• Georgia’s McGarity apologizes to board for Ludacris contract

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity has apologized to the athletic association’s board of directors following the disclosure that rapper Ludacris was paid $65,000 to perform at the school’s spring football game and also was provided liquor and a box of condoms.

  • Mississippi self-imposes scholarship cuts in football

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations and is still investigating more allegations involving first-round NFL draft pick Laremy Tunsil.

    Updated: 1:50 pm

  • U.S. Naval Academy superintendent Ted Carter, Jr., left, presents a diploma to Keenan Reynolds, graduating Midshipman and the Baltimore Ravens' sixth round NFL draft pick, during the Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony in Annapolis, Md., Friday, May 27, 2016. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that Reynolds may defer his service and be eligible to play in the NFL in 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Defense secretary: Navy’s Reynolds, Swain can play in NFL

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Keenan Reynolds will get his chance to play in the NFL this season.

    Updated: 11:59 am

  • In this file photo taken Nov. 11, 2015, Jack Ma, executive chairman of the Alibaba Group, speaks in front of a giant screen showing real-time sales figures of e-commerce giant Alibaba, during a press conference for the "Singles' Day" online shopping festival held at National Aquatic Center, also known as the "Water Cube" in Beijing, China. Alibaba's relationship with an anti-counterfeiting lobby coalition known as the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition is a tale of how one of China's corporate giants won _ and ultimately lost_ a friend in Washington, using legal methods long deployed by corporate America: money and friendship. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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  • In this May 25, 2016 photo, Jupiter High senior Caitlin Walsh participates in a drill during a practice at the school in Jupiter, Fla. The nation's last tackle powderpuff football game, which will be played at the Florida school Friday night. (AP Photo/Terry Spencer)

    The last tackle powder puff football game avoids the sack

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The senior and junior girls at Florida’s Jupiter High School scoffed when administrators, fearing for their safety, canceled a 50-year tradition — what may be the nation’s last tackle powder puff football game. The girls say they don’t need protection — many have already had sports injuries — and are willing to take the risk.

    Updated: 3:15 am

  • In this Wednesday, May 25, 2016, photo, New York Jets tight end Jace Amaro speaks to reporters after practice at the NFL football team's training facility in Florham Park, N.J. New York drafted Amaro in the second round in 2014 out of Texas Tech/ With his size–6-foot-5, 265 pounds–and pass-catching abilities, the Jets expected Amaro to make an immediate impact. He finished with 38 catches for 345 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie, But Amaro seemed to be somewhat overlooked early in camp last summer and never appeared to be a key part of Chan Gailey's plans before suffering a torn labrum in the preseason opener against Detroit. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    After lost season, Jace Amaro expects to make plays for Jets

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jace Amaro was aiming for a big breakout season a year ago.

  • In this photo taken Wednesday, May, 25, 2016, Baylor President Ken Starr leaves a terminal at  Waco airport in Waco, Texas.  Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire football coach Art Briles and re-assign Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players.  The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate."  Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Baylor looks to rebuild after report on sex assaults

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University will be looking to rebuild its reputation and perhaps its football program after an outside review found administrators mishandled allegations of sexual assault and the team ran with an attitude that it was above the rules.

  • In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016, file phot, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell makes his way into the NFL owner's meeting in Charlotte N.C.  Goodell reaffirmed the league's commitment to concussion research in a letter Thursday, May 26, 2016,  to the 32 team owners. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

    Goodell reaffirms NFL’s concussion research role

    NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the league’s commitment to concussion research in a letter Thursday to the 32 team owners.

  • Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau answers questions following NFL football practice Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. LeBeau now is the man fully in charge of Tennessee's defense after Ray Horton left for Cleveland. The Titans have brought in plenty of players to help him boost a unit that still needs to allow fewer points. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    LeBeau speaking up again now he’s running Titans defense

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are back to just one man running their defense, and Dick LeBeau is ready to speak up once again.

  • In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Baylor coach Art Briles yells from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Lamar in Waco, Texas. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players.  The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate."  Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

    News Guide: Review finds Baylor disregarded sexual assault

    DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles.