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  • Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

    Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:23:40 GMT
    Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open.
    Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open.
  • AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

    AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:53:30 GMT
    By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer A person close to the situation says Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award.
    By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
  • Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

    Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:36:21 GMT
    Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series...
    Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage.
  • Bouchard, Wozniacki upset at Connecticut Open

    Bouchard, Wozniacki upset at Connecticut Open

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:23:25 GMT
    Four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki was upset 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday by Camila Giorgi of Italy in the second round of the Connecticut Open.
    Third-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark both suffered straight-set upsets Wednesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open.
  • US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

    US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:23:29 GMT
    Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.
    Derrick Rose heard the fans chanting his name, and yes, he would've loved to give them what they wanted.
  • 3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

    3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:53:39 GMT
    Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community - Ferguson, Missouri.
    Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community: Ferguson, Missouri.
  • Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:33:31 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
    The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
  • Steelers' Bell, Blount set to face pot charges

    Steelers' Bell, Blount set to face pot charges

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:23:18 GMT
    Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.
    Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon.
  • Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:03:51 GMT
    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas.
    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas.
  • Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

    Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:03:47 GMT
    Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
    Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years.
  • Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:13:28 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
    The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
  • Rex, Giants RB spice up 'Snoopy Bowl' rivalry

    Rex, Giants RB spice up 'Snoopy Bowl' rivalry

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:03:29 GMT
    Rex Ryan was up to the task of firing up a good, old preseason rivalry.
    Rex Ryan was up to the task of firing up a good, old preseason rivalry.
  • Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

    Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:23:48 GMT
    Derrick Rose is sitting out the U.S. national's team exhibition game against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night, with coach Mike Krzyzewski saying he wants to look at other guards.
    Derrick Rose is sitting out the U.S. national's team exhibition game against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night, with coach Mike Krzyzewski saying he wants to look at other guards.
  • Knee surgeries end season for Indians' Swisher

    Knee surgeries end season for Indians' Swisher

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:14:27 GMT
    Indians first baseman Nick Swisher is having surgery on both knees and is done for the season.
    Nick Swisher's disappointing second season with the Indians is over.
  • PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

    PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:46:06 GMT
    Eight extra point kicks from the longer distance - usually 33 yards - were missed during the NFL's experiment in the first two weeks of the preseason.
    Reviews have been mixed around the league for the NFL's experiment with longer kicks on extra points.
  • Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:59 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
    Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job.
  • Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

    Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:47 GMT
    St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.
    St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.
  • Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

    Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:24:53 GMT
    Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.
    Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.
  • Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit

    Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:33:42 GMT
    A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore's career.
    A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore's career.
  • Titans take challenge for former LB Shaw with ALS

    Titans take challenge for former LB Shaw with ALS

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:15:38 GMT
    Tim Shaw started noticing weakness in his muscles late in 2012 while playing linebacker as a special teams captain for the Tennessee Titans. Team doctors ran test after test on him in 2013 trying to find the sports...
    Tim Shaw started noticing weakness in his muscles late in 2012 while playing linebacker as a special teams captain for the Tennessee Titans. Team doctors ran test after test on him in 2013 trying to find the sports injury...
  • Kent State starting center dies at 21

    Kent State starting center dies at 21

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:04:39 GMT
    Kent State says one of its football players has died and that police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue.
    Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.
  • On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

    On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:53:45 GMT
    When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
    When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
  • Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

    Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:33:22 GMT
    Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause. Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Hall of Famer Joe Torre and more than 160 baseball employees poured ice water over their...
    Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause.
  • MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

    MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:55:10 GMT
    The head of baseball's online business says an easing of blackout restrictions on games online could come as early as next season.
    An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business.
  • Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

    Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:25:23 GMT
    The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value.
    The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value.
  • Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

    Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:03:49 GMT
    Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.
    Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.
  • Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:54:10 GMT
    A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and...
    A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the...
  • Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

    Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:14:55 GMT
    Michael Phelps received an abrupt reminder of how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships...
    Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week.
  • Franklin in doubt for Pan Pacs with back problem

    Franklin in doubt for Pan Pacs with back problem

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:24:54 GMT
    Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin swam in a local pool to test her injured back on Wednesday and is still hopeful of competing at the Pan Pacific championships.
    Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin swam in a local pool to test her injured back on Wednesday and is still hopeful of competing at the Pan Pacific championships.
  • Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

    Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 07:24:40 GMT
    There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head.
    There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head.
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:04 AM EDT2014-08-20 07:04:37 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

    Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:24:29 GMT
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
  • Top-seed Simona Halep upset at Connecticut Open.

    Top-seed Simona Halep upset at Connecticut Open.

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:13:54 GMT
    Defending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was beaten Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 by Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova.
    Defending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was upset Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova.
  • Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

    Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:14:18 GMT
    Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought.
    Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought.
  • Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

    Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:54:56 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has not picked his starting quarterback. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't convinced him they deserve the job.
    This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn't quite over for the Browns.
  • As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

    As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:45:35 GMT
    Kevin Durant says he needed a break this summer, though withdrawing from the U.S. national team was "definitely tough."
    While Kevin Durant takes a step back, the U.S. national team is moving forward.
  • Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season

    Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:14:25 GMT
    Ohio State says it will update the status of star quarterback Braxton Miller, who reportedly reinjured his throwing shoulder during practice.
    Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes.
  • Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:14:21 GMT
    Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team.
    Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team.
  • Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

    Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:25:03 GMT
    Andrew McCutchen is back.
    Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club

    Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:46:31 GMT
    The New York Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor.
    The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.
  • Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

    Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:04:48 GMT
    Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages...
    Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of...
  • MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:25:02 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the...
  • Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

    Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-08-19 18:06:24 GMT
    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe (KLOO'-ee) says he's reached a settlement with the team to avert a threatened lawsuit over his release.
    The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for...
  • Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

    Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:53:53 GMT
    The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL.
    The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL.
  • Nadal won't defend US Open title because of wrist

    Nadal won't defend US Open title because of wrist

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:33:46 GMT
    By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer Rafael Nadal will not defend his title at the U.S. Open because of an injured right wrist.
    By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as...
  • Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona

    Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:34:17 GMT
    Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him.
    Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him.
  • Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums

    Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:54:45 GMT
    Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10.
    Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10.
  • MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:54:42 GMT
    Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference.
    Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference.
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:14 AM EDT2014-08-19 07:14:28 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:14 AM EDT2014-08-19 07:14:26 GMT
    If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job.
    If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job.
  • Cardinals DT Dockett tears ACL, out for season

    Cardinals DT Dockett tears ACL, out for season

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:33 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:33:16 GMT
    Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, one of the most durable players in the NFL over the past decade, has torn the ACL in his right knee during practice and will undergo season-ending surgery.
    Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, one of the most durable players in the NFL over the past decade, tore the ACL in his right knee during practice Monday and will undergo season-ending surgery.
  • Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:03 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:03:25 GMT
    Johnny Manziel struggled to hit open receivers and added another gesture to his repertoire - a middle finger apparently aimed at the opponents' bench - in the Cleveland Browns' 24-23 loss to the Washington...
    Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended...
  • LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11

    LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:54:42 GMT
    Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.
    Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams said the last time he was part of three consecutive walk-off wins he was playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

    Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:24:55 GMT
    Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.
    Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.
  • Oklahoma RB Mixon suspended for season

    Oklahoma RB Mixon suspended for season

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:43:38 GMT
    Oklahoma has suspended freshman running back Joe Mixon for the season after he pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault.
    Oklahoma has suspended freshman running back Joe Mixon for the season after he pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault.
  • Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

    Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:33:43 GMT
    On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
    On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
  • Gronk in contact drills for 1st time since surgery

    Gronk in contact drills for 1st time since surgery

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:24:00 GMT
    Rob Gronkowski is participating in contact drills with the New England Patriots for the first time since his knee surgery.
    Go ahead and hit Rob Gronkowski on his right knee. See if he cares.
  • Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

    Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:03:14 GMT
    Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.
    Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.
  • Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

    Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:35:33 GMT
    On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
    On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.
  • Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

    Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:16:50 GMT
    CBS lead analyst Phil Simms is considering referring to the Redskins only as "Washington" when he broadcasts the team's game against the Giants next month.
    Two influential NFL voices - including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game - said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise.
  • Neymar, Suarez play 1st game since World Cup exits

    Neymar, Suarez play 1st game since World Cup exits

    Monday, August 18 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-08-18 21:46:52 GMT
    Neymar and Luis Suarez played for the first time since their dramatic World Cup exits, with the Brazilian star scoring twice Monday in Barcelona's 6-0 rout of Mexican champion Leon in a preseason tuneup.
    Neymar and Luis Suarez played for the first time since their dramatic World Cup exits, with the Brazilian star scoring twice Monday and showing no signs of his devastating back injury in Barcelona's 6-0 rout of Mexican...
  • BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

    BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:24:03 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins...
  • Chiefs' Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill

    Chiefs' Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-18 19:25:39 GMT
    Jamaal Charles made it through every hit from Derrick Johnson, every shot from Eric Berry and every tackle from the rest of the Chiefs' defense during three weeks at Missouri Western.
    Jamaal Charles made it through every hit from Derrick Johnson, every shot from Eric Berry and every tackle from the rest of the Chiefs' defense during three weeks at Missouri Western.
  • Fan suffers heart attack during 49ers game, dies

    Fan suffers heart attack during 49ers game, dies

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:08:12 GMT
    A man who suffered a heart attack during the San Francisco 49ers' debut game at Levi's Stadium has died.
    A man who collapsed during the San Francisco 49ers' debut game at Levi's Stadium has died.
  • APNewsBreak: Ex Iowa coach denies bullying players

    APNewsBreak: Ex Iowa coach denies bullying players

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:07:53 GMT
    Longtime Iowa women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that her firing was unwarranted and was based on false claims by former players that she bullied and mistreated them.
    Longtime Iowa women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that her firing was unwarranted and was based on false claims by former players that she bullied and mistreated them.
  • Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

    Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:53 AM EDT2014-08-18 07:53:30 GMT
    Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs.
    Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs.
  • Tricky 18th hole helps Villegas win Wyndham

    Tricky 18th hole helps Villegas win Wyndham

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:42 AM EDT2014-08-18 07:42:24 GMT
    Camilo Villegas got some help from an unlikely source on his way to his first victory in a while.
    Camilo Villegas got some help from an unlikely source on his way to his first victory in a while.
  • Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

    Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:33 AM EDT2014-08-18 07:33:31 GMT
    With fireworks reverberating all around as the LPGA Tour marked the end of an era, Inbee Park soaked in the moment.
    With fireworks reverberating all around as the LPGA Tour marked the end of an era, Inbee Park soaked in the moment.
  • Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan

    Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:24 AM EDT2014-08-18 07:24:05 GMT
    Jeff Gordon's third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart.
    Jeff Gordon's third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart.
  • Griner helps Mercury set WNBA record with 29th win

