LAS VEGAS (AP) — Charges have been dropped in Las Vegas against UFC middleweight fighter Nick Diaz in what police had called a domestic battery and strangulation incident. Diaz’s lawyer, Ross Goodman, credited prosecutors on Thursday with dismissing the case ahead of a scheduled preliminary hearing of evidence. Goodman called
Today MSU announced that Bill Beekman, MSU’s Athletic director, received a letter from the NCAA vice president of enforcement Jonathan F. Duncan. The letter stated that no evidence was found of “violations of NCAA legislation” during the Nassar investigation. It also stated that “it does not appear there is a
Who: Detroit Tigers (53-80) at New York Yankees (84-49) What: Thursday Nite Baseball in The Big Apple Where: Yankee Stadium, New York When: 7:10 pm, Thursday 8/30 Why: So We Can Win Some on the Road TV: Fox Sports Detroit Radio: 97.1 The Ticket Starting Pitchers: Francisco Liriano (3-9, 4.82 ERA) on the
The No. 14 ranked Michigan Wolverines will travel to South Bend to take on the 12th ranked Fighting Irish of Notre Dame on Saturday under the lights. Here are five things to looks for before the game kicks off. How Will Shea Patterson React in his First Start? There is
THE INNOCENTS The Innocents is a new television show on Netflix. That’s a pretty bland opening, isn’t it? The Innocents is a British Sci/fi thriller that explores various themes and moods all while entertaining. Huh, that was better, I guess, but now I sound like every other douche writing about television shows.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi was identified as the Kansas City Royals’ top prospect several years ago based primarily on his blazing speed, advanced defense and raw athleticism. The youngster is starting to flash some power, too. Mondesi homered for the second straight game, this time a two-run
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — It took Barry Sanders four games to figure out how special his 1988 season at Oklahoma State might be. Returning the season’s opening kickoff for a touchdown against Miami (Ohio) didn’t do it for him. Neither did his dominance of Texas A&M or his 304 yards
After a quiet offseason in college football, the final month leading up to kickoff was dominated by scandals. As lousy as off-the-field issues can be in the sport, and the topics were unsettling in August, the games rarely disappoint and are the reason fans tolerate the bad news. The season
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brandon Wimbush won’t need to look over his shoulder Saturday night when No. 12 Notre Dame hosts No. 14 Michigan in the season opener for both teams. Coach Brian Kelly reiterated the senior is his No. 1 quarterback. “Brandon’s our starter,” Kelly said Tuesday. “We’re
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield will start for the Browns and then stop — maybe for a while. The top overall pick — and Cleveland’s quarterback of the future — will make his first NFL start and play as much as a half on Thursday night when the Browns
It’s probably pure coincidence that the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson match on Thanksgiving weekend was announced the same week as the first anniversary of one of the biggest con jobs in pay-per-view history. You might remember a year ago when Conor McGregor went from mixed martial arts into boxing to challenge
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jakob Junis had just served up a home run to JaCoby Jones and a base hit to Jeimer Candelario, and the Royals’ young right-hander could feel the inning starting to get away from him. So when he turned around to watch his infield turn a
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The NFL can wait for now. LJ Scott is back at Michigan State with a list of areas he’d like to shore up. “Improving on my yards after contact, my speed as well,” the senior running back said. “I feel like I haven’t did enough
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh was coaching the San Diego Toreros the last time Michigan won a true road game against a ranked team. Yeah, that was a long time ago. The 14th-ranked Wolverines have an opportunity to stop their 12-year skid on Saturday night at No. 12 Notre Dame.
All Times EDT Thursday No. 21 UCF at UConn, 7 p.m. Friday No. 4 Wisconsin vs. Western Kentucky, 9 p.m. No. 11 Michigan State vs. Utah State, 7 p.m. No. 13 Stanford vs. San Diego State, 9 p.m. Saturday No. 1 Alabama vs. Louisville at Orlando, Fla., 8 p.m. No.