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  • Ex-South Carolina coach Spurrier to serve as ambassador

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Steve Spurrier has a new role at South Carolina — special assistant to President Harris Pastides and athletic director Ray Tanner. Spurrier resigned as football coach last October. He had a…

  • Campaigns target Super Bowl viewers in early primary states

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Among Super Bowl advertisements for Doritos, dachshunds chasing ketchup bottles and Dame Helen Mirren encouraging responsible alcohol consumption, football fans in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada also got a dose of…

  • Road woes aplenty as Big 12 teams navigate conference grind

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger warned his then-No. 1 team of the challenge it would face at Kansas State, even though the rebuilding Wildcats were near the bottom of the Big 12…

  • No. 2 Maryland relies on Big Ten’s best defense to win

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Upon launching this season of lofty expectations, Maryland figured it had enough shooting stars to bury the opposition under a barrage of baskets. Turns out, the second-ranked Terrapins are winning…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Tuesday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG San Antonio 6½ (193½) at MIAMI at NEW YORK 1½ (207) Washington Boston 4 (208) at MILWAUKEE at DALLAS 1 (183½) Utah at GOLDEN STATE OFF (OFF) Houston COLLEGE…

  • No. 5 Xavier having best season with lot of room yet to grow

    CINCINNATI (AP) — No Xavier team has won 20 games so quickly or been ranked so high. Yet the No. 5 Musketeers don’t seem all that impressed by the inroads they’ve made in the school’s…

  • Web.com Money Leaders

    Through Feb. 7 Trn Money 1. Sebastian Munoz 2 $126,000 2. Ryan Armour 2 $116,687 3. Kyle Thompson 2 $69,278 4. Matt Atkins 2 $63,231 5. Richy Werenski 2 $61,600 6. Martin Flores 2 $40,437…

  • Auburn will be without leading scorer against Tennessee

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers have a 250-pound power forward playing point guard, three scholarship players available in the backcourt and a hard time scoring without hitting their 3-point shots. That’s the predicament…

  • Super Bowl gets 111.9 million viewers, down from last year

    NEW YORK (AP) — Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year’s average of 111.9 million viewers for Denver’s victory over Carolina is down from the past two…

  • With road stretch looming, Florida needs to win at home

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s postseason fate probably will be decided on the road. The Gators (15-8, 6-4 Southeastern Conference) play four of their final six regular-season games away from home, a tough stretch that…

  • 2016 Ryder Cup Points

    At Hazeltine National Golf Club Chaska, Minn. Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016 Through Feb. 7 United States 1. Jordan Spieth 6,573.664 2. Brandt Snedeker 2,786.387 3. Dustin Johnson 2,761.730 4. Zach Johnson 2,630.802 5. Rickie Fowler…

  • Money Leaders

    HORSE RACING Through Feb. 7 National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Jose Ortiz 131 32 25 18 $1,463,648 Joel Rosario 126 27 22 16 $1,462,850 Irad Ortiz, Jr. 126 28 19…

  • PGA Tour Champions Schedule

    Jan. 21-23 — Mitsubishi Electric Championship (Duffy Waldorf) Feb. 5-7 — Allianz Championship (Esteban Toledo) Feb. 12-14 — ACE Group Classic, TwinEagles Club, (Talon Course), Naples, Fla. March 18-20 — Tucson Conquistadores Classic, Omni Tucson…

  • PGA Tour Champions Statistics

    Through Feb. 7 Scoring 1, Davis Love III, 67.00. 2 (tie), Tom Lehman and Fred Couples, 67.67. 4, Vijay Singh, 68.00. 5 (tie), Miguel Angel Jimenez and Tom Watson, 68.33. 7, Jeff Sluman, 68.50. 8,…

  • PGA Tour Champions Money Leaders

    Through Feb. 7 Trn Money 1. Duffy Waldorf 2 $307,350 2. Esteban Toledo 2 $280,000 3. Tom Lehman 2 $260,125 4. Billy Andrade 2 $169,000 5. Jeff Sluman 2 $153,663 6. Jay Haas 2 $125,075…