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Burned bones found in rural Missouri identified as teen's

Burned bones found in rural Missouri identified as teen's

A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her...
Army-Navy to play in NJ in 2021; Philadelphia 4 more times

Army-Navy to play in NJ in 2021; Philadelphia 4 more times

With a chance to try something different, Army and Navy instead chose to stick with tradition....
Bolin to start at QB for Rutgers

Bolin to start at QB for Rutgers

Kyle Bolin has won the starting quarterback job at Rutgers....
Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul

Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul

Iraqi forces made significant progress as they closed in on the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, the U.S.-led coalition and an Iraqi military spokesman said...
Solar eclipse 2017: Temperature change during the eclipse; will it get cooler?

Solar eclipse 2017: Temperature change during the eclipse; will it get cooler?

Solar eclipse 2017: Temperature change during the eclipse; will it get cooler?...
Talor Gooch rallies to win first Web.com Tour title

Talor Gooch rallies to win first Web.com Tour title

Talor Gooch rallied to win the News Sentinel Open on Sunday to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season with his first Web.com Tour victory....
Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis, Nadal comes up short

Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis, Nadal comes up short

Defending champion Karolina Pliskova pulled off a doubleheader sweep Friday at the Western & Southern Open, reaching the semifinals by winning a pair of matches with little rest...
Sutherland, Short share Dick’s Sporting Goods Open lead

Sutherland, Short share Dick’s Sporting Goods Open lead

Kevin Sutherland shot a 7-under 65 for a share of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open lead Friday, three years after scorching the En-Joie course for the only 59 in PGA Tour Champions...
Muguruza rallies to reach Cincinnati quarterfinals

Muguruza rallies to reach Cincinnati quarterfinals

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza overcame a long rain delay in the third set and fought off three match points Thursday before advancing to the quarterfinals of the Western &...
Matt Every ties 1st-round record at Wyndham with 61

Matt Every ties 1st-round record at Wyndham with 61

Matt Every matched the Wyndham Championship’s first-round record with a 9-under 61 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead....
South Carolina coach suspends G Rakym Felder indefinitely

South Carolina coach suspends G Rakym Felder indefinitely

South Carolina guard Rakym Felder has been suspended indefinitely and won’t attend classes this fall, another blow to a thinning Gamecock backcourt that reached the Final Four this...
Wyndham provides last chance for golfers’ playoff push

Wyndham provides last chance for golfers’ playoff push

It’s last-chance time on the PGA Tour....
Plenty of running backs, receivers could produce immediately

Plenty of running backs, receivers could produce immediately

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says he learned long ago not to assume which of his freshmen would make the biggest impact each year....
Oklahoma State carries big expectations for Big 12 title

Oklahoma State carries big expectations for Big 12 title

Even by Oklahoma State’s lofty standards, this year’s offense should be exceptional....
Canadian Rockies: From rugged hikes to upscale resorts

Canadian Rockies: From rugged hikes to upscale resorts

Canada’s stretch of the Rocky Mountains is an outdoor paradise with something for everyone: upscale resorts surrounded by jagged mountains, isolated hikes offering an escape from...
Malzahn selects Jarrett Stidham as Auburn’s starting QB

Malzahn selects Jarrett Stidham as Auburn’s starting QB

Jarrett Stidham remembers the date of his last snap in a game, even though it’s been awhile....
'Annabelle' scares up US$35M, jolting sleepy box office

'Annabelle' scares up US$35M, jolting sleepy box office

The "Conjuring" spinoff "Annabelle: Creation" scared up an estimated US$35 million in North American theatres over the weekend, making it easily the top film and giving the lagging...
Behind QB Woodside, Toledo threatening to take back the MAC

Behind QB Woodside, Toledo threatening to take back the MAC

With the Mid-American Conference’s marquee quarterback, Toledo might be ready to capture some the magic that earned Western Michigan a piece of the national spotlight last season....
Jason Day makes moves — up and down — during Round 3 at PGA

Jason Day makes moves — up and down — during Round 3 at PGA

Jason Day reeled off three straight birdies and took a remarkable gamble that didn’t pay off....
WWII veteran, 93, brings back flag taken from enemy soldier

WWII veteran, 93, brings back flag taken from enemy soldier

Marvin Strombo was behind Japanese enemy lines on a Pacific island during World War II when he realized the other five men in his squadron had moved on without him. The young U.S....
Player jailed for rape will sit out a year at Youngstown St

Player jailed for rape will sit out a year at Youngstown St

A man convicted of rape as a teen in a case that drew international attention will be part of the Youngstown State football team this year but won’t be allowed to play in any...
Next In Line; Hall, Ollison to lead new wave of Pitt backs

Next In Line; Hall, Ollison to lead new wave of Pitt backs

The reminders of the greatness that came before Qadree Ollison and Darrin Hall are everywhere at Pitt....
International firefighter conference in Vancouver focuses on profession's future

International firefighter conference in Vancouver focuses on profession's future

Hundreds of firefighters from across North America are in Vancouver to learn how to improve their safety....
WR Darren Carrington cleared to play for Utah after transfer

WR Darren Carrington cleared to play for Utah after transfer

Receiver Darren Carrington has officially been cleared to play for Utah after transferring from Oregon shortly before fall camp began....
APNewsBreak: PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

APNewsBreak: PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won’t be necessary in two years when it moves to May....
Wolfpack’s defensive front ready for leading role in 2017

Wolfpack’s defensive front ready for leading role in 2017

Kentavius Street knows what awaits for North Carolina State’s defensive line....
Florida State hopes Murray, Tate emerge at wide receiver

