USC football player Osa Masina charged with rape in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prosecutors filed rape charges Thursday against a University of Southern California football player who is also under investigation for an alleged sexual assault in California involving the same victim.

  • Written by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press, LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press

Paralympic Pele: Brazil hails blind soccer star

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Born with glaucoma, Jeferson da Conceição Gonçalves, known as "Jefinho," was completely blind by age 7, three years before he learned to play soccer. He had seen images of Pelé but never watched videos of the legendary Brazilian soccer player in action.

  • Written by KENDRA HANSEY, Associated Press

Agency says hackers revealed more medical data

GENEVA (AP) — Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has "no issue" with his medical data being leaked, in an alleged criminal attack by Russian hackers on a World Anti-Doping Agency database.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer

ACC latest blow for North Carolina governor's re-election

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory frames the debate over North Carolina's law about transgender people and restrooms as one of common sense and safety and privacy. Yet try as he might, he can't shake the narrative from the law's opponents of bigotry and intolerance.

  • Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press