Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a call to an escort service.
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.
After hearing development coach Tim Taylor sing the praises of a late-blooming defenseman playing college hockey in Alaska, Doug Armstrong went to see for himself.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — The women's swimming and diving team at Dartmouth College is on probation for telling first-year members to give sexualized PowerPoint presentations to teammates.
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson once thrilled crowds as he ran for touchdowns and hurdled airport seats in car rental ads to achieve Hollywood celebrity before he was acquitted of murder in the 1995 "trial of the century" in Los Angeles.
Players on American Hockey League contracts will be eligible to play in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Former Auburn and Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville is joining ESPN for the upcoming season as a game analyst.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former NBA player and current college coach accused of exposing himself on a public walking trail near Philadelphia has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Everyone can get a real kick out of this Heisman Trophy campaign.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Matt Rhule made reference to Baylor's sexual assault scandal even before taking questions during his first appearance at Big 12 football media days.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — The pairings for the 2017 Maui Invitational have been announced and Wichita State and Notre Dame lead the brackets.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — From Alan Page to Jared Allen, Fran Tarkenton to Teddy Bridgewater, Chuck Foreman to Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings spent 52 years making a 90-minute drive from the Twin Cities to Mankato for training camp.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — When Tom Herman first met with Texas players after becoming their coach, he asked who had been part of a winning season with the Longhorns. Only three raised their hands.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — On the strength of rising-star coaches such as Justin Fuente, Tom Herman, Matt Rhule and Willie Taggart, the American Athletic Conference has positioned itself to at least make the case that it should be viewed as a peer to college football's most powerful leagues.
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jon Rahm was coming off a kick-in eagle on the 17th hole Tuesday when he hooked his final drive so far left on 18 that it sailed over the head of spectators lining the fairway at Royal Birkdale.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — South Florida is the overwhelming choice to win the American Athletic Conference in a media vote, with Memphis favored to win the West Division.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Joel Lanning always had the mentality of a linebacker when playing quarterback for Iowa State. Now he'll be chasing QBs in and out of the pocket.
Lonzo Ball seems to be just what the Lakers needed.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Lincoln Riley never expected this.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just over a week before training camp opens, the Carolina Panthers have no general manager. And no president.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate No. 1027820, will have a lot going for him when he asks state parole board members this week to release him after serving more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Big 12's decision to restore a football championship game was based only on the league wanting to boost its chances of getting a team into the College Football Playoff, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For years, the Atlantic Coast Conference has been regarded as the basketball power lagging in football behind Southeastern Conference, considered stronger, tougher and deeper on the gridiron.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of an Ohio man who returned to the U.S. comatose in April after suffering a traumatic brain injury from a car accident in the Republic of Georgia was given little chance of recovering by doctors who said they should be prepared to turn off his feeding tube wi…
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — When the Big 12 kicks off its football media days on Monday, commissioner Bob Bowlsby will be able to tout a winning record in bowl games last season and the still-growing revenue for the league's 10 schools.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Babe Parilli, the former Patriots quarterback who starred in the team's American Football League days, died Saturday. He was 87.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The ex-college football star leading a class-action lawsuit against Ohio State University that alleges improper use of ex-athletes' likenesses is one of the school's most well-known, high-profile and loyal athletes.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A former university student accused of lying about being raped by two university football players is seeking to have the charges against her dismissed.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens was just a week or so into his new job as Butler head coach when Gordon Hayward was his first recruit to visit.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of Ohio State's most famous football stars sued the university Friday over a marketing program he says used athletes' images without permission and robbed them of compensation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an antitrust lawsuit by ex-Ohio State football player Chris Spielman against the university (all times local):
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut ethics lawyers say the University of Connecticut violated the state's ban on nepotism by hiring football coach Randy Edsall's son as an assistant coach, but say Corey Edsall can serve out his contract.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division hasn't had a repeat champion since 2011 and generally has a surprise team climb to the top of the standings.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Virginia Tech wide receiver Cam Phillips certainly made a fashion statement at the Atlantic Coast Conference's preseason media days.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley vividly remembers the hit that welcomed him to the Southeastern Conference.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dabo Swinney isn't concerned about losing more than 77 percent of his team's offensive production from last season's national championship team.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes his players will be ready for a demanding opening month that could determine whether the Seminoles are playoff contenders.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A committee of Major League Baseball owners and executives can determine how much money the Washington Nationals should receive from the Baltimore Orioles for television broadcasts of their games, an appeals court ruled Thursday.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Hugh Freeze clearly wanted to talk about football, so he did.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lamar Jackson didn't start last season thinking about winning the Heisman Trophy. It just ended up that way.
The U.S. Women's Open is living up to its reputation as the toughest test in golf. It might get easier once the tournament begins.
Lonzo Ball's dud of a debut is long forgotten. And on Wednesday night, so were his Big Baller Brand sneakers.
SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio on Wednesday released cruiser and body cam video of the arrest of Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington on a weapons charge.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gus Malzahn and Kevin Sumlin got their Southeastern Conference head coaching tenures off to blazing starts.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Missouri coach Barry Odom was surprised at the buzz he was feeling around Southeastern Conference media days on Wednesday morning as he made the rounds among reporters.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Former Mississippi coach Houston Nutt has filed a civil lawsuit against the university and its athletics foundation, alleging a breach of his severance agreement because of false statements he says school officials made during an ongoing NCAA investigation.
WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — Actor Sam Kebede went to rehearsal hoping to get some insights about what it's like to be recruited by a big-time college basketball coach. Hall-of-Famer Jim Calhoun was happy to assist.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Archie Miller's trickiest summer job might be piecing together Indiana's schedule.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Georgia's got the two star running backs and an experienced defense. Florida has the intriguing transfer quarterback and has won 19 games over the past two seasons under coach Jim McElwain.