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CHICAGO (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals. Delany says there might be "some movement from the bowls" but doesn't see those changes impacting...
Roger Federer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer writes Tuesday on his Facebook page that he will skip the Summer Games, where the tennis competition starts next week, and has been advised by...
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Since winning the Masters, Danny Willett has taken his green jacket to Wimbledon, thrown out the first pitch at a New York Yankees game and enjoyed the celebrity that goes with being a major champion. Add in fatherhood and it's been a couple of fun...
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Andrew Luck arrived at training camp Tuesday with a healthy body, a new contract and a different perspective. The Indianapolis Colts are betting it will make him a better quarterback. Less than a month after signing their best player to a six-year, $140...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Star return specialist Devin Hester was released by the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday following an injury-shortened 2015 season. The 33-year-old Hester is a three-time All-Pro who set an NFL record with 20 career returns for touchdowns. He began his...
LONDON (AP) — Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence. It's what is expected from the world's fastest man and greatest showman. "I know the sport needs me to win — and come out on top," Bolt asserts,...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have released star return specialist Devin Hester before the opening of training camp. Hester is a three-time All-Pro who set an NFL record with 20 career returns for touchdowns. A turf toe injury knocked out most of his season in...
HOUSTON (AP) — In its first test since star closer Aroldis Chapman was traded, the New York Yankees' bullpen came through just fine. Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the Yankees held off the Houston Astros 2-1 on...
HOUSTON (AP) — Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees' bullpen did just fine Monday night without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros. Hours after New York traded...