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ACC has the title, SEC still has the recruits

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference is still reigning supreme on the recruiting trail.

February 03, 2014 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sochi city hall orders killing of stray dogs

SOCHI, Russia - Thousands of stray dogs have been living amid the mud and rubble of Olympic construction sites, roaming the streets and snowy mountainsides, and begging for scraps of food.

February 03, 2014 | By NATALIYA VASILYEVA Associated Press | Sports


Syracuse is new No. 1 in AP poll

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse's reward for winning one of the best college basketball games of the season was a spot on top of The Associated Press Top 25 poll.

February 03, 2014 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Super Bowl shellacking

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle's in a long time.

February 02, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Super Bowl XLVIII: A little bit of everything

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - This Super Bowl has just about everything a fan, a player, a coach - and certainly a league - could ask for.

February 01, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Bubba Watson leads Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A desert critter saved leader Bubba Watson at least a stroke Saturday in the Phoenix Open. Some pigskin play cost Phil Mickelson to the chagrin of the rowdiest fans in the largest crowd in golf history.

February 01, 2014 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Gallacher takes 2-shot lead over McIlroy in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Defending champion Stephen Gallacher had seven birdies and an eagle on the back nine Saturday to surge past Rory McIlroy and take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.

February 01, 2014 | By BERNIE McGUIRE Associated Press | Sports


Rory rolls, Tiger drops in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Rory McIlroy hit wedge into 5 feet for birdie on the 18th hole for a 2-under 70 to regain the outright lead in the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.

January 31, 2014 | By BERNIE McGUIRE Associated Press | Sports


Mickelson makes cut at Phoenix

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Phil Mickelson made it to the weekend in the Phoenix Open. Another popular left-hander and a fellow former Arizona State player set the pace.

January 31, 2014 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Why the Broncos will win the Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Denver was walloped 40-10 by Seattle in the preseason with Ronnie Hillman fumbling, Montee Ball stumbling and Peyton Manning grumbling.

January 31, 2014 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Why the Seahawks will win the Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - In the midst of being reclusive for most of the week leading up to his first Super Bowl, Marshawn Lynch spoke a truth about his Seattle Seahawks.

January 31, 2014 | By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Olympic host Russia coming out of doping doghouse

When the world last came together for the Winter Olympics, Russia was in the doghouse because of doping.

January 30, 2014 | By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


McIlroy shoots 63 to take lead in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Rory McIlroy took another step toward regaining his form Thursday with his lowest score in more than three years, a 9-under 63 while playing with Tiger Woods to take a two-shot lead in the Dubai Desert Classic.

January 30, 2014 | By BERNIE McGUIRE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Plenty on both sides to make Super Bowl debut

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January 30, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Even if no snow, players prep for frigid Super Bowl

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - So much for all the hand-wringing about a snowed-inSuper Bowl.

January 29, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field

CHICAGO - There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.

April 23, 2014 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phelps having fun in his return to swimming

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life.

April 23, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


David Moyes out as Manchester United manager

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - It's some feat to turn one of the world's most storied and valuable sports brands into a mere also-ran in the space of 10 months.

April 22, 2014 | By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

CHICAGO - During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit worker figures he is an increasingly rare kind of baseball fan.

April 22, 2014 | By DON BABWIN Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: The wonderful world of golf

We are currently in a period of the year I like to refer to as golf heaven. The Masters tourney is over, the weather is beautiful, the courses aren't overrun with strangers from the northern tier of the country and green fees have returned to normalcy. It's time to get out there and embarrass myself once more.

April 22, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON - "The Star-Spangled Banner" played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.

April 21, 2014 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press | Sports


GSU alum, USGA director talks US Open

PINEHURST, N.C. - Pinehurst No. 2 is ready for its double dip of U.S. opens.

April 21, 2014 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Marathon makes room for runners affected by bombs

BOSTON - "I need to run."

April 19, 2014 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks fire first shot in playoff series

INDIANAPOLIS - Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

April 19, 2014 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Donald fires 66, takes lead at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND - Luke Donald believes he's got the right game on the right course - and is ready to make up for so many near-misses at the RBC Heritage.

April 19, 2014 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Choi leads rainy day at Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.

April 18, 2014 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


No bigger playoff underdog than the sub-.500 Hawks

ATLANTA - There's no bigger long shot in the NBA playoffs than the Atlanta Hawks.

April 18, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo

PARIS - Rafael Nadal's mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over.

April 18, 2014 | By JEROME PUGMIRE AP Sports Writer | Sports


MLS franchise coming to Atlanta

ATLANTA - Major League Soccer announced its newest team Wednesday, unveiling an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium.

April 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Speith hungry for more at Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Get ready, Augusta National. Jordan Spieth can't wait for another chance at that green jacket.

April 16, 2014 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


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