• 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.

  • St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott, left, greets San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) after the Sharks beat the Blues in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The Sharks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    2 long series wins might have exhausted Blues

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A pair of seven-game series wins might have taken a toll on the St. Louis Blues.

  • Timeline: Baylor contends with series of sex-assault reports

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University, the largest Baptist school in the U.S., has been contending for the past year with cascading reports of sexual assaults committed by football players and, more broadly, complaints by students, alumni and others that officials at the university in Texas failed to adequately investigate rape claims for years.

  • Site, funding unresolved in Las Vegas NFL stadium plan

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A site for a proposed 65,000-seat retractable-roof stadium in Las Vegas is in question, as funding formulas are still being worked out for the project that could cost up to $1.6 billion.

  • In this Nov. 2, 2014, file photo, Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale gestures during the team's NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors in Miami. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Memphis Grizzlies have offered their head coaching job to Fizdale. The person says Fizdale met with Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera on Wednesday, May 25, in California and that the job had been offered. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Grizzlies are not commenting on specific candidates in their coaching search. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach, File)

    AP Source: David Fizdale accepts offer as Grizzlies coach

    The Memphis Grizzlies have their new coach: David Fizdale.

  • Buffalo Sabres sign Karabacek, 2014 2nd-round draft pick

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have signed prospect forward Vaclav Karabacek to a three-year entry-level contract.

  • Clemson adds athletic administrators

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has hired former Georgia Tech tickets sales director Owen Godfrey and an ex-official for the Pittsburgh Penguins arena, Jason Lazar, to run renovated Littlejohn Coliseum.

  • Brees ‘not stressing’ about a lack of an extension

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints star quarterback Drew Brees says he’s “not stressing” about a recent lack of progress on a possible contract extension with New Orleans and said he’ll approach this season the same way whether he gets a new deal or not.

  • Panthers send Gudbranson to Canucks for McCann

    SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers traded defenseman Erik Gudbranson to the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night for forward Jared McCann.

  • Titans claim tight end Cunningham off waivers from Jets

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have claimed tight end Jerome Cunningham off waivers from the New York Jets.