Xavier suspends Myles Davis after charges

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier men's basketball coach Chris Mack announced Thursday that senior guard Myles Davis has been suspended from the team indefinitely, the result of misdemeanor criminal damaging charges filed over incidents with his former girlfriend.


Meyer seeks more balance with Ohio State's offensive attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Last year Ohio State's offensive engine was powered mostly by All-American tailback Ezekiel Elliott, and the passing game took a back seat. Coach Urban Meyer wants that to change.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

AP PHOTOS: TNT's Craig Sager hangs tough in leukemia battle

HOUSTON (AP) — Craig Sager's once lustrous chestnut hair is down to a few unruly strands because of chemotherapy, and on this day of hope a simple green T-shirt and blue shorts adorn the broadcaster known by millions for his ostentatious wardrobe and easy rapport with the NBA's elite.

  • Written by KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer

AP Explains: National anthem is icon of patriotism, protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent decision to not stand during the national anthem as a way of protesting police killings of unarmed black men has drawn support and scorn far beyond sports. The Associated Press explains how "The Star-Spangled Banner" became a ritual of American public life, its complicated racial origins and how the song has been used as a form of political resistance.

  • Written by ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Associated Press