Sports News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/spo Sports News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:04:24 EDT Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:12:07 EDT 5 Review: Minnesota handled football suspensions properly http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170816/e978f0d2-911e-4a3d-a035-cd8ad12c4ea0 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota followed law and policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall following an accusation of sexual assault, an outside review found. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:04:24 EDT 20170816/e978f0d2-911e-4a3d-a035-cd8ad12c4ea0 Associated Press '14 US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori latest out of US Open http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170816/a924f1ac-f0de-4a48-8ba8-f22565f24d0d Kei Nishikori is the latest top player to pull out of the U.S. Open because of an injury. The agent for the 2014 runner-up and 2016 semifinalist at Flushing Meadows said Wednesday that Nishikori will miss the rest of the season because of a torn tendon in his right wrist. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:45:56 EDT 20170816/a924f1ac-f0de-4a48-8ba8-f22565f24d0d By HOWARD FENDRICH Associated Press Butcher an NHL free agent after not signing with Avalanche http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170816/b93f0324-34c1-4800-bca8-374b2d557bce College hockey's top player is an NHL free agent after former University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher allowed a deadline to pass without signing with the Colorado Avalanche. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:40:05 EDT 20170816/b93f0324-34c1-4800-bca8-374b2d557bce By JOHN WAWROW Associated Press Beth Mowins debuts in NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24 http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170816/b058936a-13d5-4d6c-9fa7-7b4456086cc2 Beth Mowins will debut as the first woman to call NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24. Mowins will join former NFL kicker Jay Feely when Cleveland plays at Indianapolis. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:48:52 EDT 20170816/b058936a-13d5-4d6c-9fa7-7b4456086cc2 By The Associated Press Associated Press Lawyer: Baylor settles with woman who said rape was ignored http://enews.earthlink.net/article/spo?guid=20170816/b150af39-0cb2-4d1a-a912-73ad542ef5b5 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first woman to sue Baylor University over allegations the nation's largest Baptist school ignored or mishandled rape allegations has settled her case, her attorney said Tuesday. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:03:50 EDT 20170816/b150af39-0cb2-4d1a-a912-73ad542ef5b5 By JIM VERTUNO Associated Press