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Putin backs off Sochi demonstrations ban

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has rescinded a blanket ban on demonstrations in and around the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 January 2014

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'Putin's Games' could still be compliment or curse

After a journey of joy across nine time zones and into space, the Olympic torch relay is approaching something the 2014 Winter Games' organizers and Russia's leaders didn't plan for and certainly didn't want: a city in mourning.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 January 2014

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Williams wins title in Brisbane, Venus loses final

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — This was one time Serena Williams didn't mind being pushed into the deep end, to use her own description.

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 January 2014

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Buckeyes playing for all of Big Ten

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — In college football, it is not so much about how good you are. It's how good others think you are.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Bucks need to copy '09 Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has been very successful at every aspect of coaching, with 128 wins and only 24 losses in 12 seasons at OSU, Florida, Utah and Bowling Green.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Many interested in OSU offensive coordinator

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — When Urban Meyer was hired at Ohio State in November 2011, he asked his assistant coaches for a two-year commitment.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Peyton Manning is only unanimous All-Pro choice

NEW YORK (AP) — Peyton Manning has responded to a lost season the way he reacted to all of his great seasons.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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Family keeps watch over injured Schumacher

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Michael Schumacher's friends and family took turns by his hospital bed Friday, as fans rallied outside the hospital to support the critically injured Formula One great on his 45th birthday.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014

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