Talent management group: Dismiss ex-football star's lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit linking a talent management company to alleged improper use of ex-Ohio State athletes' photos should be tossed out because there's no evidence the company did anything wrong, according to a court filing.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Rising star: Indians' Ramirez blossoms into MVP candidate

CLEVELAND (AP) — Start with his stocky, stubby body that's out of place among the chiseled physiques in a major league clubhouse. Jose Ramirez is built like someone on your softball team.


  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Louisville board OKs firing of Pitino in hoops scandal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball.

  • Written by By GARY B. GRAVES , AP Sports Writer