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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Two seasons of ugly offense at Penn State had head coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions in need of more than just a change of scheme. The first job facing new offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead was bringing some positive vibes to Happy Valley. "He...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — From afterthought to starter, Trevor Siemian is Peyton Manning's successor. Coach Gary Kubiak told the team Monday that Siemian will be the starting quarterback when the Denver Broncos face Carolina in the season opener Sept. 8. Siemian will become the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Play has started at the 2016 U.S. Open under sunny skies with no rain in the forecast for days, which could delay the first official use of the new retractable roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The $150 million roof, which can close in about seven minutes, is to be...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress — specifically when it comes to race relations in the United...
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed occupied the eighth and final spot in the Ryder Cup standings going into the final qualifying event, which brought him the attention no one wants. He was the guy on the bubble, and most of the chatter was negative. Even more aggravating to...
Nick Saban likes to tell all his four- and five-star recruits that if Alabama succeeds, all the individual accolades they crave will come with it. Good call. Last season, no players from a team that did not make a bowl game made the AP All-America first team. There was one each...
BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio farm is honoring the Cleveland Cavaliers with corn mazes designed in the shape of their championship trophy, LeBron James' head and the words "Homegrown Hero" and "Believeland." Cleveland.com ( http://bit.ly/2bDPWMe ) reports that some visitors...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World's Fastest Man has been paying attention to the world's fastest women in the run-up to the Olympics. While the men have been taking the 100 meters at a leisurely pace this year — or, in the case of Usain Bolt, barely at all — the women have been...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Lily Zhang, the American table tennis ace, decided she wanted to make her sport a priority, she took a year off from college to devote to practice, including three months playing with pros in Austria. It paid off, landing her on the Olympic team for...