Agent: Peterson return to Vikings not in ‘best interest’

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their professional relationship. Peterson previously expressed uneasiness about continuing to play for the Vikings, coming off a season lost because of the child abuse case the standout running back was...

Rangers’ Lundqvist back at practice, closer to game ready

NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist practiced with his Rangers teammates Tuesday for the first time since he was forced from the lineup by a neck injury in February, and could be back in goal by this weekend. Lundqvist took the Madison Square Garden ice several hours before...
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Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper starts acknowledging sex assaults

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, center, with his attorneys, Lisa Wayne, left, and Leonard Levine, right, appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, March 23, 2015. Sharper was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Monday immediately after he pleaded guilty to sexually...

Domracheva wins women’s biathlon World Cup title

KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia (AP) — Darya Domracheva of Belarus won her first overall women’s biathlon World Cup title Sunday in the final race of the season. Domracheva went into the race as standings leader and fourth place was enough to secure the title, while her...
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Gonzaga headed back to Sweet 16 after 87-68 win over Iowa

Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer, right, embraces Kevin Pangos after the team beat Iowa in an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Seattle, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Gonzaga won 87-68. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer, right, embraces...
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INSIDE THE MADNESS: SDSU takes on stomach bug; curtain back

San Diego State’s Aqeel Quinn sits on the bench late in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game against Duke in the Round of 32 in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 22, 2015. Duke won 68-49. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) San Diego State’s Aqeel Quinn...
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Oklahoma quiets Dayton 72-66 for spot in Sweet 16

The Oklahoma bench reacts in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game against Dayton in the Round of 32 in Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) The Oklahoma bench reacts in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game...
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Shockers beat Jayhawks 78-65 in NCAA Tournament showdown

Wichita State guard Fred VanVleet, left, fights for the ball with Kansas forward Perry Ellis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament round of 32 game, Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Wichita State guard Fred VanVleet,...
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Matt Every wins Bay Hill for 2nd straight year

Matt Every hits from the eighth fairway during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, March 21, 2015.(AP Photo/Reinhold Matay) Matt Every hits from the eighth fairway during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational...

Deuces fall: Kansas, Virginia picked off Sweet 16 path

Duke’s Jahlil Okafor made sure there were no surprises for the Blue Devils reaching the Sweet 16. No such luck for a pair of No 2 seeds in Kansas and Virginia. Kansas lost to Wichita State in a victory for an upstart school thirsting for a shot against the Jayhawks. And...