Aaron Hernandez featured in Gators 2014 calendar

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A 2014 University of Florida sports calendar featuring former Gators and New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez was approved before he was char..
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Florida SouthWestern announces new head baseball coach

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Florida SouthWestern State College has announced their new head baseball coach. Jamie Corr's first day will be July 17th. Corr started his college baseball..
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US advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite loss

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - The United States reached the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time, just not the way the Americans wanted.    Germany be..
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Streets flooded ahead of US-Germany match

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - A tropical downpour has flooded roads and is slowing traffic to the stadium in northeastern Brazil where the U.S. is playing Germany for a chance to advance i..
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Judge won't dismiss Dodgers' Puig lawsuit

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami judge has denied a motion by Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig (yah-SEEL' pweeg) to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Cuban man blaming the player for his impris..
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NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to..
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LeBron tells Heat he will become free agent

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James is heading back to free agency.    James has told the Miami Heat that he is opting out of the final two years of his contract, his agent, R..
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Virginia lawmakers form 'Redskins Pride Caucus'

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Three Virginia state lawmakers are forming a "Redskins Pride Caucus" to defend the Washington, D.C.-based football team that's come under pressure to change it..
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Lawyer: Hope Solo did not assault sister, nephew

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

SEATTLE (AP) - U.S. women's soccer star goalkeeper Hope Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew, but her attorney ..
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Local teen places 2nd in national weightlifting competition

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Morgan Frances

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Meet 16-year-old, 5-foot-2-inch, Adrian Dougherty. Before you make your first impression, however, there's something else you should know; she can lift a lot. "M..
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Florida Gov. signs bill to help pro sports teams

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Professional sports organizations looking to build new stadiums or upgrade current ones will get taxpayer help under a bill signed by Gov. Rick Scott. ..
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Trademark board rules against Redskins name

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the n..
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Germany and US win, Nigeria-Iran play first draw

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Germany was supposed to be a team that would melt in Brazil's tropics, and the United States was supposed to be a team that can't beat Ghana.   &nbs..
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Hernandez due in court to seek dismissal of charge

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is to be arraigned on charges that he attacked a handcuffed inmate and threatened to kill a guard and his ..
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Spurs beat Heat 104-87 in Game 5 to win NBA title

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Tim Duncan and Tony Parker won titles in their second seasons. Manu Ginobili was a champion as an NBA rookie.    Success came so quickly and frequ..
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Trial will weigh if Sterling was properly ousted

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trial will be held next month to determine whether Donald Sterling, who opposes his estranged wife's planned sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, was properly rem..
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Facebook, Twitter brace for World Cup fever

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - This year's World Cup will play out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and messaging apps like WhatsApp just as it progresses in stadiums from Sao Paulo to Rio De Jane..
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Quick pushes Kings to brink of Stanley Cup

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are close to finishing off the New York Rangers in a big hurry.    The All-Star goalie had his best game of ..
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Olympic star Van Dyken severs spine in accident

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend, and she told emergency wo..
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Jury convicts suspect in Sean Taylor slaying trial

Updated 3 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MIAMI (AP) - A Florida jury has convicted a man prosecutors called the ringleader of a botched 2007 Miami-area burglary that ended with the fatal shooting of Washington Redskins st..
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