A federal judge has ruled that some college athletes can receive payments when they leave school for the rights to their names, images and likenesses, opening the door for them to get a fraction of the billions of dollars generated by collegiate athletics. The decision comes after a lawsuit launched by former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon, who was upset because his image was used in a video game, but he wasn't paid.
ATLANTA (AP) - The matchups seemed to greatly favor Atlanta when the Falcons and Dolphins each turned to backup quarterbacks in the first quarter.
ATLANTA (AP) - Stephen Strasburg can't explain why he has struggled on the road this season.
DENVER (AP) â" Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend morning. Jon Forget walked in, asked the bartender to change one set to soccer and got laughed out of the joint.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil and Belgium proved the old adage that there are no easy games at the World Cup.
NATAL, Brazil (AP) - Clint Dempsey scored in the first minute and rookie substitute John Brooks scored a late game winner as the U.S. defeated Ghana 2-1 Monday in the World Cup opener for both.
The stepfather of former Louisville guard and Rockdale County High alum Kevin Ware says the player is transferring to Georgia State.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - In a Masters longing for star power, 20-year-old Jordan Spieth put himself atop the leaderboard and 18 holes away from replacing Tiger Woods as the youngest player with a green jacket.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - With the leaders still waiting to tee off, Gary Woodland put on quite a show for the early arrivers at Augusta National.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Rory McIlroy took off his cap, rubbed his brow and let out a deep sigh.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Looking to win another green jacket, Bubba Watson surged to the Masters lead with a spree of birdies on the back side Friday.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - John Isner should be able to find his friends fairly easily at crowded Augusta National.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - With dad in his ear, Bill Haas turned in the best round of his Masters career Thursday.