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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy took a $1 million pay cut and had his contract shortened by a year as part of an internal review prompted by sharp criticism from his star running back for wearing a T-shirt promoting a far-right news channel. Athletic director Mike Holder...
CINCINNATI (AP) Hitters in bright red shirts slapped batting-practice pitches to all parts of the recently mowed field. A mash-up of disco, rap and Motown reverberated through empty Great American Ball Park for background music. Looked and sounded like baseball, all right. Felt very different in many other ways. "It's weird,"...
SEATTLE (AP) When the Seattle Mariners kicked off summer camp Friday, figuring out how to get pitchers ready in just three weeks was a primary concern. One way the Mariners hope to combat worries about putting strain on pitchers' arms is by going with a six-man rotation for the full...
Tommy Togiai could hear the emotion in his teammates' voices, see it in their eyes, even on a computer screen. The Ohio State defensive tackle felt it, too, in the days after George Floyd's death while in the custody of Minneapolis police. The Buckeyes were planning a protest march. At...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M's football program was placed on probation and coach Jimbo Fisher given a six-month show cause order by the NCAA on Thursday after the Aggies were found to have violated recruiting and other rules beginning in January 2018. Fisher, who had just been hired by...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Kansas State football players say they will boycott all team activities until administrators create a policy that would allow a student to be expelled for “openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions.” The move that most players announced Saturday on social media follows a tweet by a student...
NEW YORK (AP) Adam Gase still absolutely envisions Jamal Adams as a member of the New York Jets this season. Plain and simple. That's despite the star safety's trade request, all of Adams' headline-grabbing social media posts - and the rumors and reports that have dominated the last several weeks of...
The Indianapolis Colts public relations staff has won the Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for its work with both local and national media. The Colts public relations staff of Steve Campbell, Matt Conti, Christian Edwards, Pamela Humphrey and interns Hayden Clark and Kaila Lewis won...
The biggest takeaway following the NFL’s two-day quarterback coaching summit is there’s no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and coordinators. The league and the Black College Football Hall of Fame earlier this week held a virtual version of their summit, a third-year project...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule said he's considering kneeling alongside his players during the national anthem this season in support of the movement against racial injustice. "I would consider anything as we move forward," Rhule said Thursday on a Zoom conference call. "I'm supportive of the cause....
The NFL still plans to hold training camps on time beginning in late July, though contingency plans are in place. Hours after the league canceled the Hall of Fame game that kicks off the preseason, the 32 team owners on Thursday were updated on a variety of issues, many dealing...
(AP) First-round draft pick Pete Crow-Armstrong and the New York Mets agreed Thursday to a minor league contract with a $3,359,000 signing bonus, the slot value for the 19th overall selection in the amateur draft. The 18-year-old center fielder from Sherman Oaks, California, hit .514 in 10 games for...

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