Football

June 02, 2017 - 12:30 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder is defending his choice not to grant a wide receiver a release from his scholarship, a decision that has sparked controversy around his program. Corey Sutton announced his desire to transfer, claiming Snyder did not follow through on certain...
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This undated photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows Dallas Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll, who was arrested early Monday, May 29, 2017, in Dallas, on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. (Dallas County Sheriff's Department shows via AP)
May 30, 2017 - 10:49 am
DALLAS (AP) — Newly acquired Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll has been arrested on suspicion of a driving while intoxicated after leaving a promotional event welcoming him to Dallas. Dallas police say the 30-year-old Carroll was arrested early Monday after being stopped for a traffic violation. He...
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 29, 2017 - 9:22 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NHL is heading to Asia next season. Just not the Olympics. Commissioner Gary Bettman emphatically reasserted the league will not take a break next February to participate in the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea next February. The league previously announced it would skip going...
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May 26, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader. The suit sought class...
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May 26, 2017 - 4:21 am
CAVALIERS-CELTICS James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 Thursday night. The win clinched the Cavs...
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May 26, 2017 - 4:11 am
ACC-WAKE FOREST-GEORGIA TECH Wake Forest scores 4 in the ninth to beat Georgia Tech, 5--4 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gavin Sheets' two-run home run helped key a four-run ninth inning to rally Wake Forest past Georgia Tech 5-4 Thursday in the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament. The homer by...
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May 25, 2017 - 3:28 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has extended coach Larry Fedora's contract through the 2022 season. Team spokesman Kevin Best says the deal was approved Thursday by the school's board of trustees. The new deal will pay Fedora $1.95 million this season, including a base salary of $400,000...
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A police officer carries a floral tribute close to the Manchester Arena, the morning after a suicide bomber killed more than a dozen people as an explosion tore through fans leaving a pop concert in Manchester England Tuesday May 23, 2017. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 8:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — Even before the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester, England, arena Monday night, the Chicago Cubs were evaluating ways to make the area around Wrigley Field safer. The City Council Budget Committee on Tuesday approved a $1 million donation by the World Series...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) celebrates his interception with a "bow and arrow," gesture during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Landover, Md. The NFL wants to put some flair back into celebrations, allowing players to use the football as a prop, celebrate as a group and roll around on the ground again if they choose. The league, however, will continue to penalize any celebration deemed offensive, including those that embarrass opponents or mimic the use of weapons. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 23, 2017 - 6:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to celebrate after a touchdown. The two moves are expected to result in more tie games and much more elaborate end zone dance parties. "I always planned...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2000, file photo, Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy (96) celebrates Seattle's 27-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders in an NFL football game in Seattle. The Orlando Police Department confirmed that Kennedy was found dead Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Orlando. (AP Photo/Cheryl Hatch, File)
May 23, 2017 - 2:13 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died in Orlando. Police say the 48-year-old former Seattle Seahawks star was found dead on Tuesday morning. Orlando Police Department public information officer Wanda Miglio said the circumstances surrounding his death are still...
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