Bengals criticize Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter


CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals players aren't happy with Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter, who was on the field in the closing minutes of Pittsburgh's 18-16 playoff victory and wound up in the middle of an altercation.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

IAAF taskforce head: Russia trying to reform on doping


MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the IAAF taskforce set up to determine whether Russia's ban from global track and field should be lifted says the country is making efforts to reform after its doping scandal.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, AP Sports Writer

Pistorius lawyer: Appeal court ignored athlete's disability


JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' lawyer said the South African Supreme Court of Appeal ignored the double-amputee's vulnerability when it overturned a manslaughter conviction, declaring him guilty of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.