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  • Longtime Neyland Stadium PA announcer Denton dies

    Bobby Denton, who worked as Neyland Stadium's public address announcer for nearly half a century, has died. He was 73.


  • Cue samba: Brazil's World Cup bound to be special

    Like sunshine and happiness or Lennon and McCartney, football and Brazil go together, each making the other better. So the first World Cup in Brazil in 64 years is bound to be special.


  • FILE - In this July 24, 2013, file photol, Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito (68) and tackle Jonathan Martin (71) stand on the field during NFL football practice in Davie, Fla. Martin, the offensive tackle at the center of the Dolphins' bullying scandal, has been traded to the San Francisco 49ers. The Dolphins announced the deal Tuesday night, March 11, 2014, on the first day of NFL free agency. Martin's move cross country brings him back to the Bay Area to be reunited with his former Stanford coach, Jim Harbaugh. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

    NFL, players meet about workplace atmosphere

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and union leader DeMaurice Smith met Tuesday to discuss the league's workplace environment.


  • FILE - In this March 5 2014, file photo, Cameroon's coach Volker Finke, from Germany, walks on the sidelines before their friendly soccer match with Portugal, in Leiria, Portugal. (AP Photo/Armando Franca,File)

    Finke eying collective success for Cameroon

    Although Volker Finke's appointment as national team coach was surrounded by controversy in football-loving Cameroon, the "Finke Method" has already started to pay off.


  • Heisman winner Winston struggles during busy week

    Florida State's Jameis Winston completed his busiest seven-day stretch of the spring last week, playing four baseball games and participating in four football practices. The Heisman winner didn't have his best days on the diamond, but coach Jimbo Fisher said he made strides on the football field.


  • Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball smiles during the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game between Wisconsin and Kentucky Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Long)

    FINALS WATCH: Sights and sounds from North Texas

    Of all the celebrities and athletes in attendance at the Final Four, Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball had to have the most unique outfit.


  • FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, right, speaks while College Athletes Players Association President Ramogi Huma listens during a news conference in Chicago. In a Wednesday, March 26, 2014, landmark ruling, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

    WILLIAMS: The exploitation of college athletes

    The National Labor Relations Board decided near the end of March to let college football players at Northwestern University unionize. Usually I am not in favor of unions, but clearly something must be done to change the way college athletes get compensated for their services.


  • A look at the pecking order in college sports

    An NCAA proposal would give the five biggest conferences a chance to make their own rules, a nod to the revenue their football and basketball programs produce and their need to help players close the gap between the worth of a scholarship and the price of attending college.


  • Augsburg's Sascha Moelders celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between FC Augsburg and FC Bayern, in Augsburg, southern Germany, Saturday, April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

    Augsburg ends Bayern's unbeaten Bundesliga run

    Injury-hit Augsburg ended Bayern Munich's record 53-game unbeaten run in the Bundesliga with a 1-0 victory Saturday and Borussia Dortmund came from behind to beat Wolfsburg 2-1.


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