NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. – The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Stephen Curry shoots 1-over 71 in Web.com Tour event

HAYWARD, Calif. – Stephen Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 on Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic. Making his second appearance in the $600,000...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jake Butt prepares for NFL debut with Broncos after sitting out 2017

ENGLEWOOD – The forgotten member of last year’s deep tight end class makes his NFL debut Saturday night, and Jake Butt is fired up to show he’s just as good as O.J. Howard, Evan Engram and David...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL Roundup: Jon Gruden returns to sideline for Raiders

“Chucky” is back on the sideline at the Coliseum. Jon Gruden makes his return for the Oakland Raiders when they host the Detroit Lions in their exhibition debut on Friday night. Gruden last coached...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

University of New Mexico challenged over sports cuts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The attorney general of New Mexico announced Thursday that his office will take the University of New Mexico to court unless its board of regents reconsiders a decision to...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Dahlberg: NCAA needs real reform, not quick repair job

The latest move by the NCAA to give athletes a few more rights highlights shows at least one thing about the people in charge of the cartel that runs college sports. They can move quickly when...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

No easy answers on best heart check-up for young athletes

WASHINGTON – What kind of heart check-up do young athletes need to make the team? A large study of teenage soccer players in England found in-depth screening didn’t detect signs of trouble in some...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Chris Archer gets win as Pirates take series from Rockies

DENVER – Adam Frazier had three hits and made a run-saving play in the field, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday. Chris Archer (4-5) was making his second start...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

5 of 6 quarterbacks in Broncos-Vikings matchup have Denver roots

ENGLEWOOD – The Vikings-Broncos exhibition Saturday night features more intrigue than the typical preseason opener. Denver quarterback Case Keenum gets to face his former teammates whom he helped...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bakey Mayfield debuts, Andrew Luck returns as NFL preseason gets in gear

Welcome to the NFL, Baker Mayfield. And welcome back to the league, Andrew Luck. While the opening preseason game for most teams carries little intrigue as players from the back end of the roster...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Justin Thomas steps out of Jordan Spieth’s shadow as PGA champion

ST. LOUIS – A walk from the driving range to the 10th tee at Bellerive took longer than usual for Justin Thomas. One marshal wanted an autograph. Another wanted a selfie. He made it under the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sepp Kuss wins Stage 2, takes yellow jersey at Tour of Utah

There’s something about Stage 2 at the Tour of Utah that brings out the best in Durango professional road cyclist Sepp Kuss. The 23-year-old went on a solo break Wednesday on the climb up Mount...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports