NCAA reforming transfer rules by tying them to academics

The NCAA is in the process of reforming its rules for athletes who transfer — and the mere suggestion of changes that could make it easier for football and basketball players to leave one school and play immediately for another was enough to stir things up.

  • Written by By RALPH D. RUSSO , AP College Sports Writer

Former top UN official: FIFA leaders 'violate' conduct rules

LONDON (AP) — A former top United Nations official cited FIFA leaders who "violate ... standards of good conduct" when she resigned from a role monitoring integrity at soccer's world body.

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Slugger Bruce, winning Indians enjoying record ride

CLEVELAND (AP) — Just a little more than a month ago, Jay Bruce was in New York sinking with the Mets as a season that began with promise and a richness of pitching was undermined by injuries.

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  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

21 club: Indians set AL record with 21st straight win

CLEVELAND (AP) — For more than 100 years, American League teams have gone on winning streaks of varying lengths — short ones, long ones, double-digit ones.

Nothing, though, like the one the Cleveland Indians have pieced together.

A streak for the ages.

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  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer