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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — For two guys who have never met, Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and Alabama receiver Amari Cooper sure know a lot about each other. It helps that they follow one another on Twitter. On Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Hargreaves will follow...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won't be made until a new owner takes over the Major League Soccer team. "We expect to be able to close an agreement by the end of the season," MLS Commissioner Don Garber said Thursday after a...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It was a split-second decision that reignited a classic debate in college football: Does icing the kicker actually work? Last Saturday, Iowa State was on Iowa's 24-yard line with 2 seconds left and the game tied at 17. Cyclones sophomore kicker Cole Netten...
BOSTON (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote "Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown," the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar stood in front of his locker after hitting a home run that helped boost the Royals to a victory over the White Sox, and glanced at a TV screen hanging to his left. On it, the Twins were putting the finishing touches on a win over the...
NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo Inc.'s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL's problems handing domestic violence, calling some players' behavior "repugnant" but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is "a man of integrity." The boss of the maker of Pepsi,...
NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of Gatorade maker PepsiCo is urging the National Football League to "seize the moment" and put domestic violence and child abuse policies in place immediately once it conducts its review. PepsiCo Inc. Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said in a statement...
Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has spent some time in jail for abusing women himself, was speaking some truth when he briefly rose to Ray Rice's defense last week while trying to sell some pay-per-views for his latest fight. "I think there's a lot worse things that go on in other...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday afternoon. By evening, citing "the serious nature of these allegations," the team had deactivated Dwyer from all team activities...