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  • Kid Rock to perform pre-race concert at Daytona 500

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kid Rock will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500 in February. Daytona International Speedway said Friday he will play several hits as well as new single “First Kiss.”…

  • Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

    DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the scuttled football program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham thought more cash might be the solution, so he sent his entire allowance…

  • Ecclestone trying to revive South African GP

    MOSCOW (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is working to return South Africa to the schedule. There has not been an F1 race in Africa since the last South African Grand Prix in 1993.…

  • AP Little All-America Team, List

    The Associated Press Little All-America team (top players from Division II, III and NAIA). FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback — Jason Vander Laan, junior, 6-foot-4, 241 pounds, Ferris State. Running backs — Terrell Watson, senior, 6-2,…

  • AP FCS All-America Team, List

    The Associated Press FCS All-America team. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback — Vernon Adams, junior, 6-foot, 200 pounds, Eastern Washington. Running backs — Zach Zenner, senior, 6-0, 220, South Dakota State; Marshaun Coprich, junior, 5-9, 205,…

  • 2014 AP All-America Team, List

    The Associated Press All-America team. FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback — Marcus Mariota, junior, 6-foot-4, 219 pounds, Oregon Running backs — Melvin Gordon, junior, 6-1, 213, Wisconsin; Tevin Coleman, junior, 6-1, 210, Indiana. Tackles — Brandon…

  • Michael Phelps’ DUI trial set Friday in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps is set for trial on drunken driving and other charges. The 18-time gold medalist was arrested on Sept. 30. Documents show that the 29-year-old was leaving the…

  • Parity abounds among women’s hoops elite

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is sure of two things this season — there’s more parity than ever at the top of women’s basketball and her Gamecocks likely won’t remain No.…

  • Best of the season’s 39 bowl games

    The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year’s three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one. There’s still a bit of controversy…

  • No. 13 Iowa State adds McKay

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — College basketball fans have waited nearly two years to see Jameel McKay play. On Saturday, Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg will finally unveil the first true rim protector of his five-year…

  • 39 bowl games and a reason to watch every one

    Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here’s why: Saturday, Dec.…

  • Australian Open goes back to The Australian course

    SYDNEY (AP) — American Jordan Spieth will have an opportunity to defend his Australian Open title next year on the same course he won the tournament on three weeks ago. Golf Australia said Friday that…

  • Thursday’s College Basketball

    EAST Canisius 60, Stony Brook 59, OT Duke 66, UConn 56 LIU Brooklyn 69, FIU 58 Lincoln (Pa.) 61, Pace 49 Quinnipiac 80, Lehigh 65 Rider 62, Morgan St. 48 Temple 82, Delaware 62 Yale…

  • Utah State holds on to beat Bakersfield 57-56

    LOGAN, Utah (AP) — David Collette scored 18 points and Utah State held on to beat Cal State Bakersfield 57-56 in the World Vision Classic on Thursday night. Chris Smith added 15 points and Jalen…

  • Thursday’s Major College Basketball Scores

    EAST Canisius 60, Stony Brook 59, OT Duke 66, UConn 56 LIU Brooklyn 69, FIU 58 Quinnipiac 80, Lehigh 65 Rider 62, Morgan St. 48 Temple 82, Delaware 62 Yale 57, Vermont 56 SOUTH Austin…