KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The only hint Tennessee coach Butch Jones has offered about the status of the Volunteers' quarterback competition is that he isn't satisfied with the performance of each contender.
Senior Justin Worley and sophomores Joshua Dobbs and Nathan Peterman all struggled in the first week of training camp. That represents a major concern for a Tennessee program that ranked 111th among Football Bowl Subdivision teams in passing efficiency last season....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary hearing has been set for Sept. 16 for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub.
Arizona, which has charged Sharper in a similar case, wants to extradite him there for trial. He's also been investigated in Louisiana, Nevada and Florida. But in May authorities in Florida found insufficient evidence to pursue charges there.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants backup offensive lineman Eric Herman has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy.
Herman said in a statement Friday that he tested positive for a stimulant. He says he has a therapeutic use exemption for a different stimulant that treats the same condition, but not for the one he tested positive for.
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger's Sprint Cup ride in the No. 47 Chevrolet for JTG Daugherty Racing just got a boost.
The one-car team announced Friday that Kimberly-Clark Corp. has extended its sponsorship through the 2017 Sprint Cup season with their SCOTT, Viva, Kleenex, Cottonelle, and Huggies brands. Kimberly-Clark has been with the team for five years.
JTG co-owner Tad Geschickter says he's "excited that they saw a positive return on...
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James will play his first preseason game with the Cavaliers at home before he faces his former team, the Miami Heat, in Brazil.
The Cavs will open their exhibition season Oct. 5 against Maccabi Tel Aviv, the Israeli club formerly led by new Cleveland coach David Blatt. It will be James' first game with the Cavs since re-signing with them last month as a free agent.
On Oct. 12, James and the Cavs will play the Heat in Rio De...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans left guard Andy Levitre will be playing Saturday despite having an appendectomy two weeks ago.
Center Brian Schwenke and right guard Chance Warmack are ready to show how much better they can be in their second year. And tackles Michael Roos and Michael Oher are playing well enough that rookie Taylor Lewan may spend this season on the bench.
Their first test comes Saturday night in the preseason opener against Green Bay...