Senators lay out plan for college athletes bill of rights

A group of senators led by Cory Booker of New Jersey and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on Thursday released a plan for reforming college sports with an athletes bill or rights. ...

Yeoman, who coached Houston for 25 seasons, dead at 92

HOUSTON (AP) — Bill Yeoman, the longtime Houston football coach who led the Cougars to four Southwest Conference titles and a school-record 160 victories, has died. He was 92. The un...

Spring college football: When? How much? Who plays?

Back in April, not long after the pandemic canceled the NCAA basketball tournament, the idea of moving the 2020 college football to the spring of 2021 was already being tossed around. ...

Ruling keeps NCAA from limiting some athlete compensation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A court decision the NCAA says will hurt college sports by allowing certain student-athletes to be paid “vast sums” of money as “educational expenses” will go into effect after the S...

Edelman confident in all of Tom Brady's potential successors

BOSTON (AP) — In some ways, the chemistry between Tom Brady and Julian Edelman was as key to the Patriots' success in recent years as the X’s and O’s. Brady’s departure this offseas...

Pro wrestling star James 'Kamala' Harris dies at 70

James Harris, a Mississippi-born sharecropper who gained international fame as “Kamala the Ugandan Giant,” a massive professional wrestler who terrorized opponents with his trademark “splash,” has die...

Face time: Browns' Stefanski visited QB Mayfield in February

CLEVELAND (AP) — Looking back, Browns rookie coach Kevin Stefanski is thankful he took a trip to Texas in February and visited Baker Mayfield. It would be four months before he'd see...

WVU safety Martin to sit out season, cites health issues

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia safety Kerry Martin is opting out of the upcoming college football season due to health concerns. The sophomore made the announcement Wednesday...

McDougald looks to earn respect with Jets, not replace Adams

NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley McDougald was enjoying a meal while out with his family last Saturday when his phone rang. He looked down, and it was Seattle Seahawks general manager John Sc...

More victims sue U of Michigan over doctor's alleged abuse

DETROIT (AP) — Dozens of more victims who claim they were molested by a University of Michigan doctor filed a lawsuit against the school Thursday, including a former football player who said he told l...

Virginia Tech star CB Farley to skip college football season

Virginia Tech star cornerback Caleb Farley announced Wednesday he will not play for the Hokies if there is a season, becoming the most notable major-college football player to opt out because of conce...

Georgia, Minnesota players win national prep honors

Football player Arik Gilbert and basketball player Paige Bueckers have been named national high school athletes of the year. Gilbert of Marietta, Georgia, is the first tight end to w...

Ex-football player receives 20-year sentence on drug charge

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former college football player who went to trial for violating North Carolina’s sports agent law has received a 20-year prison sentence on a drug conviction in Georgia following...

Jay-Z, other celebs ask feds to probe student's 2010 killing

Rihanna, Jay-Z, Charlize Theron and other celebrities are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr., a Black football player at Pace Unive...

Felony charge against Breonna Taylor protesters dropped

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A prosecutor announced Friday that he is dropping a felony charge against dozens of protesters who gathered at the Kentucky Attorney General's home to demand justice in Breonna ...