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State decides not to prosecute Providence College players

The Rhode Island attorney general's office said it presented the investigation to a statewide grand jury, which determined there was insufficient evidence to charge Providence college basketball player Rodney Bullock. The office said it then determined there was insufficient evidence to ask the grand jury to consider charges against Brandon Austin.

Tennessee's A.J. Johnson, Butch Jones aim for winning season

The Volunteers are gearing up for a chance to earn their first winning record since 2009.

NBA Commisioner says Donald Sterling saga might continue into season

"It's very difficult to say anything with certainty in a situation like this," Adam Silver said after the Board of Governors' meeting Tuesday. "I can say with certainty we are doing everything in our power to move Donald out as an owner in the NBA."

Kevin Love trade talks open again between Warriors, Timberwolves

Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders was seen talking to Warriors general manager Bob Myers at the arena on Sunday as the teams look to bridge the gap that caused discussions to stall. The Warriors have been reluctant to include shooting guard Klay Thompson in any package, which has been considered a deal-breaker for the Timberwolves.

Cardinal players struggle in loss to AL All-Stars

Manager Mike Matheny, in charge of the National League team because St. Louis won the pennant last season, was on the losing side, and his pitchers, Adam Wainwright and Pat Neshak, allowed all five of the American League’s runs.

British Open: a new golf course, a new Tiger Woods

Royal Liverpool, green and thick this time around, is still a firm and bouncy test of links golf. But it's nothing as it was in 2006, when the fairways were so baked and brown that Woods hit only one driver in four rounds.

Aggies Sumlin can't escape Manziel questions

Texas A&M won 20 games in its first two seasons in the SEC with Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner. Now, the Aggies get a chance to prove they can win big in the powerhouse league even without Manziel. Sumlin said having players like the nation's top-rated quarterback recruit, Kyle Allen, makes the task more exciting.

Spurrier, South Carolina trying to take next step

The Gamecocks have posted that record three years running, but still were relegated to spectators for the Southeastern Conference championship game. So, Spurrier sells a shot at making history to prospects.

Star power lacking at SEC Media Days

One year after high-profile players such as Alabama's A.J. McCarron, South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney and Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel brought a rockstar feel to SEC Media Days, the buzz is largely missing this week at the league's preseason showcase.

Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami Heat

Wade signed a new contract with the Heat on Tuesday. It's a two-year deal, the second of those seasons a player option, said a person familiar with the situation.

Pete Rose could play role at 2015 All-Star Game

The career hits leader generally is not allowed in any areas of major league ballparks not open to fans.

Bulls use amnesty clause to cut Carlos Boozer

Boozer had one season left on a five-year deal worth roughly $75 million. The amnesty clause allows a team to waive one player during the current labor deal and have 100 percent of his salary taken off the cap and the tax.

Mississippi State eyes jump in SEC standings

Mississippi State returns a veteran defense and one of the league's few experienced quarterbacks. Dak Prescott threw for 1,940 yards and 10 touchdowns — and also rushed for 13 touchdowns — after becoming the starter early last season. The charismatic junior is now the unquestioned leader of the Bulldogs' offense.

Chris Kluwe's lawyer threatens to sue Vikings

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue the team over allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach, his lawyer said Tuesday.

AP source: Wolves, Warriors restart Love talks

The Warriors have been reluctant to include shooting guard Klay Thompson in any package, which has been considered a deal-breaker for the Timberwolves.

Missouri basketball alumni expand horizons by playing abroad

Eight former players that appeared for Missouri in the last three years have played professionally overseas — some for a chance at the NBA, some to just keep playing.

Former Tiger named Missouri offensive line coach

While a player at Missouri, A.J. Ricker started 47 consecutive games — the fifth highest number in program history — and anchored the offensive-line for the 2003 team, the first bowl-eligible Tiger team since 1998.

New tailgating experience comes with amenities — and a price

Truman's Terrace is expected to feature live music, a buffet line, a beer tent and more, all right next to Memorial Stadium..

Missouri swimmers and divers net academic honors

Eighteen members of the Missouri swimming and diving program were named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America on Monday.

Stephens College names new cross country coach

The co-founder of a youth triathlon team will be taking her coaching to Stephens College. The school announced Nancy Yaeger as head coach of the cross country team on Monday.

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