Slumping USC faces Friday showdown with high-octane Cougars

Slumping USC faces Friday showdown with high-octane Cougars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slow starts and early-season upset losses are all-too-familiar occurrences for Southern California in recent years.A September showdown with dangerous Washington...
No. 1 Alabama's offense overshadowing defense _ seriously

No. 1 Alabama's offense overshadowing defense _ seriously

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — This is not usually a needed reminder, but Alabama's defense is still quite good.The top-ranked Crimson Tide has flipped its...
It's high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

It's high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street.Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to...
RYDER CUP '18: Capsules on the 12 American players

RYDER CUP '18: Capsules on the 12 American players

A capsule look at the United States team for the 42nd Ryder Cup matches on Sept. 28-30 at Le Golf National in France. Players...
Burglars cause K in damage at Yasiel Puig's home

Burglars cause K in damage at Yasiel Puig's home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Burglars caused ,000 worth of damage to Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig's home while attempting to steal a safe.According...
RYDER CUP '18: Facts and figures for the 42nd matches

RYDER CUP '18: Facts and figures for the 42nd matches

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Facts and figures for the Ryder Cup:Event: 42nd Ryder Cup matches.Date: Sept. 28-30.The course: Le Golf National will play at...
The Latest: Foreign hackers target US senators, aides' Gmail

The Latest: Foreign hackers target US senators, aides' Gmail

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on foreign targeting of senators' email accounts (all times local):1:55 p.m.A Google spokesman says the company has notified an...
Pruitt says Tennessee defense must force more turnovers

Pruitt says Tennessee defense must force more turnovers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt knows what the statistics say about his defense. He just doesn't agree with them.The stats suggest...
After Florence's ferocity, exhaustion sets in on Wilmington

After Florence's ferocity, exhaustion sets in on Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The sun rises blazing hot over Wilmington, and the line for ice is shorter than it was the day before....
Defense expo reflects troubles for South African military

Defense expo reflects troubles for South African military

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is one of the continent's biggest defense spenders but its military is increasingly stretched as the country faces recession...