• Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

    SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike.

  • Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

    SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike.

  • Trump’s comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

    SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike.

    Updated: 7:53 pm

  • Graveyard plaque of Wild West figure was buried, not stolen

    PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — It turns out the graveyard plaque of the common-law wife of legendary gunfighter John Henry “Doc” Holiday was just six inches under, not stolen from a cemetery.

    Updated: 7:06 pm

  • Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.

  • Texas Tech DB Vaughnte Dorsey injured.

    HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Tech junior defensive back Vaughnte Dorsey was injured on kickoff coverage midway through the fourth quarter in a game against Houston on Saturday and was removed on a stretcher.

  • War hero, WIU ‘Leathernecks’ legend, honored with statue

    MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — The man behind the Fighting Leathernecks nickname at Western Illinois University will be memorialized in a campus statue.

  • Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car.

  • Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during anthem

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he’s encouraging spectators to walk out in protest.

  • Kansas reveals $350M in sports projects focused on football

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas making a bold investment in its long-suffering football program.