COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and his assistants annually brace for announcements about elite and not-so-elite players leaving the program early for the NFL draft.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Rob Riggle will host NFL Honors on Feb. 3, when The Associated Press hands out its individual league awards.
ERFURT, Germany (AP) — Russia's Pavel Kulizhnikov claimed his first speedskating World Cup win of the season on Friday, while Karolina Erbanova of the Czech Republic won the women's 500-meter race.
HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for an award-winning journalist trying to win asylum in the United States because he says he received death threats in Mexico accused U.S. immigration officials Friday of unjustly detaining him based on a disputed 1999 incident.
Cameron Carter-Vickers has been loaned by Tottenham to second-tier Ipswich, four days after the Premier League club recalled the American defender from what was to be a season-long loan to Sheffield United.
Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry to the NFL draft, making it four of the last five seasons in which at least 95 players have declared early.
BOSTON (AP) — Daniel Cormier has shed his last 10 pounds to make weight, is pumped to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship and says he can beat Volkan Oezdemir.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Investigators have still not discovered what motivated Stephen Paddock to embark on the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history but determined that he researched SWAT tactics ahead of the massacre and investigated other possible targets, including the famed California bea…
Carli Lloyd wrote a letter of thanks to the Houston Dash in the wake of a three-team trade in the National Women's Soccer League that sent her to Sky Blue FC.
Five-time World Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist Eric Frenzel will be aiming to continue his dominance of Nordic combined at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequently bent Washington to his will, shattering long-standing norms, plunging politics to a new level of corrosiveness and wielding his executive power to start rolling back his predecessor's policies on the environ…
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Police in Corpus Christi say a baby has been found unharmed inside a vehicle about an hour after it was stolen.
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman whose son's remains were found in her car's trunk more than 10 years after he was last seen alive has pleaded guilty in his death.
DALLAS (AP) — A psychiatric hospital in Dallas says it is voluntarily closing its doors just after state officials threatened to shut down the aging treatment center because it was too dangerous for patients.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three politicians in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are teaming up across partisan lines to try and prevent their governments from waging a bidding war with public money to build a new stadium for the Washington Redskins.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has dismissed a misdemeanor negligent homicide case against a 17-year-old driver involved in the 2017 crash with the late wife of Jim Ross, a longtime play-by-play announcer for World Wrestling Entertainment.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In a story Jan. 18 about Chelsea Manning running for the U.S. Senate in Maryland, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Manning filed in Montgomery County. She filed at the Maryland State Board of Elections in Annapolis.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Allen Edwards has always liked his numbers. In his two seasons as Wyoming's head men's basketball coach, Edwards has been comfortable with the depth of players at his disposal.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Pele has cancelled a trip to England, where the 77-year-old Brazilian was to receive an award from the country's Football Writers Association.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is again observing "Confederate Heroes Day" as a state holiday after recent failed attempts to change the name and avoid calendar conflicts with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
KOENIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — South Korea's Yun Sung-bin clinched the skeleton World Cup title despite not racing on Friday as Axel Jungk claimed his first World Cup victory.
DALLAS (AP) — Three members of a Dallas family have pleaded guilty and been sentenced to prison in the beating of a pregnant teen whose belly was stomped on until she miscarried.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki had just been beaten by Kim Clijsters in the 2012 Australian Open quarterfinals, causing her to lose her No. 1 ranking on the WTA Tour, and she had some fighting words.
In Syria, Associated Press journalists visited the old city of Homs, Syria. It has been almost four years since the last remaining rebels and civilians withdrew from the remaining strongholds in the ancient heart of Homs in Syria. But few people have returned, and large parts of the once vib…
BOSTON (AP) — Eight months after ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in prison, a new book by bestselling author James Patterson is reviving unanswered questions.
DALLAS (AP) — Any 100th birthday bash deserves considerable thought. But it takes extra-special preparation when the celebration involves the international mecca of Tex-Mex.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The five largest conferences in NCAA Division I have approved a measure requiring their schools to extend medical coverage for two years after athletes leave campus.
The major U.S. stock indexes were mixed in early trading Friday as gains by banks and consumer-focused companies outweighed losses in energy and other sectors. The price of oil fell on a report saying U.S. production is set to rise further above 50-year highs. Investors were monitoring devel…
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former sports doctor who sexually assaulted gymnasts and others (all times local):
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicate their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment told The Associated Press.
NEW YORK (AP) — Motorists would have to shell out $11.52 to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan under a new proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ease traffic congestion and raise vital funds for mass transit.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's House speaker says it's unlikely that lawmakers will ask the public to vote on the fate of a proposed new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox.