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Broncos offer Miller $70 million guarantee

Jul 15, 2016

Broncos offer Miller $70 million guarantee

The Denver Broncos have upped their offer to Von Miller by offering to guarantee the Super Bowl MVP a record $70 million of the six-year deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told AP. The person spoke to AP on condition of anonymity ...

Goromaru embraces challenge with French club Toulon

Jul 15, 2016

Goromaru embraces challenge with French club Toulon

Japan fullback Ayumu Goromaru is eager to be a Japanese pioneer in French rugby as his move to Toulon draws near. In joining the star-studded French Top 14 side, which boasts Kiwi center Ma’a Nonu and South African wing Bryan Habana in its ranks, ...

Mickelson's first-round 63 equals all-time major mark

Jul 15, 2016

Mickelson's first-round 63 equals all-time major mark

Phil Mickelson was 16 feet away from a place in history he wouldn’t have to share with anyone. Fans watched from a rooftop balcony. Royal Troon members strained to see out the window from the clubhouse behind the 18th green. Jack Nicklaus usually doesn’t ...

Jul 14, 2016

Sports agent Rosa charged with doping offenses in Kenya court

Italian sports agent Federico Rosa, who managed disgraced former marathon star Rita Jeptoo, was on Thursday charged in a Kenya court with doping offenses. Rosa, 30, a director of Italy-based sports management company Rosa and Associati, denied six counts of doping athletes, including Jeptoo ...

Jul 14, 2016

Tim Mickelson resigns as Arizona State's men golf coach

Tim Mickelson has stepped down as Arizona State’s men’s golf coach. “I have decided to pursue other business opportunities outside of the collegiate athletics world and therefore will not return to ASU this fall,” Mickelson said in a statement Wednesday. Athletic director Ray Anderson ...

Sagan wins stage ahead of Froome

Jul 14, 2016

Sagan wins stage ahead of Froome

Peter Sagan won the windy 11th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday after getting in a late four-man breakaway that also included overall leader Chris Froome. With 12 km remaining in the 162.5-km leg from the medieval city of Carcassonne to Montpellier ...

McPhee named GM of Las Vegas expansion team

Jul 14, 2016

McPhee named GM of Las Vegas expansion team

George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL’s expansion Las Vegas franchise. Owner Bill Foley announced McPhee as the franchise’s first GM at a news conference Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas. McPhee will be in charge of building the team from ...

Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal for new hearing gets rejected

Jul 14, 2016

Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal for new hearing gets rejected

Quarterback Tom Brady’s last best chance to avoid serving a four-game “Deflategate” suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected Wednesday by an appeals court. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a one-sentence rejection of requests by the National ...

Jul 13, 2016

Olympic champion Mayer set to return to snow

The Austrian ski federation says Olympic downhill champion Matthias Mayer will get back on skis next week, seven months after breaking two vertebrae in a World Cup crash. Wearing a protective air bag, Mayer spun around and flew down the hill backward before landing ...