No. 11 Miami holds off Virginia 19-14, moves to 5-1

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — D’Eriq King threw for 322 yards and a touchdown, Mike Harley had career bests of 10 catches for 170 yards and No. 11 Miami outlasted Virginia 19-14 on Saturday night. ...

Sliding track for 2022 Beijing Olympics to get 1st test

The sliding track built for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics is about to get its first test. With athletes from many nations — including the U.S. — unable to take part because of cor...

Virus forcing USA Luge to skip first half of World Cup slate

USA Luge won't compete in World Cup events until at least January, saying Monday that it will sit out the first four race weekends of this season because of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

USA Bobsled, citing pandemic, skipping some World Cup races

USA Bobsled and Skeleton is not sending sliders to Europe for at least the first half of the World Cup sliding season, part of a plan to keep its athletes and coaches as safe as possible during the co...

For some bobsled hopefuls, the Olympics may be a click away

USA Bobsled and Skeleton typically has staff spending part of the spring and summer months on the road recruiting, looking for new talent and luring them with the potential of representing their count...

Coronavirus fears cancel Lake Placid's luge World Cup stop

Lake Placid will not play host to any major international sliding events this winter, after the International Luge Federation said Wednesday it will not hold a World Cup competition there because of c...

Bobsled worlds moved to Germany over coronavirus worries

This season’s bobsled and skeleton world championships were awarded to Altenberg, Germany, and moved out of Lake Placid, New York, on Tuesday because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and pot...

AP sources: Lake Placid won't host 2021 bobsled worlds

Lake Placid will no longer be the host of this season’s bobsled and skeleton world championships because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, according to two people with knowledge of the situat...

Sunday in the parks: The playoffs, NFL, a no-hitter and more

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — In a year where good days seem in short supply, sports delivered one. The NFL roared back to life, even if the roar was from fans who weren’t in the sta...

Luge world championships won't be held in Canada this winter

Canada will not host the luge world championships next year, with officials announcing Wednesday that the ongoing coronavirus pandemic left them no choice but to consider another site. ...

Panthers hire Blue Jackets' Bill Zito as general manager

The Florida Panthers spent three weeks searching for a general manager, and it didn’t take long for them to suspect that Bill Zito was the best candidate. The more they searched, the...

FIU says assistant Aubrey Hill, 48, dies after cancer fight

MIAMI (AP) — FIU said Sunday night that wide receivers coach Aubrey Hill, a standout player at Florida before becoming a longtime coach at Miami and other places, has died after a lengthy bout with ca...

In 1976, Comaneci's perfect 10s made her the perfect one

EDITOR’S NOTE — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. AP Sports Writer Tim Reynolds intervi...

Test plans for Chinese sliding track still on, but amended

Plans to certify the new track built for bobsled, skeleton and luge at the 2022 Beijing Olympics are still on track for this fall, though only Chinese athletes will take part. The In...

Olympic bobsled champ Justin Olsen retires, will be coaching

Olympic gold medalist Justin Olsen retired from bobsled on Wednesday and immediately got hired by USA Bobsled and Skeleton as one of its start coaches. Olsen and fellow Olympic medal...