- Broncos name their starting quarterback: Trevor Siemian
Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday - 08/30/2016 - 12:47 AM
Trevor Siemian is Peyton Manning's successor. Coach Gary Kubiak told the team Monday that Siemian will be the starting quarterback when the Denver Broncos face Carolina in the season opener Sept.
- Gabby Douglas hospitalized, misses MTV Video Music Awards
The Herald-Mail, Monday - 08/29/2016 - 06:47 PM
Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night, forcing her to miss a scheduled appearance with her U. S. teammates at the MTV Video Music Awards.
- After 2 years of ugly offense, Penn State takes new approach
USA Today, Monday - 08/29/2016 - 01:02 PM
Two seasons of ugly offense at Penn State had head coach James Franklin and the Nittany Lions in need of more than just a scheme change
- Mondesi's triple keys big inning, Royals beat Red Sox 10-4
Associated Press, Sunday - 08/28/2016 - 11:43 PM
Raul Mondesi hit a bases-loaded triple and Eric Hosmer added a two-run single during an eight-run sixth inning, lifting the surging Kansas City Royals to a 10-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.
- Rosberg wins eventful Belgian GP, closes gap on Hamilton
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 08/28/2016 - 09:54 AM
Nico Rosberg won an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix featuring a chaotic start, wild overtaking, a heavy crash, safety cars and a red flag. The Mercedes driver's win on Sunday saw him close the gap on teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third behind Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo. Rosberg started from pole position with teen driver Max Verstappen on the front row. Hamilton started from the back row with Fernando Alonso, after both incurred multiple grid penalties for extra engine part changes this weekend. Verstappen was involved in a first-turn collision with both Ferraris that shaped the race. It had a beneficial effect on Hamilton and Alonso, who avoided the early carnage in front of them, then gained places when the safety car came out after Danish driver Kevin Magnussen's crash.
- University of Illinois game time texting system rarely used
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 08/28/2016 - 09:48 AM
Public records show that the University of Illinois athletic department's security program for fans to anonymously report incidents at football and basketball games via text isn't used frequently. The (Champaign) News-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2bZK28K ) reports that only 73 texts were sent to the system between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2016.
- Mladenovic, Garcia and Paire suspended by French tennis fed
Associated Press, Sunday - 08/28/2016 - 06:18 AM
The French tennis federation has provisionally suspended Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia and Benoit Paire for "damaging" its image at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
- Dwyane Wade's cousin fatally shot pushing baby in stroller
Sacramento Bee, Saturday - 08/27/2016 - 10:47 PM
A family spokesman says a cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade has been fatally shot while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city's South Side. …
- North Korean Olympic athletes return to low-key welcome home
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 08/27/2016 - 09:17 AM
Members of North Korea's Olympic team returned home on Saturday, greeted by a small crowd of family and friends. Vice Premier Ro Tu Chol and Vice Minister of Sport Kim Jong Su were also at Pyongyang's airport to welcome the team home from Rio.
- Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/26/2016 - 10:47 PM
Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, who was suspended twice as a minor leaguer for violating drug rules, has been arrested in Dallas on a drunken driving charge. Online records for the Dallas County jail show that the 28-year-old Jeffress was booked around 5:15 a.m.
- McCutchen, Pirates win in 10th, end 9-game skid at Milwaukee
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/26/2016 - 08:47 PM
Andrew McCutchen hit a home run and a pair of RBI singles, including the tiebreaker in the 10th inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates stopped a nine-game skid at Miller Park, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Thursday night. McCutchen has 44 RBIs in 56 career games at Miller Park, his highest total at any opposing park. McCutchen homered into the second tier of seats in left field off Wily Peralta in the first for his 18th home run of the season.
- Jets treat US military to flag football game in Afghanistan
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 08/26/2016 - 08:42 PM
The New York Jets saluted the U. S. military by helping throw a green-and-white flag football game in Afghanistan. Service members from the 10th Mountain Division, 518th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade and the 25th Signal Battalion of the U. S. Army took the field Friday at Bagram Air Base with custom-made jerseys donated by the Jets. The green game jerseys had "Resolute" sewn on the back, while the white ones sported "Support" as part of the New York-themed sports day at the largest U.
- Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 08/25/2016 - 07:17 PM
Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. A police statement said Lochte would be informed in the United States so he could decide whether to introduce a defense in Brazil. The indictment will also be sent to the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission, the statement said. Lochte initially said that he and fellow swimmers Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz and Jimmy Feigen were robbed at gunpoint in a taxi by men with a police badge as they returned to the Olympic Village from a party Aug.