Clemson knows Florida State is biggest obstacle in Atlantic Division

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Clemson star quarterback Deshaun Watson is driven by the goal of winning another Atlantic Coast Conference championship and returning to the College Football Playoff's title game.
By Aaron Beard

Gordon set for unlikely comeback

INDIANAPOLIS - Jeff Gordon always expected to be at this weekend's Brickyard 400. The tricky part was figuring out his role.
By Michael Marot

Froome crashes but maintains lead as Tour de France nears finish

SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France - If Chris Froome wins the Tour de France on Sunday, it won't have been an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.
By Samuel Petrequin

Enlarged heart led to death of Oklahoma State player

Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, officials said Friday.

IOC president, Russian leader has personal, sports links

MOSCOW - The International Olympic Committee is weighing up whether to ban Russia from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro after revelations of a massive doping cover-up, but relations between the two were once much sunnier.
By James Ellingworth

Griffey, Piazza took different paths to Hall induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to a recommendation by a family friend.
By John Kekis

Johnson, List still tied for lead in Canada

OAKVILLE, Ontario - Dustin Johnson started and finished the day tied with Luke List for the Canadian Open lead. The U.S. Open champion had to make up a lot of ground to do it.

Mauk gets fresh start at Eastern Kentucky

RICHMOND, Ky. - Maty Mauk understands that second-guessing might accompany his second chance at Eastern Kentucky.
By GARY B. GRAVES

Trailblazing coach Green dies at 67

MINNEAPOLIS - Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.
By Jon Krawczynski

Jaguars golf announce two signings

Augusta University head men's golf coach Jack O'Keefe announced the addition of incoming freshman Gustav Andersson and junior-transfer Ryan Johnson who will join the Jaguars for the upcoming 2016-17 season.

Stakes are high, buzz is low for super lightweight bout

LAS VEGAS - It's a fight few people will see, which says nothing about the talents of Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol.
By Tim Dahlberg

Horse racing set for big summer

Horse racing's summer season kicks off in a big way this weekend at two of the sport's most treasured racetracks, Del Mar and Saratoga.
By Richard Rosenblatt

Steelers' Bell facing four-game suspension

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, according to an ESPN report.

Hawk wants to see skateboarding in 2020 Olympics

Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk thinks his sport will give the Olympics a big lift if it's added to the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Durant, Idoki share lead at Senior British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland - Joe Durant birdied the par-4 18th hole Friday for 3-under-par 68 and a share of the Senior British Open lead with Kohki Idoki.

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