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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Hugh Freeze's rapid renovation of Mississippi football has been fueled by a persistent recruiting philosophy that is grounded in grass-roots relationships, a down-home personality and even a little bit of luck. The formula has helped the coach transform the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When the final out was made on another improbable night, and the Kansas City Royals were headed back to the World Series, Ned Yost stood in the dugout and watched. He watched as a bunch of young players he's nurtured for years celebrated. He watched as...
Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports. Images this week include a North Korean gymnast performing at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championship in China and Hungarian soccer fans arriving in Romania amid...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — High above the city in Philadelphia's tallest skyscraper, NASCAR's potential future zooms into focus on a 140-inch screen. It's also just as clear on a mobile device. There could be a channel dedicated to your favorite driver. Want the latest news on Jimmie...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain has been selected MVP of the AL Championship Series after helping the Kansas City Royals to a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory Wednesday. The Royals are headed back to the World Series for the first time since...
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Tyron Smith, Travis Frederick and Zack Martin are 23-year-old first-round draft picks anchoring the Dallas offensive line for NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray. That has to mean there's a nickname coming, right? "I hope not," says Frederick. "I hate...
ATLANTA (AP) — Greg Sankey is limping around on a knee that is feeling the effects of 41 marathons, most of which he has run during the last 12 years when he has been working as the Southeastern Conference commissioner's right-hand man. A few years back Sankey decided to run a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber took the extraordinary step Wednesday of criticizing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann for not taking Landon Donovan to the World Cup and for saying Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley damaged their careers by returning to MLS...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Pac-12 has no undefeated teams left after Southern California knocked off Arizona last weekend. The way things have gone in the wild conference out west, the champion could end up having two losses, maybe more. It's only halfway through the season, but the...