France soccer team returns at national stadium after attacks

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — A calm atmosphere surrounded the Stade de France on Tuesday evening as France's soccer team returned to its national stadium for the first time since last November's attacks in Paris.

  • Written by SAMUEL PETREQUIN, AP Sports Writer

NFL demands retraction of New York Times concussion story

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has demanded The New York Times retract a story that called the league's concussion research flawed and likened the NFL's handling of head trauma to the tobacco industry's response to the dangers of cigarettes.


DRAFT DIARY: Ohio State's Powell smiling his way to NFL

Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell often starts laughing before he even starts talking. For the 22-year-old from Cleveland, every interaction is an opportunity to have a good time — even interviews with NFL teams at the combine.

  • Written by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer