- Jets help decorated veteran get smart home Updated: Jul-02-15 12:22 am
Wounded veteran Sgt. Adam Keys on Wednesday received the keys to a customized high-tech smart home in Annapolis, Maryland designed to ensure his independence.
- WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits Updated: Jul-01-15 10:41 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring.
- Utah CB Dominique Hatfield arrested in robbery Updated: Jul-01-15 9:14 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a man who planned to buy an Xbox game console from him.
- Former sports writer and publicist Jack Disney dies at 80 Updated: Jul-01-15 7:50 pm
ARCADIA, California - Jack Disney, a longtime sports writer with the old Los Angeles Herald Examiner who later worked in publicity at two Southern California horse racing tracks, has died. He was 80.
- Steelers interested in hosting 2023 Super Bowl Updated: Jul-01-15 6:09 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game.
- Pitt's Tyler Boyd waives DUI hearing, hopes for probation Updated: Jul-01-15 5:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh star wide receiver Tyler Boyd has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on drunken driving charges and several related citations and hopes to enter a probation program for first-time offenders, his defense attorney said Wednesday.
- Redskins' name hinders DC's efforts for stadium site lease Updated: Jul-01-15 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON - The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name.
- Ex-Illinois women's basketball players sue school, coach Updated: Jul-01-15 5:26 pm
URBANA, Illinois - Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out.
- Ex-NFL player pleads guilty in hit-and-run, gets probation Updated: Jul-01-15 5:05 pm
WRENTHAM, Massachusetts - Former Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people and will serve a year of probation.
- Arkansas says 1 million Hog fans passed turnstiles Updated: Jul-01-15 5:03 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas says more than 1 million paying fans passed the turnstiles to attend Razorback sporting events in the 2014-15 school year.
- Houston Texans lineman Brandon Ivory charged in burglary Updated: Jul-01-15 4:56 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Houston Texans defensive lineman Brandon Ivory has been charged in what police describe as a residential burglary in Tuscaloosa.
- Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wage Updated: Jul-01-15 4:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage.
- Offensive tackle Hunter attempts to revive career with Bills Updated: Jul-01-15 2:54 pm
ORCHARD PARK, New York - The Buffalo Bills are providing offensive tackle Wayne Hunter an opportunity to revive his career.
- Worker injured at Falcons stadium construction site Updated: Jul-01-15 2:50 pm
ATLANTA - Authorities say a construction worker has been injured by a falling piece of scaffolding at the Atlanta Falcons stadium construction site.
- Ex-Cowboy Spillman charged with sexual assault in Texas Updated: Jul-01-15 12:39 pm
GRAPEVINE, Texas - Former Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman has been arrested on a sexual assault charge in an alleged 2014 incident at a Dallas-area hotel.
- Redskins name hinders DC's efforts for stadium site lease Updated: Jul-01-15 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON - The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' former stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name.
- 'Ballers' looks at humor, drama in the lives of pro athletes Updated: Jul-01-15 12:20 pm
MIAMI - Omar Benson Miller spent three seasons on "CSI: Miami," but only this past year did he get a chance to film a television show in South Florida.
- Yow savors Wolfpack's work to reach goal of Top 25 status Updated: Jun-30-15 6:23 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Athletic director Debbie Yow has spent five years pushing to turn North Carolina State into a top-25 program. The 2014-15 sports season has brought the Wolfpack to the edge of that goal.
- Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium Updated: Jun-30-15 4:27 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Missouri state lawmaker asked a judge to block Gov. Jay Nixon from working on plans to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis, calling the effort a misuse of taxpayer dollars for an "illegal purpose."
- Florida State freshman De'Andre Johnson charged with battery Updated: Jun-30-15 4:06 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida State freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson has been charged with punching a woman in the face in a nightclub.
- Duke's Tomlinson, UVa's Brian voted ACC athletes of year Updated: Jun-30-15 3:48 pm
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Duke football player Laken Tomlinson and Virginia women's soccer player Morgan Brian are the Atlantic Coast Conference's male and female athletes of the year.
- McKinley heads up new class for SC sports hall of fame Updated: Jun-30-15 2:57 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - One of the first players South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier signed to turn the program around is now part of the school's athletic hall of fame.
- Maryland football coach Randy Edsall gets 3-year extension Updated: Jun-30-15 2:09 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Maryland - Maryland football coach Randy Edsall has been rewarded with a three-year contract extension after guiding the Terrapins to consecutive winning seasons and back-to-back bowl bids.
- Auburn-Oregon set for 2019 opener, 9 years after BCS meeting Updated: Jun-30-15 1:19 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas - Auburn and Oregon will open the 2019 season at the home of the Dallas Cowboys, nine seasons after meeting in the BCS national championship game.
- Women's soccer fever grips England in historic World Cup run Updated: Jun-30-15 12:48 pm
MANCHESTER, England - The movie "Bend It Like Beckham" first got Kiera Burke interested in soccer. During the 2012 Olympics, she went to Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium to watch the women's teams from United States and Canada play a thrilling semifinal.