Big Ten coaches vote Spartans' Valentine player of the year

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Denzel Valentine of Michigan State is Big Ten player of the year in voting by the coaches and a unanimous pick to their all-conference first team along with Indiana's Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell and Iowa's Jarrod Uthoff.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

USOC on Zika: Athletes decide whether to compete in Brazil

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Olympic Committee leaders say athletes have to decide for themselves about competing at the Summer Olympics in Brazil, where the outbreak of the Zika virus has made some question the wisdom of traveling there this year.

  • Written by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

Peyton Manning jokes, chokes up during retirement remarks

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — His voice cracking with emotion, Peyton Manning said good bye to the game he loved at a news conference packed with friends, family and laughter.

  • Written by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer