RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • Judge OKs bail for boxer Jermain Taylor

    August 27, 2014

    MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) - A judge has set bail at $25,000 for boxer Jermain Taylor after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little Rock in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin.

  • Women's World Cup turf war heats up

    August 27, 2014

    Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women's World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass.

  • New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

    August 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Associated Press will recognize the NFL's top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season.

  • Chiefs' starters likely to sit vs Green Bay

    August 27, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jamaal Charles has confidence that the Kansas City Chiefs' offense will be in synch when the regular season rolls around a week from Sunday.

  • Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries

    August 27, 2014

    Braxton Miller's season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country's most dynamic quarterbacks.

  • Rivera says No. 3 QB Webb to stick with Panthers

    August 27, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Joe Webb knew coming into training camp he'd need a break or two to make the Carolina Panthers' roster.

  • Lions have depth at WR for a change

    August 27, 2014

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - After two injury-filled seasons, Detroit Lions receiver Ryan Broyles is ready to get going.

  • Jayhawks' Reagan hired by Weis to replace - Weis

    August 27, 2014

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - John Reagan has what could be the most uncomfortable job in major college football: He's the offensive coordinator at Kansas, hired by coach Charlie Weis to replace - Charlie Weis.

  • TCU will play both QBs, not saying who is starting

    August 27, 2014

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Trevone Boykin is in the same position he was last year with TCU, again part of the unanswered question of who will be the starting quarterback only days before the season opener.

  • No. 8 Michigan St readies defense for opener

    August 27, 2014

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Mark Dantonio cares more about how No. 8 Michigan State plays than how many plays Jacksonville State can run with its fast-tempo offense in Friday's season opener for both teams.