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Quarterback Mike White to Transfer At End of Semester

The quarterback will head elsewhere after this semester at USF following 15 starts in green and gold.From USF's official release:Rising junior …

College Football

Jameis Winston looks like a No. 1

There were representatives from all 32 NFL teams at Florida State's pro day on Tuesday, there to watch a group of 30 players (not all of them …

NFL

Why C.J. Johnson is moving to linebacker

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.<p>The Ole Miss defense was incredible last season, allowing just over 17 points per game despite a couple …

College Football

Nets back into 8th, beat Pacers for fourth straight win

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lionel Hollins was surprised how quickly his team built a big lead. His players were proud of how they regrouped after blowing …

U.S. to meet Mexico in Olympic soccer qualifying tune-up April 22

The U.S. under-23 national men's soccer team will meet its Mexican counterpart at StubHub Center in Carson on April 22 as both teams prepare for this fall's Olympic qualifying tournament.<p>The U.S. failed to make the last Summer Games in London in 2012; Mexico won the tournament, capturing its first …

Box Office

Jon Lester frustrated by Kris Bryant's demotion

MESA, Ariz. -- Ace left-hander Jon Lester didn't make his major league debut until more than two months into the 2006 season, so he knows about the service time issue surrounding minor league stars.<p>Lester didn't mince words Tuesday when asked what he thought about the Chicago Cubs' decision Monday …

Justin Maxwell makes Giants, Gary Brown designated

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — <b>Justin Maxwell</b> had some kind of day. He went 3-for-3 and drove in the first three runs in a 4-3 victory against the Rockies, and that was merely the appetizer.<p>Shortly after the game, manager <b>Bruce Bochy</b> and assistant general manager <b>Bobby Evans</b>, with a big-league contract in hand, …

Major League Baseball

LeBron James is actually calling the Cavs' plays, per report

Cavs coach David Blatt is apparently just pretending to call the plays the team runs -- LeBron is actually the one making decisions.<p>Typically the coach calls the plays and the players execute them. But when one of the players is LeBron James and the coach is in his first year in the NBA, it doesn't …

Basketball

Djokovic defeats Dolgopolov in Miami; Venus Williams loses

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received …

Tennis

Senators win shootout, keep pace in playoff race | Reuters

Senators win shootout, keep pace in playoff race<p>DETROIT — The Ottawa Senators still have hopes of making the playoffs.<p>Left winger Mark Stone and centers Mika Zibanejad and Kyle Turris scored in a shootout to give Ottawa a 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday.<p>The Senators …

Ice Hockey

Tiger Woods plays 18 at Augusta

Tiger Woods played an 18-hole practice round at Augusta National on Tuesday, but his status for next week's Masters Tournament remains undecided, his …

Oklahoma State trying to decide whether to remove Travis Ford

Oklahoma State officials are still trying to decide whether to remove Travis Ford as their men's basketball coach, a source confirmed to …

College Sports

Newman's No. 31 team penalized for tire manipulation

Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Ryan Newman's No. 31 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday for altered tires used in the March 22 race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.<p>Luke Lambert, the crew chief for the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing …

Motorsport

Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin reaches 50 goals for 6th time

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in six seasons, …

Ice Hockey

Pat Haden says he won't attend playoff selection committee meeting in Indy

The new Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act is causing consternation all across the country.<p>On Tuesday, Southern California athletics director Pat Haden — a member of the College Football Playoff selection committee — said in a post on Twitter that he is the "proud father of a gay son" and …

College Football

Coroner: Death of Andrew Getty appears natural or accident

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The death at a Hollywood Hills home Tuesday of Andrew Getty, one of the heirs to the fortune of one of the wealthiest and …

Crime

Arkansas lawmakers OK 'religious freedom' bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas House of Representatives approved a "religious freedom" bill on Tuesday, and it is now headed to the governor's desk for signature.<p>The bill would prevent state and local governments from infringing upon someone's religious beliefs without a "compelling" interest. It …

Chamber of Commerce

Pro Day Last Chance for Marcus Peters to Stake Claim as NFL Draft's Top CB

Link to Media<p>Want to know who the best cornerback prospect in the 2015 NFL draft is?<p>As Robert Klemko of The MMQB reports, Washington's Marcus Peters will gladly tell you. “I’m the best corner in the draft for a reason,” Peters said. “I’ve got three years worth of tape. You go watch it and tell me …

Football (U.S.)