CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Xander Schauffele has enjoyed going under the radar as the least-heralded member of American golf's high-school class of 2011.
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — NASCAR has been reluctant to make more than modest tweaks to its schedule. That hasn't stopped its drivers this summer from wondering about possibilities in hopes of luring more fans:
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities say a Florida businessman already charged with orchestrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme bribed a former university basketball coach to help get his son admitted to an Ivy League university.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A woman who declared herself the "escort queen" of a sex scandal involving the University of Louisville's basketball team has been indicted on theft charges.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor says its former athletic director made "factually baseless assertions" in a court deposition when he claimed regents tried to steer blame for the school's sexual assault scandal to the football team.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The men's soccer team at the University of New Mexico has had a dozen NCAA tournament appearances and hopefuls from around the world have competed to play for the program.
After a couple of days at the unrelenting babblefest known by the gloriously concise name of SEC 2018 Football Kickoff Media Days Presented By Regions, I wondered if all the valuable insights gleaned from propaganda-spouting coaches and cliche-droning players might be helpful in writing my n…
LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says reports of bleak living and working conditions for members of the women's soccer team he co-owns are "unacceptable" and will be fixed.
ATLANTA (AP) — It's the season of hope in college football.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has made a second major statement this year about how much it wants to hold onto defensive coordinator Brent Venables.
ATLANTA (AP) — There is no escaping Nick Saban's influence on the Southeastern Conference. His coaching tree was represented on each of the four days of the SEC's media gathering.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Board of Regents at New Mexico's flagship university voted Thursday to eliminate four sports teams and make other changes to its troubled athletic department to address persistent budget problems and failures to meet federal gender equity requirements under Title IX.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local):
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Four University of New Mexico sports are facing the chopping block - including the highly regarded men's soccer program - under a series of recommendations made late Wednesday by university president Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Eddie Nuñez.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has reported secondary violations to the NCAA within the football program involving multiple players.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on ACC Media Days (all times local):
ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Saban peeked around the curtain, wondering if it was time to make his grand appearance.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday he doesn't believe it's been proven that football causes the degenerative brain disease CTE and offered a passionate defense of a sport he believes is "under attack."
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local):
ATLANTA (AP) — For all their talk about wanting what is best for players, SEC coaches draw the line at new rules pushing college football closer to free agency.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, who used to coach wrestling at Ohio State University, was interviewed by a law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually abused male athletes there decades ago, his spokesman confirmed Wednesday.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Getting into the British Open was a reward in itself for Russell Knox. And then it got better.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford expects an eventual new national rule requiring colleges to list all inactive or ineligible college players for game day following the recent Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law barring gambling on colle…
Oklahoma is the favorite again in the Big 12 even with Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield now in the NFL.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Texas has gone from compliant to committed under coach Tom Herman, and is winning again.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Big 12 football media days (all times local):
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA said late Monday that an attempt by a New Jersey horse racing association to collect betting revenue that was lost as the leagues fought to block legalized sports betting is frivolous.
ATLANTA (AP) — Even six months later, there was no way for Kirby Smart to dodge the question.
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Justin Thomas lost a skin by making bogey. He won a bet by making par.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local):
ATLANTA (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says the Supreme Court ruling that struck down a federal law barring gambling on sports could cause the league to require schools to issue weekly reports that list the status of injured or ineligible players.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jimbo Fisher introduced himself to his new Texas A&M team with some insults and frank challenges.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The new athletic director at Michigan State faces issues beyond just trying to win games and compete for championships.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowlsby never bought into the negative perceptions some have about the Big 12, and these days the commissioner has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's a half-hour after their game ended and the night is just beginning for referees Ashley Gilpin, Natalie Sago and SirAllen Conner. They've showered, they've changed clothes, but dinner and the bright lights of Las Vegas will have to wait.
LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University on Friday settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.
LONDON (AP) — To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn't really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway.
NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John's, which has featured founder John Schnatter as a spokesman in logos and TV ads, has begun pulling his image from its marketing and pledged to assess its diversity practices in response to his use of a racial slur.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the fallout over Papa John's pizza founder John Schnatter's reported use of a racial slur (all times local):
MOSCOW (AP) — Budweiser has a boat on the Moscow River and a disco. Coke set up an interactive sculpture-video installation in Gorky Park and entertained 5,000 guests during the monthlong tournament. Visa built a campaign around former Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to players — from youth sports, to high school, to college and even the pros — are well-known: Try your hardest, don't lose focus, support your teammates, keep your chin up.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from Ohio "should have known" about allegations that college wrestlers he coached two decades ago were abused by their team doctor, the House's top Democrat said Thursday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter killed in an explosion.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It was no secret that a team doctor now being investigated for sexually abusing male athletes decades ago at Ohio State University liked to linger in the showers alongside those athletes. But he wasn't the only one leering at young men inside the campus recreation cente…
Phil Savage, the former NFL executive who has been a radio analyst for Alabama football for nine years, says the fledging Alliance of American Football league will fill a void in player development but it is not trying to be an alternative to college football.