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NAIA player can keep $20K won on half-court shot

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A college basketball player who won $20,000 by hitting a half-court shot during an Oklahoma City Thunder game can keep the money for use as a scholarship, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

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AP Study: Hits to head still prevalent in NFL

Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career — or worse — at risk.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

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Figure skating champ Lysacek out of Sochi Games

Evan Lysacek woke up every morning praying this would be the day the excruciating pain in his left hip — "like you're being electrocuted" — would subside. And every day when he stepped on the ice, the searing throb of pain reminded him that passion alone can't fuel a dream.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

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Bach: Russia to set up protest zones in Sochi

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Russia will set up public protest zones in Sochi during the Winter Olympics, a move unlikely to defuse criticism of the country's human rights record and a recent law banning gay "propaganda."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

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3 Ohio deer hunters killed during gun season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three Ohio deer hunters were killed during the weeklong gun season — the first killed since 2009, state officials said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013

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