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  • Mixing Riley’s system with QB’s skills challenges Nebraska

    CHICAGO (AP) — Nebraska’s offense will look different under new coach Mike Riley. In his first year with the Huskers, Riley inherits a quarterback in Tommy Armstrong with a skill set that does not match…

  • Top-seeded Goffin advances to Swiss Open semifinals

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium advanced to the Swiss Open semifinals Friday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (1). Goffin will face fifth-seeded Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil…

  • Top-seeded Goffin advances to Swiss Open semifinals

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium advanced to the Swiss Open semifinals Friday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (1). Goffin will face fifth-seeded Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil…

  • Top-seeded Goffin advances to Swiss Open semifinals

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium advanced to the Swiss Open semifinals Friday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (1). Goffin will face fifth-seeded Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil…

  • Top-seeded Goffin advances to Swiss Open semifinals

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium advanced to the Swiss Open semifinals Friday, beating sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (1). Goffin will face fifth-seeded Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil…

  • Column: Harbaugh is… ‘The Most Interesting Man in Big Ten’

    CHICAGO (AP) — Compared to the rest of Jim Harbaugh’s year, this was tame stuff. In his first Big Ten media day appearance as Michigan’s head coach, Harbaugh ditched the ball cap and khakis and…

  • Hurley hits the ground running with Sun Devils

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Bobby Hurley’s arrival at Arizona State created a buzz in the desert and drew national attention to a program often overshadowed by its rival to the south. Before the initial fanfare…

  • Kyle Busch starts drive for 4th straight win from pole

    LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch will start his drive for his fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup victory from the pole. Busch turned a lap of 178.416 mph Friday at Pocono Raceway to take…

  • Chizik returns to coaching to fix Tar Heels’ woeful defense

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Gene Chizik built one of the nation’s top defenses as an Auburn assistant, worked as defensive coordinator during Texas’ national-championship run then returned to the Tigers to win another title…

  • No surprise: Jameis Winston named Buccaneers starting QB

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are turning over their offense to Jameis Winston. Coach Lovie Smith officially named the first overall pick in the NFL draft his starting quarterback on Friday, saying…

  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Friday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarterfinals Denis Kudla, United States, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 7-5, 6-0. John Isner (1), United States, def. Ricardas Berankis,…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Traded RHP Tommy Hunter to the Chicago Cubs for OF Junior Lake and optioned Lake to Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Bud Norris for assignment. Recalled RHP Mychal Givens from…

  • Trump lies low at Women’s British Open, Pettersen leads

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — If the first day of the Women’s British Open was all about Donald Trump, the second day belonged to Suzann Pettersen. The Norwegian took a two-stroke lead into the weekend after…

  • Serena Williams withdraws from Bank of West with hurt elbow

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — World No. 1 Serena Williams has withdrawn from the upcoming Bank of the West Classic because of an elbow injury she says must get “back to 100 percent.” The tournament announced…

  • All eyes on QB Marcus Mariota as Titans open training camp

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota barked out the snap count loud near the end of Tennessee’s first practice of training camp. Sure enough, a defensive lineman jumped offside. So much for all that talk…