Tom Brady has been impressed by rookie running back James White.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has released its Sun Belt Conference basketball schedule for both the men's and women's teams for the coming season.

The Bengals are building their defense around linebacker Vontaze Burfict, a sign of how much he means to the franchise as he enters his third season.

The Billings Wolves of the Indoor Football League have named former Sioux Falls Storm quarterback Chris Dixon as the team's head coach.

New York Jets safety Calvin Pryor, the team's first-round draft pick, has returned to practice on a limited basis as he recovers from a concussion.

Season ticket sales for the University of Hawaii football team are lagging.

Wake Forest running back Dominique Gibson has been suspended from the team for violating undisclosed team rules.

Former Alabama and NBA player Leon Douglas has been named head coach at Miles College.

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired outfielder Gerardo Parra from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a pair of minor leaguers.

The Seattle Mariners have acquired veteran outfielder Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres for a pair of minor leaugers.

Defending national champion Florida State is ranked No. 1 in the preseason Amway coaches' poll.

Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander says he won't appeal his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Arkansas State has released its Sun Belt Conference basketball schedule for both the men's and women's teams for the coming season.

At age 26, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is already one of the team's elder statesmen.

It's been hard to miss Ryan Clark at training camp in his return to the Washington Redskins.

Great American Conference football coaches have picked two-time defending champion Henderson State to win its third straight conference title.

Free agent guard Jerryd Bayless has signed a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Caroline Wozniacki always feels confident she can outrun her opponent on the tennis court.

The Ottawa Senators have signed goaltender Robin Lehner to a three-year contract extension.

A Rhode Island man has sued Cristiano Ronaldo over the phrase "CR7," which is used by soccer fans around the world as shorthand for the Real Madrid forward.

Johnny Manziel says he's competing with more than Brian Hoyer in the competition to be Cleveland's starting quarterback.

The Sierra Leone soccer team has been banned from traveling to the Seychelles for an African Cup of Nations qualifier because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus.

Netherlands World Cup defender Stefan De Vrij believes Lazio is the ideal place for him to develop his career.

The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline.

Elena Delle Donne will return to the Chicago sky lineup against the New York Liberty on Thursday night after missing 17 of the last 18 games because of a recurrence of Lyme disease.

Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake of his life."

The Sierra Leone football squad has been prevented from traveling to the Seychelles for a weekend African Cup of Nations qualifier because of fears over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Marseille will stay at the newly renovated Stade Velodrome after agreeing on a new three-year deal, ending weeks of conflict.

Defending champion Connecticut will face St. John's in the ninth annual Maggie Dixon Classic on Jan. 4.

Colts left guard Donald Thomas will require season-ending surgery to repair his injured right quad.

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