Francona has chest pain, doesn't managing Indians on Tuesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Terry Francona did not manage the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals after complaining of chest pain while speaking to reporters before the game.

  • Written by STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Sports Writer

Lawsuit planned by fans who missed Hall of Fame game

Several fans who traveled to Canton, Ohio, for the Hall of Fame game that was canceled on Sunday night because of poor field conditions are planning to sue the NFL and the hall.

  • Written by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

NFLPA head says fields much better, still can be improved

CINCINNATI (AP) — NFL fields have come a long way from the days of lumpy artificial surfaces, but there's still a lot of room for improvement, the head of the players' union said Tuesday.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

'Super-coach' era arrives in cash-laden Premier League

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Awash with more cash and global appeal than ever before, the English Premier League is still struggling to lure or retain the elite players in world football like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez.

  • Written by STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer