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  • College football player to be bone marrow donor for infant

    MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life — a bone marrow transplant. School officials…

  • Browns enter draft armed with picks, may select quarterback

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have invested heavily into the quarterback position in recent years with scant success. That might not stop them from making a deeper commitment. Despite selecting a quarterback in the first…

  • 2-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch now student aide

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The highlights from Austin Hatch’s first season at Michigan still resonate, even as he gives up his playing role on the basketball team. “First free throw is obviously a memory,…

  • A new format, more golf for all at Match Play

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy arrived at Harding Park on Monday knowing he will be at the Match Play Championship at least through Friday. So will the rest of the 64-man field. In a…

  • Florida guard Eli Carter announces he is transferring again

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guard Eli Carter is on the move again. Carter announced Monday that he has decided to transfer for the second time in three years, becoming the third player to leave…

  • Touted Ingram stays close to home, picks reigning champ Duke

    KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Touted basketball recruit Brandon Ingram is headed to Duke. The 6-foot-8 Kinston guard announced his choice Monday, ending a recruiting battle for the McDonald’s All-American’s services between Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina,…

  • Scottie Pippen’s daughter charged with public intoxication

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The daughter of former NBA player Scottie Pippen has been arrested on allegations that she urinated in an Iowa City hotel lobby. The Iowa City Police Department says 20-year-old Sierra…

  • Match Play Groups

    All Times EDT At Harding Park Golf Course San Francisco Yardage: 7,127; Par: 71 First Round All Times EST (Seedings in parentheses) GROUP 1 Wednesday Rory McIlroy (1), Northern Ireland vs. Jason Dufner (53), United…

  • Match Play Tee Times

    All Times EDT At Harding Park Golf Course San Francisco Yardage: 7,127; Par: 71 First Round Wednesday All Times EST (Seedings in parentheses) Justin Rose (6), England, vs. Marc Leishman (56), Australia, 12:50 p.m. Ryan…

  • DUI charge against Former FSU player PJ Williams dropped

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A DUI charge against former Florida State defensive back and NFL draft prospect P.J. Williams has been dropped. State Attorney Willie Meggs said Monday that video taken of Williams from the…

  • Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab “a large handful of cash” from the car, witnesses…

  • Owner Ahmed Zayat takes aim at Kentucky Derby with 3 horses

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahmed Zayat can’t contain his enthusiasm at having three horses running in the Kentucky Derby. The fast-talking Egyptian businessman is alternately nervous, hopeful and tickled pink. “Hyper” is how trainer Bob…

  • Column: Busch’s victory shows attempt to change as a person

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kurt Busch’s win at Richmond International Raceway would only be considered redemption if anyone had ever questioned his driving ability. But for all the speed bumps and setbacks in his career,…

  • One of Kentucky’s 1978 ‘Twin Towers,’ Mike Phillips, dies

    MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Mike Phillips, who formed the “Twin Towers” with Rick Robey on the Kentucky team that won the 1978 NCAA title, has died in western Kentucky. He was 59. Barnett-Strother Funeral Home…

  • Money Leaders

    HORSE RACING Through April 26 National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Victor Espinoza 202 43 36 28 $7,084,136 Javier Castellano 476 123 90 63 $5,665,147 John Velazquez 248 51 40 41…