LT teams with toy drives to help underprivileged children

Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor has teamed with DonateAToy.org for his own charity, Fore Life, Inc., a Florida-based not-for-profit organization that uses the game of golf and its character...

Conflict raging over 'The Eyes of Texas' school song

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Losing football games is one thing at the University of Texas. A challenge to the hallowed school song is quite another. A controversy over “The Eyes of Texas” h...

Merritt Norvell, first Black AD at Michigan State, has died

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Merritt Norvell Jr., the first Black athletic director at Michigan State, has died. He was 79. A spokesman at the University of Nevada confirmed Wednesday ...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

As football opens, Wisconsin's other fall athletes must wait

Wisconsin’s football team is practicing amid a pandemic knowing the start of its season is only a week away. Members of the Badgers’ other fall sports teams have no choice but to be more patient. ...

Brazil volleyball star Castro to play in new US pro league

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three-time Brazilian Olympian Sheilla Castro is coming out of retirement to play in a new U.S. professional volleyball league early next year. She also hopes...

Pac-12 football may be back, but not all the revenue will be

The return of football isn't likely to make a dramatic dent in the losses athletic departments across the Pac-12 will ultimately incur because of the coronavirus pandemic. Faced wit...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Hall of Famer Donnie Shell works on growing relationships

Hall of Fame safety and Pittsburgh Steelers legend Donnie Shell has joined the nonprofit organizatio n Dedication To Community as an executive advisor. Shell joins Lamonte Wilson ...

Volleyball's Beard Bros go from beach to Amazing Race

Riley and Maddison McKibbin traveled enough to circle the globe three times while playing on the international beach and snow volleyball tours last year. As professional athletes, they also know a lit...

Brown women's sports settlement gets preliminary approval

A federal judge on Friday gave preliminary approval to a settlement between Brown University and student-athletes who had challenged the Ivy League school's decision to drop several women's varsity sp...

Bias suit seeks to block Iowa from cutting women's swim team

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Members of the University of Iowa women's swimming and diving team filed a legal complaint against the school Friday, arguing that a decision to eliminate their program violates...

For softball players, season of 'shield life' nears an end

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Cat Osterman can only wonder what the delivery drivers think. She is not allowed to drop in or hit the drive-thru when she wants a coffee or latte, even though ...

Brown, attorneys reach settlement in women's sports fight

Brown University and attorneys for student-athletes who challenged the Ivy League school's decision to reduce several women’s varsity sports teams to club status announced a proposed settlement Thursd...

NCAA D1 Council proposes framework for fall sports in spring

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — National tournaments will have fewer teams and fewer sites for preliminary rounds under the NCAA Division I Council's proposal for fall sports that were pushed to the spring becaus...