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Florida A&M wins 9th straight, toppling Howard 39-7

Nov. 16, 2019 7:53 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M scored the first 39 points to defeat Howard 39-7 on Saturday night, winning its ninth-straight game. The Rattlers (9-1, 6-0), ranked No. 14 in the FCS Coaches Poll, are the only unbeaten team in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference but are ineligible for the...

Sacked: NFL suspends Garrett, Browns’ season in jeopardy

Nov. 16, 2019 4:10 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett couldn’t control the rage that makes him a defensive star. With a blinding moment of anger, the former No. 1 overall draft pick lost his composure, jeopardized Cleveland’s revived season and perhaps tarnished his image — forever. The sack specialist took...

Garrett’s helmet swing is latest violent incident in sports

Nov. 16, 2019 4:05 AM EST

Violence is part of the game in many sports but Myles Garrett crossed a line that attracts the attention of authorities sometimes from within their sport and in other cases from criminal prosecutors. The Cleveland Browns’ star defensive end ripped the helmet off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hit...

No. 12 Seton Hall placed on 3 years’ probation by NCAA

Nov. 15, 2019 5:41 PM EST

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — The NCAA has placed the men’s basketball program at Seton Hall on probation for three years, taken away a scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year and limited recruiting in each of the next two seasons as part of a negotiated resolution of a transfer tampering case started...

Chinese swimming star defends failure to take doping test

Nov. 15, 2019 5:32 PM EST

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — One of China’s biggest Olympic stars fought Friday for his right to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Games during a rare public hearing that turned combative at times, as champion swimmer Sun Yang defended his refusal to complete a doping test last year. During a 10-hour...

Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

Nov. 15, 2019 5:11 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. He was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason — if the Browns qualify. The league discipline Friday came hours...

Photo breakdown of Myles Garrett using helmet as a weapon

Nov. 15, 2019 5:01 PM EST

Myles Garrett used an opponent’s helmet as a weapon to hit Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head, an attack played over and over on TV and social media. He was swiftly suspended by the NFL. The violence unfolded with shocking clarity with seconds remaining in Cleveland’s 21-7 win over the...

Georgia Tech appeals NCAA sanctions against basketball team

Nov. 15, 2019 4:44 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech has formally appealed sanctions levied by the NCAA against its men’s basketball program. The Atlantic Coast Conference school announced its notice of appeal last month and filed written arguments with the governing body on Friday. Georgia Tech is appealing a ban on...

NFL: Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended for at least rest of season and postseason

Nov. 15, 2019 11:56 AM EST
CLEVELAND (AP) — NFL: Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended for at least rest of season and postseason.

Ex-Browns receiver Antonio Callaway gets 10-game drug ban

Nov. 15, 2019 11:44 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway has been suspended 10 games by the NFL for another violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said Friday that Callaway will begin serving the suspension immediately. The 22-year-old player was...