National Sports

John Skipper resigns as ESPN president

Dec 18, 2017

John Skipper resigned as president of ESPN and co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks on Monday. George Bodenheimer, ESPN's president from 1998 to 2011 and its executive chairman until May 2014, will take over as the acting chairman of the comp…

Source: Steelers' Antonio Brown has partially torn calf muscle

Dec 18, 2017

PITTSBURGH -- Antonio Brown, the Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver, suffered a partially torn calf muscle in Sunday's 27-24 loss to the New England Patriots, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefte…

Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. end relationship after 5 years

Dec 18, 2017

One of NASCAR's power couples is no longer a couple. Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. have split after dating for about five years, having started seeing each other shortly before they entered their NASCAR Cup Series rookie…

Cowboys pumped over return of Ezekiel Elliott

Dec 18, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Ezekiel Elliott wait is over. At 10 a.m. CT, Elliott will be allowed to return to the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility in Frisco, Texas, with his six-game suspension ending just hours after the Cowboys' 20-…

Georgia LB Natrez Patrick faces court hearing after failed drug test

Dec 18, 2017

Georgia?linebacker Natrez Patrick, who had a misdemeanor drug charge dropped earlier this week, also faces a January court hearing for an alleged probation violation after he tested positive for marijuana, a solicitor told the Atlant…

Facing misconduct investigation, Panthers owner selling team

Dec 18, 2017

Jerry Richardson is facing an investigation into sexual and racist misconduct.

Villanova still No. 1, Arizona State up to No. 3 in AP poll

Dec 18, 2017

Villanova remains No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the second straight week and Arizona State moves up two spots to No. 3 after Wichita State dropped out of the top 10

Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. end 5-year relationship

Dec 18, 2017

Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. end nearly 5-year relationship

ESPN chief Skipper resigns, cites substance abuse problem

Dec 18, 2017

Top ESPN executive John Skipper says he is resigning to take care of a substance abuse problem

AP Exclusive: Climate change hits Winter Olympic preparation

Dec 18, 2017

AP Exclusive: Scarce snow at home and melting glaciers abroad are making it increasingly difficult for athletes in the United States and around the globe to train for the Olympics

UCF's Scott Frost wins Associated Press Coach of the Year

Dec 18, 2017

Scott Frost of Central Florida is The Associated Press coach of the year after leading UCF to an unbeaten season and spot in the Peach Bowl

ICYMI in NFL Week 15: 2 rules league could stand to change

Dec 18, 2017

In case you missed it in the NFL: Two of the most confounding rules played key roles at the end of key games

Police investigate alleged assault of Raheem Sterling

Dec 18, 2017

Police are investigating the alleged assault of Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling at the club's training ground

AP source: Marlins catcher JT Realmuto requests trade

Dec 18, 2017

Person familiar with situation says Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto has requested a trade in the wake of the team's latest payroll purge