Appeals court upholds $1B NFL concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld an estimated $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players, potentially ending a troubled chapter in league history.

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

Ethiopians complete 1st-ever sweep of Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — Ethiopians nearly swept the Kenyans off the podium at the Boston Marathon on Monday, winning both the men's and women's races for the first time in history and taking five of the six spots on the victory stand.

  • Written by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer