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Warriors' Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio

Lawyers say Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green will pay $560 for a noise violation in a deal that gets rid of a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge in East Lansing, Michigan. Read more »

Published 15 hours ago

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Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67

Dennis Green, a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67. Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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Froome crashes in Tour, finishes stage with teammate's bike

Rain and crashes played havoc at the Tour de France on Friday as Chris Froome hit the ground and Romain Bardet posted the first French victory at this year's race. Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

The four-time Cup champion, who is coming out of retirement to fill in for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. the next two weekends, kept the door open to running more races if Earnhardt needs more... Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger dies after collapsing

Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger has died after collapsing during a team workout. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility... Read more »

Published yesterday

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NBA moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte, cites LGBT law

is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. Read more »

Published yesterday

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ACC, ESPN extend deal to 2036 that includes new ACC Network

Swofford says the league will move to a 20-game league schedule in men's basketball by 2019, part of an effort to air more than 1,300 events annually through those outlets. Read more »

Published yesterday

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IOC explores legal options on banning all Russians from Rio

With just over two weeks until the opening ceremony, Russia still doesn't know whether its athletes — all or even some — will be competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It may all... Read more »

Published July 19, 2016

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NCAA: No. 1 overall seed to choose tourney site preference

The NCAA says the top overall seed in the men's NCAA Tournament will be able to pick its location to play for the first and second round and regional sites. Read more »

Published July 19, 2016

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Poll: Many Brazilians think Olympic Games cause more harm

A new poll says nearly two out of three Brazilians believe that hosting the Summer Games will cause the country more harm than good. Read more »

Published July 19, 2016

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AP source: ACC, ESPN to launch ACC Network in 2019

The launch of the network will be discussed this week when the ACC holds its preseason football media days beginning Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina. Commissioner John Swofford's regularly... Read more »

Published July 19, 2016

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Former Cardinals exec sentenced to 4 years in prison for hacking Astros

A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the Houston Astros' player personnel database and email system in... Read more »

Published July 18, 2016

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Britain wins without Murray, Croatia beats United States in Davis Cup

Croatia rallied for a comeback 3-2 victory over the United States, with Borna Coric beating Jack Sock 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the decisive match in Portland, Oregon to set up a semifinal against France. Read more »

Published July 17, 2016

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Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

Henrik Stenson is the champion golfer of the year, thanks to a final round for the ages. Read more »

Published July 17, 2016

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MLB says managers need to cool it on arguing

Major League Baseball is telling managers to cool it on arguing balls and strikes, and warning them not to rely on replay help to bolster their beefs. Read more »

Published July 17, 2016

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Henrik Stenson wins British Open for 1st major

The Latest on the final round of the British Open (all times local): Read more »

Published July 17, 2016

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Mickelson fights to stay in contention at Royal Troon

Phil Mickelson finally gave up the lead at the British Open. He knows he could have lost much more than that. Read more »

Published July 16, 2016

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Nitro World Games to debut in Salt Lake, tries to emerge as X Games competitor (+video)

The three-hour competition will take place on at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City and air in prime time on NBC. Read more »

Published July 15, 2016

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Von Miller accepts record-breaking deal with Broncos

Von Miller has agreed to a blockbuster $114.5 million contract with the Denver Broncos that includes $70 million in guarantees and makes him the highest-paid nonquarterback in NFL history. Read more »

Published July 15, 2016

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Lefty on top: Phil Mickelson maintains lead on rainy day at Troon

On a rainy day at Royal Troon, Phil Mickelson finally ran into a bit of trouble. Read more »

Published July 15, 2016

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Tom Brady to drop appeal, serve 4-game 'Deflategate' suspension

Tom Brady said on Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, ending his fight in a scandal that tested the power of the NFL commissioner and... Read more »

Published July 15, 2016

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On cusp of history, Mickelson shoots 63 at British Open

Phil Mickelson pointed his putter toward the hole and was ready to step right into major championship history Thursday in the British Open. Read more »

Published July 14, 2016

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Report: NBA remains best in hiring people of color

The NBA remains the best among its professional sports peers when it comes diversity hiring. Read more »

Published July 14, 2016

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College basketball: Utah, San Diego State headline field for Diamond Head Classic

Utah and San Diego State headline the eight-team field for the 2016 edition of the Diamond Head Classic. Read more »

Published July 14, 2016

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