FGCU alum needs help getting to All-Star game in Minnesota

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- White Sox pitcher and FGCU alum, Chris Sale, needs your help to play in next week's All-Star game in Minnesota. Sale was not selected by the fans in the intial Al..
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Germany routs Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Germany handed Brazil its heaviest World Cup loss ever on Tuesday with an astounding 7-1 rout in the semifinals that stunned the host nation. &nb..
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Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trial begins in a Los Angeles court today to determine whether a $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers will go ahead.    Testimony will fo..
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101st Tour de France starts in England

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEEDS, England (AP) - The 198 competitors in the 101st Tour de France have started their grueling three-week ride through four countries before ending the world's greatest cycling ..
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College presidents say no to unions for athletes

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A national organization representing college and university presidents on Friday disputed a federal ruling that students who receive college athletic scholarships..
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NFL players train & condition in Naples

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: John Trierweiler

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - For the fifth year in a row, NFL strength and conditioning expert and coach, Cliff Marshall, has taken his Ignition training program to Southwest Florida. M..
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Lawyer seeks to stop team from paying Hernandez

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

BOSTON (AP) - A lawyer for the families of two men allegedly gunned down by former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will ask a judge to bar the football team from paying Hernandez a $..
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Aaron Hernandez featured in Gators 2014 calendar

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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