BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - ESPN pulled Hank Williams Jr.'s classic intro song from its broadcast of Monday night's NFL game after the country singer famous for the line "Are you ready for some football?" used an analogy to Adolf Hitler in discussing President Barack Obama.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State was minutes from losing to Eastern Kentucky. A goal line stand from getting beat at Miami. And trailed most of the way against Baylor.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Back on the road in the playoffs, the Texas Rangers won again.
LSU and Alabama are the top two teams in the country one month before their game in Tuscaloosa.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ryan Howard took a mighty cut, dropped his bat and admired the shot.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Yovani Gallardo could barely see the return tosses from catcher Jonathan Lucroy, losing them in the bright light filtering through the windows at Miller Park.
NEW YORK (AP) - No national anthem, all Yankees. Robinson Cano hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, rookie Ivan Nova pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning in an unusual relief appearance and New York shook off a 23-hour rain delay to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 in their suspended playoff opener Saturday night. A day after rain wiped out aces Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia after only 1½ innings, the game resumed ...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Mike Napoli kept fouling off pitches while Texas Rangers fans chanted his name.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Arthur Brown never saw Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Western Athletic Conference Great Bend 28, Dodge City 7 Hays 40, South 20 Garden City 52, Liberal 21 Area scores Macksville 52, Pretty Prairie 26 Cunningham 42, Stafford 36 St. John 52, Fairfield 6 Central Plains 66, Canton-Galva 16 Ell-Saline 29, Ellinwood 0 Hoisington 41, TMP-Marian 23 Cimarron 46, Larned 40 Otis-Bison 52, Beloit St. John's-Tipton 6 Scores of interest Wichita City League Heights 41, Northwest 21 Southeast 48, West 20 Carroll 48, East 7 ...
No. 1 LSU 35, Kentucky 7 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Jordan Jefferson scored on his first play back from suspension and cornerback Tyrann Mathieu scored after setting an LSU record for career forced fumbles. Jefferson was reinstated this week after a grand jury reduced his charges in connection with a bar fight to a misdemeanor. Jarrett Lee remained the starter at quarterback. LSU coach Les Miles inserted Jefferson on an early fourth-and-goal, and Jefferson ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - Seth Doege passed for 366 yards and three touchdowns and Eric Stephens rushed for 124 yards and scored twice, helping Texas Tech come roaring back from a 20-point deficit and beat Kansas 45-34 Saturday in both teams' Big 12 opener.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The story has been the same for the Vikings the past three weeks, just tweak the opponent a little bit and adjust the final score.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Down by nine games in early September, down by seven runs on the final day of the season. And yet somehow, these Tampa Bay Rays made it to the playoffs. Evan Longoria capped a startling comeback by hitting his second home run of the game, hooking a drive barely inside ...
Kansas coach Bill Self was looking at a magazine a few days ago, and several teams captured his attention. Like Iowa, Villanova, Xavier and Tennessee, for example.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The NFL played six games on Thanksgiving in 1920. The holiday tradition apparently didn't settle in until 1934, the year the Detroit Lions were born.
Normally a grudge match for AFC North supremacy, Thanksgiving night's visit by the Steelers to Baltimore doesn't carry quite such a lofty air this year.