Cristian Garcia, a walk-on linebacker with the UF football team, was one of two witnesses who separated the man from the victim, police say. Garcia was a former standout at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School.
The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign, even as he dismisses the move as political correctness gone too far.
Former Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prescott goes to trial Wednesday for a driving under the influence charge after Starkville Municipal Court Judge Rodney Faver denied a motion to dismiss the case.
Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker added 18 points and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks ended a two-game skid with a 95-75 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.
On Wednesday, Cesar Odio — who won more games as Barry University’s men’s basketball coach than anyone in the history of the program — lost against the one behemoth he couldn’t completely conquer, passing away at the age of 58.
In a story July 21 about the death of Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on a statement from the school, that Coger was 21 years old. He was 22.
The University of Miami will be well represented at the Rio Olympics pool with two divers and a swimmer, and Coach Randy Ableman on the pool deck. Marcela Maric is the first-ever Olympic diver for Croatia.
UM diver Marcela Maric prepares for the 2016 Olympics
UM swimmer Heather Arseth prepares for the 2016 Olympics
UM's Mark Walton speaks on his arrest
Florida comeback falls short as Gators ousted from College World Series