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Wade bonus forfeiture, Woodward $8M deal before…

LSU coach Will Wade will forfeit $250,000 in incentive bonuses and new athletic director Scott Woodward be paid about $8 million during six years under contracts recommended for approval by the university's board of supervisors

Georgian shooter qualifies for record 9th Olympics

Georgian shooter Nino Salukvadze is expected to become the first woman to compete at nine Olympics after qualifying for next year's competition

Lopez gets another KO, Stevenson wins again at MSG

Teofimo Lopez scored another knockout and Shakur Stevenson also won as the 2016 Olympians remained unbeaten on the undercard of Terence Crawford's title fight against Amir Khan

US Open tournament director Brewer leaving after '19 edition

U.S. Open tournament director David Brewer stepping down after this year's edition of major championship

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Attorneys for Patriots owner set to challenge sex…

Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft are scheduled to ask a judge to throw out video recordings that police say show him twice paying for sex at a Florida massage parlor

Olympic skateboard selection begins with Dew Tour in June

Stops on the Dew Tour skateboarding circuit will serve as qualifying events for the sport's Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games

ATP Finals moving to Turin from 2021-25; succeeds London

The ATP Finals is moving to the Italian city of Turin in 2021

Penn St. ex-president's case in US court as jail term looms

A federal judge will consider former Penn State president Graham Spanier's argument his conviction should be thrown out, a week before he's due to report to jail

Ticket sales: The least understood side of the…

Tokyo Olympic organizers have launched their ticket website for the 2020 Games

Wimbledon finalist Anderson skips French Open, clay circuit

Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury

Lou Williams, Clippers force Game 6 against champ…

Lou Williams hit a fadeaway jumper with 1:29 left and finished with 33 points and 10 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers sent their first-round series back home with a 129-121 Game 5 win over Golden State

NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad…

NBC Universal, LA 2028 combine to sell sponsorships, ad time for Olympics

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob pleads in…

Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017

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Spurs seeking a Game 7; Nuggets look to advance

Spurs return home, looking to force a Game 7 _ while Nuggets look for trip to the second round

Fans, athletes, volunteers will be up early at…

Next year's Tokyo Olympics could become known as the get-up-early games

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended

Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit

Hurricanes stun defending champion Capitals in…

Jordan Staal tied it in the third, Brock McGinn scored in the second overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to stun the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 7 to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions

Russia warms to controversial TUEs after doping…

After years of using hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats who bend the rules to take banned substances, Russia is warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system

Fed Cup semifinal: Mladenovic vs. Halep in opening singles

Kristina Mladenovic of France will face second-ranked Simona Halep of Romania in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semifinal

Verlander dominates Twins in Astros' 7-1 win

Justin Verlander pitched eight dominant innings, and Carlos Correa, Michael Brantley and Josh Reddick all homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-1 win over the Minnesota Twins

Fed Cup semifinal: Azarenka to play Ash Barty in singles

Samantha Stosur will open against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus when singles play begins in a Fed Cup semifinal Saturday on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena

Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93…

James Harden scored 26 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Utah Jazz for a 100-93 win on Wednesday night to take their first-round playoff series 4-1

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Whistleblower spurned by players for exposing…

A tennis whistleblower says he's paying a heavy price for exposing wrong-doing in the sport

LEADING OFF: Guerrero to majors; Gonzalez back to…

LEADING OFF: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. gets promotion; Gio Gonzalez returns to Brewers; Cleveland to visit Houston in playoff rematch

King of clay Nadal unsure how Monte Carlo return will go

Rafael Nadal is unsure how his latest injury return will go this week even though it will be on the clay-court king's favorite surface