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  • LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

    LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:41:36 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-05-21 06:55:40 GMT
    Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman for LSU in 1959 with memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, has died.More >>
    Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman for LSU in 1959 with memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, has died.More >>
  • Johnny Manziel watches a lot, throws a little at CFL camp

    Johnny Manziel watches a lot, throws a little at CFL camp

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:41:52 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:45:07 GMT
    (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP). The newest addition to the Canadian Football League Hamilton Tiger-Cats roster, quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) throws during Tiger Cats training camp in Hamilton, Ontario on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Heisman Trophy ...(Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP). The newest addition to the Canadian Football League Hamilton Tiger-Cats roster, quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) throws during Tiger Cats training camp in Hamilton, Ontario on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Heisman Trophy ...
    Johnny Manziel spent much of the first day of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp as an observer.More >>
    Johnny Manziel spent much of the first day of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp as an observer.More >>
  • Johnny Manziel signs with CFL in path back to football

    Johnny Manziel signs with CFL in path back to football

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-19 16:05:32 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-20 13:32:07 GMT
    Quarterback Johnny Manziel signs with CFL club as he tries to rebuild his football career.More >>
    Quarterback Johnny Manziel signs with CFL club as he tries to rebuild his football career.More >>
  • Louisville settles for $4.5 M with ex-AD Jurich over firing

    Louisville settles for $4.5 M with ex-AD Jurich over firing

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:55:04 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:56:07 GMT
    Louisville settles for $4.5 million with former athletic director Tom Jurich over firing amid federal corruption scandal.More >>
    Louisville settles for $4.5 million with former athletic director Tom Jurich over firing amid federal corruption scandal.More >>
  • Duke's Allen understands he has to address concerns head-on

    Duke's Allen understands he has to address concerns head-on

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:02 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:24:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Grayson Allen, from Duke, listens to a question as he speaks with reporters at the NBA draft basketball combine Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Grayson Allen, from Duke, listens to a question as he speaks with reporters at the NBA draft basketball combine Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Chicago.
    Grayson Allen understands the concerns NBA teams might have about him after four polarizing seasons at Duke in which he attracted about as much attention for play that went over the line as he did for his...More >>
    Grayson Allen understands the concerns NBA teams might have about him after four polarizing seasons at Duke in which he attracted about as much attention for play that went over the line as he did for his accomplishments on the court.More >>
  • NCAA opens door to championships in states with sports bets

    NCAA opens door to championships in states with sports bets

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:33:07 GMT
    The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events.More >>
    The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events.More >>
  • Basketball 'escort queen' arrested on forged checks charge

    Basketball 'escort queen' arrested on forged checks charge

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:13:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:04:59 GMT
    The self-proclaimed "escort queen" at the center of the University of Louisville's basketball team sex scandal has been arrested.More >>
    The self-proclaimed "escort queen" at the center of the University of Louisville's basketball team sex scandal has been arrested.More >>
  • Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

    Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:50:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:32:47 GMT
    Michigan State University says it has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports...More >>
    Michigan State University says it has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history.More >>
  • The Latest: Nassar victims to get ESPYS courage award

    The Latest: Nassar victims to get ESPYS courage award

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:49:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-05-17 10:40:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they...
    The chairman of Michigan State University's governing board says the school is "truly sorry" for what disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar's victims and families went through.More >>
    The chairman of Michigan State University's governing board says the school is "truly sorry" for what disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar's victims and families went through.More >>
  • Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

    Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:28:47 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:43:46 GMT
    Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be...More >>
    Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be possible.More >>
  • SEC visionary: Former Commissioner Mike Slive dies at 77

    SEC visionary: Former Commissioner Mike Slive dies at 77

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:19:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:42:59 GMT
    Mike Slive, the former Southeastern Conference commissioner who guided the league through a period of unprecedented success and prosperity, has died.More >>
    Mike Slive, the former Southeastern Conference commissioner who guided the league through a period of unprecedented success and prosperity, has died.More >>
  • Alabama-Louisville to kickoff ABC's Saturday Night Football

