• APNewsBreak: Coaches blast new NCAA eligibility standards

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    A new organization of minority coaches on Friday sharply criticized NCAA eligibility standards set to take effect next year for incoming freshmen, saying they will deny too many athletes the opportunity to go to college. The National Association for Coaching Equity and Development, a...

  • SEC generates NCAA-record $455.8M in revenue for 2014-15

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The powerful Southeastern Conference is now the NCAA's richest league. Thanks to the successful debut of the SEC Network, the conference generated an NCAA-record $455.8 million in revenue in 2014-15. The league's revenue was $309.6 million last year. The SEC will...

  • Warriors guard Klay Thompson diagnosed with concussion

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not practice until he is symptom free. The Warriors announced the diagnosis Friday after Thompson went through neurological tests earlier in the day. The All-Star guard took...

  • The Latest: Gael Monfils into French 4th round the hard way

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 9:18 p.m. Gael Monfils likes doing things the hard way at the French Open, where five-setters are becoming his trademark. The 13th-seeded Frenchman trailed Pablo Cuevas 2-1 in sets on Suzanne Lenglen court, before rallying to win...

  • So far, so very good for Roger Federer at the French Open

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — One of Roger Federer's 5-year-old twin daughters had her nose buried in a comic book. The other was glued to a mobile phone. Shame, really, that they didn't look up, because the tennis their father wove on the French Open center court verged on art. The canvas for...

  • THE LATEST: Executive pleads not guilty in FIFA scandal

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments: 9:58 p.m. (1958 GMT; 3:58 EDT) A sports marketing executive from Florida has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and other charges stemming from the FIFA corruption scandal. Aaron Davidson entered the plea through his lawyer on Friday in...

  • What lies ahead for FIFA and Sepp Blatter in his 5th term

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    ZURICH (AP) — The FIFA election is won and done. Sepp Blatter's problems, however, are far from over. The prize for the 79-year-old president of soccer's governing body is four more years in office and some big issues ahead. American and Swiss federal investigations, which rocked FIFA...

  • Belichick avoids direct answers on deflated footballs

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Coach Bill Belichick is shedding little light in his first public remarks since the Wells report on the Patriots' use of underinflated footballs. Belichick spoke for about five minutes Friday after New England's third day of organized team activities this...

  • Baby on board: NASCAR driver Landon Cassill a father

    Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Landon Cassill is ready to take a run at fatherhood with the birth of a son. Cassill and his wife Katie celebrated the birth of Beckham Bear Alan Cassill on Wednesday. Cassill was headed to Dover International Speedway on Friday for this weekend's race. CRC...

  • Truex inching closer to breakthrough 1st win of season

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. is keeping the car that has led more laps than any other in the series each of the last two races. He'd just like the No. 78 to lead the last one that really counts. Speeding closer to his first Sprint Cup victory in two seasons, Truex's Furniture...

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