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NFL stadium construction plan approved near Los Angeles, backed by Rams owner

The city of Inglewood, California, has unanimously and emphatically approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.


Warm weather poses problems for Iditarod plans

 A lack of snow in the greater Anchorage area already has forced the official start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race to move 225 miles north from Willow to Fairbanks.

 

Big 12 Commissioner issues public reprimand of Kansas State

Bowlsby's admonition Wednesday came the same day Kansas State student Nathan Power was publicly identified as the fan who body-checked Kansas forward Jamari Traylor after the Wildcats' 70-63 victory over the No. 8 Jayhawks on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum.

Players against MLB speed-up changes

Baseball players' association head Tony Clark is encouraging his membership to make slight adjustments that will improve the pace of games without completely altering the way they do their jobs.

Baylor removes formerly homeless player from team

Nacita, a walk-on reserve from Bakersfield, California, posted on Twitter on Wednesday that he had been ruled ineligible because he accepted a close family friend's offer to provide a place for him to live when he could not afford to pay for it.

Columbia basketball slips in NAIA rankings

The Columbia College men's basketball team fell four spots to No. 13 in this week's NAIA top-25 rankings. The women's team remains unranked for the fourth straight week.

ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments

ESPN calls his comments "completely inappropriate."

Melee after Kansas State's upset puts spotlight on safety

"This has to stop," said Self, whose eighth-ranked Jayhawks have watched similar scenes unfold countless times over the years, including earlier this month in a loss at Oklahoma State.

"You need to get security to the point where player safety isn't a question."

Stephens College women's basketball loses to Lyon College

Stephens will finish its regular season at 7 p.m. Thursday at home against Missouri Baptist University.

Alex Rodriguez reports to Yankees early, avoids PED specifics

When asked what he would have done differently the past two years, Rodriguez responded by saying: "I don't have time for that."

Top 7 teams, led by Kentucky, still entrenched in AP Top 25

There's not much movement at the top of the rankings this season.

Daytona 500 provides drama-free event NASCAR needed

Disputes. Drama. An injury to Kyle Busch and the suspension of his older brother, Kurt. NASCAR needed a drama-free Daytona 500, and "The Great American Race" provided.

Patience, perserverence pay off for James Hahn at Riviera

A former shoe salesman now finds himself preparing for the Masters.

Columbia College women's basketball wins on the road

The Columbia College women's basketball team played strong offense and defense against Missouri Baptist University. The Cougars won 56-45.

Fast start launches No. 1 Kentucky past Auburn 110-75

Top-ranked Kentucky manhandled Auburn at the start, shook off an early second-half lull and closed with a flourish that threatened a couple of milestones before the Wildcats matched the program's longest winning streak.

TIM DAHLBERG: Late, yes, but Mayweather-Pacquiao will deliver

Most of all, it's sure to deliver money from a fan base starving for a mega-fight like this.

No. 14 Iowa State fends off No. 22 Oklahoma State

Jameel McKay led the Cyclones with career highs in 17 points and 14 rebounds.

Syracuse overpowers No. 12 Louisville

In the team's first match as ACC foes, Syracuse pulled off the upset.

Duke wins heated game against archrival North Carolina

In a thriller befitting college basketball's most intense rivalry, the Blue Devils (23-3, 10-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) let an early 13-point lead slip away and trailed by 10 with less than four minutes left in regulation before rallying for their sixth straight win this season and their ninth in 12 meetings in the series.

Late dunk lifts Florida over Vanderbilt

Bill Donovan is one win away from 500 on his career after the victory.

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