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Gore hired to be player advisor to PGA Tour commissioner

Aug. 19, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jason Gore spent four years at the USGA keeping a better line of communication with players. Now the PGA Tour has hired him for a similar role. Gore has been hired as a senior vice president and player advisory to the commissioner, a move the tour described...

Browns' Deshaun Watson suspended 11 games, fined $5 million

Aug. 18, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will serve an 11-game unpaid suspension, pay a $5 million fine and undergo professional evaluation and treatment as part of a settlement with the NFL following accusations of sexual misconduct by two dozen women. The...

NCAA asks members for help with NIL violation investigations

Aug. 18, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

NCAA officials sent a letter to its membership Thursday noting its enforcement's staff pursuit of “potential violations” of the name, image and likeness compensation policy and emphasizing the need for schools to help investigations. The email came from Stan Wilcox, NCAA...

NHL taking both awards show, draft to Nashville in June 2023

Aug. 18, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NHL will be holding its awards and draft in Music City in June 2023, the first time the league has held both in the same city since 2006. “We are thrilled to bring two of our marquee events — the 2023 NHL awards and the 2023 NHL draft — to...

B1G deal: Big Ten lands $7 billion, NFL-style TV contracts

Aug. 18, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

The Big Ten's new $7 billion media rights deal will string the conference's top football games across three major networks each week, creating an NFL-style television schedule on Saturdays. The Big Ten announced Thursday it has reached seven-year agreements with Fox, CBS and NBC to...

Murphy hits 2 HRs, Langeliers homers as A's roll past Texas

Aug. 18, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sean Murphy had his second two-homer game and rookie Shea Langeliers hit his first major league home run in his second game with Oakland, leading the Athletics to a 7-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Murphy pulled a solo home run to left...

Daniels out as Rangers president after 17 years leading club

Aug. 17, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jon Daniels was the general manager of the Texas Rangers for their only two World Series appearances more than a decade ago. His 17 years leading the club ended with a string of bad seasons. Daniels was relieved of his duties as president of baseball...

Braves' new contracts set them up for long-term success

Aug. 17, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Hey, Braves fans, hope you like the core of your team. You're gonna be cheering them on for a while. The reigning World Series champions have moved aggressively to lock up their most vital players to long-term contracts. Rookie sensation...

AP sources: Talks on possible Watson settlement progress

Aug. 17, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

Talks between the NFL and NFL Players Association on a discipline settlement for Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson have progressed. However, it's uncertain whether the two sides will reach a deal, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday. ...

Texas Rangers fire President of Baseball Operations Jon Daniels

Aug. 17, 2022 12:51 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers fire President of Baseball Operations Jon Daniels.