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Historic day as Northwestern players decide union

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — In a historic vote, Northwestern University football players cast secret ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes — a decision that could change the landscape of American amateur sports.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 April 2014

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Phelps uses 50 free to perfect his butterfly

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps' comeback meet was cut short Friday when he failed to advance to the 50-meter freestyle final.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 April 2014

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Phelps tries sprinting in 2nd event of comeback

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is going short, really short, in the second event of his comeback.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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NBA will consider giving refs more replay rights

NEW YORK (AP) — After further review, the play stands as called.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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NCAA board endorses more power for big schools

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's board of directors took the first step toward shifting power to the five largest football conferences on Thursday, endorsing a 57-page plan that calls for giving 65 of the nation's biggest schools more autonomy in how to fund scholarships, handle health care and decide other increasingly hot-button issues involving their athletes.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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