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Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative

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Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. More>>

Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

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Derek Carr and general manager Reggie McKenzie never had any doubt that the two sides could reach a long-term contract agreement to keep the quarterback on the Raiders before Carr's self-imposed training camp deadline. More>>

California ban won't stop Alabama from hosting Fresno State

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The University of Alabama football game against Fresno State is expected to go on as scheduled this fall despite California announcing a ban on state travel to the state because of LGBT discrimination. More>>

Prosecutors appeal Hernandez's voided murder conviction

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Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to overturn a ruling that erased former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction in the 2013 killing of a semi-professional football player. More>>

Study: Most of women's college coaches are white and male

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On 45th anniversary of Title IX, a 'damning' report on hiring of coaches in women's college sports. More>>

AP source: Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension

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AP source: Quarterback Derek Carr has finalized a five-year, $125 million contract extension that will keep him tied to the Raiders through the 2022 season. More>>

Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey

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The Chiefs have given coach Andy Reid a contract extension and parted ways with general manager John Dorsey. More>>

Trump wants Jets owner, former Dodgers co-owner as US envoys

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President Donald Trump says he'll nominate New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, former LA Dodgers co-owner Jamie McCourt to be U.S. ambassadors. More>>

Correction: OJ Simpson-Parole story

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Imprisoned former football star O.J. Simpson has a parole hearing date next month in Nevada. More>>

5 years after Sandusky conviction, many unresolved issues

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5 years after Jerry Sandusky's conviction in the sex molestation scandal at Penn State, many related issues are still working their way through courts. More>>

Patriots' Malcolm Mitchell has deal with Scholastic Books

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New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell has a three-book deal with Scholastic, the children's publisher told The Associated Press on Thursday. More>>

Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for The ESPYS

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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards. More>>

Warren Sapp to donate brain for medical research

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. More>>

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

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The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive. More>>

Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis: NFL's been cagey on concussions

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Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis says the NFL had taken advantage of its players by not sharing with them all the information it had about the risk of concussions. More>>

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

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The Supreme Court says the government can't refuse to register trademarks that are considered offensive. More>>

Titans agree to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker

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The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a deal with wide receiver Eric Decker. More>>

AP Source: Saints' Armstead needs shoulder surgery

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A person familiar with the situation says Saints starting left tackle Terron Armstead needs surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder and that his rehabilitation is expected to take four to six months. More>>

Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

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They are called the Golden State Warriors, but they don't belong to all of California. The down-on-its-luck city that always takes a back seat to San Francisco gets to celebrate Thursday in a parade and rally for the hometown team and its NBA title. More>>

Top pick Garrett's status cloudy as Browns wrap up minicamp

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Browns top pick Garrett not practicing as doctors evaluate foot injury. More>>

Clippers, city of Inglewood negotiate on proposed new arena

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Inglewood Mayor James Butts and the City Council will meet to review an exclusive negotiating agreement between the city and the Los Angeles Clippers that could lead to building a new arena. More>>

1st 2 claims in NFL concussion settlement total $9 million

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The first two claims in the NFL's billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday. More>>

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won't miss games after arrest

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won't miss game time after his arrest in February. More>>

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

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Portugal hopes a red-hot Cristiano Ronaldo can continue his good form and help the European champions show that their victory at Euro 2016 wasn't a fluke. More>>

Lions acquire OT Robinson from Rams and sign OT Kouandjio

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The Detroit Lions bolstered their offensive line to make up for the potential loss of tackle Taylor Decker. More>>

Jets' Forte on those who think team is tanking: 'Bring it'

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New York Jets running back Matt Forte dismisses the notion by some fans and media that the team is trying to tank this season to get a high draft pick next year. More>>

Terrell Davis' visit with Broncos brings back memories

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Terrell Davis has visited the Denver Broncos headquarters for the first time since being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. More>>

UCF kicker's YouTube profits may be violation of NCAA rules

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A UCF football player may have to choose between continuing to play college football and building his brand on YouTube. More>>

Pick 6: With Riley moving up, which coordinators are next?

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By promoting Lincoln Riley to head coach at age 33, Oklahoma locked up one of the most promising coordinators in college football and took a likely hot candidate off the job market. More>>

Freshman football player dies after morning workout

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A freshman football player at Kent State University has died following a morning workout. More>>

Edelman not slowing down after inking new contract extension

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Julian Edelman is a step closer to playing his entire NFL career with the New England Patriots. More>>

Beckham says missing OTAs had nothing to do with contract

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Standout wide receiver Odell Beckham has joined the New York Giants for the team's mandatory three-day minicamp. More>>

Chargers say bittersweet farewells in last week in San Diego

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The Chargers are down to their final days in San Diego. More>>

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell a no-show as team starts minicamp

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Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell skipped the first day of the team's minicamp. More>>

Mike Gundy signs new, 5-year contract with Oklahoma State

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Mike Gundy has signed a five-year contract extension with Oklahoma State that will pay him $4.2 million this year followed by a $125,000 raise each year afterward. More>>

The 8 teams contesting the Confederations Cup in Russia

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The Confederations Cup kicks off on Saturday headlined by World Cup holder Germany and host Russia. More>>

Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations

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Three University of Colorado officials, including its chancellor and football coach, have been disciplined for their handling of domestic violence allegations against a former assistant football coach. More>>

Univision gets most viewers for 2017 soccer game

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The 1-1 draw between the United States and Mexico drew on Univision the most viewers in the U.S. for any soccer match this year. More>>

WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal

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Receiver Jeremy Maclin has signed a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who spent much of the offseason looking for a deep threat. More>>

Trump welcomes NCAA champion football team to White House

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President Donald Trump is honoring Clemson University's NCAA champion football team, calling its victory a title "for the ages.". More>>

The Latest: Pittsburgh wins 2nd straight Stanley Cup title

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Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are a win from becoming the NHL's first team to win consecutive Stanley Cup titles in nearly two decades. More>>

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