30-year-old Bellucci, who reached a career high of No. 21 in the rankings in 2010, said Thursday that a sample he provided last July at the Swedish Open at...
Michael Shields brings curtain down on Cork career

Michael Shields brings curtain down on Cork career

Cork All-Ireland-winning footballer Michael Shields has called time on his inter-county career. The 31-year-old made his championship debut for the Rebels in the 2006 Munster final draw with Kerry and was captain in the 2010 All-Ireland decider, when Cork defeated...
Los Angeles Dodgers hire Mark Prior as bullpen coach

Los Angeles Dodgers hire Mark Prior as bullpen coach

LOS ANGELES — Former All-Star Mark Prior has joined the Los Angeles Dodgers as their bullpen coach. Prior spent the past four years with the Padres, first as a baseball operations assistant and then as their minor league pitching coordinator. Prior was drafted...