Florida quarterback Will Grier was suspended indefinitely for violating the NCAA's policy on banned drugs, a person familiar with the situation said Monday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the school has not announced the decision. Grier is considering an appeal. The eighth-ranked Gators (6-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) have a news conference Monday afternoon and are expected to announce Grier's suspension.
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper began his long-planned bid to become governor Monday evening, telling a crowd of supporters the state has traveled down a path of income inequality and poorly-funded public education under Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's leadership and it's time to turn things around.
Steve Spurrier is retiring from South Carolina after doing exactly what he said he wanted to when he took the job: Accomplish things that had never been done before in Columbia. The Gamecocks didn't win their first Southeastern Conference title, but in 11 seasons under Spurrier, he became the winningest coach in program history. South Carolina reached the SEC title game for the first time and had three straight 11-win seasons.
(NEW YORK) -- One of the biggest Halloween attractions in New York is the Great Jack-o'-Lantern Blaze, which takes over a historic riverside colonial estate. More than 7,000 hand carved jack-o'-lanterns are set up in theatrical displays across the sweeping grounds of Van Cortlandt Manor in the village of Croton-on-Hudson. From giant spider webs made out of pumpkins to dinosaur skeletons and court jesters, a whole array of characters comes to life.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. military aircraft airdropped 50 tons of small arms ammunition to vetted Syrian rebel groups Sunday, marking the start of the Obama administration's shift away from the stalled effort to train moderate Syrian rebels to fight ISIS and instead support existing rebel groups directly with supplies and weapons. "Coalition forces conducted an airdrop Sunday in northern Syria to resupply local counter-ISIL ground forces as they conduct operations against ISIL," said Col.
(NEW YORK) -- South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is retiring immediately. According to ESPN , sources say the 70-year-old head coach made the announcement to players and coaches on Monday night. The retirement was first reported by SI.com . ESPN reports the interim coach will be announced on Tuesday. Spurrier's departure comes after the Gamecocks lost to LSU on Saturday for their fourth straight SEC game loss. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio.
(NEW YORK) -- Bridal Fashion Week is heating up and each year it gets bigger and glitzier. This year is no exception, largely due to an exponential growth of interest in bridal gowns and bridal couture. 21st Century Brides is committing two, or even three gowns, for their big day. Kleinfeld Bridal has long been synonymous with bridal fashion and it is almost always a stop on the gown hunt for any discerning bride-to-be.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dell is buying data storage company EMC for $67 billion in a huge bet on a segment of technology that has proven to be more profitable than the slumping personal computer market. The acquisition announced Monday marks Dell's latest attempt to lessen its dependence on the PC industry that it helped pioneer as demand for desktop and laptop machines weakens amid the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets.
(NEW YORK) -- Janet Jackson is back on top with her new album, Unbreakable . Unbreakable has debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart . It's Jackson's seventh album to reach that milestone. Unbreakable sold 109 thousand copies and 116 thousand equivalent album units for the week ending Thursday. The latter figure considers streams and digital downloads of album tracks.
(LAS VEGAS) -- Voters across the country are waiting to see what the Democrats have in store for the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas on Tuesday night. University of Nevada, Las Vegas freshman Isabella Malfavon who will be voting for the first time, said she would be thinking about two important issues ahead of the debate and the election.