Sun Belt boss expresses faith in the ‘Power-5’
NEW ORLEANS — The Sun Belt Conference’s 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday....
Crunch time for Ryder Cup
HOYLAKE, England — The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team. That starts with Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods....
Sam excited about next phase of career
ST. LOUIS — Now it starts to get intense for Michael Sam and the rest of the St. Louis Rams rookies....
Rory McIlroy appears poised to be golf’s next big thing
HOYLAKE, England — Golf has been looking for the next big star the last five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate....
Yankees acquire Headley from Padres
NEW YORK — Trying to boost one of the weakest lineups in the American League, the New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for rookie infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher ...
Rays get to Wainright, win sixth straight
ST. LOUIS — Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night....
Jeffress gets second shot at big leagues with Brewers
MILWAUKEE — Hat turned backward, Jeremy Jeffress grinned, leaned back and enjoyed the view from the Milwaukee Brewers’ dugout....
Tour leader Nibali says he’s ‘flag-bearer’ against doping
CARCASSONNE, France — Barring a disaster for him on French roads from now until Sunday, the man who looks set to win the Tour de France says he understands that cycling is still paying for its longtime doping plague....
Commish forecasts end of college sports as we know them
You really have to read everything Bob Bowlsby said Monday, because kicking off Big 12 Football Media Days, all the conference commissioner did was not only predict the end of college sports as we know them, but explain with fairly ...
McIlroy will emerge even stronger than ever
HOYLAKE, England — The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug....
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