RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • SEC says Vandy can't wear 'Anchor Down' jerseys

    August 29, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference says miscommunication led to Vanderbilt wearing jerseys that violated NCAA uniform regulations and that the Commodores have agreed not to wear the ''Anchor Down'' slogan again.

  • Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers

    August 29, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.

  • Roma's American CEO keeps euphoria in check

    August 29, 2014

    ROME (AP) - For Italian soccer fans, merely mentioning the word ''scudetto'' - league title - is considered taboo.

  • Miami quietly helping athletes who leave early

    August 29, 2014

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - University of Miami President Donna Shalala would prefer Hurricane athletes get their degrees before leaving school, taking advantage of the scholarships they've been afforded.

  • Sevilla gets Feyenoord in Europa League groups

    August 29, 2014

    MONACO (AP) - Title-holder Sevilla will play another former champion in Feyenoord along with Standard Liege and HNK Rijeka in the group stage of the Europa League, which now rewards the trophy winner with a Champions League place.

  • Mercedes disciplines Rosberg after crash

    August 29, 2014

    BRACKLEY, England (AP) - Formula One team Mercedes has disciplined Nico Rosberg for crashing into teammate Lewis Hamilton during last weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, warning the German driver that ''another such incident will not be tolerated.''

  • USM, Mississippi St renew in-state rivalry

    August 29, 2014

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - When Mississippi State and Southern Mississippi agreed to a home-and-home football series five years ago, it was hailed as an intriguing matchup between two fairly even programs.

  • Duke opens key follow-up season against Elon

    August 29, 2014

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Duke spent the past few years climbing to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division.

  • Brissett eager for NC State debut vs Ga Southern

    August 29, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Jacoby Brissett hopes he plays better against Georgia Southern than his former Florida teammates did.

  • UMass, Boston College renew Bay State rivalry

    August 29, 2014

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The statue of Doug Flutie outside Boston College's Alumni Stadium was playfully defaced this week when someone - presumably by a UMass supporter - draped a Minuteman jersey over it. Flutie retweeted a photo with the comment: ''Ew.''