• Tebow being promoted to Mets’ affiliate in Florida

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow is moving up and heading south — to some very familiar territory.

  • Vikings say they encouraged Floyd to drink kombucha tea

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings officials say they encouraged Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd to drink the kombucha tea he says was the reason he was flagged for drinking alcohol and violating terms of his house arrest.

  • Vikings name Uyeyama head strength and conditioning coach

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have named Mark Uyeyama (ooh-ee-YAH’-muh) the team’s head strength and conditioning coach.

  • Alabama game to go on against Fresno State

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Fresno State’s football game at the University of Alabama this fall is expected to go on as scheduled, despite California’s decision to ban travel to Alabama by its state employees.

  • Late cousin inspires BYU running back Squally Canada

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Squally Canada was ready to quit the BYU football team this spring after violence shook up his life.

  • Obstacle and endurance race makes leap into Lambeau

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — What organizers call the “World’s Largest Obstacle Race and Endurance Brand” is coming to the home of the Green Bay Packers.

  • Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr and general manager Reggie McKenzie never doubted the two sides could reach a long-term contract agreement to keep the quarterback with the Raiders before Carr’s self-imposed training camp deadline.

  • Deliberations extend into 2nd day in Vanderbilt rape case

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted a former Vanderbilt University football player charged along with three of his teammates in the 2013 gang rape of an unconscious female student.

  • Study: Most of women’s college coaches are white and male

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — On the 45th anniversary of Title IX, women and people of color remain on the outside when it comes to hiring head coaches in women’s college sports, according to a report Friday by sports institutes.

  • July trial set for UNC player accused of sexual battery

    HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina football player charged with misdemeanor sexual battery and assault on a female student is scheduled to go on trial next month, though his attorney said the case has already “gone on too long.”