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  • Manziel’s troubles mount, police open criminal investigation

    Johnny Manziel’s troubles — both legal and personal — are worsening. A scrambling quarterback who can usually wriggle his way out of a predicament, Manziel is under pressure unlike any he’s felt before. Dallas police…

  • Even now, the 1946 Army-Navy game worth remembering

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — A few dozen people were gathered inside a small theater for a brunch get-together, the room decorated with all sorts of military accoutrements. Soldiers past and present were there, some…

  • Oregon RB Thomas Tyner takes medical retirement

    Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has decided to take a medical retirement after sitting out all of last season because of a shoulder injury. Tyner was the Ducks’ third-leading rusher as a true freshman in…

  • The Latest: Browns owner reached out Manziel, no response

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel (all times local): ___ 11:50 p.m. Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says he hasn’t been able to reach troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel. Haslam told reporters…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Cincinnati OF Juan Duran 80 games after a positive test for Drostanolone, Stanozolol and Nandrolone, performance-enhancing substrances, in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and…

  • Capsule look at Hall of Fame finalists

    A capsule look at the finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame: ___ Morten Andersen Kicker 6-2, 218 1982-1994 New Orleans Saints, 1995-2000, 2006-07 Atlanta Falcons, 2001 New York Giants, 2002-03 Kansas City Chiefs,…

  • Big 12 leaders agree to single voice dealing with big issues

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Big 12 presidents and chancellors came to one agreement Friday: While working through the possibility of a football championship game, expansion and a league-wide television network, they are going to defer…

  • USC athletic director Pat Haden to step down in June

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California hired Pat Haden to guide its storied athletic department through the toughest time in its history. With that job largely done, USC’s athletic director and dedicated…

  • Riley announces departure of Nebraska DL coach Hank Hughes

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Hank Hughes is out as Nebraska’s defensive line coach. Cornhuskers coach Mike Riley announced in a statement Friday that Hughes wouldn’t return. Riley thanked Hughes for his hard work and contributions.…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Arizona RHP Austin Mason (Missoula-Pioneer) and Chicago White Sox RHP Lucas Shearrow (Great Falls-Pioneer) 50 games each following a second positive test for a drug of abuse.…

  • Man banned from using Bible verse drops suit against school

    DENVER (AP) — A graduate of a Colorado university banned from putting Bible citations on a fundraising plaque in the school’s football locker room is dropping a federal lawsuit now that the school has removed…

  • Penn State awaiting improvement options for Beaver Stadium

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A team of architects and engineers have spent the last two months at Penn State helping formulate a plan that will include a renovation or rebuild of Beaver Stadium. Penn…

  • Boston College adds former Syracuse coach Paul Pasqualoni

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston College has hired former Syracuse and Connecticut head coach Paul Pasqualoni as a defensive line coach. The Eagles also added former BC players Rich Gunnell and Ricky Brown to the staff.…

  • TCU vs. Texas game moved to Friday after Thanksgiving

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 has moved the TCU-Texas football game to the Friday after Thanksgiving, instead of playing on the holiday. Texas has played on Thanksgiving since 2008 when the annual holiday…

  • ‘Right fit’ is the sell in B10 recruiting, sideshow or not

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Urban Meyer has the cache and the national championship rings. Jim Harbaugh mixes a khakis-wearing sensibility with a sense of panache. When it comes to recruiting in the Big Ten, Ohio…