LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Chris Mack admitted it was “not a good look” to be shown maskless in a video while celebrating the Cardinals’ Dec. 26 victory over rival Kentucky.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fans will be allowed to attend sports and entertainment events at New Jersey's largest facilities in limited numbers starting next week, Gov. Phil Murphy said...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Des Moines sports radio host was sentenced Wednesday to more than three years in federal prison for swindling at least eight people out of about $1.5 million....
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Drew Lock insists he won’t let his guard down now that he has a signature comeback on his resume. What he promises to keep doing is letting his hair down.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold knows what people are talking about these days.
It's in the newspapers and all over the internet. And, on TV and sports radio.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Robertson, who called Washington State football for more than 50 years, has died at the age of 91.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized his Democratic rival's vice presidential selection process, saying Tuesday that some men are “insulted” by Joe Biden's decision to promise to...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Des Moines sports radio host accused of swindling at least eight people out of $1.5 million has pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky radio host who is considering a run against U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is off the air after Republicans accused him of campaign...
PHOENIX (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's decided not to run for Congress.
Schilling told a Phoenix sports radio station Tuesday that he decided not to run because...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The host of a popular Kentucky sports talk show announced Thursday that he's taking a step toward running as a Democrat for the seat of Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN's Dan Le Batard was away from his radio show Monday after attracting attention for criticizing President Donald Trump's racist tweets and his network's policy of avoiding...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A sports radio host has lost his job after a comment he made about Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid and his family stirred outrage.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sports radio personality Craig Carton was sentenced to 3½ years in prison Friday by a longtime fan and listener — the judge — for a ticket reselling scam that ended his broadcast...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When Larry Robinson and Howard Robertson created a pilot for their sports talk radio program "R&R on Sports" in 2013, something was missing from the marketplace.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Kentucky has dismissed a college basketball referee's lawsuit against a radio network, saying the station's criticism is protected by the First...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who said he was blinded by sports radio personality Craig Carton's fame was sentenced Thursday to nearly two years in prison for his role in a ticket scam.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An April trial has been scheduled for a former Des Moines sports radio host who's accused of defrauding people out of $1.5 million.
U.S. District Court records say Martin "Marty" Tirrell pleaded not guilty Wednesday to two counts of bank fraud, two of wire fraud, one of mail fraud and one of access device fraud. His trial is set to begin April 1 in Des Moines. His attorney didn't immediately return a call Thursday from The Associated Press.
DENVER (AP) — Irv Brown, the Final Four referee who also coached baseball at University of Colorado, did color commentary on ESPN's first college football broadcast and pioneered sports radio in Denver, died Sunday. He was 83.
Brown's nephew confirmed the death. Officials at CU said he died of complications from a brief illness.
NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Carton, the former co-host of a sports radio show with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason, emerged from a courthouse where he was convicted of fraud Wednesday to say he was disappointed with the verdict, though he respected it.
"I need to let it sink in now," Carton said. "I'm going to go home and hug my kids and let my lawyers deal with the rest of it."
NEW YORK (AP) — Former sports radio host Craig Carton was a lying thief who spent money from investors in a ticket reselling business on casinos and other personal pursuits, a prosecutor said at opening statements in a fraud trial Tuesday while Carton's lawyer insisted the government was "dead wrong."
"This defendant Craig Carton lied and lied repeatedly to investors," Assistant U.S. Attorney Brendan Quigley told the Manhattan federal court jury.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's annual decadent display of binge eating and bad behavior known as Wing Bowl is over after 26 years.
The event hosted by a sports radio station the Friday before the Super Bowl drew thousands of rowdy fans to the Wells Fargo Center in the early morning hours to kick off Super Bowl weekend.
WIP hosts Angelo Cataldi and Al Morganti announced the end of Wing Bowl on the air Tuesday morning.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey co-defendant of sports radio personality Craig Carton has pleaded guilty to defrauding investors in an elaborate ticket-buying scheme.
Michael Wright entered the plea Thursday in Manhattan federal court.
Carton, who has pleaded not guilty, is scheduled for trial next month on fraud charges. For years, he co-hosted a New York City sports talk show with former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason (eh-SY'-uh-suhn).
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Globe has placed columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave as an examination of his work is conducted.
The newspaper said Friday it's asking a third party to conduct the probe but didn't detail what prompted it.
The Globe was awarded a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings the year before. Cullen was a finalist for commentary.
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston sports radio station facing criticism after a host used a stereotyped Asian accent to impersonate New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's agent will suspend live programming while employees receive "sensitivity training."
WEEI announced Wednesday that live programs will halt from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday while the staff participates in the mandatory, all-day training.
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston sports radio host who impersonated a sports agent on air using a stereotyped Asian accent has been suspended for five days.
Radio station WEEI says in a statement it doesn't support host Christian Fauria's "insensitive and ill-conceived attempt at humor." The former tight end for the New England Patriots was impersonating athletic agent Don Yee when he used the racially charged accent on his weekday show Friday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals fans are thanking Blake Bortles for helping the Jacksonville Jaguars eliminate Pittsburgh from the playoffs.
The Blake Bortles Foundation says more than 100 Bengals fans have combined to contribute nearly $5,000 since Jacksonville beat Cincinnati's biggest rival, the Steelers, 45-42 last Sunday.
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston sports radio personality is apologizing for a rant about former baseball star Roy Halladay's death in a plane crash this week.
Michael Felger said Thursday on the "Felger and Mazz" talk show that his comments were "over the top" and "insensitive." He said he felt "bad about what happened on a lot of levels."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans safety Blaine Bishop has been selected to the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.
