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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — That visible circle in the back pockets of big leaguers — typically a sure sign of smokeless tobacco — might be far less common next season. Players new to the majors won't be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball's...
The double thump of foot hitting ball and then ball hitting hand. A perfect bounce. A race for the end zone barely won. A blocked field goal in the fourth quarter against Ohio State changed Penn State's season. The Nittany Lions have not lost since and Happy Valley is happier...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals traded left-hander Jaime Garcia to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday for a trio of prospects, including second baseman Luke Dykstra, the son of former All-Star Lenny Dykstra. The Cardinals also got right-handers John Gant and Chris Ellis in...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Kevin Wilson abruptly resigned Thursday, less than a week after the Hoosiers became bowl-eligible for the second straight season. Athletic director Fred Glass made the announcement during a hastily arranged news conference and cited "...
The double thump of foot hitting and then ball hitting hand. A perfect bounce. A race for the end zone barely won. A blocked field goal in the fourth quarter against Ohio State changed Penn State's season. The Nittany Lions have not lost since and Happy Valley is happier than it...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — NASCAR has announced Monster Energy will take over as title sponsor of its top series in 2017, ending a lengthy process of finding a replacement for Sprint. It was not immediately announced what Corona, California-based Monster Beverage Corporation will pay for...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Kevin Wilson is out after six seasons. The Hoosiers will announce the coaching change Thursday evening, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the school had not disclosed details...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — NFL executive Troy Vincent tells The Associated Press he expects the league to hire as many as 17 full-time officials for the start of next season. The additions are allowed under the collective bargaining agreement and would increase the size of officiating...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Reggie McKenzie took a methodical approach to rebuilding the Oakland Raiders when he was hired as general manager in 2012. He spent most of his first two seasons dismantling the roster to get the salary cap in order after years of mismanagement by late...