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Alabama hires VCU coach Grant

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Anthony Grant has been hired as Alabama’s coach after three successful years with Virginia Commonwealth, leaving a school with no football program to take over one…

Feds: Vick illegally spent funds

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor filed complaints Wednesday accusing suspended NFL star Michael Vick of illegally spending about $1.3 million in pension plan funds for his…

NFL commish wants longer season

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Roger Goodell is ready to trade one or two meaningless August games for an equal number of games that count. In favor of expanding the…

Sports Briefs

Police: Stallworth says he warned man before impact MIAMI (AP) — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth said he flashed his car’s headlights to warn a pedestrian before fatally striking…

Feds: Vick illegally spent funds

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor filed complaints Wednesday accusing suspended NFL star Michael Vick of illegally spending about $1.3 million in pension plan funds for his…

NFL commish wants longer season

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Roger Goodell is ready to trade one or two meaningless August games for an equal number of games that count. In favor of expanding the…

Sports Briefs

Police: Stallworth says he warned man before impact MIAMI (AP) — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth said he flashed his car’s headlights to warn a pedestrian before fatally striking…

Pulaski bounces back to beat Giles

PEARISBURG – After a tough home loss on Monday, the Cougars hit the road and traveled over the mountain to Pearisburg Tuesday afternoon to take on the Giles Spartans and…

Hall of Famer George Kell dead at 86

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — When George Kell played in the major leagues, he was an inspiration to Arkansans everywhere — including one who went on to become a pretty…

Cougars extend winning streak

The Pulaski County Middle School Baseball team took their winning streak to 22 games in a row on Tuesday with a convincing 14-2 victory over the visiting Blacksburg Bruins at…