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Ex-player gets probation for racial threats

Associated Press   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Nashville-area high school football player has been sentenced to three years’ probation for making racially motivated threats to an African-American assistant coach at the school. The U.S. attorney’s office says 20-year-old Jonathan Caine was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in ...

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First lady: Gay football player is ‘inspiration’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says a gay University of Missouri football player is “an inspiration to all of us.” The first lady took to Twitter on Monday to comment on Michael Sam, the all-American college player who announced Sunday that he is gay. Mrs. Obama says she “couldn’t be ...

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NFL Playoffs: Sunday’s conference championships will be memorable

What happens when two football match-ups unfold as the greatest quarterbacks of this generation meet, along with a rubber match between bitter rivals? You get the biggest conference title weekend in NFL history. On Sunday, Jan. 19, the New England Patriots will travel to Denver to take on the Broncos, ...

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Govs fall short in heartbreaker

Just two points separated the Govs from earning the first victory of the season against Southeast Missouri in the final game at Governors Stadium before renovations begin. Down 34-36 with a minute remaining, the APSU offense led a drive down field while converting twice on fourth down to cross midfield. ...

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Austin Peay Topped by Skyhawks on Homecoming

The 69th edition of homecoming at Austin Peay took place on Saturday, Oct. 26 with many events happening on campus throughout the week into the weekend. All things led to Governors Stadium, with APSU taking on UT Martin in an Ohio Valley Conference match-up. The Govs (0-8, 0-4) scored a ...

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Austin Peay-Eastern Kentucky Preview

After a brutal five weeks against three FBS opponents Tennessee, Vanderbilt, and Ohio, along with Chattanooga, Austin Peay is set to open up Ohio Valley Conference play following a bye week on Saturday, Oct. 5 against Eastern Kentucky. The Govs will come into Roy Kidd Stadium with a 0-4 record, ...

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