LeBron James leads call to end gun violence at ESPY Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence and racial profiling.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Longtime NFL exec Joe Browne wins Hall of Fame award

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — NFL senior executive Joe Browne, who recently retired after 50 years in the league office, will receive the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Ralph Hay Pioneer Award during the induction ceremony Aug. 6.


Low risk in all but 4 countries of Olympics-related Zika

NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Olympic games are not likely to have a major impact on the spread of Zika virus, although four developing countries could face a substantially higher risk, according to a new government estimate.

  • Written by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer