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POSITION SWITCHES

LAWRENCE - Bradley McDougald and Toben Opurum went from hunted to hunters. For wide receiver Kale Pick, last year's opening day quarterback, the adjustment has been fling to cling.

August 31, 2011 | BY DOUG TUCKER AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Eagles set to challenge Packers in NFC

The Philadelphia Eagles' offseason overhaul hasn't gone unnoticed in Green Bay. Neither has the hype that's come along with it.

August 31, 2011 | BY CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Texas A&M plans to leave Big 12 by next July

HOUSTON (AP) - The official Texas A&M fight song includes a line that bids farewell to Texas, "so long to the orange and white." By this time next year, Texas A&M may have said goodbye to a lot more than its storied, century-old rivalry with Texas.

August 31, 2011 | BY KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Steelers set sights on getting back to Super Bowl

The Steelers were a team in flux a year ago, their star quarterback about to sit out a four-game suspension.

August 30, 2011 | BY DENNIS WASZAK JR. AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


ROLL TIDE

The Big Ten and the Pac-12 now have conference title games. The Big 12, for the first time, will not play a league championship game.

August 30, 2011 | BY RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | AP Sports


Chiefs wrap up camp before final preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs were working on special teams Tuesday morning, specifically the field goal units, when Todd Haley's voice cut through the air like a foghorn.

August 30, 2011 | | AP Sports


No. 1 Oklahoma works toward launching own TV network

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - While rival Texas has been rolling out its Longhorn Network, top-ranked Oklahoma has been working to expand its television capabilities, too.

August 30, 2011 | | AP Sports


Tigers top Royals in 10th inning

DETROIT (AP) - Ramon Santiago hit a solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

August 30, 2011 | | AP Sports


Chiefs’ Haley still has confidence in ‘The Plan’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Todd Haley is sticking with The Plan.

August 29, 2011 | | AP Sports


NFL says it’s serious about illegal hits

NEW YORK (AP) - Players ranted about the NFL's crackdown on illegal hits last season. Some even questioned if the league was heading toward touch football.

August 29, 2011 | | AP Sports


KC hits three HRs, beats Tigers

DETROIT (AP) - Salvador Perez and Alcides Escobar hit back-to-back homers and the Kansas City Royals beat the first-place Detroit Tigers 9-5 Monday night.

August 29, 2011 | | AP Sports


PRESEASON PRATFALLS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Todd Haley has complete confidence the Kansas City Chiefs can figure out a way to get their offense going in the right direction.

August 29, 2011 | | AP Sports


Cleveland’s Cabrera hits three-run blast to beat Kansas City

CLEVELAND (AP) - Asdrubal Cabrera hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to lift Cleveland to an 8-7 comeback win over the Kansas City Royals after the Indians' Jim Thome hit a solo shot for his 602nd career homer.

August 27, 2011 | | AP Sports


Green Bay edges Indianapolis, 24-21

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Packers quarterback Graham Harrell pulled out the victory Friday night.

August 27, 2011 | | AP Sports


Players seizing opportunity to compete at Kansas State

MANHATTAN (AP) - Bill Snyder understands better than most what ticks inside the minds of young men. It's a big reason he's won 149 games at one of the most nondescript schools in major college football.When the longtime Kansas State coach held off on releasing a depth chart in fall practice, he knew exactly what would happen: Players would seize on the opportunity to compete.

August 27, 2011 | | AP Sports


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Holland bounces back after first blown save

ARLINGTON- Royals closer Greg Holland had no idea when he last threw two innings in a game, only that he had just done it in the Royals' 7-6 win in 10 innings against the Rangers on Tuesday night.

May 13, 2015 | TODD WILLS/Special to MLB.com | AP Sports


Cavs and Bulls recovering, Clippers aiming to oust Rockets

There's been former MVP's winning games with dramatic buzzer-beating jumpers. There's been injuries to stars. There's been a coach getting questioned by his own team.

May 12, 2015 | TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


MLB pumps up ball security after Tom Brady flap

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball pumped up security for its game balls this season in the wake of the Tom Brady flap.

May 12, 2015 | BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer | AP Sports


Warriors tie their semifinal at 2-2, rout Grizzlies 101-84

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Steve Kerr challenged his Golden State Warriors to ratchet up the intensity to playoff-level. With MVP Stephen Curry leading the way, they responded and looked like the team that cruised through the regular season.

May 12, 2015 | TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Duffy, Royals stumble in opener with Rangers

ARLINGTON -- Adrian Beltre's 399th career home run and another strong outing from Colby Lewis helped the Rangers open their homestand with a 8-2 victory over the Royals on Monday night at Globe Life Park.

May 12, 2015 | T.R. Sullivan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Clippers rout Rockets 128-95 to take 3-1 series lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Houston's strategy of intentionally fouling poor free-throw shooter DeAndre Jordan backfired in a big way.

May 11, 2015 | BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Top seeds in both East, West in trouble trailing semis 2-1

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - First-year coach Steve Kerr knows a crucial moment in the playoffs, so he understands exactly the test his Golden State Warriors face trailing Memphis 2-1 in their Western Conference semifinal.

May 11, 2015 | TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


After delay, Royals down Tigers in 10th

DETROIT- The weekend showdown between the Tigers and Royals lasted into Monday morning before Omar Infante's 10th-inning sacrifice fly decided the rubber match of their three-game set, sending Kansas City to a 2-1 win at Comerica Park.

May 11, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


Austin Rivers propels Clippers past Rockets 124-99

LOS ANGELES (AP) - On the bench watching Austin Rivers run through the Rockets, Chris Paul walked up to Doc Rivers and told him, "This is one time you can be a dad and not just coach."

May 09, 2015 | BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Rose banks in 3 at buzzer to lift Bulls over Cavaliers 99-96

CHICAGO (AP) - Derrick Rose wanted to make one thing clear about his winning 3-pointer. He did not call glass.

May 09, 2015 | ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Price injures hamstring after tripping over bat

DETROIT- A career high in hits allowed wasn't the worst news of the night for Tigers ace David Price, who left Friday's walk-off win over the Royals with a hamstring injury.

May 09, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


McIlroy shores boring way never hurts at TPC Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Rory McIlroy finally figured out that playing conservatively would be the best way to attack the TPC Sawgrass.

May 08, 2015 | DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer | AP Sports


LeBron leads Cavs into Chicago, with JR Smith joining him

The statue outside is of Michael Jordan. The court inside, come playoff time, has often belonged to LeBron James.

May 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals take lead in 1st and don’t let go

KANSAS CITY- Eric Hosmer blasted a three-run homer and the Royals survived a shaky start from Edinson Volquez to hold off the Cleveland Indians, 7-4, on Thursday in a game that's start was delayed two hours and 17 minutes by rain.

May 08, 2015 | Jordan Bastian/MLB.com | AP Sports


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