NEW YORK - Coaches, players and game officials will be allowed to examine video on the sideline during preseason games. There's strong thought they will be able to do so in the regular season by 2016.
Thursday's announcement that a Premier Development League will be setting up shop in Statesboro next spring was exciting, to say the least. Statesboro is officially adding to its already-stellar reputation as a sports town and is getting a bit closer to the professional ranks as well.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Exactly one year ahead of the start of Rio de Janeiro's Olympics, Mayor Eduardo Paes said on Wednesday that all the venues are running on schedule and will be delivered in time for next year's games - a feat he compared to a "miracle."
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much.
OCEANPORT, N.J. - When the music played about 10 minutes before the start of the Haskell Invitational, there was no way American Pharoah could lose.
GAINESVILLE, Va. - Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.
CHICAGO - The College Football Playoff has turned strength of schedule into a constant talking point, with each conference claiming its road to the postseason is most daunting.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady took the fight over his "Deflategate" suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying "I was wrong to put my faith in the league."
BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. - Steve Spurrier is significantly more confident aboutSouth Carolina's direction than he was at times last season.
The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The FIFA corruption crisis is hurting its search for new World Cup sponsors.
LA TOUSSUIRE, France - Chris Froome always expected his rivals to throw everything at him and his Tour de France race lead. He just didn't expect that would happen when he was stopped by the side of the road.
The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries.
ATLANTA - Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in U.S. men's soccer history.
The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press.
The NFL has its final four, and the oddsmakers are forecasting tight games.
MELBOURNE, Australia - For the second time in three days, Novak Djokovic won a match at the Australian Open and was confronted by questions about match-fixing ...
ATLANTA - Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes the production he's been getting recently from his bench.
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