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.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Hurricane Matthew's slow march toward Florida kept plenty of major college football teams guessing about their weekend plans on Wednesday, with ...
➤ No. 3 New England (minus 10) at No. 32 Cleveland
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - At Warriors team headquarters, Zaza Pachulia sits alongside Kevin Durant in the locker room as they dress for practice or ice down ...
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis implored sports leaders on Wednesday to do a better job of keeping corruption off the playing field.
Two weeks after the PGA Tour season ended, the next one starts Thursday and for some fans it can't get here soon enough: Tiger ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers no longer control their own playoff destiny.
ATHENS, Ga. - Jauan Jennings hauled in a 43-yard Hail Mary from Joshua Dobbs on the final play, giving No. 11 Tennessee a stunning 34-31 victory ...
ATLANTA - Shaquille Quarterman and Joe Jackson each returned fumbles by Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas for touchdowns in a span of less than a minute ...
ATLANTA - Turner Field has aged well. It's got all the expected amenities of a modern big league ballpark, from luxury boxes to a mammoth ...
ATLANTA - When Carolina made its most recent visit to Atlanta, all the talk was about the 14-0 Panthers' try for a perfect season.
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) - Patrick Reed took over his match with putting and passion, and the rest of the Americans followed suit Saturday afternoon in a ...
CHASKA, Minn. - Even with the first opening-session sweep in four decades, the Americans were reminded anew Friday that no lead is safe in the Ryder ...
ATLANTA - Mark Richt will be looking for offensive balance in his first Atlantic Coast Conference game as Miami's coach.
ATHENS, Ga. - Tennessee has a chance to take control of the SEC East on the first Saturday of October.
LINCOLN, Neb. - If Nebraska's Michael Rose-Ivey and teammates want to kneel during the national anthem again, their next opportunity will be the Nov. 5 ...