CHICAGO - The College Football Playoff has turned strength of schedule into a constant talking point, with each conference claiming its road to the postseason is most daunting.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady took the fight over his "Deflategate" suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying "I was wrong to put my faith in the league."
BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. - Steve Spurrier is significantly more confident aboutSouth Carolina's direction than he was at times last season.
The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The FIFA corruption crisis is hurting its search for new World Cup sponsors.
LA TOUSSUIRE, France - Chris Froome always expected his rivals to throw everything at him and his Tour de France race lead. He just didn't expect that would happen when he was stopped by the side of the road.
The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries.
ATLANTA - Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in U.S. men's soccer history.
The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press.
ATLANTA - Jamaica stunned the United States with a pair of first-half goals, one off a blunder by goalkeeper Brad Guzan, and held on for a 2-1 victory in the Gold Cup semifinals Wednesday night that dealt the Americans their biggest upset defeat.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter is due in Russia on Thursday for his first overseas trip since the arrests of fellow soccer executives in May left him unwilling to leave the safety of Switzerland.
ATLANTA - Forward Michael Seaton says Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals for the first time in 17 years because the Reggae Boyz enjoyed surprising the doubters.
PINEHURST, N.C - With off-field issues overshadowing his program once again, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said Tuesday the Seminoles are "stepping up" their process of educating players about domestic violence and other issues.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews.
MONROE, La. - Matt Breida ran for two touchdowns, and Ken Butler Jr. returned a blocked punt 45 yards for a touchdown to lead Georgia Southern ...
TUCSON, Ariz. - A new bowl game is coming to Arizona Stadium this December.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Jordan Spieth was voted PGA Tour player of the year Friday, giving him a sweep of all the significant awards.
A federal appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players in a ruling that NCAA leaders believe supports their contention ...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Even while emerging as one of the NBA's best teams, the Atlanta Hawkshad a very glaring weakness.
ATHENS, Ga. - Thabo Sefolosha stood along the baseline, a basketball under his right arm as he watched a drill on the first day of training ...
DALLAS - The NCAA banned the SMU men's basketball team from postseason play Tuesday and suspended veteran coach Larry Brown for nine games after concluding ...
ZURICH - Four years after stepping down in disgrace, former FIFA vice president JackWarner was banned from soccer for life on Tuesday, accused of repeated acts ...
MOSCOW, Idaho - Matt Breida ran for 179 yards and two touchdowns as Georgia Southern beat Idaho 44-20 in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday night.
ZURICH - FIFA President Sepp Blatter was placed under criminal investigation by Swiss authorities on Friday as a probe into soccer corruption reached the highest levels ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Just getting to East Lake is the challenge for Henrik Stenson. Playing the golf course appears to be the easy part.
NEW YORK - The lovable legend of Yogi Berra, that ain't ever gonna be over.
Trail cameras as a tool for scouting the land you hunt on has been around for a pretty good while but the thrill of checking ...
Baylor's spread offense is spreading and making opposing defenses sick.
BEREA, Ohio - It's all in front of Johnny Manziel: The chance to silence the critics and prove he belongs in the NFL. On Sunday ...