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Shalala says 15 Miami athletes being investigated on charges

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - The probe into Miami athletics is growing, with the university looking into the eligibility of 15 athletes who may have accepted improper benefits from a rogue booster.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Colts’ owner Irsay tweets he’s visiting Favre’s hometown

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay posted on his Twitter account Sunday that he was in Brett Favre's hometown, but the quarterback's agent says he has not heard of any interest from the Colts.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Colts players: Manning won’t be out long

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts take Peyton Manning's injury seriously.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


McCluster returns to backfield after playing in slot in 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Dexter McCluster is back where he feels most comfortable.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


FAMILY ISSUE

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On one practice field at the Kansas City Chiefs' training facility Sunday, veteran running back Thomas Jones caught passes out of the backfield along with the rest of the team.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Verlander: First 19-game winner in majors in 2011

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Justin Verlander became the first 19-game winner in the majors, Alex Avila hit his 15th homer and the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 on Monday night.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Move to SEC could separate Texas A&M from remainder of state

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M always has been in a league with a solid foothold in Texas since joining the Southwest Conference in 1914.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Ravens score three late TDs to upend Chiefs

BALTIMORE (AP) - The lopsided score suggests the Baltimore Ravens solved some of their glaring offensive issues after a lackluster start to the preseason.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Carolina struggles in No. 1 draft pick Newton’s debut

MIAMI (AP) - Cam Newton lofted a long pass that fell incomplete on the final play of the first half Friday night, and that's the closest he came to reaching the end zone.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Kansas State fans meet Wildcats at annual football kickoff

MANHATTAN - With just two weeks left before the 2011 football season opener, Kansas State fans gathered on the playing field of Bill Snyder Family Stadium to meet their favorite Wildcats as they held their annual Football Kickoff on Saturday.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Brees: Not in same class as Brady, Colts’ Manning

Even with a Super Bowl victory and his name in the NFL record books, Drew Brees struggles to see himself in the same class of quarterback as Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.

August 20, 2011 | BY BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Oklahoma reaches top spot on AP preseason poll

NEW YORK (AP) - Being voted preseason No. 1 is a tradition at Oklahoma, and this season is no different.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Couples shoots 68 to lead Senior Players Championship

HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) - Fred Couples shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Senior Players Championship, the Champions Tour's final major of the season.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Royals bats heat up late for 9-4 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each drove in two runs in an eight-run sixth inning to help the Kansas City Royals rally to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-4 on Saturday night, depriving Tim Wakefield of his 200th victory.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Rams beat Titans 17-16 on Brown’s last-minute FG

ST. LOUIS (AP) - After getting burned for an 83-yard touchdown pass on the first play, the Tennessee Titans' defense stood fast. The offense thrived without holdout Chris Johnson.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


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US First: World track championships coming to Eugene in 2021

BEIJING (AP) - After nearly four decades of bypassing the United States, track and field's marquee event is finally headed to the country that has been the dominant force in the sport.

April 16, 2015 | | AP Sports


NFL stadium czar meets with Oakland officials

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The NFL's stadium czar has visited Oakland to press Raiders executives and city and county officials for signs of progress in their efforts to keep the team in the East Bay.

April 16, 2015 | | AP Sports


Let the championship chase begin: it’s NBA playoff time

Let the championship chase begin.

April 16, 2015 | | AP Sports


Only horse ever flagged in NCAA game dies at 42

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - The only horse ever to be penalized in a college football game has died.

April 15, 2015 | | AP Sports


Duke guard Tyus Jones latest Blue Devil to enter NBA draft

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Tyus Jones is the latest Duke freshman to enter the NBA draft.

April 15, 2015 | | AP Sports


Busch has no timetable for return after Daytona wreck

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) - As he pulled off pit road at Daytona International Speedway moments before the season-opening Xfinity Series race, Kyle Busch said he looked to the left and noticed for the first time a concrete wall along the race track.

April 15, 2015 | | AP Sports


Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.

April 14, 2015 | | AP Sports


LeBron again has NBA’s No. 1 selling jersey

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James switched back from No. 6 to No. 23 this season.

April 14, 2015 | | AP Sports


Paris council clears way for 2024 Olympic bid

PARIS (AP)- Paris took a decisive step toward a bid for the 2024 Olympics on Monday when the city council approved a resolution in favor of bringing the games back to the French capital for the first time in 100 years.

April 13, 2015 | | AP Sports


Spieth dominates a Masters that shows golf in good hands

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Jordan Spieth never really suffered. Certainly not like Phil Mickelson, who came close so many times before finally winning his first major title.

April 13, 2015 | | AP Sports


AP Source: QB Johnny Manziel released from rehab

CLEVELAND (AP) - A person familiar with the situation says Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been released from a rehab facility.

April 11, 2015 | | AP Sports


After stormy night, sun comes out at Augusta National

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP)- After a stormy night, the sun broke through Saturday at Augusta National.

April 11, 2015 | | AP Sports


Steelers safety Troy Polamalu retires

PITTSBURGH (AP) - His flowing locks bouncing off the top of his No. 43 jersey, Troy Polamalu spent more than a decade flying across football fields as the heady but humble backbone of a defense that fueled the Pittsburgh Steelers' return to the NFL's elite.

April 11, 2015 | | AP Sports


Time? Clocks go out in minor-league opener

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Minor league baseball's new speed-up rules have hit a glitch on opening day.

April 09, 2015 | | AP Sports


Texas coaches swear, in testimony, they share play calling

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The $600,000 question at Texas is just who calls the plays for the Longhorns' anemic offense.

April 09, 2015 | | AP Sports


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