    Alabama-Louisville to kickoff ABC's Saturday Night Football

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:35:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:32:23 GMT
    National champion Alabama will face Louisville in ABC's first Saturday Night Football game; Miami plays LSU on Sunday night of the opening weekend of the season.More >>
    National champion Alabama will face Louisville in ABC's first Saturday Night Football game; Miami plays LSU on Sunday night of the opening weekend of the season.More >>
  • Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

    Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:00:55 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:29:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this Monday, May 14, 2018 photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on ...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this Monday, May 14, 2018 photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on ...
    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college sports.More >>
    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college sports.More >>
  • Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

    Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-14 14:14:18 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:13:46 GMT
    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.More >>
    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.More >>
  • NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

    NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

    Monday, May 14 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:46:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-05-15 06:40:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Don Wright, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, NFL footballs sit on the field during warm ups before an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Pittsburgh. The NFL ...(AP Photo/Don Wright, File). FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, NFL footballs sit on the field during warm ups before an NFL divisional football AFC playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Pittsburgh. The NFL ...
    NFL wants Congress to enact framework for legalized sports betting in wake of Supreme Court's ruling.More >>
    NFL wants Congress to enact framework for legalized sports betting in wake of Supreme Court's ruling.More >>
  • The Latest: Supreme Court clears way for sports betting

    The Latest: Supreme Court clears way for sports betting

    Monday, May 14 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-05-14 15:17:03 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-15 03:04:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this March 15, 2018 photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambl...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this March 15, 2018 photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambl...
    The American Gaming Association calls the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a federal law barring gambling in most states "a victory for the millions of Americans who seek to bet on sports in a safe and...More >>
    The American Gaming Association calls the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a federal law barring gambling in most states "a victory for the millions of Americans who seek to bet on sports in a safe and regulated manner.".More >>
  • South Carolina plans statue of hoops star A'ja Wilson

    South Carolina plans statue of hoops star A'ja Wilson

    Saturday, May 12 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-05-12 18:02:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 12 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-12 22:15:43 GMT
    University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides closed graduation ceremonies by saying the school plans to build a statue to national women's basketball player of the year A'ja Wilson.More >>
    University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides closed graduation ceremonies by saying the school plans to build a statue to national women's basketball player of the year A'ja Wilson.More >>
  • Ridley enjoys 'more freedom' at Falcons rookie minicamp

    Ridley enjoys 'more freedom' at Falcons rookie minicamp

    Friday, May 11 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-11 21:34:42 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-05-11 21:47:35 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, left, looks on as first round draft pick wide receiver Calvin Ridley catches a pass at the team's NFL football rookie minicamp, Friday, May 11,...(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, left, looks on as first round draft pick wide receiver Calvin Ridley catches a pass at the team's NFL football rookie minicamp, Friday, May 11,...
    Former Alabama standout Calvin Ridley enjoys 'a little more freedom' on first day of Falcons rookie minicamp.More >>
    Former Alabama standout Calvin Ridley enjoys 'a little more freedom' on first day of Falcons rookie minicamp.More >>
  • Rudolph: In Pittsburgh to learn, not 'bother' Roethlisberger

    Rudolph: In Pittsburgh to learn, not 'bother' Roethlisberger

    Friday, May 11 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-11 20:26:34 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-05-11 21:47:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) passes during NFL football rookie mini camp, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Pittsburgh.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) passes during NFL football rookie mini camp, Friday, May 11, 2018, in Pittsburgh.
    Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback Mason Rudolph is focusing on adjusting to the NFL; isn't worried about his presence being an issue for Ben Roethlisberger.More >>
    Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback Mason Rudolph is focusing on adjusting to the NFL; isn't worried about his presence being an issue for Ben Roethlisberger.More >>
  • Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot

    Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot

    Friday, May 11 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-11 16:52:13 GMT
    Friday, May 11 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-11 18:25:28 GMT
    Reigning champion Maryland is the top seed as the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins.More >>
    Reigning champion Maryland is the top seed as the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins.More >>
  • Tessitore, Witten, McFarland, Salters on ESPN 'MNF' crew

