AP - ap.online.headlines.sports http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.sports News Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:10:08 -0500 Heisman Trophy: Sooner teammates are rare pair of finalists Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:56:48 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/09/FBC--T25-Heisman.Trophy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBC--T25-Heisman.Trophy c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-51d7 NEW YORK (AP) — Together, Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook were practically unstoppable for Oklahoma. AP Sources: FAU pursuing Lane Kiffin to coach Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:14:54 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/09/FBC-Florida-Atlantic-Kiffin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBC-Florida-Atlantic-Kiffin c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5150 BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is being pursued by Florida Atlantic to become the Owls' next head coach, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday night. Rockets overcome Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:06:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/10/BKN--Rockets-Thunder/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN--Rockets-Thunder c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-503f OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — James Harden scored 21 points, and the Houston Rockets overcame Russell Westbrook's seventh consecutive triple-double to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-99 on Friday night. James moves into 9th on scoring list as Cavs top Heat 114-84 Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:50:31 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/10/BKN--Heat-Cavaliers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN--Heat-Cavaliers c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-4ff5 CLEVELAND (AP) — Another game, another milestone for LeBron James. Fowler gets $82.5 million, 5-year deal with Cardinals Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:13:19 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/09/BBN-Cardinals-Fowler/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBN-Cardinals-Fowler c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-533a ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dexter Fowler is headed from the World Series champions to their biggest rival. Report: Russian doping involved over 1,000 athletes Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:04:46 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/09/OLY--Russian.Doping/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_OLY--Russian.Doping c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-54d5 LONDON (AP) — Russia's sports reputation was ripped apart again Friday when a new report into systematic doping detailed a vast "institutional conspiracy" that covered more than 1,000 athletes in over 30 sports and corrupted the drug-testing system at the 2012 and 2014 Olympics. Column: Clean Olympians deserve a proper medal ceremony Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:41:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/09/OLY-Paul-Newberry-Honoring-Medalists/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_OLY-Paul-Newberry-Honoring-Medalists c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-51f6 Adam Nelson received his Olympic gold medal in the food court at Atlanta's airport. Raanta, Rangers beat Blackhawks 1-0 in overtime Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:28:12 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/10/HKN--Rangers-Blackhawks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_HKN--Rangers-Blackhawks c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5025 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Holden scored 55 seconds into overtime, Antti Raanta made 26 saves against his former team and the New York Rangers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 1-0 on Friday night. OBJ fined for verbal abuse of official on the field Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:21:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/09/FBN--NFL.Fines/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--NFL.Fines c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-516a NEW YORK (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. was fined $12,154 for verbal abuse/excessive profanity toward an official following the Giants' 24-14 loss at Pittsburgh last weekend. Chiefs keep up dominance of AFC West with win vs Raiders Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:41:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/09/FBN--First-Place.Chiefs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--First-Place.Chiefs c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-52b3 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There is an argument to be made that the AFC West is the best division in the NFL. Earnhardt says health top priority as he prepares for return Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:57:47 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/09/CAR-NASCAR-Earnhardt-Concussion/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_CAR-NASCAR-Earnhardt-Concussion c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-528a CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It took less than four laps for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to feel back at home in his race car. His test this week at Darlington Raceway was the final hurdle for NASCAR's most popular driver to earn clearance to compete next season. AP source: Aldon Smith makes reinstatement case to Goodell Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:59:55 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/09/FBN--Raiders-Aldon.Smith/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--Raiders-Aldon.Smith c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5263 ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Suspended Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday in hopes of being reinstated from his substance-abuse ban. Thunder's Russell Westbrook has 7th straight triple-double Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:15:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/10/BKN--Westbrook-Triple-Doubles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN--Westbrook-Triple-Doubles c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5076 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had his seventh consecutive triple-double Friday night in the Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Houston Rockets, the longest streak since Michael Jordan had seven straight in 1989. Kansas forward Bragg charged with misdemeanor battery Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:11:46 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/09/BKC--T25-Kansas-Bragg/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKC--T25-Kansas-Bragg c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5287 LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr. was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was accused of pushing his girlfriend down a flight of stairs and charged with one count of battery. Panthers' Kuechly questionable with concussion vs. Chargers Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:36:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/09/FBN--Panthers-Kuechly/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--Panthers-Kuechly c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-52ef CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says three-time All-Pro middle linebacker Luke Kuechly will play against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday if he's cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol. Davis disgusted, Gentry frustrated as Pelicans' losses mount Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:19:54 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/09/BKN--Pelicans-Disgusted.Davis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN--Pelicans-Disgusted.Davis c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5541 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As far as Anthony Davis was concerned, there wasn't much to discuss. He appeared eager to escape the Pelicans' locker room rather than stew over what was arguably the most demoralizing of New Orleans' 16 losses this young season. More NFL coaches going for it on 4th-down situations Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:02:34 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/09/FBN--Going.On.Fourth/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--Going.On.Fourth c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-538e Fourth-and-no is becoming fourth-and-go in the NFL. Michigan's Peppers shocked to be Heisman Trophy finalist Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:57:39 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/09/FBC-Heisman-Peppers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBC-Heisman-Peppers c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5524 ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jabrill Peppers pressed a phone against his right cheek, head bowed, and swayed from side to side. NFL to play 4 regular-season games in London next year Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:51:52 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/12/09/FBN--NFL-London/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--NFL-London c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-5433 LONDON (AP) — The NFL will stage four regular-season games in London next year. The Latest: Mutko says Russia will resort to legal action Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:33:39 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/12/09/OLY-Russian-Doping-The-Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_OLY-Russian-Doping-The-Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-54ae LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Russian doping report (all times local):