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IBF confirms its heavyweight belt stripped from Fury

 

SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey (AP) — The IBF stripped British boxer Tyson Fury of its world heavyweight belt because he was breaking rules by meeting Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch in his next fight.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 December 2015

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IOC VP: Brazil economic crisis will inevitably affect games

 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The political and economic turmoil in Brazil will "inevitably" affect next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a senior IOC official said Wednesday, as Brazilian organizers declared that preparations remain fully on track for the games despite the grim financial situation.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 December 2015

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IAAF drawing bids for events Russia lost over doping

MOSCOW (AP) — Rome and Kiev are among the bidders to host track and field events that were taken away from Russia when it was suspended last month by the IAAF because of a doping scandal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 December 2015

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Is 8-team playoff a foregone conclusion?

COLUMBUS — By all accounts, the College Football Playoff selection committee got it right. The four-team field of Clemson, Alabama, Michigan State, and Oklahoma was unveiled Sunday free of controversy or drama.

Everyone skips home whistling, right?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Buckeyes draw Notre Dame in Fiesta Bowl

COLUMBUS — Ohio State is headed back to the desert.

And a familiar clover-leafed team and face will be waiting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Coach David Blatt wants Cavaliers to have ‘greater sense of urgency,’ get back to how they were playing earlier in season

INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers coach David Blatt warned everyone this season would be one of peaks and valleys.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Portland wins MLS Cup, beating Columbus 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Portland Timbers had a plan to attack early in their first MLS Cup appearance. They didn't expect it to work to perfection so quickly.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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Heisman Trophy finalists: Henry, Watson, McCaffrey

NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama's Derrick Henry and Stanford's Christian McCaffrey are hoping to return to the Heisman Trophy to the running backs. Clemson's Deshaun Watson can keep it with the QBs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

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