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Kim Kardashian West sues doctor over 'Vampire Facial'

Dec. 11, 2019 6:28 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian West is suing an Alabama doctor over claims he wrongly used her image to promote a medical procedure called a “Vampire Facial." West filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles against Dr. Charles Runels of coastal Fairhope, Alabama....

Virginia Tech football adds home-and-home vs South Carolina

Dec. 11, 2019 2:10 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech and South Carolina have agreed to play a home-and-home football series in 2034 and 2035. Hokies athletic director Whit Babcock made the announcement Wednesday. The Hokies will travel to Williams-Brice Stadium to play South Carolina in 2034 with the Gamecocks making the...

Heisman Trophy candidates: Burrow, Fields, Hurts, Young

Dec. 11, 2019 12:41 PM EST

A capsule look at the four Heisman Trophy finalists: JOE BURROW YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Senior, QB, LSU BIO: His feel-good story is well-known by now. He grew up hoping to play for Nebraska, like his father and two brothers, but the Cornhuskers never showed interest. So he started his career at Ohio State, which...

Auburn hires ex-Arkansas coach Chad Morris to run offense

Dec. 10, 2019 4:49 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Arkansas coach Chad Morris is staying in the Southeastern Conference Western Division as Auburn's offensive coordinator. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn announced the hiring on Tuesday a month after Arkansas fired his longtime friend. Morris failed to win an SEC game in nearly two full...

LSU QB Joe Burrow headlines coaches All-SEC team

Dec. 10, 2019 2:33 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — LSU quarterback Joey Burrow headlines a coaches All-Southeastern Conference team where the Tigers' offense is well represented. The first-team released Tuesday also included LSU tailback Clyde Edwards-Helaire, wide receiver JaMarr Chase and center Lloyd Cushenberry. LSU and Alabama...

Prosecutors: Man threatened Trump, Putin, vowed to kill kids

Dec. 10, 2019 2:10 PM EST

An Alabama man with a history of mental illness is accused of threatening to “destroy” President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, and kill the children of U.S. officials. Deryke Matthew Pfeifer also used Facebook to video himself in a hotel room with two handguns as he berated a...

New Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz predicts success

Dec. 10, 2019 2:03 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Eli Drinkwitz was saying all the right things after being introduced as the new football coach at Missouri, laying out his vision for the once-proud program with unwavering confidence and bold proclamations. Then the former Appalachian State coach made a minor slip-up. “Our...

BC's AJ Dillon to skip senior season, declares for NFL draft

Dec. 10, 2019 1:30 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College running back AJ Dillon says he is skipping his senior season and entering the NFL draft. The junior announced his decision in a statement released Tuesday by the school. He will not play when BC meets Cincinnati in the Birmingham Bowl Jan. 2 in Alabama. “Ever since I...

LSU's Burrow, Auburn's Brown named AP SEC players of year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as...

Kiffin believes Ole Miss can produce consistent success

Dec. 9, 2019 4:53 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is back in the Southeastern Conference vowing to lead Mississippi the kind of consistent success it has lacked for much of its history. “We didn’t come here to be good,” the new Ole Miss coach said Monday. “That’s not why we’re...