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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Steve Spurrier already has a statue outside of the football stadium and the field named after him. Next he'll serve as ambassador and consultant for the school's entire athletic department. Gators athletic director Jeremy Foley made the announcement on...
MIAMI (AP) — Two people familiar with the deal say right-handers Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea have been traded by the San Diego Padres in a seven-player deal to the Miami Marlins, who were eager to shore up their rotation for a playoff push. The two people confirmed the trade to...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): 10:38 a.m. Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva says she has been refused after pleading with the IAAF to allow her to compete at the Rio Olympics. Isinbayeva was excluded as...
NEW YORK (AP) — Every morning, three young sisters wake up together with their mom in one bed in a Brooklyn homeless shelter. Every afternoon, they train in a sport that they hope will put them on a path to a better life. Tai Sheppard, 11, and sisters Rainn, 10, and Brooke, 8,...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Boxer Adrien Broner won't be released early from a 30-day jail sentence for contempt of court. A judge in Cincinnati on Thursday told the former WBA Super Lightweight champion that his celebrity wouldn't earn him leniency. The Hamilton County judge noted Broner...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — They were used to running barefoot on baking ground. They were raw, untrained. All eager. Each day, the five runners who grew up in the Kakuma refugee camp pounded the dusty tracks past thousands of makeshift tents to pass the time. Until there was a...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — They were used to running barefoot on baking ground. They were raw, untrained. All eager. Each day, the five runners who grew up in the Kakuma refugee camp pounded the dusty tracks past thousands of makeshift tents to pass the time. Until there was a...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler spun a basketball on his finger. He joked around with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving during a brief 1-on-1 exchange. He smiled as some of the NBA's biggest stars lobbed some playful barbs in his direction. Back in Chicago on the eve of the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Twenty years after the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some remnants of that improbable summer remain a highly visible part of the city's landscape, while others quickly faded away. Centennial Olympic Park and Turner Field — known as Centennial Olympic Stadium in...