Former Steelers, Bengals LB James Harrison Retires

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five-time Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison announced his retirement on Saturday, saying his desire to play doesn’t match the desire to stay home with his family. Harrison, the 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, wrote on his Facebook page he...
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Marshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn top Arkansas 45-21

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall (14) runs in for a touchdown as he is hit by Arkansas safety Josh Liddell (28) during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall (14) runs in...
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Todd Gurley leads Georgia past Clemson 45-21

Georgia’s Todd Gurley, top, is hoisted into the air by teammate Kolton Houston after scoring a touchdown in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Clemson, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 45-21. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Georgia’s...
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VIDEO: McComb vs. Lancaster Fisher Catholic

McComb’s offense was on full display as the Panthers rolled past Lancaster Fisher Catholic 57-6 in the season-opening football game for both schools on Saturday.

Browns make cuts, Grossman kept as third QB

‚‚By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Nate Burleson’s experience and leadership skills made him attractive to the Browns. The wide receiver’s inability to stay on the field made him expendable. Burleson, an 11-year veteran, was among the most notable players released...
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‘Halo’ makers shed light on live-action series

Attendees at the Penny Arcade Expo, a fan-centric celebration of gaming in Seattle, walk past adjoining displays from gaming giants Sony PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox One, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The event is expected to be attended by roughly 85,000 gamers and will...
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Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

New Orleans Saints cornerback Champ Bailey before an NFL preseason football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) New Orleans Saints cornerback Champ Bailey before an NFL preseason football game against the...
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EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an European People’s Party summit ahead of the EU summit in Brussels, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. EU leaders, in a one day summit, are set to decide who will get the prestigious job...
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Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, the Hilltop Women’s Reproductive clinic is photographed in El Paso, Texas. A federal judge Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the...
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Sims starts, Alabama beats WVU, 33-23

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) throws under pressure from West Virginia safety Karl Joseph (8) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/ Brynn Anderson) Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) throws under pressure from...