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NBA roundup: Caldwell Jones dies

Caldwell Jones, a key member of the Philadelphia 76ers teams that reached the NBA Finals in 1977, 1980 and 1982, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack on a suburban Atlanta golf course. He was 64.

After New Hampshire, all Chase drivers back in game

Wide open. That's an apt description of Sunday's action at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where a succession of on-track dust-ups and hold-your-breath restarts played havoc with the fortunes of Chase drivers who entered the Sylvania 300 feeling relatively secure about their prospects of advancing to the second elimination round.

Former USC player files negligence suit

Former Southern Cal player Brian Bauchman alleges he had 103-degree fever, received a diagnosis of "influenza-like illness, viral pharyngitis and dehydration," and took four liters of IV fluid only to be put on the field two days later for a game against Cal.

Saban: Bruised AC joint to limit Sims in practice

Alabama coach Nick Saban said Monday that starting quarterback Blake Sims will be limited in practice this week as he deals with a bruised AC joint in his throwing shoulder.

Soccer injury? All you need is cheese

When it comes to curing soccer injuries all you need is cheese, according to coach Felix Magath. The former Fulham manager confirmed reports he suggested defender Brede Hangeland wrap cheese around his injured knee to help it heal.

Q&A with Japan's tennis star Kei Nishikori

A fortnight after Japan's Kei Nishikori became the first Asian man to play in a grand slam final in the Open era -- going down in straight sets to Croatia's Marin Cilic at Flushing Meadows -- he sat down with CNN in Hong Kong to talk the U.S. Open, his new-found stardom and the impact his new coach Michael Chang has had on his game.

Watson's Ryder lessons for Twitter generation

Tom Watson has learned plenty in the 21 years since he was last captain of the United States' Ryder Cup golf team. But there is one new-fangled invention the eight-time major winner can't quite get his head around.

Five things: Ravens owner on ESPN report

It was obvious that Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti didn't like his organization's integrity being questioned.

Is the NFL skirting the tax man?

Did the National Football League make $10.5 billion in 2013, pay its chief executive Roger Goodell $44.2 million, yet pay no taxes to Uncle Sam?

Bears hang on to beat Jets

Quarterback Jay Cutler tossed two touchdown passes to tight end Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears raced out to a big early lead before hanging on to beat the New York Jets 27-19 Monday night at MetLife Stadium.

Bobcats' Shawn Johnson sets new MSU record, receives national honors

Montana State senior running back Shawn Johnson set a new Montana State record for all-purpose yards on Saturday, which was followed by national honors from The Big Sky Conference and The Sports Network.

Lions' Tulloch out for season after celebrating sack

Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch will be placed on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL while celebrating a sack, coach Jim Caldwell announced Monday.

Fisher: Winston in full uniform was 'miscommunication'

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher blamed a staff "miscommunication" for Jameis Winston dressing in his uniform during warm-ups Saturday night and said the star quarterback's one-game suspension "hit home."

Dolphins don't declare Tannehill as starter

Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin declined to commit to quarterback Ryan Tannehill as his starter for Sunday's game in London.

Steelers lose 3 defensive players

The Pittsburgh Steelers could be without three defensive players for a while after they were injured in Sunday night's game.

Selig renews efforts to speed up game

Major League Baseball has renewed efforts to improve pace of play before retiring commissioner Bud Selig steps down.

Football coach suspended for praying with team

A Valley football coach was ordered to stay away from the field on Friday night while his team played their homecoming game, and he won't be at next week's game either.

Braves fire GM Wren

Citing the need to return to the "Braves way," Atlanta Braves president John Schuerholz Monday dismissed Frank Wren as the club's general manager with a week left in their disappointing season.

Harbaugh defends Ravens' handling of Rice

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh continued to defend the team's handling of Ray Rice after his February arrest for domestic violence.

Mississippi State, East Carolina in top 25

Mississippi State and East Carolina made it into the Associated Press top 25 poll, which was released Sunday.

Timberwolves, Rubio not close to new deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves and point guard Ricky Rubio face an Oct. 31 deadline to agree on a contract extension, but the two sides are "a good distance apart," according to the St. Paul Star Tribune.

Police probe racist abuse directed at soccer star Balotelli

Racist abuse on social media shows no sign of diminishing in European football after British police launched an investigation into abusive tweets sent to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.

Ryder Cup: Fowler shows U.S. patriotism with haircut

Patriotism could reach fever pitch when the USA and Europe collide in golf's Ryder Cup ... and it looks like American star Rickie Fowler has let it go to his head.

Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas in crash

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night.

Roethlisberger, Steelers roll past Panthers

Ben Roethlisberger threw two third-quarter touchdown passes to wide receiver Antonio Brown, and the Pittsburgh Steelers used a key play on special teams to ward off the Carolina Panthers 37-19.

Game roundup: Dodgers head home ready to clinch postseason

The Los Angeles Dodgers are heading home in the driver's seat as they seek to close out a National League Western Division title.

Logano wins at N.H. in second Chase race

Joey Logano took the lead from Kevin Harvick with 26 laps remaining in the Sylvania 300 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday and held on through two late race restarts for the win.

Seahawks prevail in OT thriller

SEATTLE - After Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos on a touchdown drive in the final minute of regulation, Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch returned the favor in overtime.

Chiefs get road win over Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Alex Smith threw three touchdown passes to lead the Kansas City Chiefs to their first win of the season, a 34-15 road victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium.

Cardinals claim first place with win over 49ers

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- With a 23-14 victory Sunday, for only the third time in 41 years the Arizona Cardinals are 3-0.

Bortles era begins in Jags' loss to Colts

JACKSONVILLE, FL. -- The Blake Bortles era has begun in Jacksonville.

Dominant defense lifts Lions over Packers

DETROIT - For only the second time in his career, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers lost to the Detroit Lions, whose defense outscored Green Bay in a 19-7 victory at Ford Field.

Jennings runs for 176 yards in Giants' win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Rashad Jennings rushed for a career-high 176 yards on 34 carries and the New York Giants beat the Houston Texans 30-17 at MetLife Stadium for their first victory of the season.

'Joe Cool' Flacco leads Ravens over Browns

CLEVELAND -- Jimmy Haslam owns the Browns, but whenever they play Baltimore they belong to Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco.

Receivers rule in Eagles win

PHILADELPHIA -- Rookie wide receiver Jordan Matthews caught his first two NFL touchdown passes and veteran wide receiver Jeremy Maclin had one of the best days of his career as the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Washington Redskins 37-34.

Romo gets comeback win in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- With assistance from the Dallas Cowboys defense, Tony Romo's fourth quarter this week featured a comeback win instead of the meltdown many expect.

Rivers leads Chargers over Bills

ORCHARD PARK -- Philip Rivers threw for two touchdowns and San Diego's defense recorded three sacks and a safety as the Chargers defeated the Buffalo Bills 22-10 Sunday afternoon at blustery Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Fired up Brees beats Vikings

NEW ORLEANS -- Fired up by a personal foul call on which he was slammed to the turf by cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, quarterback Drew Brees threw an 18-yard scoring pass to Marques Colston in the fourth quarter to wake up a stagnant offense.

Ravens spend 'six figures' on Ray Rice jersey swap

The Baltimore Ravens were overwhelmed this weekend by fans looking to exchange Ray Rice jerseys.

The Ravens said earlier this month that fans could trade in official jerseys with Rice's name and number after the running back was cut from the team and...

Man accused in death of Peterson's son free on bail

Beleaguered by felony child abuse charges over the spanking of his toddler son, NFL star Adrian Peterson may now be facing anguish from a past tragedy.

The man charged with second-degree murder in the death last year of another one of Peterson's child...

Glacier's Hill sets meet record at Mountain West

For the first time in four years someone not named Makena Morley is your Mountain West Classic cross country champion.

Bobcats fall in heartbreaker to Eastern Washington, 52-51

In a back and forth shoot-out, the Bobcats fall to Eastern Washington at Bobcat Stadium, 52-51.

Griz fall short in upset bid over NDSU

The Montana Grizzlies fell to North Dakota State 22-10 Saturday afternoon in Fargo, N.D.

FSU benches Winston then barely wins game

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston missed all of Saturday night's marquee game against Clemson --- not just one half as previously announced -- because of a vulgar comment witnesses said he made on campus this week, the school said.

FSU, the nat...

P&G pulls out of NFL breast cancer campaign

Another NFL sponsor is distancing itself from the league amid an ongoing domestic violence controversy.

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NFL's Goodell: 'We'll get our house in order'

Embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized Friday for what he said was his mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal but vowed "now I will get it right and will do whatever is necessary to accomplish that."

Speaking at a Manhattan...

Hagel looking into military ties to NFL

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his staff for detailed information about the U.S. military's relationships with the National Football League in the wake of the scandal over how the league is handling domestic-abuse allegations against players, CNN has learned.

Flyers' D Timonen holds off on retiring

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen said Thursday that is not retiring, but the chances of playing again appeared "really slim."

FSU drops Winston for entire Clemson game

When Florida State suspended starting quarterback Jameis Winston on Wednesday for an obscene outburst, backup Sean McGuire was elevated to lead the nation's No. 1 team for the first 30 minutes of Saturday night's game against Clemson.