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Penn State board fires embattled Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.

November 09, 2011 | | AP Sports


Stanford’s Luck clear-cut favorite for Heisman Trophy

Andrew Luck came into this season as one of the most overwhelming Heisman Trophy favorites college football has had in years.

November 09, 2011 | By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer | AP Sports


No. 17 Kansas State struggling vs. pass, Texas A&M next

MANHATTAN (AP) - Having successfully shored up last season's troubled run defense, No. 17 Kansas State is now struggling to defend the pass.

November 09, 2011 | | AP Sports


Support for Penn State head coach Paterno eroding

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State head coach Joe Paterno is fighting for his job amid "eroding" support from Penn State's board of trustees and a widening sex-abuse scandal and possible cover-up centered on former assistant and one-time heir apparent Jerry Sandusky.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Aggies to focus on turnovers in game against Wildcats

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter just can't figure it out.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Boxing great Frazier passes away after fight with cancer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - He beat Muhammad Ali in the Fight of the Century, battled him nearly to the death in the Thrilla in Manila. Then Joe Frazier spent the rest of his life trying to fight his way out of Ali's shadow.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


LSU, Oklahoma State lead BCS

LSU and Oklahoma State took control of the race to the BCS championship game - but don't count out Alabama yet.

November 08, 2011 | By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer | AP Sports


PSU officials head to court on perjury charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Football coach Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials didn't do enough to try to stop suspected sexual abuse of children at the hands of a former assistant football coach, the state police commissioner said Monday.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Royals trade Cabrera to Giants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Royals traded outfielder Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for left-hander Jonathan Sanchez on Monday, upgrading their rotation and clearing the way for hotshot prospect Lorenzo Cain to get a chance in center field.

November 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Chiefs’ Johnson: ‘Looked like beginning of season’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - In a somber Kansas City Chiefs locker room, not long after a disheartening loss to a previously winless team, linebacker Derrick Johnson uttered the words everyone must have been thinking.

November 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


SUNDAY'S NFL CAPSULES

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Miami Dolphins are no longer winless. Matt Moore threw for 244 yards and three touchdowns, Reggie Bush had 92 yards rushing and another score and the Dolphins walloped the Kansas City Chiefs 31-3 on Sunday.

November 07, 2011 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Chiefs’ four-game win streak ends with 31-3 loss

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs were coming off an exhilarating overtime victory, a hard-fought win over a division opponent that gave them a share of the AFC West lead.

November 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


LSU boots ’Bama, 9-6 in OT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - No. 1 LSU gained the inside track to the BCS title game, beating No. 2 Alabama 9-6 on Drew Alleman's 25-yard field goal in overtime after a fierce defensive struggle in which neither team reached the end zone Saturday night.

November 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


Iowa State edges Kansas 13-10

AMES, Iowa (AP) - Jeff Woody doesn't care how it looks. He and his Iowa State teammates won another football game, and for Woody, that's all that matters.

November 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


Penn State ex-coach, others charged in child sex case

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A former defensive coach who was integral for decades to Penn State's football success was accused Saturday of molesting eight boys, and two school administrators were charged with failing to tell police when a witness told them he saw a boy being sexually assaulted in the shower.

November 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


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Sale first to 12 wins, White Sox beat Red Sox

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June 21, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs’ Berry wins PFWA award for overcoming adversity

(AP) - Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has won the George Halas Award for overcoming adversity to succeed.

June 21, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Royals fall to Mets, 2-1, on road

NEW YORK (AP) - Bartolo Colon's early injury put the New York Mets in a major bind, but they won a battle of bullpens against ...

June 21, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


IOC offers full support for IAAF decision to ban Russians

LONDON (AP) - The IOC threw its support behind the decision to ban Russia's track and field team from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and ...

June 18, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Ventura sees suspension cut to 8 games

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has started serving his suspension after it was cut from nine games to eight.

June 18, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Warriors, Cavs each chase history in Game 7

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry knows that the record-setting 73 wins, awards and memorable moments that highlighted Golden State's special season will only be ...

June 18, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Curry gets ejected late, Warriors lose Game 6 of NBA Finals

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ayesha Curry was angry about getting into Game 6 of the NBA Finals later than she planned. Her husband was steaming when he ...

June 16, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Perez HR in 8th pushes KC past Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on through ...

June 14, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


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