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.
The new year in golf is consumed by an old topic, this time with a twist.
Due to an early deadline so that all Statesboro Herald employees can properly ring in the new year, this space in the sports section will ...
They came from many sports, in many countries, with varying forms of pressure involved.
CHICAGO - Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - As 2016 comes to a close, Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies finished the year unbeaten.
PERTH, Australia (AP) - Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another two to three years and that his "mindset is for the ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Mississippi State's sideline erupted in celebration, relieved to escape with a victory to end a challenging season.
DETROIT - Boston College blew a fourth-quarter lead in a loss to Georgia Tech in its season opener in Ireland. In the Eagles' finale, they showed ...
SHREVEPORT, La. - Jaylen Samuels caught three touchdown passes from Ryan Finley, Nyheim Hines returned a kickoff for a 100-yard touchdown and North Carolina State beat ...