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Sports USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months
USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps for six months, forced him to withdraw from next year's world championships and took away his funding from the sport's national governing body as a result of the Olympic champion's second DUI arrest.
Sports Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest
Putting his swimming career on hold after his second DUI arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week program Sunday that he said "will provide the help I need to better understand myself."
Sports A Western tilt stands out for healthy, happy NHL A Western tilt stands out for healthy, happy NHL
Hockey is a booming business right now. After an attention-grabbing Olympic trip and an exciting postseason for the scandal-free NHL, revenue and television ratings have risen to record levels across a largely healthy, happy league.
Sports Steinbrenner apologizes for missing playoffs Steinbrenner apologizes for missing playoffs
Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner apologized Wednesday for his team's failure to make the playoffs for a second straight year and said New York is talking with general manager Brian Cashman about a new contract.
Sports NFL extends 'Sunday Ticket' deal with DirecTV NFL extends 'Sunday Ticket' deal with DirecTV
The NFL has extended its contract with satellite provider DirecTV to carry the "Sunday Ticket" package, which allows viewers to watch out-of-market games.