Florida sets sights _ again _ on 1st national baseball title

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida has done everything except win a national championship in eight seasons under Kevin O'Sullivan, and here the Gators are again with a roster overflowing with talent and the consensus No. 1 ranking in the preseason polls.

Is this the year?

  • Written by ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer

FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years

GENEVA (AP) — Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

Group backs off $5M request for Browns' facility in Columbus


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Columbus development group plans to stop pushing a request for the state to help pay $5 million to build a practice facility for the Cleveland Browns at Ohio State University so the team can move its summer training camp.