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A brash Texan with a bold approach, Art Briles made Baylor football relevant after years of wallowing in the basement of the Big 12 Conference. The Bears became one college football's cool teams under Briles, winning league titles and earning lofty rankings with one of the most...
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor. The dead-eye point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73 wins in the regular season was named to the All-NBA first team Thursday. The league's MVP was the only player named on all 129 ballots in...
More than a decade ago, Baylor was at the center of a sordid scandal involving murder and drugs, leading to some of the harshest penalties the NCAA has ever doled out. Apparently, the Bears didn't learn their lesson. Now, with the school accused of covering up numerous cases of...
DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University on Thursday responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles. Baylor...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was 1951 when Jay Penske scored a pair of tickets to the Indianapolis 500. He was an executive for a metal fabrication company in Cleveland that was sponsoring a few laps in the race, so he brought his 14-year-old son to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Roger...
WACO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Baylor University's demotion of its president and firing of its football coach amid criticism of the school's handling of sexual assault complaints involving players (all times local): 3 p.m. An outspoken critic of the Baylor University's...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A pair of seven-game series wins might have taken a toll on the St. Louis Blues. St. Louis who will have to settle for its first appearance in the Western Conference final since 2001. The Blues had trouble putting away the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago...
The Memphis Grizzlies have their new coach: David Fizdale. The Miami Heat assistant has accepted the Grizzlies' offer to be their next coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said. Fizdale as accepted the offer after he met with Memphis controlling owner Robert Pera on...
Justin Gatlin swears he's not as bad as he's made out to be. He calls his alter ego "J Gat." And that's someone you don't want to mess with. Before a race, the mild-mannered American sprinter says he transforms himself into the feisty guy named "J Gat," a nickname he's given to...