Bishop learned of his selection Saturday in a surprise announcement during a Titans homecoming alumni event. He will be inducted at a June 16 banquet.
Bishop was selected to four Pro Bowls while playing for the Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans from 1993 to 2001. The former eighth-round draft pick from Ball State finished his career with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2002.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former sports radio host charged with cheating investors to pay gambling debts will fight a newly filed indictment because he swindled no one and he's a victim of the criminal misdeeds of another man, his lawyer said.
Attorney Robert Gottlieb said Craig Carton will plead not guilty next week to wire fraud, securities fraud and conspiracy charges in an indictment unveiled Friday in Manhattan federal court.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia sports radio personality says he lost a weekly television gig after saying a female announcer calling an NFL game "sounds unnatural."
Mike Missanelli said on his radio show that he was fired from "Sports Sunday" on WPVI, Philadelphia's ABC station.
He says it's because on Tuesday he questioned why ESPN was using Beth Mowins to do play-by-play on ESPN's Monday Night Football double-header.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A college basketball referee filed a federal lawsuit against a Kentucky media company on Tuesday, accusing it of creating conditions that led to the harassment of him and his family after he worked an NCAA Tournament game between Kentucky and North Carolina in March.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Football star Peyton Manning ruled out a bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retirement of Republican Bob Corker, saying in a sports radio interview on Wednesday that he is giving "zero consideration" to running.
"I certainly have an interest in politics and in our country," the former NFL and University of Tennessee quarterback told WGFX-FM. "I just have zero interest in being a politician."
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Bob Corker's retirement from the U.S. Senate (all times local):
Football star Peyton Manning is ruling out a bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retirement of Republican Bob Corker, saying in a sports radio interview that he is giving "zero consideration" to running.
The former NFL and University of Tennessee quarterback tells WGFX-FM that while he has an interest in politics he has "zero interest in being a politician."
NEW YORK (AP) — New York sports radio personality Craig Carton quit his "dream job" on WFAN Wednesday, saying he didn't want to be a distraction as he faces federal charges that he cheated investors to pay off gambling debts.
Carton co-hosted "Boomer and Carton" with former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason until his arrest last week on charges that he misappropriated at least $5.6 million from two investors.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sports radio personality Craig Carton has spoken out on Twitter, vowing to defeat fraud charges and return "stronger than ever."
The host of WFAN's "Boomer and Carton" show posted a statement on the social media platform Tuesday.
He says it's been "incredibly hard" to be silent since his arrest a week ago amid claims that he and others misappropriated at least $5.6 million from two investors. Carton says his fight has only just begun and insists he'll be proved not guilty.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fraud charges against sports radio personality Craig Carton, a host of WFAN's "Boomer and Carton" show (all times local):
Sports radio personality Craig Carton has been released on bond following his New York arrest on fraud charges alleging he and others used a Ponzi scheme and a concert ticket-selling scam for acts including Katy Perry to try to raise millions of dollars to pay off gambling debts.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sports radio personality Craig Carton was arrested Wednesday on fraud charges alleging he and others used a Ponzi scheme and a concert ticket-selling scam for acts including Katy Perry to try to raise millions of dollars to pay off gambling debts.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday he is no longer seeking a job at a New York sports talk radio station once he leaves office, disputing a newspaper report that said the station told him he was no longer being considered.
The Republican governor said the report published Saturday by the New York Daily News was "completely incorrect."
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay is in trouble with the law again, charged with felony assault in Washington County.
The Pioneer Press reports that the 49-year-old Dubay was arrested earlier this month after allegedly assaulting a woman in a Cottage Grove home. Dubay denies any wrongdoing.
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken on O.J. Simpson's response at a parole hearing that he has lived a "conflict-free life."
The Republican governor, making an appearance as a fill-in host on WFAN sports radio, pointed to a domestic violence case against the ex-football star involving his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and the civil lawsuit that found Simpson responsible for her death and the death of Ron Goldman. Christie said Friday he "slaughtered them."
BOSTON (AP) — The man who inspired the ice bucket challenge to raise millions of dollars for Lou Gehrig's disease research could be released from the hospital this week, his family said.
Pete Frates' brother, Andrew, told a Boston sports radio show that he has his "fingers crossed" that Pete will be released Tuesday from Massachusetts General Hospital and head home.
He told WBZ-FM that Pete Frates, who was hospitalized last week, is "doing great."
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Chris Christie's radio show audition and new poll numbers (all times local):
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has said on a sports radio talk show that he's relieved "we don't have a criminal in the White House like Hillary Clinton."
Christie is filling in for Mike Francesa on WFAN in New York on Monday as the station seeks a replacement for the host. His comment came after a caller chastised Christie for supporting President Donald Trump.
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll consider his options after he leaves office and hasn't declared himself a candidate to work at a sports radio station in New York.
NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie has hinted he could take on a media job after he leaves office in 2018.
Christie called into Mike Francesa's sports talk radio show on WFAN on Friday to talk about the Dallas Cowboys.
Francesa, who is retiring in December, asked the governor whether he could see himself hosting a sports radio show.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Christian Hackenberg will swap his sweats for shoulder pads and a helmet on the New York Jets' sideline Sunday.
That actually counts as progress for the rookie quarterback, who'll be active for a regular-season game for the first time in his NFL career.
NEW YORK (AP) — These are tough and uncertain times for the New York Jets and their fans.
Turn on local sports radio or check Twitter, and the frustration and desperation oozes right out of the speakers and jumps off the screen.
It's open season on just about everyone, from owner Woody Johnson to general manager Mike Maccagnan to coach Todd Bowles to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and cornerback Darrelle Revis.