RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Pacquiao eyeing World Peace for his hoop team

    August 29, 2014

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture - professional basketball.

  • Sumlin ready for more out of No. 21 Texas A&M

    August 29, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin knows his Aggies have more to accomplish. Still, he couldn't help but take pride in the team's dominating show at Southeastern Conference power South Carolina.

  • No. 18 Ole Miss sloppy in opener but beats Boise

    August 29, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) - Bo Wallace wants to close his college career in style.

  • No. 22 Cornhuskers open against Florida Atlantic

    August 29, 2014

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska opens its 125th football season Saturday when Florida Atlantic visits Memorial Stadium.

  • TPC Boston brings back big memories for Spieth

    August 29, 2014

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Jordan Spieth has spent his second season going to PGA Tour courses he had seen only once, each of them filled with various memories.

  • Auburn's LT goes from cancer survivor to starter

    August 29, 2014

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Shon Coleman always believed that one day he would start for Auburn, even when he went from college-bound recruit to cancer patient as a high school senior.

  • No. 16 Clemson, QB seek to keep offense humming

    August 29, 2014

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and offensive coordinator Chad Morris have repeatedly said that the 16th-ranked Tigers' attack would not slow down even with new faces in control.

  • Pregame film study shifts to phones, tablets

    August 29, 2014

    Oklahoma cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep began. On his cell phone.

  • Royals find right recipe for small-market success

    August 29, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The recipe for small-market success in baseball generally goes something like this: Develop talent through your farm system, strike on a couple reclamation projects, uncover a few diamonds in the rough and then make one or two big trades to put you over the top.

  • Miami quietly helping athletes who leave early

    August 29, 2014

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - University of Miami President Donna Shalala would prefer Hurricane athletes get their degrees before leaving school, taking advantage of the scholarships they've been afforded.