PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Stewart Cink enters the FedEx Cup playoffs at No. 58 in the standings, his best starting position since 2010. Thanks to a tie for fourth at the PGA Championship, he will return to the Masters for the first time in five years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are doing their best to keep their core players together, and now wide receiver Rishard Matthews is the latest to receive a contract extension.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A teenage boy is suing a district school board in Tennessee, his former assistant football coach and the coach's wife, who is serving a three-year prison sentence for statutory rape.
Nebraska comes into the volleyball season with eight newcomers on its 15-woman roster, and it would be easy for coach John Cook to look at this as a rebuilding year. Not happening.
It's no surprise that power for hitters is the result of hard-hit aerial contact. And as a player's hard-hit percentage rises, we see rises in their isolated power (ISO) and home run to fly ball (HR/FB) rate as well. We similarly see rises in ISO and HR/FB rate as a player's fly ball percent…
Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love of Stanford and Outland Trophy winner Ed Oliver of Houston highlight The Associated Press preseason All-America team.
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 21, 2018--Activbody, a fitness and health product innovator, has been announced as a Training Partner of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Founded in 1933, the Pittsburgh Steelers is the oldest franchise in the AFC, having won more Super Bowl titles than any other team…
Broadly speaking, a team that starts the season in the Top 25 and finishes it unranked has had a disappointing season, failing to meet expectations. The converse is likely to be true as well.
Race car drivers understand death, more so than other professional athletes. Nearly every driver at the top levels has lost a friend or a rival in a race, an acquaintance from another series, a driver they grew up idolizing.
MILAN (AP) — Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight, Italy's civil protection agency said. At least another five were missing.
Fantasy busts aren't necessarily terrible players by any standard measure. They're just disappointing at the end of the season compared with what owners expected at the beginning of it.
MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--In response to the growing use of composites across industries, Stratasys (Nasdaq:SSYS) is now shipping an affordably priced additive manufacturing system dedicated for carbon-fiber-filled Nylon 12. The Fortus 380mc Carbon Fib…
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has added players from some of the nation's most successful programs in an attempt to jump-start the Volunteers' return to Southeastern Conference contention.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about institutions and sexual abuse, The Associated Press did not completely identify the university where James Campbell Quick is a professor. It is the University of Texas at Arlington.
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--The record-setting season of the Call of Duty® World League, presented by PlayStation®4 concluded with Evil Geniuses capturing the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, last night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans' secondary has taken another hit with cornerback Kalen Reed becoming their third defensive back to get placed on injured reserve this preseason.
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, congratulates Dr. Helen Sun, Chief Technology Officer of STATS, on being named one of Crain’s Chicago Business “Tech 50 of 2018.” Sun will be recognized at Crain’s Tech 50 Reception on Thursd…
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State's sexual misconduct policy — a type of specificity becoming increasingly common in col…
COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 20, 2018--Blizzard Entertainment will be showcasing its games and celebrating its community at gamescom 2018 in Cologne, Germany, from Tuesday, August 21, to Saturday, August 25. Attendees will have the chance to enjoy the latest playable content and pl…
Concerned that expanded sports gambling will bring additional costs for ensuring their games are on the up-and-up, college athletic departments are looking for a way to get a piece of the action.
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Bart Bryant made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Dick's Sporting Goods Open for the second time in six years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL tapped Titans coach Mike Vrabel to narrate a video detailing the new rule on lowering the head to initiate contact, hoping the man who played 14 years as a linebacker in the league could more easily explain how players should adapt.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch had cars strong enough to contend for his third sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway. Instead, he had two eventful races and left the track without a win.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers certainly have had plenty of time to get used to the idea that Jameis Winston will miss the first three games of the season because of a suspension.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to snap a 58-race winless streak and grab an overdue short track victory.
DETROIT (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about Mid-American Conference football, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Eastern Michigan opens its MAC schedule against Northern Illinois. Eastern Michigan opens its MAC schedule against Buffalo.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about the game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Cubs matched San Francisco in 1969 and the Philadelphia Athletics in 1942 by turning seven double plays in a nine-inning game. The Cubs matc…
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — First it was the athletes parading side-by-side in matching uniforms behind the "unification" flag carried by South Korean basketballer Lim Yung-hui and North Korean footballer Ju Kyong Chol.
The Franklin County Rebels beat the Coffee County Central High School Red Raiders 22-14 on the road Friday to open their season with a win.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson capitalized on Kyle Busch's early exit to win the Xfinity Series race Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, his first victory ever at the track he calls his favorite.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker couldn't block out the buzz that surrounded his first-round 11-under 59 at the Wyndham Championship. He refocused just in time to reclaim the lead.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about the first game of a doubleheader between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Mets broke a franchise record for runs set on Aug. 16, 2017, during their 24-4 win over the Phillies. The Mets…
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee hosts defending national champion Notre Dame on Jan. 24 to highlight the Lady Vols' 2018-19 nonconference schedule.
Lane Kiffin knew very little about Conference USA before he became Florida Atlantic's head coach. Same for Butch Davis at Florida International.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee offensive lineman Ryan Johnson grew up in a family of home builders and sees plenty of parallels in what he's doing now.
NEW YORK (AP) — The toughest opponent for many NFL players and coaches during the blazing hot days of training camp sits far above the football field.