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Yankees GM Cashman: A-Rod now a full-time DH

FILE – In this Feb. 17, 2009, file photo, New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez reads a statement to the media alongside Yankees general manager Brian Cashman after arriving at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. Alex Rodriguez isn’t yet at the weight the New...
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Penguins Bennett joins Crosby sidelined with mumps

FILE – This is an April 3, 2014, file photo showing Pittsburgh Penguins’ Beau Bennett (19) and Sidney Crosby (87) after a goal by Bennett against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Penguins are worried forward...

Ex-Browns QB Bernie Kosar rips team’s front office

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar unloaded on the team’s front office, saying it lacks vision and switching to rookie Johnny Manziel “is a recipe for disaster.” Cleveland’s best quarterback in the past 30 years and one of the...
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2014 AP All-America Team, List

FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2014, file photo, Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper catches the ball and runs in for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The College Football Playoff participants are well...

USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecided

The U.S. Olympic Committee has decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics, hoping to bring the Summer Games back to America after a 28-year absence. The USOC board heard presentations from four candidate cities Tuesday — Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washingto...

Brain-injury program working with NFL players

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes. Representatives with the Eisenhower Center announced Tuesday that it will be the primary facility...

AP source: Chryst meeting with Wisconsin officials

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Paul Chryst is moving closer to taking the coaching job at Wisconsin. Chryst traveled to Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday to meet with university officials about replacing Gary Andersen, a person with direct knowledge of situation told The...

AP sources: NFL employees turn over phone, email records

Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters in New York turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice case, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press...

USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecided

The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and end a 28-year drought without the Summer Games. Which city will it pick? Stay tuned. After hearing presentations from the four candidates Tuesday — Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washing...
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Davis slated to return for Pelicans vs Jazz

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) drives against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. Davis left the game in the first quarter with an injury to the chest. (AP...