Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

Associated PressHelmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL ruleBy GEORGE HENRYATLANTA (AP) The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmets is subject to ejection...

Simmons, Mitchell lead All-Rookie team

Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie teamNEW YORK (AP) Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.The two guards received all 100 first-place votes from a panel of sports writers...

Simmons, Mitchell lead All-Rookie team

Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie teamNEW YORK (AP) Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.The two guards received all 100 first-place votes from a panel of sports writers...

Celtics hope return home can slow James

AP Sports WriterCeltics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5By KYLE HIGHTOWERBOSTON (AP) The Celtics expected to see a different LeBron James in Cleveland after the Cavaliers fell into a 2-0 hole to open the...

Former UCF running back says he is transferring to James Madison

STATS FCS Senior Editor=Former UCF running back says he is transferring to James Madison(STATS) - Former UCF running back Jawon Hamilton announced Monday on social media he will transfer to FCS power James Madison.The 5-foot-9, 199-pound Hamilton will have...

Stitt tweet jokes about Montana fans

STATS FCS Senior Editor=Stitt tweet jokes about Montana fansBy CRAIG HALEY(STATS) - Former Montana coach Bob Stitt had some fun with Grizzlies fans on Twitter on Tuesday, although perhaps he couldn't be blamed if there was a tinge of...

USF, Florida agree to 3-game series played over 4 seasons

USF, Florida agree to 3-game series played over 4 seasonsGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) South Florida and Florida have agreed to play three times during a four-year stretch, including twice in Gainesville.The Bulls and Gators will play at Florida Field...

Tulane extends Fritz contract 2 years through 2023

Tulane extends Fritz contract 2 years through 2023NEW ORLEANS (AP) Tulane athletic director Troy Dannen says the contract for football coach Willie Fritz has been extended by two years through the 2023 season.The extension comes after two years...

Twins overtake Tigers 4-2 behind strong start from Berrios

AP Sports WriterTwins overtake Tigers 4-2 behind strong start from BerriosBy DAVE CAMPBELLMINNEAPOLIS (AP) While Jose Berrios struggled through a four-start stretch that began in mid-April, the Minnesota Twins were reeling for most of that time.His last two...

Orioles INF Machado draws attention in Chicago

AP Sports WriterOrioles INF Machado draws attention in ChicagoBy JAY COHENCHICAGO (AP) Manny Machado and Albert Almora Jr. played together in the backyard when they were kids, dreaming about winning a World Series together.As far as what effect...