EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Down to the last few days of the season and maybe Brett Favre's career, the NFL ended a slow-paced investigation of tawdry allegations against the quarterback with a $50,000 fine and a rebuke for not being candid.
HOUSTON - Mikel Leshoure ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns as Illinois earned its first bowl victory since 1999, beating Baylor 38-14 Wednesday night in the Texas Bowl.
ATLANTA - Josh Smith had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Al Horford had 21 points and 15 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Golden State Warriors 103-93 on Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON - Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen is heading into unemployment as a winner.
Framed photographs large and small hang in every room and adorn the walls of every corridor inside the Bay Hill Club & Lodge, memories of Arnold Palmer and more than a half-century he devoted to golf.
'A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.'
Anyone who thinks the NFL has hit its quota for fired coaches should sit tight and wait about a week.
PHILADELPHIA - While the Minnesota Vikings ate cheesesteaks and acted like tourists, the Philadelphia Eagles savored a division title they clinched from their couches.
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers finally got their first look at the revamped Miami Heat, and the champs might be a little bit disturbed by what they saw.
Maybe Lindsey Vonn will have something else on the menu for the 2014 Winter Games.
HONOLULU - The two Mississippi State players caught on camera fighting in the stands of the Diamond Head Classic have been suspended indefinitely and sent home from Hawaii.
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson's first game with 20 points in almost a month helped the Atlanta Hawks recover from a sluggish start against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
AUBURN, Ala. - Cam Newton lifted Auburn from the back of the Top 25 to No. 1 in the nation.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Tim Tebow either demonstrated he wasn't ready for the NFL or provided glimpses of greatness in his first NFL start.
HARTFORD, Conn. - Men's teams. Women's teams. No. 89 belongs to UConn. It beats them all.
In baseball there's a period in late July, early August called the "dog days".
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people.
Aaron Rodgers doesn't just make the big throws, he designs them.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Bruce Arena realizes he has very little time to get back into his groove with the U.S. national team. After all ...
FRISCO, Texas - Ezekiel Elliott was in the original group of college players to go through something resembling the NFL playoffs when Ohio State won the ...
A Tuesday afternoon press conference at The Clubhouse brought about the word that Ben Freakley would no longer be the head coach of Tormenta FC.
It's so rare in the realm of sports that a brand new franchise can just pop up in year one and find success on ...
NEW YORK - The drive to the Super Bowl begins this weekend as the NFL postseason gets going.
The Georgia Southern women's basketball team hung around South Alabama for well over three quarters, only to see things turn sour in the closing ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Sugar Rodgers left not long after she arrived.
When Gary Kubiak resigned for health reasons less than a year removed from coaching the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl championship, he left behind ...
In the world of college basketball, there are - as in most sports - a group of perennial national powers. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of ...
KAPALUA, Hawaii - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his ...
The college football bowl season featured so many thrilling individual performances that even a few 200-yard rushers failed to make the Associated Press 2016 All-Bowl ...
Every defensive meeting at Clemson this week might as well have started with coordinator Brent Venables passing around a photo of Alabama's O.J ...