    Tessitore, Witten, McFarland, Salters on ESPN 'MNF' crew

    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-10 14:51:22 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-05-10 20:45:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this March 28, 2017, file photo, SEC Network analyst Booger McFarland, right, broadcasts during Florida's NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Fla. Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL seas...(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this March 28, 2017, file photo, SEC Network analyst Booger McFarland, right, broadcasts during Florida's NFL Pro Day in Gainesville, Fla. Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL seas...
    Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL season.More >>
    Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL season.More >>
  • Audits warned of lax Michigan State athletic money oversight

    Audits warned of lax Michigan State athletic money oversight

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-05-09 18:11:05 GMT
    Wednesday, May 9 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-05-09 21:26:24 GMT
    Audits show Michigan State University's former athletic director Mark Hollis and former President Lou Anna Simon were repeatedly warned that sports staff members weren't adequately following the school's financial...More >>
    Audits show Michigan State University's former athletic director Mark Hollis and former President Lou Anna Simon were repeatedly warned that sports staff members weren't adequately following the school's financial procedures.More >>
  • Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson resigns

    Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson resigns

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-08 20:24:15 GMT
    Wednesday, May 9 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-05-09 12:27:18 GMT
    The Minnesota Timberwolves say assistant coach Rick Brunson has resigned amid reports that women had accused him of improper conduct.More >>
    The Minnesota Timberwolves say assistant coach Rick Brunson has resigned amid reports that women had accused him of improper conduct.More >>
  • Advisers aid baseball prospects, might do same in basketball

    Advisers aid baseball prospects, might do same in basketball

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-05-08 07:17:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 8 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-05-08 22:06:22 GMT
    (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2017, file photo, TCU catcher Evan Skoug (9) hits a grand slam home run during the sixth inning of an NCAA college baseball game against UT Arlington in Fort Worth, Texas. Skoug had a de...(Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2017, file photo, TCU catcher Evan Skoug (9) hits a grand slam home run during the sixth inning of an NCAA college baseball game against UT Arlington in Fort Worth, Texas. Skoug had a de...
    NCAA baseball draft rules recommended for basketball lauded by star catcher who hired adviser to help navigate process in high school and college.More >>
    NCAA baseball draft rules recommended for basketball lauded by star catcher who hired adviser to help navigate process in high school and college.More >>
  • Buffalo buzzing over Bills draft picks, Sabres lottery win

    Buffalo buzzing over Bills draft picks, Sabres lottery win

    Monday, May 7 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-05-07 07:04:17 GMT
    Monday, May 7 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-05-08 03:08:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Wyoming's Josh Allen, center, takes a selfie of himself with Buffalo Bills fans after being selected by the team during the first round of the NFL football draft, in Arlingt...(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Wyoming's Josh Allen, center, takes a selfie of himself with Buffalo Bills fans after being selected by the team during the first round of the NFL football draft, in Arlingt...
    A renewed sense of hope arises in Buffalo after the Bills selected quarterback Josh Allen in the first round of the draft, and the Sabres won the NHL draft lottery over the span of three days.More >>
    A renewed sense of hope arises in Buffalo after the Bills selected quarterback Josh Allen in the first round of the draft, and the Sabres won the NHL draft lottery over the span of three days.More >>
  • Group: NCAA reforms should go further amid FBI hoops probe

    Group: NCAA reforms should go further amid FBI hoops probe

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:24:46 GMT
    Monday, May 7 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-05-07 23:59:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). This March 9, 2018 photo shows Saint Joseph's head coach Phil Martelli watching his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball quarterfinal game against George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in Wa...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). This March 9, 2018 photo shows Saint Joseph's head coach Phil Martelli watching his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball quarterfinal game against George Mason in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in Wa...
    The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics supports recent reform proposals to the NCAA amid a federal corruption investigation into college basketball _ but wants the NCAA to do more.More >>
    The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics supports recent reform proposals to the NCAA amid a federal corruption investigation into college basketball _ but wants the NCAA to do more.More >>
  • Alabama releases contracts for football assistants

    Alabama releases contracts for football assistants

    Monday, May 7 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-07 21:25:01 GMT
    Monday, May 7 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-05-07 22:28:54 GMT
    New Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley will make $1.2 million annually and defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi is set to earn $1.1 million.More >>
    New Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley will make $1.2 million annually and defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi is set to earn $1.1 million.More >>
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