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Sochi protest zone set far from Olympics arenas

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has picked a spot where protests can be held during next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi and it is miles away from where the athletes will compete.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 January 2014

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Bengals coordinator Jay Gruden is Redskins' coach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jay Gruden has his first NFL head coaching gig, charged with ending the perpetual state of turmoil that has become the Washington Redskins.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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'Culture of disrespect' fuels academy sex assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — A culture of bad behavior and disrespect among athletes at U.S. military academies is one part of the continuing problem of sexual assaults at the schools, according to a new Defense Department report that comes in the wake of scandals that rocked teams at all three academies last year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Russia: 6 men found dead in 4 cars, motive unknown

MOSCOW (AP) — Six men are dead in a series of unexplained killings involving booby-trapped bombs in southern Russia, further heightening security fears ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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5 things to know about the Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame voters made up for last year's empty slate, electing Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine — three stars who've never been connected to performance-enhancing drugs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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US head coach praises Vonn's Olympic decision

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) — The head coach of the U.S. women's ski team has praised Lindsey Vonn for taking "a very hard decision" and skipping the Sochi Olympics in February because of her injured right knee.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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AP Source: McDaniels takes himself out for Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh McDaniels' second chance as an NFL head coach won't be with the Browns.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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Manziel leaving Texas A&M for NFL draft

Johnny Football is heading to the NFL.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014

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