    Griner helps Mercury set WNBA record with 29th win

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:52 AM EDT2014-08-18 04:52:31 GMT
    Brittney Griner had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Phoenix Mercury set a WNBA record with their 29th win, beating the Seattle Storm 78-65 in the season finale Sunday night.
    Brittney Griner isn't surprised by the Phoenix Mercury's success this season. Not even her team's record-setting 29 wins.
  • Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

    Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:43:11 GMT
    Inbee Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States' major streak at three.
    Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume.
  • Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

    Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

    Sunday, August 17 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 00:02:16 GMT
    Pole-sitter Will Power fended off Juan Pablo Montoya to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, giving a huge boost to Team Penske's chances for the IndyCar season title.
    With traffic ahead and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya closing in from behind, Will Power stepped on the accelerator.
  • Federer, Serena Williams win at Cincinnati

    Federer, Serena Williams win at Cincinnati

    Sunday, August 17 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-08-17 23:32:48 GMT
    Serena Williams won her elusive Cincinnati title on her sixth try, beating Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday in the Western & Southern Open.
    By now, everyone knows Roger Federer's itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner's trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the U.S. Open.
  • Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

    Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

    Sunday, August 17 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-08-17 23:03:39 GMT
    Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory since 2010.
    When Camilo Villegas finished his final round in the Wyndham Championship, he was hoping to get into a playoff.
  • Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

    Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

    Sunday, August 17 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-08-17 22:42:13 GMT
    Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.
    It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory at Michigan - which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR's top series.
  • 15-year-old Windle wins men's 10-meter title

    15-year-old Windle wins men's 10-meter title

    Sunday, August 17 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-08-17 21:22:14 GMT
    Jordan Windle is a national champion diver before he's old enough to be a licensed driver.
    Jordan Windle is a national champion diver before he's old enough to be a licensed driver.
  • Kelly: No change needed in how Notre Dame recruits

    Kelly: No change needed in how Notre Dame recruits

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-08-17 20:32:43 GMT
    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says he needs to do a better job of creating an environment in which players know they are accountable after learning four are being investigated for suspected academic dishonesty.
    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on Saturday dismissed talk that he needs to do a better job of recruiting players who are better students to avoid the academic problems that have plagued the football program for the past 15...
  • Manziel says he's not ready for opener _ yet

    Manziel says he's not ready for opener _ yet

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-08-17 20:32:34 GMT
    Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel says he's not feeling any extra pressure as he prepares for Monday night's exhibition game at Washington.
    Johnny Manziel, so full of swagger and cool, understands his limitations. He's only a rookie.
  • Larson quickly exits car after it catches fire

    Larson quickly exits car after it catches fire

    Sunday, August 17 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-17 19:22:21 GMT
    With flames visible at the front and back of his car, Sprint Cup rookie Kyle Larson had to get out quickly after crashing into the wall near the midway point of Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway.
    With flames visible at the front and back of his car, Sprint Cup rookie Kyle Larson had to get out quickly after crashing into the wall near the midway point of Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway.
  • AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1

    AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:44:56 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.
  • AP Source: Marion to sign with Cavaliers

    AP Source: Marion to sign with Cavaliers

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:42:59 GMT
    Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He'll get it playing with LeBron James.
    Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He'll get it playing with LeBron James.
  • Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks for 28th win

    Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks for 28th win

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:12:54 GMT
    Brittney Griner scored 19 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 76-69 Saturday night, tying the WNBA record for wins.
    It's already been a special weekend for Brittney Griner, and if things go well on Sunday, that's just a bonus.
  • Panthers QB Newton ready for return to field

    Panthers QB Newton ready for return to field

    Sunday, August 17 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-08-17 18:12:51 GMT
    Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Carolina Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night.
    Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Carolina Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night.
  • Rose hears cheers as US beats Brazil 95-78

    Rose hears cheers as US beats Brazil 95-78

    Sunday, August 17 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-08-17 05:20:44 GMT
    Derrick Rose heard the cheers and showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Chicago product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. beat Brazil 95-78 on Saturday night in a tuneup for the World Cup of...
    The roars for Derrick Rose started with the pregame introductions and did not fade until the final buzzer.
  • Brewers beat Dodgers with 2 HRs off Kershaw

    Brewers beat Dodgers with 2 HRs off Kershaw

    Sunday, August 17 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-08-17 05:20:38 GMT
    Yovani Gallardo pitched eight innings, Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended Clayton Kershaw's streak of 11 straight victories with a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on...
    On a night when Clayton Kershaw couldn't keep the ball in the ballpark, Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo held the Los Angeles Dodgers in check and sent the major leagues' ERA leader to his first loss in over 2 1-2...
  • Serena Williams edges Wozniacki to reach final

    Serena Williams edges Wozniacki to reach final

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:47 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:47:11 GMT
    Serena Williams earned a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to reach the final of the Western & Southern Open.
    Serena Williams rallied to advance to the Western & Southern Open final, and Roger Federer moved into position Saturday night for his sixth title in the tournament.
  • Price helps Tigers beat Mariners 4-2

    Price helps Tigers beat Mariners 4-2

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:03:16 GMT
    David Price pitched eight innings of one-run ball Saturday night, and the Detroit Tigers snapped Seattle's five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory after the Mariners lost ace Felix Hernandez to a leg injury.
    David Price got into a sticky situation in the eighth, and Brad Ausmus decided to leave the ace in the game.
  • US marshals capture fugitive fighter War Machine

    US marshals capture fugitive fighter War Machine

    Saturday, August 16 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-08-17 02:20:40 GMT
    Fugitive mixed martial arts fighter War Machine was arrested Friday in California on suspicion of beating his ex-girlfriend so severely in Las Vegas that she feared for her life.
    Fugitive mixed martial arts fighter War Machine was arrested Friday in California on suspicion of beating his ex-girlfriend so severely in Las Vegas that she feared for her life.
  • Kevin Sutherland shoots 1st 59 on Champions Tour

    Kevin Sutherland shoots 1st 59 on Champions Tour

    Saturday, August 16 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-17 00:00:20 GMT
    Kevin Sutherland has shot the first 59 in Champions Tour history.
    Kevin Sutherland was only eight holes into his round Saturday at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open and already thinking about a 59.
  • Hill to take over at QB for Manziel at Texas A&M

    Hill to take over at QB for Manziel at Texas A&M

    Saturday, August 16 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-08-16 23:32:32 GMT
    Kenny Hill is taking over for Johnny Football.
    Kenny Hill is taking over for Johnny Football.
  • Van Gaal loses first game at Manchester United

    Van Gaal loses first game at Manchester United

    Saturday, August 16 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-16 23:20:12 GMT
    Louis van Gaal lost his first Premier League game with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 2-1 to become the first away team since 1972 to open the season with a victory at Old Trafford.
    Louis van Gaal lost his first Premier League game with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 2-1 to become the first away team since 1972 to open the season with a victory at Old Trafford.
  • Nick Watney takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham

    Nick Watney takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham

    Saturday, August 16 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-08-16 22:50:18 GMT
    Halfway through the Wyndham Championship, there is quite a crowd near the top of the leaderboard.
    Not many players birdied the tricky final hole at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday.
  • 49ers gear up for first game at Levi's Stadium

    49ers gear up for first game at Levi's Stadium

    Saturday, August 16 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-08-16 18:20:03 GMT
    Colin Kaepernick understands the legacy left by Hall of Famers Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Steve Young and so many others during a four-decade run at Candlestick Park.
    Colin Kaepernick understands the legacy left by Hall of Famers Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Steve Young and so many others during a historic four-decade run at Candlestick Park.
  • Fan takes free kick in West Ham-Spurs game

    Fan takes free kick in West Ham-Spurs game

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-08-16 17:29:59 GMT
    A fan ran onto the field during Saturday's Premier League game between West Ham and Tottenham and took a free kick before being chased away by a steward.
    A fan ran onto the field during Saturday's Premier League game between West Ham and Tottenham and took a free kick before being chased away by a steward.
  • Stars clinch playoff spot, extend Hammon's career

    Stars clinch playoff spot, extend Hammon's career

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-08-16 16:40:06 GMT
    Becky Hammon's historic new career will have to wait. Her teammates with the San Antonio Stars are not ready to let their beloved teammate exit the WNBA just yet.
    Becky Hammon's historic new career will have to wait. Her teammates with the San Antonio Stars are not ready to let their beloved teammate exit the WNBA just yet.
  • Pick 6: College football coaches on the rise

    Pick 6: College football coaches on the rise

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-16 15:50:22 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that...
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have...
  • Pick 6: Coaches on the hot seat entering 2014

    Pick 6: Coaches on the hot seat entering 2014

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-08-16 15:50:16 GMT
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Coaches often say they are always on the hot seat. That might be true, but some seats are hotter than others.
    By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Coaches often say they are always on the hot seat. That might be true, but some seats are hotter than others.
  • Youth Olympics open in China amid Ebola worries

    Youth Olympics open in China amid Ebola worries

    Saturday, August 16 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-08-16 13:19:18 GMT
    Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday's opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of...
    Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday's opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of infection.
  • ND looking at 4 football players in academic probe

    ND looking at 4 football players in academic probe

    Saturday, August 16 2014 3:50 AM EDT2014-08-16 07:50:35 GMT
    Notre Dame says it is investigating "suspected academic dishonesty" involving several students, including four members of the football team.
    Notre Dame is facing the possibility of losing three starters before the football season has even begun after another embarrassing hit for a university that prides itself on high academic standards.
  • Back on the US team; step 1 complete for Phelps

    Back on the US team; step 1 complete for Phelps

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-08-16 05:20:40 GMT
    Michael Phelps is acting like the new guy on the team, introducing himself to swimmers he doesn't know and trying to make some new friends.
    Michael Phelps is acting like the new guy on the team, introducing himself to swimmers he doesn't know and trying to make some new friends.
  • Bobblehead bobble: Cabrera MVPs show wrong league

    Bobblehead bobble: Cabrera MVPs show wrong league

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:21:22 GMT
    There was a bobblehead bobble at Comerica Park when it came to Miguel Cabrera.
    There was a bobblehead bobble at Comerica Park when it came to Miguel Cabrera.
  • NASCAR bars drivers from exiting cars after wrecks

    NASCAR bars drivers from exiting cars after wrecks

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:12:52 GMT
    NASCAR has added a new rule telling drivers to not approach the track or moving vehicles after accidents. The rule comes less than a week after a driver was struck and killed during a dirt-track race at a small New...
    Even Jimmie Johnson has a temper - one that was on display long before he became a six-time champion and one of NASCAR's most respected drivers.
  • Aviles homers in 11th, Indians beat Orioles 2-1

    Aviles homers in 11th, Indians beat Orioles 2-1

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:52:23 GMT
    Before touching home plate, Mike Aviles slowed down long enough to get splashed in the face with cold water by his teammates.
    Before touching home plate, Mike Aviles slowed down long enough to get splashed in the face with cold water by his teammates.
  • 1st female Little League player happy for 2 girls

    1st female Little League player happy for 2 girls

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:31:28 GMT
    More than six decades after Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she's delighted to see two girls in the...
    More than six decades after Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she's delighted to see two girls in the Little...
  • WNBA players Griner, Johnson engaged

    WNBA players Griner, Johnson engaged

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:32:56 GMT
    Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has proposed to the Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson and posted it on social media.
    Women's basketball stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are engaged.
  • Federer, Serena Williams advance to semifinals

    Federer, Serena Williams advance to semifinals

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:30:49 GMT
    Serena Williams advanced to the semifinals of a tournament she has never won. Given her history in Cincinnati, she'll avoid thinking about the long-awaited title.
    Roger Federer still has his touch in Cincinnati.
  • Brittany Lincicome leads LPGA Championship

    Brittany Lincicome leads LPGA Championship

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-08-16 00:42:03 GMT
    Brittany Lincicome opened a three-stroke lead Friday in the wind-swept LPGA Championship, the tour's fourth major championship of the season.
    It had been so long that Brittany Lincicome didn't quite know what to think about her spot atop the LPGA Championship leaderboard.
  • Slocum, Langley share lead at Wyndham

    Slocum, Langley share lead at Wyndham

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:20:54 GMT
    Heath Slocum needs a strong finish at the Wyndham Championship to earn a spot in the PGA Tour's postseason.
    Heath Slocum needs a strong finish at the Wyndham Championship to earn a spot in the PGA Tour's postseason.
  • Column: Waiting to hear from Tony Stewart

    Column: Waiting to hear from Tony Stewart

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:52:51 GMT
    By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Plenty of people have weighed in on the tragic events last weekend at a short track in New York.
    By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Plenty of people have weighed in on the tragic events last weekend at a short track in New York.
  • For Rose, new journey starts at home

    For Rose, new journey starts at home

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:30:30 GMT
    For Derrick Rose, it is a new beginning. And it starts on his home court.
    For Derrick Rose, it is a new beginning. And it starts on his home court.
  • Paul George still hopeful of returning this season

    Paul George still hopeful of returning this season

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-08-15 22:00:20 GMT
    Paul George hopes to make it back on the court next season despite the "freak accident" that caused a compound fracture in his right leg.
    Paul George beat the odds to become an NBA star. He'll have to do it all over again to play next season.
  • Female pitcher leads Philadelphia in LLWS

    Female pitcher leads Philadelphia in LLWS

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:10:59 GMT
    Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, one of two girls at the Little League World Series, threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0 on Friday in the opener for both teams.
    Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, one of two girls at the Little League World Series, threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0 on Friday in the opener for both teams.
  • Dafne Schippers gets sprint double at Euros

    Dafne Schippers gets sprint double at Euros

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:50:35 GMT
    Yohann Diniz of France set a world record in the 50-kilometer walk at the European Championships on Friday.
    Suddenly, Europe again has a star sprinter who can compete with the best of the Americans and Jamaicans.
  • US Basketball: No Africa trip after Ebola outbreak

    US Basketball: No Africa trip after Ebola outbreak

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:30:17 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
  • Romo ready at last when Cowboys face Ravens

    Romo ready at last when Cowboys face Ravens

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:10:47 GMT
    Tony Romo hasn't taken a snap in a game since he played through a back injury to lead a drive that kept Dallas in playoff contention late last season.
    Tony Romo hasn't taken a snap in a game since he played through a back injury to lead a drive that kept Dallas in playoff contention late last season.
  • Browns hope to name starting QB on Tuesday

    Browns hope to name starting QB on Tuesday

    Friday, August 15 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-08-15 18:20:07 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has set Tuesday as his target date. That's when he'll say whether Brian Hoyer or rookie Johnny Manziel is the starting quarterback for the opener.
    Finally, at long last, the Browns have a date to name their quarterback. Decision day is Tuesday for Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel.
  • Chiefs WR Bowe suspended for season opener

    Chiefs WR Bowe suspended for season opener

    Friday, August 15 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-08-15 17:43:03 GMT
    Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has been suspended for the season opener against Tennessee for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
    Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was suspended for the season opener against Tennessee on Friday for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
  • Kings sign 1st NBA player of Indian descent

    Kings sign 1st NBA player of Indian descent

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-08-15 16:51:12 GMT
    Sim Bhullar has signed a contract to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp, becoming the first player of Indian descent to ink a deal with an NBA team.
    Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an NBA team Friday, inking a deal to join the Sacramento Kings in training camp.
  • SHR executive VP says Stewart grieving

    SHR executive VP says Stewart grieving

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-08-15 16:11:37 GMT
    The executive vice president of Stewart-Haas Racing says Tony Stewart is grieving - and it will be up to the star driver to decide when he's ready to get back in the car.
    Tony Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last weekend.
  • IdealSeat tracks best foul ball spots for fans

    IdealSeat tracks best foul ball spots for fans

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:50:16 GMT
    By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer The Chicago Cubs fan found the ideal seat at Wrigley Field almost by accident, sitting in the sunniest of spots along the left-field line and finding a friendly...
    By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer The Chicago Cubs fan found the ideal seat at Wrigley Field almost by accident, sitting in the sunniest of spots along the left-field line and finding a friendly vendor to...
  • Ebola: 3 athletes can't compete at Youth Olympics

    Ebola: 3 athletes can't compete at Youth Olympics

    Friday, August 15 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-08-15 10:39:40 GMT
    Three teenage athletes from the Ebola-affected region of Africa will not be allowed to compete at the Youth Olympics in China because of the risk of possible infection, the IOC and local organizers said Friday.
    Three teenage athletes from the Ebola-affected region of Africa will not be allowed to compete at the Youth Olympics in China because of the risk of possible infection, the IOC and local organizers said Friday.
  • Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

    Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:49 AM EDT2014-08-15 07:49:14 GMT
    Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.
    Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.
  • San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

    San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:42 AM EDT2014-08-15 07:42:53 GMT
    San Francisco is saying goodbye to the stadium where its beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.
    San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park - the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:10 AM EDT2014-08-15 07:10:43 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • Jags' Henne, Bortles sharp in 20-19 loss to Bears

    Jags' Henne, Bortles sharp in 20-19 loss to Bears

    Friday, August 15 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-08-15 05:00:07 GMT
    Chad Henne passed for 130 yards and a touchdown, and Blake Bortles threw for 160 in relief before backup quarterback Jordan Palmer rallied the Chicago Bears to a 20-19 preseason victory over the Jacksonville...
    Chad Henne did all he could to keep the starting quarterback job with the Jacksonville Jaguars. First-round pick Blake Bortles was about as good.
  • Rockies OF Gonzalez to have season-ending surgery

    Rockies OF Gonzalez to have season-ending surgery

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-15 04:20:42 GMT
    The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.
    The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.
  • Clemens: No regrets, no control over Cooperstown

    Clemens: No regrets, no control over Cooperstown

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-15 04:20:40 GMT
    Roger Clemens is being inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. And the seven-time Cy Young award winner says he isn't worried about whether he will be elected to the national shrine in Cooperstown.
    Roger Clemens took advantage of his induction into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame to throw batting practice to two of his sons on the field at Fenway Park. Then, it was off to Chicago to see another son play in a high...
  • Djokovic upset in Western & Southern Open

    Djokovic upset in Western & Southern Open

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-08-15 02:59:26 GMT
    Tommy Robredo knows a memorable match when he wins one.
    Tommy Robredo knows a memorable match when he wins one.
  • Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

    Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:10:04 GMT
    Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred and Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner were left as the remaining candidates to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner after MLB Executive Vice President Tim...
    Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has...
  • Cousins hurts knee in US practice, not serious

    Cousins hurts knee in US practice, not serious

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:29:34 GMT
    DeMarcus Cousins has injured his right knee while practicing with the U.S. national team.
    DeMarcus Cousins had a big bag of ice on his right knee while he watched the end of practice Thursday. He briefly covered his face with a towel as trainers milled around his table next to the folded gym bleachers.
  • Surging Royals rally past A's for 7-3 win

    Surging Royals rally past A's for 7-3 win

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:49:30 GMT
    Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Thursday.
    The Kansas City Royals didn't let Jarrod Dyson's defensive miscue slow them down on Thursday.
  • Thompson, Lee share LPGA Championship lead

    Thompson, Lee share LPGA Championship lead

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:39:21 GMT
    Lexi Thompson and South Korea's Meena Lee shot 6-under-66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Championship, the fourth major championship of the season.
    Tall and fit with all those Instagram photos to prove it, long-hitting Lexi Thompson figured she might have an edge on the LPGA Championship's new course.
  • Villegas takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham

    Villegas takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:20:54 GMT
    Camilo Villegas shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham Championship.
    Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back.
  • Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death

    Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:30:35 GMT
    Tony Stewart says he will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track.
    Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track.
  • Browns starting Hoyer, not Manziel vs. Redskins

    Browns starting Hoyer, not Manziel vs. Redskins

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:11:59 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine will start quarterback Brian Hoyer ahead of rookie Johnny Manziel in Cleveland's second exhibition game.
    Brian Hoyer has held off rookie Johnny Manziel for at least another week.
  • Praise for 'small-town boy' hit by Stewart's car

    Praise for 'small-town boy' hit by Stewart's car

    Thursday, August 14 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-08-14 22:06:47 GMT
    Kevin Ward Jr.'s father and fellow racers want him remembered as a talented and aggressive driver who had a bright future in the sport rather than as a victim in an accident involving NASCSAR champion Tony...
    They came to grieve and share stories about Kevin Ward Jr., who was born into a racing family and buried with racing flags in his casket.
  • Van Dyken-Rouen heading home '1,000 times better'

    Van Dyken-Rouen heading home '1,000 times better'

    Thursday, August 14 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-08-14 21:01:23 GMT
    Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen rolled through the hospital doors in her sleek-looking purple wheelchair, her familiar smile on her face and her bubbly personality ready to be unleashed.
    Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen rolled through the hospital doors in her sleek-looking purple wheelchair, her familiar smile on her face and her bubbly personality ready to be unleashed.
  • Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

    Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:33:45 GMT
    The Washington Redskins have appealed a decision that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a racial slur.
    The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a...
  • Hernandez excused from hearing in Boston murders

    Hernandez excused from hearing in Boston murders

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:21:14 GMT
    Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was due in court for a pretrial hearing in the drive-by killings of two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012.
    Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was excused from a pre-trial hearing Thursday in his Boston double homicide case.
  • A-Rod cousin says not guilty in Florida drug case

    A-Rod cousin says not guilty in Florida drug case

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:40:24 GMT
    A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has pleaded not guilty to federal charges arising from the baseball doping scandal centered around a Miami-area clinic.
    A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has pleaded not guilty to federal charges arising from the baseball doping scandal centered around a Miami-area clinic.
  • Twins relieved Buxton only has concussion

