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Crowded Heisman field for 2016 starts with Watson, McCaffrey

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the Heisman Trophy is handed out Saturday night, it is tempting to look ahead to 2016 and what could be a doozy of a race for college football's most famous bronze statue.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 December 2015

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Fantasy takes hit in NY, but DraftKings, FanDuel get stay

NEW YORK (AP) — Daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel took a hit Friday in their fight to stay in business in New York, but a scramble to an appeals court kept DraftKings in play at least through the end of the NFL regular season.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 December 2015

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Boxing's Larry Holmes, long underrated, now cast in bronze

Boxing great Larry Holmes grew up in the small Pennsylvania city of Easton and never left, despite a long, lucrative career that took him to the pinnacle of his sport. Too much temptation in New York or Las Vegas, he says — Easton kept the former heavyweight champ out of trouble.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 December 2015

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John Williams, popular 6th man with Cavaliers, dies at 53

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — John "Hot Rod" Williams, who spent 13 years in the NBA and was a popular and tough defensive sixth man on Cleveland Cavaliers playoff teams, has died. He was 53.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 December 2015

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Ohio State D-lineman suspended from Fiesta for solicitation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has suspended defensive lineman Adolphus Washington from the Fiesta Bowl after he was cited by police this week for solicitation.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 December 2015

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Cavaliers' Shumpert may be active 1st time this season

 

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Cleveland guard Iman Shumpert is expected to be activated for the first time this season when the Cavaliers visit the Magic.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 December 2015

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Judge rejects Ohio basketball player's reinstatement bid

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Friday again rejected a star basketball player's bid for reinstatement to the University of Dayton after a suspension linked to a female student's sexual assault accusation.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 December 2015

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Judge blocks operations of daily fantasy sports sites in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Daily fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel can't do business in New York for now, a judge said Friday, cutting off one of their biggest customer bases at least temporarily as the state attorney general and the sites face off over whether their business amounts to illegal gambling.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 December 2015

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