After several missteps, the federal government finally got it right, accurately estimating how much oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico, an independent scientific study found.
For a few moments at Marcus Lattimore's church in South Carolina last February, it seemed the Southeastern Conference's two most dynamic young runners would share the same backfield.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier and the 12th-ranked Gamecocks continue to prepare for Auburn and try to put the tragic death of former receiver Kenny McKinley behind them.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley, who is thought to have killed himself with a gunshot to the head, had made previous statements about committing suicide, according to a sheriff's investigative report released Tuesday.
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel says star defensive end Aldon Smith will miss the Tigers' game Saturday against Miami of Ohio due to a broken bone in his leg.
Authorities in 13 states thought they were acting to curb a public health threat when they outlawed a form of synthetic marijuana known as K2, a concoction of dried herbs sprayed with chemicals.
An ex-girlfriend is accusing former Missouri running back Derrick Washington of hitting her in the face several times over the weekend, leading to his arrest.
South Carolina authorities who have helped push for permission to block cell phone signals inside prisons say an officer in charge of keeping out contraband was nearly killed at his home _ in an attack planned with a smuggled phone.
In a story Sept. 7 about ABC seeking a news chief, The Associated Press erroneously identified Richard Wald as Columbia University president. He is a Columbia professor.