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Fresno State hires Terry Tumey as athletic director

Jun. 21, 2018 10:41 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Fresno State has hired Terry Tumey as athletic director. University President Joseph I. Castro announced the move Thursday on Twitter. Tumey replaces Jim Bartko, who resigned in November. The 52-year-old Tumey, a three-time All-Pac-10 defensive lineman at UCLA, spent the last three as...

Jets' Robby Anderson gets probation in Florida traffic case

Jun. 21, 2018 5:00 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson will serve six months of probation following a January arrest in Florida where authorities initially said he tried to speed away from police. Broward County court records show Anderson pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor...

Jon Dorenbos shares in Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl magic

Jun. 21, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Eagles player and "America's Got Talent" finalist Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super Bowl magic despite not playing with the team last season. The Eagles posted a video Thursday on Twitter of Dorenbos receiving a Super Bowl ring. Dorenbos was a popular figure in...

Clemson's Swinney not worried despite several QB transfers

Jun. 21, 2018 2:57 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is not concerned about his quarterback spot, even though the once-loaded depth at the position has been cut in half. When the Tigers ended last season, the Atlantic Coast Conference champions appeared more than set behind center with Kelly Bryant returning as...

Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

Jun. 21, 2018 2:41 PM EDT

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to begin play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow. Bowlsby, who is also the chairman of the NCAA's football oversight committee, appeared on the "AP Top 25 College Football Podcast " this week to discuss...

Alliance spring league adds San Antonio as 8th franchise

Jun. 21, 2018 2:20 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Alliance of American Football completed its awarding of franchises Thursday by placing a team in San Antonio. Former San Diego Chargers coach Mike Riley will be the head coach and former Dallas Cowboys fullback Darryl "Moose" Johnston is the general manager. San Antonio joins...

Wide receiver Demetris Robertson leaving Cal

Jun. 21, 2018 1:57 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver Demetris Robertson is leaving California after two years. Robertson tweeted Thursday that he's "decided not to continue my education and football career" at Cal due to personal matters. The tweet didn't elaborate and it didn't say what Robertson will do next. "I know I...

Bowlsby: 3 new bowl games in 2020 does not mean more bowls

Jun. 21, 2018 1:10 PM EDT

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the NCAA approving three new bowls to begin play in 2020 does not guarantee the total number of postseason games will grow. Bowlsby, who is also the chairman of the NCAA's football oversight committee, appeared on the "AP Top 25 College Football Podcast " this week to discuss...

Man charged with robbing Gronkowski's home arraigned

Jun. 21, 2018 9:55 AM EDT

WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — One of three men charged in connection with a robbery at the home of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski while he was away at the Super Bowl has been held on $100,000 bail. The Sun Chronicle reports that 26-year-old Shane Denn, wearing a Patriots T-shirt, pleaded not guilty...

Formula One's Ricciardo drawn to NASCAR (and even NFL)

Jun. 21, 2018 2:45 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo drove go-karts while growing up in Australia and found himself drawn to stock car racing and the big personalities behind the wheels. "I loved a lot of motorsports, but as far as the ovals go, I was more into NASCAR," Ricciardo said this month. "Dale Earnhardt was kind of a...