Browns’ Mac Speedie clears Hall hurdle, overdue induction

Browns’ Mac Speedie clears Hall hurdle, overdue induction

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mac Speedie spent his life overcoming hurdles both physical and figurative. He’s about to clear another.A quick, sure-han...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Big Ten says schools will decide on COVID-19 protocols

Big Ten says schools will decide on COVID-19 protocols

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said the conference will take take a “decentralized” approach to COVID-19 protocols by allowing each sch...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. men’s basketball team was about to start playing its final warm-up for the Tokyo Olympics a few days ago in Las Vega...

July 23rd, 2021 |  



Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

Jalen Green bypassed college to get the jump on his professional career. The next step comes in Thursday’s NBA draft.Green is among the shooting...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.The ballclub announced t...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Big 12 leaders discuss how to keep Texas, Oklahoma

Big 12 leaders discuss how to keep Texas, Oklahoma

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Big 12 leaders held a call without Texas and Oklahoma on Thursday to discuss how to keep the league’s flagship schools...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Rays acquire All-Star slugger Cruz from non-contending Twins

Rays acquire All-Star slugger Cruz from non-contending Twins

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nelson Cruz packed up his big bat and joined a contender.The Tampa Bay Rays acquired Cruz, one of baseball’s most proven ...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Jets’ Knapp dies after being struck by car while biking

Jets’ Knapp dies after being struck by car while biking

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp died Thursday of injuries suffered in an accident when he was struck by a car while rid...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Yanks reliever throws 4 wild pitches in 10th, Red Sox rally

Yanks reliever throws 4 wild pitches in 10th, Red Sox rally

BOSTON (AP) — It took most of a rainy night at Fenway Park for the Red Sox to find their offense. It took one wild inning by reliever Brooks Kri...

July 23rd, 2021 |