By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist
Dana White must be a smart guy. He did, after all, build UFC from almost nothing into the entertainment and sports juggernaut it is today.
Roger Goodell is pretty smart himself. He's been able to keep 32 owners happy while filling their pockets with even ...
By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer
The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is uncertain.
A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Smith signed Wednesday with Dallas. The ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer
Tom Parisi made the long drive from South Carolina to his home just south of Boston with a lot on his mind.
The ECHL season had just been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the 26-year-old wondered if he'd need to dig for oysters on the beach ...
By RALPH D, RUSSO AP College Sports Writer
Athletic directors at the nation's biggest schools are bracing for a potential financial crisis related to the coronavirus pandemic.
According to a survey conducted by LEAD1, an association of athletic directors from 130 major college football ...
By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer
USA Rugby has filed for bankruptcy. The Australians are facing a black hole of more than $70 million. England leaders have drawn up worst-case scenarios of an even bigger financial hit.
The coronavirus pandemic has left rugby on its knees over the last two ...
By Eric Olson
AP Sports Writer
Austin Carr played for Notre Dame in an era when prolific scorers dominated college basketball.
LSU’s Pete Maravich was scoring 40 a night and still No. 1 on the points list. Niagara’s Calvin Murphy, Purdue’s Rick Mount and St. Bonaventure’s Bob ...
By Mark Long
AP Pro Football Writer
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are trying to mitigate one of the costliest mistakes in franchise history. The Chicago Bears could benefit from the purge.
The Jaguars agreed Wednesday to trade quarterback Nick Foles to the Bears for ...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gronk is going to WrestleMania.
Rob Gronkowski, the retired New England Patriots tight end, is set to host WrestleMania in April from WWE's performance center.
The WWE's annual wrestling extravaganza — often called the Super Bowl of wrestling — was originally ...
By Arnie Stapleton and Barry Wilner
AP Pro Football Writers
Tom Brady preparing to trade the red, white and blue threads of this century's most successful franchise for one of the NFL's bottom feeders served as the highlight of a topsy-turvy start to the league's new year Wednesday.
By John Wawrow
AP Sports Writer
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Frustrated by the Bills collapse in an AFC wild-card playoff loss at Houston, general manager Brandon Beane opened the offseason suggesting Buffalo wasn't one player away from being a better team.
Beane backed up that sentiment by ...