    Twins relieved Buxton only has concussion

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:09:55 GMT
    The Minnesota Twins are relieved that prized center field prospect Byron Buxton only has a concussion following a violent outfield collision with a teammate.
    The Minnesota Twins and their frustrated fans have stopped holding their breath. Future center fielder Byron Buxton was only left with a concussion from a scary collision with a minor league teammate.
  • CAS upholds Suarez's 4-month playing ban

    CAS upholds Suarez's 4-month playing ban

    Thursday, August 14 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-08-14 18:40:18 GMT
    The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld Luis Suarez's four-month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup, but cleared him to train with Barcelona.
    By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer Luis Suarez will train with his Barcelona teammates on Friday after his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup was softened but not shortened.
  • American football heading to China in 2015

    American football heading to China in 2015

    Thursday, August 14 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-08-14 18:09:54 GMT
    Hey, China: Are you ready for some American football?
    Hey, China: Are you ready for some American football?
  • Bills to Toronto concerns raised by documents

    Bills to Toronto concerns raised by documents

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-08-14 14:11:47 GMT
    A Buffalo Bills fan group uncovered documents that suggest a Toronto-based prospective ownership group has plans to relocate the franchise north of the border.
    A Buffalo Bills fan group uncovered documents that suggest a Toronto-based prospective ownership group has plans to relocate the franchise north of the border.
  • A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

    A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:08 AM EDT2014-08-14 08:08:59 GMT
    Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's...
    Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's...
  • A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

    A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:59 AM EDT2014-08-14 07:59:00 GMT
    Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's...
    Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's...
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:09 AM EDT2014-08-14 07:09:09 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • D-backs beat Indians 1-0 in 12, avoid DH sweep

    D-backs beat Indians 1-0 in 12, avoid DH sweep

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-08-14 05:09:00 GMT
    Zach Walters' one-out homer in the ninth inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
    Two long days ended on a positive note for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • Rockies: Tulowitzki to have season-ending surgery

    Rockies: Tulowitzki to have season-ending surgery

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:49:35 GMT
    The Colorado Rockies say All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colorado, and miss the rest of the season.
    All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colorado, and miss the rest of the season, the Colorado Rockies said Wednesday.
  • Hal Steinbrenner expects Yankees to 'step it up'

    Hal Steinbrenner expects Yankees to 'step it up'

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:10:13 GMT
    Sounding much like his late father, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said his team's offense has to snap out of its funk and he's optimistic New York will return to the playoffs after a one-year absence.
    Sounding much like his late father, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said his team's offense has to snap out of its funk and he's optimistic New York will return to the playoffs after a one-year absence.
  • Woods pulls out of US Ryder Cup consideration

    Woods pulls out of US Ryder Cup consideration

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:09:58 GMT
    By The Associated Press Tiger Woods has removed himself from consideration for a U.S. Ryder Cup captain's pick because of back problems.
    By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Tiger Woods removed himself from consideration for the Ryder Cup team Wednesday evening with a clear message that he is not healthy enough to play.
  • Sun Devils lineman tells magazine he's gay

    Sun Devils lineman tells magazine he's gay

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:48:54 GMT
    Arizona State senior offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.
    Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.
  • Sterling loses appeal to block LA Clippers sale

    Sterling loses appeal to block LA Clippers sale

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-14 01:30:19 GMT
    A California appeals court has shot down Donald Sterling's latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
    Donald Sterling's latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was rejected Wednesday by a California appeals court.
  • Controversial call helps Giants top White Sox, 7-1

    Controversial call helps Giants top White Sox, 7-1

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:29:21 GMT
    The Giants scored seven runs in the seventh inning after a video review led umpires to overturn an out call at home because Chicago catcher Tyler Flowers illegally blocked Gregor Blanco, and San Francisco went on...
    Depending on the clubhouse, the response to the latest overturned call at home under baseball's expanded replay system was as debatable as the rule itself.
  • Commissioner candidates make pitches ahead of vote

    Commissioner candidates make pitches ahead of vote

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:32:07 GMT
    Major League Baseball owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig's successor.
    The three candidates in Major League Baseball's first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote.
  • NBA schedule sends LeBron to Miami for Christmas

    NBA schedule sends LeBron to Miami for Christmas

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:08:54 GMT
    LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home on Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas.
    LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas.
  • Federer gets 300th Masters win in Cincy

    Federer gets 300th Masters win in Cincy

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:59:19 GMT
    Top-seeded Serena Williams rallied in both tiebreakers for a 7-6 (7), 7-6 (7) victory over Samantha Stosur on Wednesday in her opening match at the Western & Southern Open.
    Roger Federer had another big moment. Those seem to happen for him a lot in Cincinnati.
  • Jets all wet, accept Pats' Ice Bucket Challenge

    Jets all wet, accept Pats' Ice Bucket Challenge

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:20:52 GMT
    The New York Jets accepted the New England Patriots' Ice Bucket Challenge and ended their last public practice at SUNY Cortland by getting doused - with help from the Cortlandville Fire Department.
    Rex Ryan and the New York Jets got soaked for a good cause.
  • Locke calls hoax about him 'scary'

    Locke calls hoax about him 'scary'

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:20:27 GMT
    Pittsburgh left-hander Jeff Locke says it's "scary" to think that someone could have been spreading false rumors about him fixing games.
    Pittsburgh left-hander Jeff Locke says it's "scary" to think that someone could have been spreading false rumors about him fixing games.
  • W-I-N-N-E-R! Oregon man crowned Scrabble champ

