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Paul Salata, creator of Mr. Irrelevant Award, dies at 94

Oct. 16, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

Paul Salata, who created the Mr. Irrelevant Award that honors the last selection of the NFL draft after playing football at Southern California and in the NFL and Canadian Football League, died Saturday. He was 94. He died of natural causes at home in Newport Beach,...

Syracuse, MEAC agree to 10-year partnership on and off field

Sep. 23, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

In the dead of winter Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack was brainstorming about the future and how to make some sort of social impact through sports. "My thought was, is there a chance for us to maybe schedule our nonconference with a little more purpose in some...

Sabres-Leafs take their rivalry outdoors in Heritage Classic

Sep. 16, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres' cross-border rivalry against the Toronto Maple Leafs is heading outdoors. The Sabres are listed as the home team against the Maple Leafs in the NHL’s Heritage Classic, to be played at Tim Hortons Field, home of the Canadian...

No surprise: NFL quarterbacks making the most money by far

Sep. 10, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

On and off the field, NFL quarterbacks — no surprise here — are making the most money. Even in a year when the salary cap has decreased, the big name passers are getting richer. According to Forbes, the 10 biggest earners will collect about $418 million in salary,...

Amar Doman buys CFL's BC Lions from late owner's estate

Aug. 18, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

SURREY, British Columbia (AP) — British Columbia entrepreneur Amar Doman has purchased the Canadian Football League's B.C. Lions from late owner David Braley's estate. The team announced the completion of the deal Wednesday. Braley, a Canadian...

Grieving mothers of former MSU players become ‘sisters’

Jul. 25, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sometimes it’s a text message late at night, when one of them can’t sleep. Or a phone call when the pain is intense or the sorrow overwhelming. Renee Hill and Karen Sadler are living a shared experience they wouldn’t wish upon anyone —...