PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with theNFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.
HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.
NEW YORK (AP) - In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation's athletes that causes it to miss interesting stories involving others. Some of it is fair, much of it isn't.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Rested after the Rio Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of the first-round lead with Kevin Na.
RIO DE JANEIRO - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will retire next summer after a tumultuous tenure that included consolidation of the men's and women's athletic departments, improvements in fundraising and facilities and the settlement of a Title IX lawsuit.
RIO DE JANEIRO - The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker James Harrison doesn't want to face a suspension. He is also not interested in talking to NFL representatives, either.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles starts each year by pulling out a notebook to write down her goals for the next 12 months. When 2016 dawned, for once she didn't get too specific.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta has recently released a study on a new illness that has been dubbed Weed Height Aversion and Control or WHAC for short. The study noted a number of dysfunctional behaviors associated with weed height aversion that included an obsessive compulsive need to whack down any piece of grass or weed growing more than two inches above its intended height, manic depressive tendencies when the individual cannot release their disturbed emotions by cutting down the offending weeds, and severe dehydration due to constantly running weed-eaters, lawnmowers and other grass cutting apparatus. The study ...
Any new coach will always have his work cut out as he prepares a team full of unfamiliar players for a competitive season. For new Georgia Southern men's soccer coach John Murphy, the pressure of stepping into a new gig is magnified by a miniscule timeframe in which to prepare his new team.
Bulloch Academy racked up a season-high eight hits on Monday night, but could only translate it into one run as the Gators fell to Robert Toombs Academy 4-1.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Jerick McKinnon took the handoff left and hit heavy traffic in his own end zone, bouncing off a Minnesota blocker to find a different route out of the end zone.
If you can only watch six games this college football season, well, you should probably consider changing jobs or something because that is no way to live. If that truly is your plight, though, we're here to help.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A big preseason debut with the Falcons allowed Aldrick Robinson to stand out in a deep competition at wide receiver, if only for the day.
AUBURN, Ala. - Former Auburn football star Quentin Groves, who played defensive end for the Tigers from 2004-07 and shares the program record for sacks, has ...
CLEVELAND - J.R. Smith can being launching away for the Cavaliers.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Kyle Busch continued his dominance of the Xfinity Series at Kansas Speedway on Saturday.
Kevin Ellison did not grow up a Georgia Tech fan. For that matter Ellison did not grow up as a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs ...
When you glance at the Georgia Tech stat sheet it looks like a typographical error.
CHICAGO - Kaitlin Reap didn't listen when her dad tried to warn her about the lifetime of misery waiting for her if she cheered for ...
NAPA, Calif. - Scott Piercy began the new PGA Tour season by pouring in putts and setting the course record at Silverado, a 10-under 62 for ...
NAPA, Calif. - The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease.
A couple of years ago I wrote a column on some of the famous and infamous dogs that have passed through my life. Right after ...
For the first time in nearly three years, the Georgia Southern Eagles are riding back-to-back losses.
ATLANTA - A fast start through five games? The Atlanta Falcons have been there, blown that.
MIAMI - Udonis Haslem was leading some banter with Miami Heat teammates after practice Monday, the jokes and laughter helping everyone wind down after practice.
LOS ANGELES - Anthony Rendon and Jayson Werth homered, and the Washington Nationals moved within one victory of winning a postseason series for the first time ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - When it's all said and done at the end of this season, NASCAR just might have to thank Hurricane Matthew ...
The top five in The Associated Press college football poll have been firmly established. Now we will see how long they can stay that way.