Oct 28, 2010 19:04 EDT
Schools reviewing safety protocols after deadly accident at Notre Dame football practice. Two universities said Thursday they will look at adopting specific policies for hydraulic lifts after a Notre Dame student was killed when one of the machines toppled over in high winds while he was videotaping football practice.
Oct 21, 2010 23:33 EDT
Pac-12 split for football divides Northern, Southern California schools. The new Pac-12 conference approved football divisions that will split the California schools and adopted an equal revenue-sharing plan Thursday as the league presidents and chancellors hashed out the important issues that arose because of recent expansion.
Aug 10, 2010 14:38 EDT
Olympic sprinting star Usain Bolt taking rest of 2010 off because of tightness in lower back. Coming off a rare loss at 100 meters, Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt is cutting his season short, saying he won't race again in 2010 because of tightness in his lower back.
Jul 16, 2010 19:10 EDT
US relay runners regain Olympic medals in appeal of Marion Jones doping case. American sprinters who were stripped of their 2000 Olympics relay medals because teammate Marion Jones was doping won an appeal Friday to have them restored.
Jul 02, 2010 13:10 EDT
NCAA on verge of adding coaches to academic performance data in bid for 'accountability'. John Brady has been the basketball coach at Arkansas State for two seasons, and he's facing a predicament. Although the Red Wolves are improving on the court, their academic progress rate is well below the NCAA's benchmark, so the team was recently docked a scholarship and hit with a practice time restriction.
Jul 01, 2010 21:05 EDT
Rangers acquire C Bengie Molina and cash from Giants for RHP Chris Ray, minor league pitcher. The AL West-leading Texas Rangers filled a significant need Thursday by acquiring veteran catcher Bengie Molina and cash from the San Francisco Giants for reliever Chris Ray and a minor league pitcher.
Jun 17, 2010 18:02 EDT
Winners and losers are being sorted out in the Big 12's near-death experience. The harrowing, near-death experience of the Big 12 Conference has affected every one of its member schools and had a ripple effect on others. Some are better off, some are not, and hardly any school broke even.
Jun 16, 2010 17:46 EDT
Kansas official says smaller Big 12 schools offered money to Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma. Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins said Wednesday that the five Big 12 schools in danger of being left without a conference came up with a plan that included offering money to keep Texas, Texas A&M and Oklahoma in the league.
Jun 15, 2010 20:46 EDT
Big 12 commish says league ready to cash in with new TV deals, even with 10 schools. Looking for the savior of the Big 12? Follow the money.
Jun 09, 2010 17:09 EDT
Syracuse, Colorado top list of BCS schools falling short of academic standards. The NCAA's big boys have figured out how to beat up the little guys in the classroom, too.
May 31, 2010 13:28 EDT
Manchester, Madrid ... Milwaukee? World Cup runneth over as soccer-themed pubs emerge in US. The pub is packed with beer-swilling supporters cheering on their home country during a recent "friendly" exhibition match. They're belting out songs and chants, many of them R-rated, as one fan keeps time by pounding on the giant drum he brought to the bar.
Mar 27, 2010 12:12 EDT
BASEBALL 2010: Halladay, Pedroia, Pujols, all of baseball again try to take down the Yankees. Everyone's ready to go, from Ichiro Suzuki and the refurbished Seattle Mariners all the way to Roy Halladay and the playoff-tested Philadelphia Phillies.
Feb 19, 2010 05:34 EST
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A small U.S. technology firm is suing the European Central Bank, claiming unauthorized use of its anti-counterfeiting technology on euro banknotes.
Feb 15, 2010 10:02 EST
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union has asked Greece to explain reports that it engaged in derivatives trades with U.S. investment banks that may have allowed it to mask the size of its debt and deficit from EU authorities.
Feb 15, 2010 08:09 EST
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank has to keep its monetary policy accommodative while it continues unwinding of some of its crisis liquidity measures, Governing Council member Athanasios Orphanides was quoted on Monday as saying. Orphanides also told news agency Bloomberg he was concerned that inflation undershooting the ECB's price stability definition could start to impact inflation expectations, and said there are advantages to keeping full allotment policy in place in at least some of its tenders.
Feb 13, 2010 21:58 EST
7 races, 7 days: After men's downhill postponed, officials shake up Alpine schedule. They saw this coming.
Feb 10, 2010 17:07 EST
Tweet, tweet: Olympic updates coming from little birdies, or Facebook at the Twitter Olympics. What if the Miracle on Ice players had Twitter accounts?
Feb 05, 2010 14:52 EST
'It's nice to be anonymous ... sometimes': Vonn hopes to boost skiing's profile at Olympics. Lindsey Vonn recalls being mobbed by fans when Alpine skiing's World Cup made its debut stop at Bansko, Bulgaria, a year ago.
Feb 05, 2010 05:21 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Global shares hit three-month lows and the euro fell to an eight-month low against the dollar on Friday as euro zone sovereign debt problems and nerves ahead of U.S. jobs data led investors to dump riskier assets.
Feb 04, 2010 09:48 EST
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - It is vital that Greece meets its stated goals for cutting its budget deficit and steps announced by the government this week are encouraging, European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said on Thursday.