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Down a step from elite college football, officials pitch a model for a new...

Facing upheaval on the way in college athletics, a handful of administrators and athletes from smaller schools have been working on a new model of governance.

Tennessee beats Florida State 7-2 to become first No. 1 national seed since 2009...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tennessee will play in the College World Series finals for the first time in the modern era after it knocked out Florida State with a 7-2 victory on Wednesday to win its bracket.

Martinez wastes Greene gem as lifeless Reds fall to Pirates 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Wednesday.

Olympics: More than fun, games. They’re a billion-dollar business with political overtones

The Paris Olympics involve about 10,500 athletes from 200 countries or regions. But the Olympics are more than just fun and games.

Analysis: McIlroy has 4 majors and a major collapse, where he goes from here...

PINEHURST, N.C. — Rory McIlroy had every reason to feel bitterly disappointed.

The Catch: Willie Mays’ over-the-shoulder grab in the 1954 World Series ‘wasn’t no lucky...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie Mays raced at top speed toward the center-field wall at the spacious Polo Grounds and somehow managed to track down and corral a fast-traveling ball with an over-the-shoulder catch that became the most iconic moment in the Hall of Famer’s decorated career that featured 660 home runs.

Reaction to the death of Willie Mays, ‘a true Giant on and off the...

Reaction from the sports world and beyond to the death of baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays. He died Tuesday at age 93, Mays family and the San Francisco Giants jointly announced. Mays’ electrifying combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most beloved players.

Rickwood Field, a time capsule of opportunity and oppression, welcomes MLB for Negro Leagues...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Gerald Watkins watched Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and other New York Yankees wade through stalks of corn onto an Iowa field in 2021, near the filming site for the 1989 baseball movie “Field of Dreams.”

Willie Mays, Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93

Willie Mays, the electrifying “Say Hey Kid” whose singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most beloved players, has died. He was 93.

Young Lodolo excels as ace of Reds staff, pitches team to 2-1 win over...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Lodolo allowed one run in seven innings to win a fifth straight start, Santiago Espinal hit a two-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Tuesday night.