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MIAMI (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine whether Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was at the wheel of his sportfishing boat when it slammed into a jetty in the early-morning darkness, killing him and two others on board. The three men died when the 32-foot SeaVee...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As much as Ed Orgeron might have preferred a different route to the top coaching job at LSU, the Louisiana native was never going to be able to hide his enthusiasm for his new opportunity — and didn't try. "It's a great day in my life, I promise you that...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers President Larry Bird spent most of his offseason trying to stitch together a championship contender. He made two trades to create versatility. He added bulk by signing free agent Al Jefferson. He watched the Pacers' biggest star, Paul George,...
It's supposed to be a place where we retreat from the realities of life, a place where we can immerse ourselves for a few hours in another world. Sports have always seemed to do that for us, even if the refuge they offer is temporary at best. Lately, though, the playground just...
It's supposed to be a place where we retreat from the realities of life, a place where we can immerse ourselves for a few hours in another world. Sports have always seemed to do that for us, even if the refuge they offer is temporary at best. Lately, though, the playground just...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf's holy grail of winning all four majors in one year. Arnold Palmer is the one who created it. When he turned 50, it was Palmer who brought enthusiasm and credibility in 1980 to a...
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf's holy grail of winning all four majors in one year. Arnold Palmer is the one who created it. When he turned 50, it was Palmer who brought enthusiasm and credibility in 1980 to a...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska football player who kneeled during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially-charged criticism on social media. Senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey read an impassioned...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska football player who kneeled during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially-charged criticism on social media. Senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey read an impassioned...