NEW ORLEANS – In previous Sun Belt Conference media day events, conference commissioner Karl Benson – as well as many Sun Belt programs – always seemed to have one eye looking over their shoulders.
NEW ORLEANS – Three new head coaches will be making their first impressions in the Sun Belt this season, but while Everett Withers at Texas State and Matt Viator at UL Monroe have rebuilding jobs and low expectations for the immediate future, new Georgia Southern front man Tyson Summers is tasked with continuing the Eagles' immediate success since joining the FBS two years ago.
OMAHA, Neb. - An evening he spent at a high school basketball game over the holidays revealed the best of Sam Foltz, the star Nebraska punter who died in a car accident in Wisconsin over the weekend.
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Jordan Spieth walked with purpose down the long corridor toward his locker, not stopping to look at the photos and scorecards that cover more than a century of golf history at Baltusrol.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Jordan finally spoke out on Monday about racial tensions in America in hopes of easing conflicts between blacks and law enforcement.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Josh Gordon's curious and complicated career has taken a new turn.
Monday marks the unofficial beginning of the 2016 Sun Belt Conference football season as players and coaches for all 11 teams – plus a cameo from 2017 newcomer Coastal Carolina – will descend on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans for the league's annual media day.
MORZINE, France (AP) - Don't expect Chris Froome to indulge in big celebrations on the Champs Elysees. After effectively securing a third Tour de France title on Saturday, the Kenyan-born British rider has already turned his focus to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Holly Holm was the unforgettable champ for four months.
INDIANAPOLIS - When Tony Stewart dreamed about winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he never contemplated saying goodbye.
The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign, even as he dismisses the move as political correctness gone too far.
As July comes to a close, the new high school football season begins to take shape right here in Statesboro with the Erk Russell Classic on August 19 and 20.
OAKVILLE, Ontario - Dustin Johnson started and finished the day tied with Luke List for the Canadian Open lead. The U.S. Open champion had to make up a lot of ground to do it.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis and Pocono may not be the only stops on Jeff Gordon's comeback tour.
CINCINNATI - NFL fields have come a long way from the days of lumpy artificial surfaces, but there's still a lot of room for improvement ...
Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III keeps a separate points list for Americans to consider performances that might not show up in the standings, whether ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Missy Franklin finally got in the pool at the Rio Olympics only to endure another disappointment in the most unsettling year of ...
Russell Knox packed a surprising amount of power when he won the Travelers Championship.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Ron Rivera can't imagine the Carolina Panthers without fullback like Mike Tolbert on the roster.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Lilly King has her sights set on winning Olympic gold and she's not about to let anyone get in her way ...
A postseason rampage put both Alabama and the Southeastern Conference back on top in college football last season.
Big-money sports football and men's basketball were involved in 83 percent of NCAA Division I major infractions cases from 1953 to 2014, according to ...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Kevin Durant looks ready to lead a new group of Americans to the gold-medal podium.
Georgia Southern defensive lineman Jonathan Battle just wrapped up the first week of fall camp of his senior season.
CROMWELL, Conn. - Marc Leishman birdied his final hole for a 2-under 68 and a share of the second-round lead Friday in the Travelers Championship.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - With so many high-profile intersectional matchups on neutral sites, the Southeastern Conference's opening-week schedule bears a striking resemblance to a bowl lineup.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Chris Buescher is a giant step closer to qualifying for the Chase for the Sprint Cup after notching a victory at ...
GRAYSON, Ga. - Falcons coach Dan Quinn likes what he has seen from C.J. Goodwin, a former receiver turned cornerback.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Say this about Dale Earnhardt Jr. - he follows doctor's orders.