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No. 1 Kentucky blasts Grand Canyon 85-45

Grand Canyon’s De’Andre Davis, bottom, is pressured by Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp) Grand Canyon’s De’Andre Davis, bottom, is...
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Gordon wins pole for season finale at Homestead

NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon waits in his garage as he prepares for a Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 auto race practice session, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter) NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon waits in his garage as he prepares for a Sprint Cup...

Mike Trout unanimous pick for 1st AL MVP Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Trout was a unanimous winner of the American League’s Most Valuable Player award after consecutive second-place finishes. The Los Angeles Angels center fielder received all 30 first-place votes and 420 points in balloting announced Thursday by...
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FIFA under fire after report on Qatar, Russia

FILE – In this Friday, July 27, 2012 file photo, Chairmen of the two chambers of the new FIFA Ethics Committee Michael Garcia, left, from the US and Joachim Eckert, right, from Germany attend a press conference, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA ethics judge...
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Stylin': Margins matters in college football

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher, right, and Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly prior to an NCAA college football game against Notre Dame in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Florida State defeated- (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher,...
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LeBron: Health risks mean sons won’t play football

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James talks to his teammates in the fourth quarter of the Cavaliers’ 110-101 victory over the Denver Nuggets in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James...

NFL union wants change on personal conduct policy

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL players’ union wants to negotiate with the league in changing the personal conduct policy. In a memo sent to each NFLPA player representative and executive board member, and obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, the union cites the...
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Dolphins, Bills tied at 3-3 after first quarter

Miami Dolphins running back Damien Williams (34) is chased by Buffalo Bills strong safety Da’Norris Searcy (25) and inside linebacker Preston Brown (52) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) Miami...

Silver: Bring sports gambling into the sunlight

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says it’s time for a new approach to betting on sports. In an op-ed article for The New York Times published online on Thursday, Silver says fans should have a safe and legal way to gamble on professional games. He...
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Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

FILE – In this Oct. 7, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw winds up during the second inning of Game 4 of baseball’s NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. Kershaw won the National League MVP award on...