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  • Paterno’s son calls 1976 allegation about father ‘bunk’

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Paterno’s son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant…

  • Texas A&M sheds some swagger and tries to change trajectory

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The five-star quarterbacks are gone, replaced at Texas A&M by a graduate transfer looking for a second chance. The hotshot young coordinator is out. A seasoned veteran assistant is now…

  • American Pharoah’s Triple Crown gives racing a boost

    VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) — There are signs American Pharoah’s Triple Crown win last year has been good for racing. Some recently released findings show: — Wagering on American races is up 3.1 percent through March,…

  • Triple Crown winner thriving in new home at Ashford Stud

    VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah is led out of his stone palace of a barn, head up, eyes alert, a little heavier these days but still pretty well sculpted. In a few minutes, the…

  • Police: Ex-NFL player assaults man on Ohio golf course

    HIGHLAND HILLS, Ohio (AP) — A former Cleveland Browns player who had his sentencing delayed in an embezzlement case while he participates in a concussion study is now being accused of assaulting a man at…

  • Field, odds and predictions for the 142nd Kentucky Derby

    See all 20 horses listed by post position slated to run in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby and their weight jockey/trainer and odds as of Thursday, then read predictions and analysis below.

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Designated LHP John Danks for assignment. Recalled RHP Erik Johnson from Charlotte (IL). Placed RHP Jake Petricka on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Tommy Kahnle from Charlotte. NEW…

  • Insurer says child told Paterno in ’76 Sandusky molested him

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, Pennlive.com reported Thursday.…

  • LPGA Tour-Yokohama Tire Classic Par Scores

    Thursday At Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Capitol Hill, The Senator Prattville, Ala. Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,569; Par 72 (36-36) First Round Laetitia Beck 33-32—65 -7 Minjee Lee 33-34—67 -5 Annie Park 32-35—67 -5…

  • LPGA Tour-Yokohama Tire Classic Scores

    Thursday At Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Capitol Hill, The Senator Prattville, Ala. Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,569; Par 72 (36-36) First Round Laetitia Beck 33-32—65 Minjee Lee 33-34—67 Annie Park 32-35—67 Alejandra Llaneza 33-35—68…

  • New Saint Louis coach signs first recruit

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — New Saint Louis coach Travis Ford signed his first recruit, 6-foot-7 forward Jalen Johnson of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Johnson helped University Laboratory School win the Class 3A title last season, averaging…

  • PGA-Wells Fargo Par Scores

    Thursday At Quail Hollow Club Course Charlotte, N.C. Purse: $7.3 million Yardage: 7,442; Par: 72 (36-36) First Round Steve Wheatcroft 32-33—65 -7 Andrew Loupe 31-34—65 -7 Anirban Lahiri 33-33—66 -6 Kevin Chappell 34-33—67 -5 Dawie…

  • PGA-Wells Fargo Scores

    Thursday At Quail Hollow Club Course Charlotte, N.C. Purse: $7.3 million Yardage: 7,442; Par: 72 (36-36) First Round Steve Wheatcroft 32-33—65 Andrew Loupe 31-34—65 Anirban Lahiri 33-33—66 Kevin Chappell 34-33—67 Dawie van der Walt 35-32—67…

  • The Latest: Paterno allegedly told of molestation in ’76

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky and the Penn State Abuse case (all times local): 8:35 p.m. A judge says insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy…

  • Israel’s Laetitia Beck takes LPGA Tour lead in Alabama

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Laetitia Beck took the first-round lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, dodging some of the wind Thursday morning in a bogey-free 7-under 65. The 24-year-old Beck, the first Israeli player…