TCU’s Gary Patterson Win AP Coach of the Year Award
TCU's Gary Patterson is The Associated Press college football coach of the year.
Watch Video of Texas A&M’s Kyle Field Imploding
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The west side of Texas A&M University's Kyle Field has been imploded as part of $450 million in football stadium improvements.
Cedric Benson Arrested for Public Intoxication in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL and Texas running back Cedric Benson has been charged with public intoxication.
Jameis Winton Cleared in Student Conduct Hearing
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
A Dozen Fans Injured After Lightning Strikes at Tampa Bay Stadium
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers.
Steinbrenner Charity to Pay Tuition for Sons of Fallen NYC Police Officer
NEW YORK (AP) — The children of slain New York City police officer Rafael Ramos are getting college aid from a charity founded by the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.
Spokesperson for Muhammad Ali Says He’s Improving After Pneumonia
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A spokesman for boxing great Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion's condition has "vastly improved" since he was admitted to a hospital with a mild case of pneumonia during the weekend.
Hernandez Trail Expected to Take 6 to 10 Weeks
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to take six to 10 weeks, prosecutors said Monday at what is likely to be the former NFL star's final hearing before trial begins next month.
Coughlin Keeps Close Eye on Beckham’s Rise in Celebrations
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. is tearing up opposing defenses and getting them miffed, too.
Phil Hughes, Twins Agree to $58 Million Deal
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins and right-hander Phil Hughes have agreed to a $58 million, five-year contract that adds $42 million in guaranteed money from 2017-19.