NEW YORK (AP) — Monster Energy drink has a new celebrity athlete endorsing the caffeinated beverage: Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah.
In the days leading up to Saturday's Belmont Stakes, the colt will wear a blanket featuring the product logo. The owners, Zayat Stables, will wear sponsor hats and jockey Victory Espinoza will carry the company trademark on his collar during the race.
"He's a monster of a horse, and everybody is full of energy,"...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois's surging baseball team has sold most of its tickets for this weekend's Super Regional against Vanderbilt.
The Illini will face the Commodores Saturday, Sunday and, if need be, Monday in a series at Illinois Field on campus in Champaign. The first team with two wins advances to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
According to The News-Gazette in Champaign (http://bit.ly/1AJaKIX ), reserved tickets for the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says it has chosen Yahoo as its partner in an experiment to stream a game internationally in October.
The league had announced in March that it planned to stream the Oct. 25 matchup between Buffalo and Jacksonville from London. The NFL said Wednesday it will use Yahoo's platforms for the free broadcast.
The game starts at 9:30 a.m. EDT. It will be televised only in the local markets of the two teams.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has reported to the NCAA a secondary violation that occurred during the one-year tenure of fired men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall.
According to documents obtained in a public records request, Tyndall's staff had two phone calls with a potential student-athlete without receiving permission to contact him. The student-athlete in question already had been released from his letter of intent to another school. The coaches involved...