    W-I-N-N-E-R! Oregon man crowned Scrabble champ

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:01:39 GMT
    The world's best Scrabble players are squaring off for the title of Scrabble champion, with the winner to be crowned in Buffalo.
    Conrad Bassett-Bouchard started his championship Scrabble game Wednesday with the word "zilch" and finished with the opposite - the $10,000 prize and the title of national Scrabble champion.
  • Golson regains job as Notre Dame's starting QB

    Golson regains job as Notre Dame's starting QB

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-13 20:49:22 GMT
    Everett Golson is Notre Dame's starting quarterback again.
    Everett Golson is Notre Dame's starting quarterback again.
  • Nebraska AD: Football program 'stable' with Pelini

    Nebraska AD: Football program 'stable' with Pelini

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-08-13 20:02:35 GMT
    Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst says the football program is stable under coach Bo Pelini.
    Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst did his part Wednesday to cool any speculation about coach Bo Pelini entering the season on the hot seat.
  • Pacers believe Paul George will make full recovery

    Pacers believe Paul George will make full recovery

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-08-13 18:18:36 GMT
    The Indiana Pacers expect Paul George to make a full recovery from his gruesome injury - they're just not planning on having him in the lineup next season.
    The Pacers expect Paul George to make a full recovery from the compound fracture in his right leg. They're just not expecting that to happen this season.
  • Penn St. trustees vote to stay course on sanctions

    Penn St. trustees vote to stay course on sanctions

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-13 15:09:34 GMT
    A divided Penn State board is endorsing a potential legal settlement that would keep its $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal within Pennsylvania, and members are also expressing support for continued...
    A divided Penn State board voted Wednesday to endorse a potential legal settlement that would keep its $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal within Pennsylvania, signaling their support for a deal to end a...
  • Report: Ward's father says 'no reason' for crash

    Report: Ward's father says 'no reason' for crash

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:48:57 GMT
    The father of the driver run over and killed by Tony Stewart told The Syracuse Post-Standard that "there's no reason for" the crash that led to his son's death.
    The father of the driver run over and killed by Tony Stewart told The Syracuse Post-Standard that "there's no reason for" the crash that led to his son's death.
  • Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

    Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:08:40 GMT
    In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory,...
    In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero,...
  • Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

    Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:29 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:29:14 GMT
    Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
    Steve Ballmer finally has an NBA outlet for his rah-rah displays of emotion as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
  • Heisman repeat won't be easy for FSU's Winston

    Heisman repeat won't be easy for FSU's Winston

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:29 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:29:08 GMT
    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy twice.
    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy twice.
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:19:32 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • Ebola fears infiltrate African sports

    Ebola fears infiltrate African sports

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:19:31 GMT
    It started when the small Indian Ocean island of Seychelles refused entry to Sierra Leone's soccer squad, fearing that the deadly Ebola virus would arrive from West Africa along with the players.
    It started when the small Indian Ocean island of Seychelles refused entry to Sierra Leone's soccer squad, fearing that the deadly Ebola virus would arrive from West Africa along with the players.
  • Haren, Dodgers beat hapless Braves again, 4-2

    Haren, Dodgers beat hapless Braves again, 4-2

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:38 AM EDT2014-08-13 05:38:16 GMT
    The Dodgers are getting solid performances out of their starting pitchers.
    The Dodgers are getting solid performances out of their starting pitchers.
  • UCLA WR Devin Lucien leaves practice in ambulance

    UCLA WR Devin Lucien leaves practice in ambulance

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:27:58 GMT
    UCLA receiver Devin Lucien has left practice in an ambulance after injuring his head.
    UCLA receiver Devin Lucien left practice in an ambulance Tuesday after injuring his head.
  • Raiders-Cowboys practice gets heated

    Raiders-Cowboys practice gets heated

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:48:54 GMT
    The joint practice between the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys went just about how the coaches scripted it Tuesday with high intensity in an emotional environment.
    The joint practice between the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys went just about how the coaches scripted it Tuesday with high intensity in an emotional environment.
  • Djokovic gets ragged start in Cincy title quest

    Djokovic gets ragged start in Cincy title quest

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:28:09 GMT
    Lucie Safarova outlasted Venus Williams 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-4 Tuesday in the first round of the Western & Southern Open.
    Novak Djokovic had a ragged start in the one tournament that has always eluded him.
  • Tigers P Verlander has right shoulder inflammation

    Tigers P Verlander has right shoulder inflammation

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-13 00:38:31 GMT
    Justin Verlander has inflammation in his right shoulder.
    Justin Verlander's sore right shoulder will likely force him to miss at least one start, the latest setback for the reeling Detroit Tigers.
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  • Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

    Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:36:21 GMT
    Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series...
    Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage.
  • Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:33:31 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
    The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
  • Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:03:51 GMT
    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas.
    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas.
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  • AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

    AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:53:22 GMT
    By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer A person close to the situation says Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award.
    By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
  • US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

    US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:23:29 GMT
    Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.
    Derrick Rose heard the fans chanting his name, and yes, he would've loved to give them what they wanted.
  • Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

    Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:23:48 GMT
    Derrick Rose is sitting out the U.S. national's team exhibition game against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night, with coach Mike Krzyzewski saying he wants to look at other guards.
    Derrick Rose is sitting out the U.S. national's team exhibition game against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night, with coach Mike Krzyzewski saying he wants to look at other guards.
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  • Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:59 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.
    Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job.
  • Kent State starting center dies at 21

    Kent State starting center dies at 21

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:04:39 GMT
    Kent State says one of its football players has died and that police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue.
    Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.
  • On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

    On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:53:45 GMT
    When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
    When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
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