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  • Jerry Sandusky is denied $4,900-a-month pension

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for…

  • Colorado St prepares to face Utah without McElwain

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — First there was shock, then confusion. But in the two weeks since Colorado State saw head coach Jim McElwain leave for Florida, it has found a way to move on. With…

  • Minnesota St, Colorado St-Pueblo to meet for title

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Todd Hoffner had to watch from afar as Minnesota State had the best season in school history, a remarkable run by his players under a different coach to the national…

  • Marathon runner Jeptoo’s ‘B’ sample positive

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Marathon runner Rita Jeptoo’s “B” sample tested positive, Kenya’s athletics federation said Friday, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance enhancer. Jeptoo is a three-time winner of…

  • Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season’s blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of fans…

  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino. Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year…

  • Auburn defense want to make good impression, contain Gordon

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn defensive players have two big tasks heading into the Outback Bowl: Preparing to face Melvin Gordon and trying to make a good first impression on their new coordinator. The…

  • Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge

    WASHINGTON – Olympian Michael Phelps pleaded guilty Friday to drinking and driving in Baltimore. He was sentenced to 18 months of probation. A one-year jail sentence was suspended. He is not allowed to use any alcohol. Phelps, 29,…

  • 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…

  • 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.…