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A jury has been seated in the rape trial of former Tennessee football players A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams. The trial should begin with opening statements Monday morning. Johnson was a linebacker and Williams a...

Rodriguez, Marte power Pirates past Reds 12-1 after delay

Sean Rodriguez homered and drove in four runs, Starling Marte hit a grand slam and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 12-1 rout of the Cincinnati Reds after a long rain...

Storms delay Lincicome's bid to make cut at PGA event

Brittany Lincicome must wait out thunderstorms before the LPGA Tour pro resumes her bid to make the cut in a PGA Tour event.

Alabama is overwhelming media choice to win SEC championship

Reigning national champion Alabama has been picked to win the Southeastern Conference championship in a preseason media poll.

LPGA Tour's Lincicome tees off in PGA Tour's Barbasol event

Brittany Lincicome is 4-over par 40 through nine holes at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship as she tries to become the first female player since 1945 to make the cut at a men's event.

The Latest: Odom beaten to fashion punch at SEC Media Days

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The Latest: Swofford says ACC in 'best shape ever'

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Coastal Division teams lead off ACC media days in Charlotte

The Atlantic Coast Conference opens its preseason media days Wednesday with a focus on the Coastal Division.

Saban returns to SEC Media Days still on top of league

Nick Saban should feel right at home at the College Football Hall of Fame, the facility hosting part of this week's SEC Media Days.

Fiery Hall of Fame jockey Manny Ycaza dies at 80

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer

The Latest: Ole Miss looking to move past NCAA sanctions

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The Latest: Commissioner Sankey brags about SEC's success

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Cardinals win in interim manager Shildt's debut

Matt Carpenter and Dexter Fowler homered to give interim manager Mike Shildt a win in his first game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday.

Peraza's 5 hits lead Reds past Cardinals, 8-2

Jose Peraza had a career-best five hits, Scooter Gennett drove in two runs and the Cincinnati Reds waited out a pair of rain delays before beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 on Saturday night.

The Latest: Truex wins first stage at Kentucky Speedway

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Defending champion Truex on the pole at Kentucky Speedway

Defending champion Martin Truex Jr. is on the pole and the green flag has dropped for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.

Knaus signs extension as crew chief for 7-time champ Johnson

Chad Knaus has signed a two-year contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports through 2020 to remain as crew chief for the No. 48 Chevrolet of seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson.

Gennett, Herrera homer to lead Reds past Cardinals, 9-1

Scooter Gennett and Dilson Herrera homered, Matt Harvey tossed five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Friday night.

Bell rallies late to win NASCAR Xfinity race at Kentucky

Christopher Bell passed Justin Allgaier with 17 laps remaining and held off Daniel Hemric to win the 300-mile NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night.

Martin Truex Jr. wins pole at Kentucky Speedway

Defending champion Martin Truex Jr. has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.