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Muhammad Ali receives Liberty Medal in Philly

Honored for his longtime role outside the ring as a fighter for humanitarian causes

Johnson charged with domestic battery

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Six-time Pro Bowl receiver Chad Johnson has been formally charged with one count of misdemeanor domestic battery. ...

791 points most in opening NFL week

NEW YORK — NFL teams combined for 791 points, the most for an opening week and second most in league ...

Ed Reed makes 34-yard interception

BALTIMORE — In one exciting jaunt down the sideline, Ed Reed ran his way into the record book and took the heart ...

Serena Williams comes back to win U.S. Open

She is first woman in her 30s to win the tournament since Navratilova in 1987

For Audiophiles: MP3 highlights of HBCU games

Listen to our play-by-play snippets from the past week's games

Reggie Miller to join NBA Hall of Fame

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — She was the first person he called after he got the call. And Cheryl Miller will be on stage ...

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy meet in playoffs

CARMEL, Ind. — Two weeks ago when the FedEx Cup playoffs began, Rory McIlroy was just starting his interview when ...

WNBA receives top marks for diversity hires

NEW YORK — The WNBA has reaffirmed its distinction as the top professional sports league in hiring women and minorities ...

Woods tops $100 million in earnings

NORTON, Mass. — Tiger Woods has become the first $100 million man on the PGA Tour. Woods finished third in ...

NFL asks judge to toss concussion suits

PHILADELPHIA — The NFL moved Thursday to try to shut down lawsuits filed by thousands of former players who say ...

Mayweather assoc. gets prison in shooting

LAS VEGAS — An associate of Floyd Mayweather Jr. is going to prison for two to five years for shooting ...

Childhood home of boxing great Ali up for sale

Owner is asking $50,000 for small white house in Louisville, Kentucky

Buffalo Bills pick up Tarvaris Jackson

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills have a new backup quarterback in Tarvaris Jackson in a move that leaves Vince ...

NFL preseason: Jets, Broncos

DENVER — Peyton Manning was magnificent in his final regular-season tuneup Sunday, throwing his first two touchdown passes for the ...

Reid: Vick will be ready for opener

PHILADELPHIA — Eagles coach Andy Reid says there’s no question Michael Vick will be ready to play the season opener ...

Injury-prone Vick down again for Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — Michael Vick has required four medical tests and completed four passes in the first two preseason games. That’s an ...

Former coach gets suspended sentence

SOUTH BEND — Corwin Brown, NFL defensive back and former Notre Dame assistant football coach, has been given a four-year ...

NFL suspends Chiefs LB Tamba Hali 1 game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The NFL has suspended Pro Bowl linebacker Tamba Hali of the Kansas City Chiefs for the ...

LeBron savoring special summer

Akron rolls out red carpet for their hometown NBA, Olympic champion

Wade: LeBron made Games seem ‘effortless’

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — All LeBron James has done so far this year is win the NBA’s MVP award for ...