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The face of most successful NFL teams nowadays is the quarterback, so it should come as no surprise that seven of the past eight league MVPs played that position. Most people figure Carolina's Cam Newton will make that eight of the past nine on Sunday. Similarly, seven of the...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has announced a one-year postseason ban for its men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal in which an escort alleged that a former staffer paid her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has five years to repay New Jersey $56,000 in back taxes and restitution or face going to jail, a judge said Friday. Burress, who received five years' probation, would face a 364-day jail sentence if he fails to make the...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has announced a postseason ban for its men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal in which an escort alleged that a former staffer paid her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players. University...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel has lost another close ally. The troubled quarterback was dropped by his NFL agent Friday following two police investigations in Texas last weekend. Erik Burkhardt released a statement saying that with "deep regret" he has ended his business...
DUBLIN (AP) — Gunmen disguised as police opened fire Friday on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland's criminal underworld. Fans attending the weigh-in ceremonies for two weekend boxing...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ernie Els surged into contention Friday at the Dubai Desert Classic, while Rory McIlroy struggled just to make the cut. The 46-year-old Els, who has dropped to 205th in the world after struggling with yips over the past year, shot a 5-under 67...
BEIJING (AP) — The IAAF is investigating the authenticity of a letter published in Chinese media that suggests state-sanctioned doping in the 1990s, and casts doubt on the longstanding world records set by Wang Junxia in the women's 3,000- and 10,000-meters. Chinese website...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Urban Meyer has the cache and the national championship rings. Jim Harbaugh mixes a khakis-wearing sensibility with a sense of panache. When it comes to recruiting in the Big Ten, Ohio State's Meyer and Michigan's Harbaugh are the heavyweights. For the Big...