Big Ten Media Days: Penn State Starting Year 2 Under O’Brien

CHICAGO (AP) — Bill O’Brien had to learn on the fly last season. Recruiting, academics, marketing responsibilities, it was all on-the-job training for the Penn State coach. O’Brien says he learned a lot. It remains to be seen if

USA Basketball

USA Basketball Showcase Tonight At 9pm ET

Summer hoops continues Thursday on NBA TV (9 p.m. ET) with the USA Basketball Showcase, the culmination of a four-day mini-camp that brought 28 young players into the program that has won two straight Olympic gold medals and 50


Mike Miller Agrees To Deal With Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Miller is going back to a former home, agreeing to a deal with the Memphis Grizzlies. Miller confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Wednesday, about a week after the Miami Heat designated


FSU Leads League With Six Preseason All-ACC Selections

No school placed more players on the 2013 Preseason All-ACC Football Team than defending conference champion Florida State, league officials announced Wednesday morning. FSU student-athletes comprise six spots on the annual team as voted on by media gathered at


Florida Men’s Track Named Scholar Team Of The Year

The University of Florida men’s track & field team was named the Scholar Team of the Year in Division I for the 2013 indoor and outdoor seasons by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).


Coaches Embrace C-USA Changes

IRVING, Texas — North Texas head coach Dan McCarney knows there are 14 football teams this season in Conference USA, the Mean Green’s new league. Asked if he could name them all, McCarney chuckled and said it might take

All-Star Game

NHL Class Of 2013 Hall Of Fame Announced

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Doug Weight (wayt), Bill Guerin (GEHR’-ihn), Peter Karmanos, Ron Mason and Cindy Curley are headed for the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Guerin was a two-time Stanley Cup champion and four-time NHL All-Star


OJ Simpson To Face Parole Panel

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Former football great O.J. Simpson is back before a Nevada parole panel today. He is pleading for leniency in his 2008 kidnapping and robbery case, but even a favorable decision won’t spring the former


UCF Track & Field Earns Scholar Team Of The Year

For the first time in program history, the UCF track and field team earned the high honor of USTFCCCA Scholar Team of the Year for the outdoor season. Among 187 women’s programs that demonstrated excellence both academically and athletically


Former UCF RB Murray Getting Ready For NFL Season

One of UCF’s all-time great running backs, Latavius Murray returned to campus this summer to continue his training for his upcoming rookie season in the NFL. In April, the New York native was selected in the sixth round by