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WASHINGTON (AP) — Football is hard. But for Malcolm Jenkins of the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles, convincing politicians to enact meaningful changes to the nation's criminal justice system is much harder. Jenkins, free-agent wide receiver Anquan Boldin and other players were meeting...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three retired star gymnasts have told a Senate committee of being sexually abused by USA Gymnastics officials. Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu, bronze medalist Jamie Dantzscher and national champion rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard were among those to...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State freshman Dennis Smith Jr. is heading to the NBA. The point guard declared for the draft during a Tuesday morning announcement on ESPN. The move was no surprise since Smith was considered a likely one-and-done prospect this year and is...
GENEVA (AP) — Lionel Messi is banned from Argentina's next four World Cup qualifying games, dealing a blow to a campaign by the 2014 runner-up that has stuttered without him. Messi's suspension for "having directed insulting words at an assistant referee" during a home qualifier...
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir returned from a two-year hiatus following their silver medal at the Sochi Olympics to post the two highest ice dance scores of all time, the Canadian power couple making it clear they're still among the best in the world. They'll be chased at the...
Frank Mason III was a last-minute recruit for Kansas. He turned into the Jayhawks' latest All-American. The senior guard was the only unanimous selection to the 2016-17 AP All-America team Tuesday, receiving all first-team votes from the same 65-member national media panel that...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida softball coach Tim Walton has apologized for a shoving match with Auburn shortstop Haley Fagan during postgame handshakes. The apology was posted Tuesday on the Gators' softball Twitter account. After the Tigers beat Florida 1-0 on Monday night,...
PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners will consider a series of rules changes and procedural proposals Tuesday at their league meetings. Among those: —Shortening regular-season overtimes from 15 minutes to 10. The competition committee believes it will eliminate disadvantages in scheduling...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes say Eddie Lack is out of the hospital and has a neck strain after the goalie was wheeled off the ice on a stretcher following a frightening collision on the final play of an overtime loss to Detroit. Team officials on Tuesday brought...