• Bengals’ Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is being charged with a felony for a January confrontation with hotel security guards, police and a nurse.

  • Coach Eric Musselman says he’s staying at Nevada

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Nevada coach Eric Musselman said Wednesday he has withdrawn his name for consideration for the coaching vacancy at California, committed to continuing to build the Wolf Pack program after the school’s first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2007 in his second season.

  • UEFA president revives luxury tax, squad limits

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Imposing luxury taxes and limiting squad sizes are back on UEFA’s agenda eight years after they were rejected as a way to curb top European clubs’ spending power.

  • UMass names Kelsey men’s basketball coach

    AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts has named Pat Kelsey men’s basketball coach.

  • Under suspicion, Fredericks urged to step aside from IAAF

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under investigation by an Olympic ethics panel over a $300,000 payment he received, IAAF Council member Frank Fredericks has been urged by a colleague to step aside from the governing body’s work.

    Updated: 6:34 am

  • LSU-Shreveport names Lavallee new baseball coach

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — LSU-Shreveport has removed the interim tag from baseball coach Brent Lavallee’s position, making him the seventh head coach in the program’s history.

  • Ovechkin shines as Caps snap Elliott’s streak, beat Flames

    WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie is leading the Washington Capitals in goals, but Alex Ovechkin is again leading them into the playoffs.

  • Bears to sign Benny Cunningham to boost return game

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears boosted their kickoff return game, signing Benny Cunningham to a one-year contract.

  • Wicker: SDSU could build football stadium on its own

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Athletic director John David Wicker says San Diego State is prepared to build a new football stadium on its own if it isn’t involved in a billion-dollar development that would include a stadium for an MLS team.

  • Steelers sign Tyson Alualu of Jaguars to improve pass rush

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyson Alualu spent seven years in Jacksonville trying to help revive a struggling franchise while simultaneously trying to live up to his draft pedigree.