GANNETT Syndication Service
GANNETT Syndication Service
AG: Charges not warranted for former Michigan State basketball player accused of sex assault
The Michigan Attorney General's Office said it thoroughly reviewed the allegations against Brock Washington and didn't find grounds to bring charges.
Bethune-Cookman shuts down all sports through spring, citing 'spike' in COVID-19 cases
School president announced that Bethune-Cookman would not participate in any sports through end of 2021 spring season due to COVID-19 spike.
Bowl projections: Big Ten's opening weekend shakes up College Football Playoff outlook
The outlook for the College Football Playoff was impacted by the start of the Big Ten season with Michigan moving up and Penn State falling back.       
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USA TODAY Sports Super 25 high school football rankings for Oct. 27, 2020
This is the Super 25, USA TODAY Sports' national high school football team rankings for Oct. 27, 2020.       
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USA TODAY Sports high school football regional rankings for Oct. 27, 2020
As the high school football season continues, we rank the best football teams in seven regions across the United States.      
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Kyle Korver details emotional backstory of Bucks' boycott during NBA playoffs
Bucks forward Kyle Korver described backstory and emotional locker room prior to team's decision to boycott playoff game after Jacob Blake shooting.       
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Heisman Watch: Ohio State's Justin Fields makes major move after impressive debut
After an impressive debut in Ohio State's opener, Justin Fields moved into third behind Trevor Lawrence and Mac Jones in the USA TODAY Heisman Watch.       
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NFL power rankings after Week 7
Here is how the 32 NFL teams stand following Week 7 of the 2020 season. The Pittsburgh Steelers are the new No. 1 team.       
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NFL power rankings: Seahawks' loss elevates Steelers as latest No. 1 team
With only one unbeaten team remaining after Week 7, fourth different team in four weeks tops USA TODAY's power poll.       
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Shaquille O'Neal's experience with police shapes his new initiative with Pepsi in NBA cities
Here's how Shaquille O'Neal, Pepsi plan to foster stronger relationships with law enforcement and communities. He says there needs to be conversation.       
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Rays-Dodgers World Series showcases inevitability of universal DH: 'It is very normal now'
Having converted even the likes of Dodgers manager Dave Roberts into fans, the universal DH seems destined to become a normal part of baseball.       
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SEC admits it should've reviewed kickoff in Ole Miss-Auburn, but still fines Lane Kiffin
Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin was fined $25,000 by the SEC on Monday despite the league admitting it was wrong to not review the kickoff against Auburn.
Vin Scully eager for Dodgers World Series win: 'What's taking them so long?'
Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully predicts the Dodgers will end their title drought vs. Rays. "I would be totally and completely shocked if they lost."
Opinion: Odell Beckham Jr.'s season-ending injury leaves questions about WR's fit, future with Browns
Odell Beckham Jr. hasn't displayed his electrifying early-career form in Cleveland, and the Browns are now without the WR for the rest of the year.
Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. out for season with torn ACL
Odell Beckham Jr. will be out for the year after tearing his ACL while trying to track down a Bengals defender in the Browns' win Sunday.       
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Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians says Antonio Brown has 'matured' for second chance
Antonio Brown is still serving eight-game suspension for multiple violations of NFL's personal conduct policy. But Bucs coach says he has "matured."       
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'He deserves it': Clayton Kershaw sets up Dodgers for first World Series title in 32 years
The narrative that Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw can't win the big one in October is on the verge of being shredded forever.       
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'No denying there's a problem': Unable to claw back in Game 5, Rays are pushed to the brink vs. Dodgers
The Tampa Bay Rays had some great opportunities in their Game 5 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, but were unable to rally all the way back.       
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Cardinals hand Seahawks stunning first loss in wild overtime finish
The Seahawks lead for all of regulation and the Cardinals squandered its first chance to win in overtime, but Arizona still prevailed.       
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Dodgers win Game 5 to get within one victory of first World Series title since 1988
Clayton Kershaw earned the victory and the Dodgers went on to beat the Rays in Game 5 to get within one win from a World Series title.       
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Rays' Manuel Margot tries to steal home on Clayton Kershaw in Game 5 of World Series
In a wild moment in Game 5 of the World Series, Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Manuel Margot attempted to steal home against Los Angeles Dodgers.       
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Tom Brady, Buccaneers show off firepower in rout of Raiders
Tom Brady threw for four touchdowns and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made quick work of the Las Vegas Raiders in an easy victory.       
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Mike McCarthy questions Cowboys players' response to hit on QB Andy Dalton
Cowboys players didn't push back after Andy Dalton was knocked out of Sunday's game with a hit to the head. That surprised coach Mike McCarthy.       
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Scott Dixon wins 6th IndyCar title; Josef Newgarden comes up short despite winning season finale
Scott Dixon won his sixth IndyCar title, one shy of A.J. Foyt's record, despite a strong run by Josef Newgarden, who won Sunday at St. Petersburg.       
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Cowboys lose Andy Dalton, crumble again in latest blowout defeat
The Cowboys' trying season got even uglier on Sunday as the team fell to 2-5 and lost quarterback Andy Dalton to a concussion       
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Odell Beckham Jr. leaves Browns game with knee injury
Odell Beckham Jr. exited the game in the first quarter when he was hurt on a play in which quarterback Baker Mayfield threw an interception.       
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Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos: Live stream, how to watch, odds, time
The Chiefs will be integrating a new weapon in Le'Veon Bell while the Broncos look to break a nine-game losing streak to their AFC West rival.       
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The Dodgers aren't desperate (yet). That may bode well for Clayton Kershaw in World Series Game 5
After a rough loss Saturday, the Dodgers turn to three-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw in Game 5.       
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