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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

Urban Meyer, the coach who won three national football championships and was suspended for three games this season for his handling of domestic violence allegations against a now-fired assistant, will retire after Ohio State plays in the Rose Bowl. Read More

Tua Tagovailoa named Heisman finalist

Like Tagovailoa, the other finalists — Kyler Murray of Oklahoma and Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State — are also quarterbacks. Read More

As Olympics loom, surfer Stephanie Gilmore captures bigger prize

If Australia’s Stephanie Gilmore captures the gold medal when surfing makes its Olympic debut two years from now, it might not be her most meaningful win. Read More

K-State coach Bill Snyder retiring after 27 seasons

Bill Snyder already was considered the architect of the greatest turnaround in college football history before he decided to return from a three-year retirement to resurrect Kansas State again. Now, the 79-year-old coach is heading back into retirement. Read More

Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa facing ankle surgery

Alabama head coach Nick Saban said quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will have surgery on his right ankle. Recovery is expected to take about two weeks. Read More

Oklahoma snags fourth spot in football playoff semifinals

The Oklahoma Sooners (12-1) will face No. 1 Alabama (13-0) in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 29 and No. 2 Clemson (13-0) plays No. 3 Notre Dame (12-0) in the Cotton Bowl on the same day. Read More

Report: Aaron Hernandez emotional, yet hopeful, after arrest

The late New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez expected to be released from jail and resume his football career shortly after his arrest on a murder charge, according to newly released jailhouse telephone calls. Read More

9-year-old girl helps Stephen Curry fix online shoe access

A letter from a 9-year-old girl has helped Stephen Curry fix online access to his shoes for kids. Read More

Adrian Beltre ‘completely happy’ with retirement after 21 seasons

Adrian Beltre went into this offseason pretty sure he had played his last game after 21 big league seasons. Read More

Chiefs cut Kareem Hunt after video surfaces of him knocking over and kicking woman

The Kansas City Chiefs released running back Kareem Hunt today after video surfaced that showed the NFL’s reigning rushing champion knocking over and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel hallway in February. Read More

Tony Clark’s contract as head of MLBPA extended through 2022

Tony Clark’s contract as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association was extended through 2022, a year past the expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement with MLB. Read More

No. 17 Utah faces No. 10 Washington in Pac-12 title game

While the other Power Five conferences will hold championship games that will help determine the field for the College Football Playoff, the prize in the Pac-12 title game will be a more traditional one. Read More



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