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Today in History: August 9, atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki

Aug. 09, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2022. There are 144 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 9, 1974, Vice President Gerald R. Ford became the nation’s 38th chief executive as President Richard...

A gentle giant: 49ers' Bryant Young heads to Hall of Fame

Aug. 03, 2022 12:45 PM EDT

Bryant Young straddled the classic football divide between discipline and ferocity more adeptly than just about any player of his generation. For every minute of a 14-year NFL career spent entirely with the San Francisco 49ers, Young was a model teammate and a soft-spoken leader who...

Mariota, Ridder dominating QB snaps at Falcons training camp

Jul. 28, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Desmond Ridder has heard stories from NFL training camps where four or five quarterbacks line up for snaps, adding pressure to make the most of every repetition. There's no shortage of snaps for Ridder at the Atlanta Falcons' camp. Ridder, the rookie from...

Prime time in the SWAC? Deion Sanders & Co. think so

Jul. 21, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — It’s prime time in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Jackson State football coach Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders has emerged as the most high-profile advocate for the league and HBCUs in general, but his colleagues are embracing potential change and...

HBCU players at NBA summer league seeking opportunities

Jul. 11, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Najee Garvin played at three different colleges, the last being an HBCU. Being on an NBA court and wearing the NBA logo sometimes didn’t seem realistic. He dealt with adversity after being arrested on an assault charge that was ultimately dropped. He went nearly...

SEC spat: Fisher, Saban exchange accusations over NIL deals

May. 20, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

The Southeastern Conference spring meetings will be held in person for the first time since 2019 in a little less than two weeks. It is unlikely two of the league's superstar coaches will be chumming around Destin, Florida, together. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher...

Column: A wildly entertaining spat between 2 coaching stars

May. 20, 2022 02:28 AM EDT

Why did they wait so long to allow college athletes to make a few bucks on the side? Think of all the wildly entertaining shenanigans we've missed out on over the years. Let's play the feud! Jimbo Fisher is downright livid at former boss Nick Saban for...

'We're done': A&M's Fisher fires back at 'narcissist' Saban

May. 19, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

The Southeastern Conference spring meetings will be held in person for the time since 2019 in a little less than two weeks. It is unlikely two of the SEC's superstar coaches will be chumming around Destin, Florida, together. Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher called Nick...

Saban calls out Texas A&M for using NIL deals to buy players

May. 19, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban called out Texas A&M on Wednesday night for “buying” players in its top-ranked recruiting class with name, image and likeness deals, saying Crimson Tide football players earned more than $3 million last year “the right way.” ...