Willie Taggart has become known for rebuilding programs at Western Kentucky and South Florida. His next endeavor will be much more high prof... Full Story
Emmert: 'Pleased' to see Penn State football thriving again
NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert says he is pleased to see how well Penn State's football team has bounced back from the sanctions the program received in 2012 after the Sandusky scandal.
Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach
Willie Taggart has become known for rebuilding programs at Western Kentucky and South Florida. His next endeavor will be much more high profile, trying to turn around the struggling Oregon Ducks.
Cubs get closer Wade Davis from Royals for OF Jorge Soler
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Wade Davis already had closed out a World Series. And that was part of his appeal for the Chicago Cubs.
Sale on yielding ace role: 'We play for a trophy, not a tag'
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale said he isn't worried that he might not be the ace of the Boston pitching staff after being added to a Red Sox rotation that already includes David Price and reigning AL Cy Young winner Rick Porcello.
New-look Spurs still piling up the wins aplenty
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For so many years, the San Antonio Spurs have been defined by their consistency, an unprecedented level of stability that has brought five championships and established the organization as a model franchise in professional sports.
Former Saints running back describes Smith shooting
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas told a jury Wednesday that he thought a heated argument between retired Saints star Will Smith and an irate driver had cooled — but then he heard gunshots and turned to see his friend being gunned down.
Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has hernia surgery
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants won't be able to replace defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul in the final four games of the regular season. The 27-year-old just does too much for one guy to step in. He stops the run.
LeBron: No statement by not staying at Trump-branded hotel
NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James said he wasn't trying to make a statement by not staying at a Donald Trump-branded hotel with the Cleveland Cavaliers, calling it a personal preference.
Stanford's Christian McCaffrey to leave school for NFL draft
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft.
Boras says labor deal will turn Latin players from baseball
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Agent Scott Boras says baseball's new labor contract will cause Latin American players to turn away from the sport and play soccer.
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