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  • ACC faces many variables on TV channel to rival SEC, Big Ten

    The Atlantic Coast Conference is still figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own. Details have been scarce about the behind-the-scenes process the league and broadcast partner ESPN are navigating…

  • Gamecocks QB Mitch faces familiar faces in 1st start vs. UNC

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Connor Mitch will probably be a little too busy Thursday night to do much reminiscing. But South Carolina’s sophomore quarterback will see some familiar faces when he makes his first career…

  • Latest on US Open: ‘Lucky loser’ Kasatkina into 3rd round

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 12:40 p.m.: Daria Kasatkina is a lucky winner. The 133rd-ranked Russian teen lost in U.S. Open qualifying Friday, but when third-seeded Maria…

  • North Carolina, South Carolina schedule 2 more games

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Sports Foundation announced it has secured two more future regular season college football games in Charlotte between North Carolina and South Carolina. The teams will play in 2019 and…

  • Sony says ‘Concussion’ wasn’t softened to placate NFL

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sony Pictures is insisting that the Will Smith film “Concussion” was not “softened” to placate the NFL. Emails leaked by last year’s hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment revealed executives, lawyers and…

  • Pregame.com Line

    Wednesday Major League Baseball National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at ATLANTA -114 Miami +104 at CHICAGO -152 Cincinnati +142 at NEW YORK -255 Philadelphia +230 Pittsburgh -143 at MILWAUKEE +133 at ST. LOUIS -115…

  • Ronda Rousey accepts viral-video date invitation from Marine

    WASHINGTON — One Marine aimed high last month when he invited UFC champion Ronda Rousey to be his date at the Marine Ball via a Facebook video. Well, 4 million views later, his ambition paid off:…

  • Grand opening: College football starts, playoff talk begins

    No sports season starts better than college football. With little competition right before the baseball pennant races heat up and the middle weekend of U.S. Open tennis, college football opens with a long holiday weekend…

  • Steady in face of Kyrgios’ ‘antics,’ Murray wins at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled…

  • Little dog steals the show at Weiner Dog race (Video)

    WASHINGTON — Little dogs. Big dreams. It’s a nice motto for the El Paso Chihuahuas minor league baseball team and took on new meaning when the Double A team held a promotional race involving dachshunds The…

  • Steady in face of Kyrgios’ ‘antics,’ Murray wins at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled…

  • Rutgers’ Flood awaits investigation, expects to coach opener

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sideline leading his team in its season opener despite an investigation into whether he improperly communicated with a faculty member…

  • Latest on US Open: Petra Kvitova wins easily in 1st round

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 11:40 p.m. The U.S. Open is the only Grand Slam tournament where Petra Kvitova has never reached the semifinals. She has never…

  • U.S. Open-How Americans Fared

    At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York w-wild card, q-qualifier Through First Round Men (6-10) No. 13 John Isner — won first round. No. 28 Jack Sock — won first round.…

  • U.S. Open Seeds Fared

    Tuesday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York First Round Men Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Nick Kyrgios, Australia, 7-5,…