NEW YORK (AP) — Rusty Staub, the orange-haired outfielder who became a huge hit with baseball fans in two countries during an All-Star career that spanned 23 major league seasons, died Thursday. He was 73.
UMBC made more than history in the NCAA Tournament.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The doors to the Virginia's locker room opened, the last protection for a group of players sitting in a state of shocked quiet after the most improbable of losses.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Could the crackdown on tax loopholes clamp down on corporate schmoozing?
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts' second choice for head coach could turn out to be even better than the first.
Virginia suffered a surprising home loss to unranked Virginia Tech, ending its winning streak at 16 games.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Alex Bowman put a familiar car atop the Daytona 500 leaderboard.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — A blustery morning wind had just about everyone scrambling in the men's slopestyle event. Except for Red Gerard, who kept his footing all the way to the podium.
TUSCALOOSA — Alabama big man Donta Hall started the game with a dunk, and did the same to open the second half.
ATHENS, Ga. — Auburn's commitment to hard work provided yet another road win — even without top scorer Bryce Brown.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick watched drivers turn laps out of the corner of her eye. In her whirlwind preparation for the "Danica Double," getting a car ready for the first event of the NASCAR season had not been a priority.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — For hours Saturday, South Korean media was abuzz over the contents of a mysterious blue folder carried by the sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to her lunch date with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Tracers lit up the night. Explosions rocked the stadium, and the acrid smoke that followed the rockets' red glare left some in the crowd coughing and choking. By the time it was all over, giant flames licked toward the sky as the envoys of two enemy governments wat…
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia's first Super Bowl parade provided catharsis Thursday for hundreds of thousands of Eagles fans, deliriously joyful after decades without a title and relishing the national spotlight on a team that few outside the city thought could win it all.
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AUBURN — Texas A&M built a big lead, lost it and ultimately came out on top after a frantic final minute.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The new coaches in the Southeastern Conference got their first opportunity to compete with one another over the last two months on the recruiting trail.
Georgia was not about to blow this lead.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Martin Truex Jr. has been all over the country during his brief reign as NASCAR's newest champion.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — On the one hand: The world gathers for a scripted, globalized spectacle of competition and unity. North Korean athletes and performers stream into the rival South for a display of cooperation that maybe, just maybe, could ease anxiety about possible nuclear war. Th…
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors filed felony charges on Wednesday against an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. who is suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and an Uber driver.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Nick Weatherspoon had 18 points and his brother Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 13 to lead Mississippi State past Alabama 67-63 on Tuesday at Humphrey Coliseum.
AUBURN — Jared Harper came out firing away against Vanderbilt, draining a few early 3-pointers.
AUBURN (AP) — Auburn coach Gus Malzahn will make at least $49 million over the next seven years under his new contract.
NEW YORK — Fresh off the Super Bowl, NBC begins more than two weeks of Winter Olympics coverage on Thursday with a new host, some new wrinkles and the hope that its business model keeps pace with the different ways people experience events on television and online.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn and three former NHL players are among 32 Russian athletes who filed appeals Tuesday seeking spots at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
Separated in age by about a decade, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin head to the Pyeongchang Olympics as the past, present and future of ski racing in the United States and around the world.
LANSING, Mich. — Former U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team coach John Geddert is facing a criminal investigation after complaints were filed following the sentencing of disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar, who molested girls at Geddert's elite gymnastics club in Michigan.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Hart fessed up he was tipsy when he tried to crash the Super Bowl stage and celebrate with his hometown Philadelphia Eagles when they hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. The pint-sized funnyman ran into a no-nonsense security guard who refused to allow Hart, wearing an Eag…
DETROIT — The Detroit Lions hired Matt Patricia on Monday, doubling down on the franchise's hope it can copy the New England Patriots' formula for success.
There's a strange sense of calm that has replaced the tumult typically associated with college football recruiting this time of year.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Villanova, Virginia and Purdue are making themselves comfortable atop the AP Top 25. And with the way they're playing, they might stay there for a while longer, too.
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn remains the top choice in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — The former sports doctor whose serial sexual abuse of girls and young women upended the gymnastics world was sentenced Monday to a third prison term of 40 to 125 years for molesting young athletes at an elite Michigan training center.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia was cleaning up Monday after pockets of Super Bowl victory celebrations turned unruly overnight, with rowdy Eagles fans smashing department store windows, looting a gas station convenience store and toppling a number of the city's famously greased light poles.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles' flight from last to first ended up with a Lombardi Trophy.
AUBURN — Auburn's leading rebounder is a 6-foot-3 transfer from Presbyterian College. The best shot blocker and tallest starter is a 6-foot-7 guy whose other college options included MIT and Yale.
NEW YORK — A prominent baseball agent said players are angered over the slow free-agent market and suggested they consider boycotting spring training.
BIRMINGHAM (AP) — UAB coach Bill Clark has rehired Bryant Vincent as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The best formula for success against the New England Patriots is to keep Tom Brady on the sideline and harass him when he's on the field.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Rob Gronkowski gets to play in this year's Super Bowl after missing last year's game with a bad back. Zach Ertz gets the chance to match his wife, Julie , a soccer star who's already won a world championship.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Randy Moss on one side, Terrell Owens on the other. Isaac Bruce in the slot.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Tom Brady has accomplished just about everything when it comes to playing in the Super Bowl.
BIRMINGHAM (AP) — The Southeastern Conference distributed an average of $40.9 million to its member schools in the last fiscal year.
MOSCOW — Twenty-eight Russian athletes had their Olympic doping bans overturned Thursday, throwing the International Olympic Committee's policy on the country into turmoil.
TUSCALOOSA — A Missouri team in dire need of a win outshot and outfought Alabama, which was coming off a big one.
TUSCALOOSA (AP) — Alabama tight end Major Tennison has been arrested on a marijuana possession charge.
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Gamble, an outfielder who hit 200 home runs over 17 major league seasons, has died of a rare tumor of the jaw. He was 68.
OXFORD, Miss. — Auburn was struggling to put away a mediocre Mississippi team in the second half when Bryce Brown made a crucial 3-pointer to give the Tigers a little separation.
WASHINGTON — The Senate is poised to respond to the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar by approving legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to quickly report claims of abuse to law enforcement.
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