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  • UCLA’s Mora: Diddy’s son still on football team after dustup

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — After a tumultuous offseason at UCLA, coach Jim Mora and the Bruins are eager to get back to football. The Bruins were in the news for all the wrong reasons in…

  • Top seeds Pavlyuchenkova, Knapp move into Baku Cup semis

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — To take their seeded place in the Baku Cup final, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia and Karin Knapp of Italy will have to pass two first-time semifinalists on the WTA tour. No.…

  • Louganis contemplates his, fellow Olympian Jenner’s journeys

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner’s gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years. The diving great,…

  • Jenner Olympic Torch fetches $24,000 at auction

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, sold for just under $24,000 at an auction of sports memorabilia Thursday. The 24-inch Olympic torch was the…

  • Web.com Tour-Utah Championship Scores

    Thursday At Golf Club at Thanksgiving Point Lehi, Utah Purse: $650,000 Yardage: 7,677; Par 72 (36-36) First Round Kelly Kraft 32-31—63 Ryan Spears 34-32—66 Matt Davidson 32-35—67 Bronson Burgoon 31-36—67 Rick Cochran III 33-34—67 Peter…

  • Indiana loses WR Harris to season-ending knee injury

    CHICAGO (AP) — Indiana wide receiver J-Shun Harris II will miss the season with a torn knee ligament. Harris was the Hoosiers’ leading returning receiver with 18 catches for 168 yards and two touchdowns as…

  • Woods gets hot after bad start, shoots 68 at Quicken Loans

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole Thursday in the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter — he still pull-hooked it into the…

  • Former Wisconsin signee picks Nebraska

    CHICAGO (AP) — One of the top players in Wisconsin’s recruiting class is heading to Big Ten West rival Nebraska. Running back Jordan Stevenson from Dallas signed with the Badgers in February, but was denied…

  • 2-time defending champ John Isner advances in Atlanta Open

    ATLANTA (AP) — Two-time defending champion John Isner beat Radek Stepanek 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7) on Thursday night in his opening match in the Atlanta Open. The top-seeded Isner has reached the final four of…

  • With Big Ten West in flux, Wisconsin embraces its identity

    CHICAGO (AP) — While the Big Ten East gets all the attention, with the defending national champions at Ohio State and Jim Harbaugh-mania at Michigan, the conference’s western division is mostly in flux. Perennial powers…

  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Thursday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Denis Kudla, United States, def. Jack Sock (3), United States, 7-6 (6), 6-3. Dudi Sela, Israel, def.…

  • Quicken Loans National Scores

    Thursday At Robert Trent Jones Golf Club Shoal Creek, Ala. Purse: $6.7 million Yardage: 7,385; Par 71 (36-35) First Round a-denotes amateur Retief Goosen 32-31—63 -8 Ryo Ishikawa 33-30—63 -8 Justin Leonard 33-31—64 -7 Kevin…

  • Azarenka pulls out of Citi Open hard-court tournament in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former No. 1 and two-time major champion Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of next week’s Citi Open hard-court tournament because of an injured right shoulder. The tournament announced Azarenka’s withdrawal on Thursday,…

  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Thursday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Denis Kudla, United States, def. Jack Sock (3), United States, 7-6 (6), 6-3. Dudi Sela, Israel, def.…

  • After down season, Stanford football renews team commitment

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — It was a Sunday, one day after Stanford lost to Utah in double overtime to fall to 5-5 last November, when Cardinal players finally decided to clear the air. The locker…