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Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

by Steve Megargee, ASSOCIATED PRESS A.J. Johnson reaches to hug a family member after a jury acquitted both Johnson and Michael Williams on aggravated rape charges Friday, July 27, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. Johnson and Williams were indicted on February 2015 after a woman said both men raped her during a party at Johnson’s apartment […]

Pro Football Hall of Fame: 2018 inductees, event schedule, how to watch live

Pro Football Hall of Fame: 2018 inductees, event schedule, how to watch live

The annual Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony marks the official start of the NFL preseason. The 2018 class of Hall of Fame inductees features a loaded roster of feared defensive leaders, two of the greatest receivers of all time, and offensive line stalwarts. IYER: NFL’s 25-under-25 team Here’s everything you need to know about the Pro […]

Pac-12 football is filled with new energy thanks to five debut coaches

Pac-12 football is filled with new energy thanks to five debut coaches

Los Angeles • The Pac-12 went 1-8 in its bowl games last season, leading to a winter of external criticism and internal soul-searching for most of its programs. The league also extended its national title drought to 14 years, the longest in the Power Five. Athletic directors openly worried about the Pac-12 falling farther behind […]

UF football players face student conduct violations for on-campus confrontation with weapons

UF football players face student conduct violations for on-campus confrontation with weapons

Multiple University of Florida football players face possible university discipline after an on-campus confrontation involving airsoft guns and lying to police. The confrontation occurred at the university’s Keys Residential Complex on the evening of May 28. It involved several UF football players and a Gainesville-area gambler named Devante’ Zachery – aka “Tay Bang” – and […]

Which football club has made the biggest profit on a player in their 30s?

Which football club has made the biggest profit on a player in their 30s?

“Real Madrid made an £8m profit on Cristiano Ronaldo when they sold him to Juventus for £88m. He’s 33! What’s the biggest profit made by a club on a player in their thirties?” wonders George Jones. Cristiano Ronaldo may have obliterated the transfer record for a player in his 30s but, when it comes to […]

Michigan State football: Jon Reschke returns after insensitive comments

Michigan State football: Jon Reschke returns after insensitive comments

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Michigan State linebacker Jon Reschke.(Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier, DFP) UPDATE: Jon Reschke left Michigan State football program after using N-word in text CHICAGO — Jon Reschke is back on Michigan State’s football roster, 17 months after issuing an apology for “insensitive” comments that led to his departure. […]

Doug Haller's Pac-12 football preseason media poll ballot

Doug Haller's Pac-12 football preseason media poll ballot

USC players and coach Clay Helton hoist the championship trophy after the Pac-12 Conference championship game against Stanford at Levi’s Stadium. USC defeated Stanford 31-28 Dec. 1, 2017.(Photo: Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports) Full confession: Unlike coaches, who don’t always tell the truth, I like preseason polls. In fact, I like just ranking things in general. During […]

Best in Texas stadiums: Can anyone offer a college football experience like the Aggies' Kyle Field does?

Best in Texas stadiums: Can anyone offer a college football experience like the Aggies' Kyle Field does?

Editor’s note: This story was originally published on June 17, 2017. We’re bringing it back. The 12th Man shows up and shows up loud at Texas A&M’s College Station football palace. But how does the Kyle Field experience compare to the Longhorns’ #TurnUpDKR efforts? And where do Baylor’s McLane stadium, TCU’s Amon G. Carter fall […]

Indonesia football fans damage Asian Games stadium

Indonesia football fans damage Asian Games stadium

PALEMBANG, Indonesia: Irate Indonesian football fans ripped plastic seats from the stands and hurled them onto the pitch at a stadium scheduled to host the Asian Games next month, an official said on Sunday (Jul 22). A league match between Sriwijaya FC and Arema FC ended in chaos on Saturday afternoon when the fans tore […]

Fulham transfer news: Five most likely signings this summer

Fulham transfer news: Five most likely signings this summer

Fulham have invested heavily in their squad as the Cottagers attempt to consolidate their Premier League status after promotion last season. The west London club have already splashed out on the highly-rated Jean Michael Seri and his former Nice team-mate Maxime Le Marchand. Manager Slavisa Jokanovic is also reportedly eyeing a permanent deal for Aleksandr […]