Florida State hopes Murray, Tate emerge at wide receiver

Florida State feels like it has talent at receiver, but the group goes into the season on Sept. 2 against Alabama lacking in depth and experience....
Goydos wins 3M Championship on first playoff hole

Goydos wins 3M Championship on first playoff hole

Paul Goydos had just enough club to win the 3M Championship....
Stroud wins Barracuda Championship on 2nd playoff hole

Stroud wins Barracuda Championship on 2nd playoff hole

Chris Stroud ended more than a decade of futility on the PGA Tour with two of the most important shots of his career....
Goydos shoots 60, part of 3-way tie at 3M Championship

Goydos shoots 60, part of 3-way tie at 3M Championship

About 30 minutes after his tournament record-setting 60 concluded Saturday, Paul Goydos completed a media session and looked at a 3M Championship scoreboard....
Tennessee OL Chance Hall to miss season with knee injury

Tennessee OL Chance Hall to miss season with knee injury

Tennessee offensive lineman Chance Hall, who has started 13 games over the last two years, will undergo knee surgery and miss the entire season....
Perry, Goodes share lead after 1st round at TPC Twin Cities

Perry, Goodes share lead after 1st round at TPC Twin Cities

Two-time tournament winner Kenny Perry shot a 7-under 65 Friday to hold a share of the lead after the first round of the PGA Tour Champions event just outside of Minneapolis-St....
PGA Championship capsules

PGA Championship capsules

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the PGA Championship, to be played Aug. 10-13 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina:...
Spieth feeling no pressure in another pursuit of history

Spieth feeling no pressure in another pursuit of history

Jordan Spieth knows all about pressure. He also knows about the history that awaits him at the PGA Championship....
2 killed in Nevada sky-diving accident near Lake Tahoe

2 killed in Nevada sky-diving accident near Lake Tahoe

A sky-diving instructor and a German tourist were found dead on the ground Thursday after they did a tandem jump from a plane flying near Lake Tahoe in western Nevada, authorities...
Penguins preseason game moved from “Hockeyville” winner

Penguins preseason game moved from “Hockeyville” winner

A suburban Pittsburgh ice rink that won the right to host a Pittsburgh Penguins preseason contest will instead have to settle for a ticketed practice by the Stanley Cup champions...
Erica Shepherd won the US Girls’ Junior Championship

Erica Shepherd won the US Girls’ Junior Championship

Erica Shepherd won the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship on Saturday, beating Jennifer Chang 3 and 2 a day after reaching the 36-hole final on her opponent’s rules violation....
Shepherd, Chang advance to US Girls’ Junior final

Shepherd, Chang advance to US Girls’ Junior final

Erica Shepherd advanced Friday to the U.S. Girls’ Junior final at Boone Valley when Elizabeth Moon was penalized on the first extra hole for moving her ball before her par putt was...
Jones-Cormier rematch headlines outstanding UFC 214 card

Jones-Cormier rematch headlines outstanding UFC 214 card

Jon Jones insists Daniel Cormier isn’t his rival, not even when their rematch at UFC 214 is the most anticipated mixed martial arts fight of the year....
No plant is an island: Think of plant groups, not specimens

No plant is an island: Think of plant groups, not specimens

Are your plants looking lonely, surrounded by small patches of high-maintenance bare soil? If they look like they’re suffering in solitary confinement, maybe they are....
Paulownia is grown for leaves, flowers, wood

Paulownia is grown for leaves, flowers, wood

Although I haven’t seen a paulownia for years, I vividly remember one that bordered a path along which I used to jog when I lived further south, in Maryland. The tree caught my...
Rick Perry Fast Facts

Rick Perry Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts on former Texas Governor Rick Perry and learn more information about the 2016 presidential candidate....
Blair, Flores, Tringale share Barbasol Championship lead

Blair, Flores, Tringale share Barbasol Championship lead

Zac Blair, Martin Flores and Cameron Tringale shared the Barbasol Championship lead at 6-under 65 on Thursday when first-round play was suspended because of darkness....
Gerina Piller shoots 63 to take Marathon Classic lead

Gerina Piller shoots 63 to take Marathon Classic lead

Gerina Piller shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Women’s Open champion Sung Hyun Park and Peiyun Chien....
Visiting NYC this summer? Do like the locals: Hit the beach

Visiting NYC this summer? Do like the locals: Hit the beach

Visiting New York City this summer? Take a break from Times Square, shopping and museums and do like the locals: Hop a train or ferry to the beach....
Woman who groped passenger gets 8 months home detention

Woman who groped passenger gets 8 months home detention

An Oregon woman who licked, groped and verbally harassed a female passenger during a flight from Las Vegas to Portland was sentenced Monday to eight months of home detention....
The Latest: Woman trapped in partial building collapse freed

The Latest: Woman trapped in partial building collapse freed

The Latest on a woman trapped in a building that partially collapsed in southwestern Pennsylvania (all times local):...
Mize shoots 64 for lead in Senior Players Championship

Mize shoots 64 for lead in Senior Players Championship

Larry Mize had such a good day, even his flubbed shots ended up being effective....
Kirk waits until last minute to reach US Women’s Open

Kirk waits until last minute to reach US Women’s Open

Katherine Kirk waited until the last minute to get a spot in the U.S. Women’s Open....
Brittany Lang needs better to defend in US Women’s Open

Brittany Lang needs better to defend in US Women’s Open

The U.S. Women’s Open has not had a repeat winner since Karrie Webb in 2001 and the chances of Brittany Lang doing it this year don’t seem good....